The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 178 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 87 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 3.07% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +129.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-48.05% +129.29%
Cisco ASA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South East region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 32 £300 - 8
Hampshire 0 22 £400 -15.78% 7
Surrey +14 21 £359 -20.27% 7
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £350 +16.66% 6
West Sussex -20 3 £300 -7.69% 1
Kent -5 2 £225 -32.07% 2
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA.

1 212 (100.00%) Cisco
2 179 (84.43%) Firewall
3 143 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (50.94%) CheckPoint
4 108 (50.94%) CCNP
5 84 (39.62%) F5
6 83 (39.15%) VPN
7 82 (38.68%) Security Cleared
8 80 (37.74%) WAN
9 79 (37.26%) LAN
10 73 (34.43%) Juniper
11 70 (33.02%) VMware
12 60 (28.30%) SC Cleared
13 59 (27.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 59 (27.83%) CCNA
14 57 (26.89%) OSPF
14 57 (26.89%) Network Security
15 55 (25.94%) BGP
16 42 (19.81%) MPLS
17 41 (19.34%) ITIL
17 41 (19.34%) Blue Coat
18 40 (18.87%) Telecoms
19 39 (18.40%) DNS
19 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (17.92%) SSL
20 38 (17.92%) Linux
21 37 (17.45%) Windows
22 36 (16.98%) TCP/IP
22 36 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
23 35 (16.51%) IPsec

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.83%) IIS
2 6 (2.83%) Apache
3 5 (2.36%) Lync
4 4 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (84.43%) Firewall
2 83 (39.15%) VPN
3 80 (37.74%) WAN
4 79 (37.26%) LAN
5 59 (27.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 57 (26.89%) Network Security
6 57 (26.89%) OSPF
7 55 (25.94%) BGP
8 42 (19.81%) MPLS
9 39 (18.40%) DNS
10 38 (17.92%) SSL
11 36 (16.98%) TCP/IP
11 36 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
12 35 (16.51%) IPsec
13 34 (16.04%) Wireless
14 31 (14.62%) Internet
15 26 (12.26%) EIGRP
15 26 (12.26%) VoIP
16 22 (10.38%) RIP
17 20 (9.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.89%) DB2
3 2 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 40 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.77%) Finance
3 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.94%) Electronics
4 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (40.57%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.40%) Security Engineer
3 24 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (9.43%) Design Engineer
5 19 (8.96%) Architect
6 15 (7.08%) Consultant
6 15 (7.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.13%) Analyst
7 13 (6.13%) IP Engineer
8 12 (5.66%) Network Consultant
8 12 (5.66%) Network Architect
9 11 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (5.19%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.25%) Network Support
10 9 (4.25%) Environment Manager
10 9 (4.25%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) XMPP
1 4 (1.89%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.42%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) PKI
2 12 (5.66%) SecurID
3 9 (4.25%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.30%) FlexPod
5 5 (2.36%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) DTV
8 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Tandem
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) IPTV
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.92%) Linux
2 37 (17.45%) Windows
3 26 (12.26%) UNIX
4 19 (8.96%) Solaris
5 12 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.89%) CentOS
9 4 (1.89%) SUSE
9 4 (1.89%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.34%) ITIL
2 28 (13.21%) Load Balancing
3 26 (12.26%) Change Management
3 26 (12.26%) Validation
4 22 (10.38%) Network Design
5 20 (9.43%) Network Management
5 20 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (8.96%) Network Architecture
7 17 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (8.02%) Migration
8 16 (7.55%) Project Management
8 16 (7.55%) Service Delivery
9 14 (6.60%) Fault Management
10 13 (6.13%) Service Management
10 13 (6.13%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (5.66%) eTOM
11 12 (5.66%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.25%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.77%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.55%) C
1 16 (7.55%) Shell Script
2 15 (7.08%) Python
2 15 (7.08%) C++
2 15 (7.08%) Perl
3 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.72%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.36%) SQL
5 2 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 143 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (50.94%) CCNP
3 82 (38.68%) Security Cleared
4 60 (28.30%) SC Cleared
5 59 (27.83%) CCNA
6 33 (15.57%) CCIE
7 31 (14.62%) DV Cleared
8 23 (10.85%) CCSE
9 22 (10.38%) CCSA
10 18 (8.49%) CISSP
11 17 (8.02%) CCDP
12 16 (7.55%) Degree
13 13 (6.13%) CCSP
14 9 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (3.77%) JNCIS
16 7 (3.30%) CCIP
17 5 (2.36%) Check Point Certification
18 3 (1.42%) CCDA
19 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.38%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.19%) SLA
3 4 (1.89%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.94%) GPG13
4 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.85%) vSphere
3 18 (8.49%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (7.08%) Sendmail
5 7 (3.30%) vCloud
6 6 (2.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.89%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.89%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.42%) Firmware
10 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.94%) Squid
11 1 (0.47%) XenApp
11 1 (0.47%) XenServer
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (12.26%) FortiGate
2 15 (7.08%) MIMEsweeper
2 15 (7.08%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (3.30%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.89%) SCCM
4 4 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.42%) OpenView
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.42%) SCOM
5 3 (1.42%) Netcool
5 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Cacti
6 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) Cisco
2 108 (50.94%) CheckPoint
3 84 (39.62%) F5
4 73 (34.43%) Juniper
5 70 (33.02%) VMware
6 41 (19.34%) Blue Coat
7 27 (12.74%) Citrix
8 24 (11.32%) NetApp
8 24 (11.32%) McAfee
9 23 (10.85%) CA
10 20 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.49%) Tufin
12 17 (8.02%) Nokia
12 17 (8.02%) Websense
13 15 (7.08%) Fortinet
14 13 (6.13%) HP
15 11 (5.19%) AlgoSec
16 10 (4.72%) Red Hat
16 10 (4.72%) Crossbeam
17 9 (4.25%) SolarWinds
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