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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 155 171 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 94 72 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.83% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.09% 4.61% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%
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
1846 1563 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.89% 18.12% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 717 604
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 92 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.88 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +10 29 £333 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +6 28 £413 +13.79% 7
Surrey +4 20 £364 +59.89% 12
Kent 0 6 £400 +45.45% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £325 -35.00% 1
Middlesex +2 2 - -
West Sussex -5 2 £366 -20.81% 1
East Sussex - 2 £319 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £338 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Cisco
2 142 (91.03%) Firewall
3 111 (71.15%) CheckPoint
4 101 (64.74%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (45.51%) CCNP
6 67 (42.95%) VPN
7 65 (41.67%) OSPF
8 62 (39.74%) Juniper
9 59 (37.82%) Cisco PIX
10 56 (35.90%) Network Security
11 46 (29.49%) Network Management
12 45 (28.85%) F5
12 45 (28.85%) MPLS
12 45 (28.85%) BGP
12 45 (28.85%) LAN
13 41 (26.28%) CCIE
13 41 (26.28%) Security Cleared
14 40 (25.64%) VoIP
15 39 (25.00%) WAN
15 39 (25.00%) SC Cleared
15 39 (25.00%) IPsec
15 39 (25.00%) FWSM
16 34 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (20.51%) SNMP
18 31 (19.87%) CCNA
18 31 (19.87%) Telecoms
19 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
20 29 (18.59%) Windows
20 29 (18.59%) Nokia
21 28 (17.95%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 13 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.64%) Lync
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 142 (91.03%) Firewall
2 67 (42.95%) VPN
3 65 (41.67%) OSPF
4 59 (37.82%) Cisco PIX
5 56 (35.90%) Network Security
6 45 (28.85%) BGP
6 45 (28.85%) MPLS
6 45 (28.85%) LAN
7 40 (25.64%) VoIP
8 39 (25.00%) WAN
8 39 (25.00%) IPsec
8 39 (25.00%) FWSM
9 34 (21.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (20.51%) SNMP
11 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 24 (15.38%) SAN
13 23 (14.74%) DNS
14 22 (14.10%) BIG-IP
15 16 (10.26%) VLAN
16 14 (8.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) DB2
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (19.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (3.85%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Back Office
5 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (49.36%) Network Engineer
2 38 (24.36%) Security Engineer
3 26 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 24 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 24 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (10.90%) Consultant
6 13 (8.33%) Architect
7 12 (7.69%) Network Consultant
8 11 (7.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) Network Support
9 10 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) WAP
2 3 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) COM+
3 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.28%) SecurID
5 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.64%) e-Health
5 1 (0.64%) IVR
5 1 (0.64%) AVVID
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.59%) Windows
2 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.13%) Linux
5 5 (3.21%) UNIX
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.64%) VMS
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) SUSE
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.49%) Network Management
2 27 (17.31%) ITIL
2 27 (17.31%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.90%) Network Architecture
4 16 (10.26%) Network Design
5 15 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (7.69%) Service Management
6 12 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.69%) Change Management
7 11 (7.05%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.41%) Time Management
9 8 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.13%) ITSM
9 8 (5.13%) Validation
10 6 (3.85%) Fault Management
10 6 (3.85%) Project Management
10 6 (3.85%) eTOM
10 6 (3.85%) Demand Forecasting
11 5 (3.21%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.56%) VBScript
1 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.28%) C
4 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (64.74%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (45.51%) CCNP
3 41 (26.28%) CCIE
3 41 (26.28%) Security Cleared
4 39 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 31 (19.87%) CCNA
6 27 (17.31%) CCSP
7 25 (16.03%) CISSP
8 19 (12.18%) Check Point Certification
9 17 (10.90%) CCDP
10 16 (10.26%) CCSE
11 15 (9.62%) CCSA
12 11 (7.05%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.21%) Degree
14 4 (2.56%) CCVP
15 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (1.28%) CCA
16 2 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.77%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 13 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (7.69%) vSphere
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.77%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.21%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) UAG
7 1 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.64%) Snort
7 1 (0.64%) Squid
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.64%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.56%) OpenView
3 4 (2.56%) Netcool
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) WSUS
6 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.64%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 156 (100.00%) Cisco
2 111 (71.15%) CheckPoint
3 62 (39.74%) Juniper
4 45 (28.85%) F5
5 29 (18.59%) Nokia
6 28 (17.95%) Blue Coat
7 23 (14.74%) HP
8 21 (13.46%) Radware
9 19 (12.18%) VMware
9 19 (12.18%) Redback
10 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.05%) 3PAR
12 10 (6.41%) Ericsson
13 9 (5.77%) Huawei
14 8 (5.13%) Brocade
14 8 (5.13%) Websense
14 8 (5.13%) Citrix
15 7 (4.49%) Fortinet
15 7 (4.49%) Crossbeam
16 6 (3.85%) Avaya
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