The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 55 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.19% - 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate £365 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.67% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.46% 13.51% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 33
Average daily rate £365 £260 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £20.08 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £370 - 1
Bridgend - 2 - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Newport - - - -
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) BT
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM
7 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) BT
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft