The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 47 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.14% 0.86% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 5.32% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.89% +45.00%

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 94 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.82% 16.21% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 47
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £202 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +23 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 15 (71.43%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) F5
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) CCNP
8 5 (23.81%) CCIP
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) SLA
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) CCDP
9 4 (19.05%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Line Management
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (14.29%) Software Licensing
10 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Line Management
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) Software Licensing
2 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) CCIP
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
1 3 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) ScanSafe
6 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.52%) Lumension