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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 58 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 1.54% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 9.76% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £242 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £433 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
Wales

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
100 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.12% 15.77% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 22
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -16 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Newport - 1 £210 -
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
6 5 (31.25%) GIS
6 5 (31.25%) ESRI
6 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
7 4 (25.00%) ETL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) SAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) ADSL
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNP
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) ESRI
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Lumension
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia