The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / South West
Rank 116 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 14 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 5.61% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Median daily rate £388 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £304 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -8.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +73.33%

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
328 392 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 13.56% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 246 213
Median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Bristol +9 8 £378 +4.86% 4
Wiltshire -7 2 £399 +22.69% 1
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Somerset 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £320 +2.40%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) MPLS
6 7 (28.00%) Internet
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) F5
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.00%) CCNP
8 5 (20.00%) High Availability
8 5 (20.00%) FWSM
9 4 (16.00%) Nessus
9 4 (16.00%) Snort
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) Analytics

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (20.00%) FWSM
7 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.00%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCVP
7 1 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nessus
1 4 (16.00%) QRadar
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 7 (28.00%) F5
5 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (16.00%) NETGEAR
6 4 (16.00%) ScanSafe
7 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) Apple
8 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (4.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) IronPort
9 1 (4.00%) Nokia