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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 118 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.60% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 4.55% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 3
Average daily rate £363 £394 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £336 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £452 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.93%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 418 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.20% 13.18% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 206 177
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Wiltshire +4 12 £363 -18.30%
Bristol +3 10 £375 +3.44% 3
Dorset - 2 £268 - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (85.71%) Firewall
3 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (60.71%) CCNP
5 30 (53.57%) VPN
6 26 (46.43%) Juniper
6 26 (46.43%) CheckPoint
7 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
8 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 19 (33.93%) CCNA
10 17 (30.36%) WAN
10 17 (30.36%) MPLS
10 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
11 16 (28.57%) Wireless
11 16 (28.57%) BGP
12 15 (26.79%) IPsec
12 15 (26.79%) Network Security
13 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (23.21%) OSPF
14 13 (23.21%) Linux
15 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
16 10 (17.86%) IronPort
16 10 (17.86%) ITIL
16 10 (17.86%) Nokia
16 10 (17.86%) FWSM
17 9 (16.07%) Junos
17 9 (16.07%) SolarWinds
17 9 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
17 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
17 9 (16.07%) JNCIS

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (85.71%) Firewall
2 30 (53.57%) VPN
3 17 (30.36%) MPLS
3 17 (30.36%) WAN
4 16 (28.57%) BGP
4 16 (28.57%) Wireless
5 15 (26.79%) IPsec
5 15 (26.79%) Network Security
6 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (23.21%) OSPF
8 10 (17.86%) FWSM
9 9 (16.07%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (16.07%) Junos
9 9 (16.07%) VLAN
10 8 (14.29%) LAN
10 8 (14.29%) Unified Communications
11 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.93%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (8.93%) IP Telephony
12 5 (8.93%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Network Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Designer
4 8 (14.29%) Network Designer
5 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) OCX
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) PKI
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) High Availability
3 7 (12.50%) Change Management
3 7 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (10.71%) Network Management
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Security Hardening
6 4 (7.14%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (60.71%) CCNP
3 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 19 (33.93%) CCNA
5 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
7 9 (16.07%) JNCIS
8 8 (14.29%) CCIE
9 6 (10.71%) CCSE
9 6 (10.71%) Degree
10 5 (8.93%) CCSA
11 4 (7.14%) CISSP
11 4 (7.14%) JNCIP
12 3 (5.36%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (5.36%) JNCIA
13 2 (3.57%) CCDP
13 2 (3.57%) CCSP
13 2 (3.57%) HND
14 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) CheckPoint
2 26 (46.43%) Juniper
3 10 (17.86%) IronPort
3 10 (17.86%) Nokia
4 9 (16.07%) Blue Coat
4 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
4 9 (16.07%) SolarWinds
5 8 (14.29%) BT
6 7 (12.50%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 7 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 6 (10.71%) Intel
8 5 (8.93%) CA
8 5 (8.93%) IBM
8 5 (8.93%) SonicWALL
9 4 (7.14%) F5
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) NetIQ
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