The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 117 98 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 3.85% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £264 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
430 286 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.07% 13.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 150 191
Average daily rate £375 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Cisco ASA
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
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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
Devon - 6 £363 -
Gloucestershire -18 3 - - 4
Bristol -21 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Dorset - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (78.57%) Firewall
3 28 (66.67%) F5
4 26 (61.90%) Juniper
5 25 (59.52%) Network Security
6 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
7 15 (35.71%) BGP
8 13 (30.95%) OSPF
8 13 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
10 11 (26.19%) Junos
11 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (23.81%) IronPort
12 9 (21.43%) Linux
13 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
14 7 (16.67%) CCNP
14 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (14.29%) ProxySG
15 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 5 (11.90%) Wireless
16 5 (11.90%) Network Design
16 5 (11.90%) Sourcefire
16 5 (11.90%) VPN
16 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
16 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
17 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
17 4 (9.52%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) Network Security
3 15 (35.71%) BGP
4 13 (30.95%) OSPF
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (26.19%) Junos
6 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Wireless
8 4 (9.52%) LAN
8 4 (9.52%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (7.14%) FWSM
9 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.76%) Internet
10 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.38%) MPLS
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Network Engineer
2 18 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 17 (40.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (26.19%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Network Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Network Support
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.90%) Network Design
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) CCNP
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Snort
3 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) F5
3 26 (61.90%) Juniper
4 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
5 10 (23.81%) IronPort
6 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.90%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.52%) McAfee
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) VMware
9 3 (7.14%) ProCurve
10 2 (4.76%) Websense
10 2 (4.76%) BT
10 2 (4.76%) Nokia
10 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
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