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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 101 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 44 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.69% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 5.50% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 19
Median daily rate £353 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £201 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+67.44% +22.15%
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
550 400 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.47% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 233 256
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire 0 23 £350 -22.22% 1
Bristol +11 14 £353 +8.46% 3
Somerset +18 3 £313 - 4
Dorset -3 3 £400 +263.63%
Gloucestershire -1 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 77 (93.90%) Firewall
3 56 (68.29%) CheckPoint
4 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (62.20%) VPN
6 36 (43.90%) WAN
7 35 (42.68%) CCNP
8 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
9 32 (39.02%) SC Cleared
10 30 (36.59%) Juniper
11 28 (34.15%) LAN
11 28 (34.15%) Wireless
12 24 (29.27%) VoIP
12 24 (29.27%) BGP
13 22 (26.83%) MPLS
14 21 (25.61%) OSPF
15 20 (24.39%) Fortinet
16 19 (23.17%) CCNA
17 18 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (20.73%) Migration
19 16 (19.51%) IPsec
19 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
20 15 (18.29%) VLAN
20 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
21 13 (15.85%) DNS
21 13 (15.85%) Linux
22 12 (14.63%) DHCP
22 12 (14.63%) ITIL
23 11 (13.41%) Windows
23 11 (13.41%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (93.90%) Firewall
2 51 (62.20%) VPN
3 36 (43.90%) WAN
4 28 (34.15%) LAN
4 28 (34.15%) Wireless
5 24 (29.27%) BGP
5 24 (29.27%) VoIP
6 22 (26.83%) MPLS
7 21 (25.61%) OSPF
8 18 (21.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (19.51%) IPsec
10 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
10 15 (18.29%) VLAN
11 13 (15.85%) DNS
12 12 (14.63%) DHCP
13 11 (13.41%) Junos
13 11 (13.41%) Network Security
14 10 (12.20%) Ethernet
15 9 (10.98%) Internet
16 8 (9.76%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Billing
2 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Field Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Network Field Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Network Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Network Support
6 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Designer
7 7 (8.54%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Designer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Support
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.88%) OCX
3 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) PKI
3 3 (3.66%) CESG
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Migration
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 8 (9.76%) Network Management
4 7 (8.54%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) Network Design
5 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) Change Control
6 5 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.88%) Security Hardening
7 4 (4.88%) Time Management
8 3 (3.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (3.66%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.44%) Change Management
9 2 (2.44%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.44%) SIEM
9 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (42.68%) CCNP
3 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
4 32 (39.02%) SC Cleared
5 19 (23.17%) CCNA
6 8 (9.76%) Degree
7 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
7 7 (8.54%) JNCIS
8 6 (7.32%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.66%) CCDP
9 3 (3.66%) CCIE
9 3 (3.66%) CCSA
9 3 (3.66%) CCSE
9 3 (3.66%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.66%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Snort
2 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) Nessus
2 1 (1.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (68.29%) CheckPoint
3 30 (36.59%) Juniper
4 20 (24.39%) Fortinet
5 11 (13.41%) HP
5 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.41%) Palo Alto
5 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
6 10 (12.20%) Nokia
7 9 (10.98%) F5
7 9 (10.98%) SonicWALL
8 8 (9.76%) IronPort
9 7 (8.54%) BT
9 7 (8.54%) CA
9 7 (8.54%) IBM
10 6 (7.32%) WatchGuard
11 5 (6.10%) Intel Security
12 4 (4.88%) Dell
13 2 (2.44%) Apple
13 2 (2.44%) Forcepoint