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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 117 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 33 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.01% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 6.50% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.04%
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
447 492 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.36% 15.56% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 297 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 +12 28 £450 - 8
Gloucestershire -6 2 £320 +6.66%
Bristol -3 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Devon -10 1 £400 +6.66%
Dorset - 1 £110 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) Juniper
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (51.11%) CheckPoint
4 23 (51.11%) Network Security
5 22 (48.89%) CCNP
6 18 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (37.78%) McAfee
7 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
8 15 (33.33%) Blue Coat
9 14 (31.11%) F5
9 14 (31.11%) VPN
10 12 (26.67%) Intel
10 12 (26.67%) Sourcefire
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (24.44%) CCNA
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
11 11 (24.44%) WAN
11 11 (24.44%) BGP
11 11 (24.44%) MPLS
11 11 (24.44%) OSPF
12 10 (22.22%) LAN
12 10 (22.22%) VLAN
12 10 (22.22%) Network Design
13 8 (17.78%) IronPort
13 8 (17.78%) Junos
13 8 (17.78%) JNCIP
13 8 (17.78%) SLA
14 7 (15.56%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.22%) Lync
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) Network Security
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 14 (31.11%) VPN
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (24.44%) MPLS
6 11 (24.44%) OSPF
6 11 (24.44%) BGP
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
7 10 (22.22%) LAN
7 10 (22.22%) VLAN
8 8 (17.78%) Junos
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (13.33%) Wireless
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (11.11%) HSRP
10 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (11.11%) VRRP
11 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Security Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Designer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Network Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Network Design
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) CRM
6 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Validation
8 2 (4.44%) ISMS
8 2 (4.44%) Network Management
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.22%) High Availability
9 1 (2.22%) SIEM
9 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (48.89%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCNA
4 8 (17.78%) JNCIP
5 6 (13.33%) CCIE
6 5 (11.11%) CISSP
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (4.44%) Degree
10 1 (2.22%) CCSE
10 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Juniper
3 23 (51.11%) CheckPoint
4 17 (37.78%) McAfee
5 15 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 14 (31.11%) F5
7 12 (26.67%) Sourcefire
7 12 (26.67%) Intel
8 8 (17.78%) IronPort
9 5 (11.11%) Radware
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.89%) Nokia
10 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (6.67%) HP
12 2 (4.44%) IBM
12 2 (4.44%) CA
12 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
12 2 (4.44%) Meraki
13 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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