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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / South West
Rank 121 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 5.73% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 12
Median daily rate £378 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £329 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £444 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -10.00%

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
395 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.79% 14.45% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 290 191
Median daily rate £365 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 30
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +2 11 £378 +2.02% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £315 -
Wiltshire -4 2 £399 +10.00% 1
Dorset +5 1 £450 +68.22% 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
4 16 (61.54%) Firewall
5 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
6 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
6 12 (46.15%) Unified Communications
7 11 (42.31%) FWSM
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (34.62%) VPN
8 9 (34.62%) HP
8 9 (34.62%) F5
9 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
10 7 (26.92%) High Availability
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) MPLS
10 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (26.92%) Wireless
10 7 (26.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (23.08%) Juniper
11 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 5 (19.23%) IronPort
12 5 (19.23%) SIEM
12 5 (19.23%) IP Telephony
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (19.23%) CA
12 5 (19.23%) Nokia
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (19.23%) CCNP
12 5 (19.23%) IBM

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 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
1 3 (11.54%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) Unified Communications
4 11 (42.31%) FWSM
5 9 (34.62%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) MPLS
6 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (26.92%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (19.23%) IP Telephony
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (11.54%) LAN
9 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.54%) VLAN
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) High Availability
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Network Management
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vCloud
2 2 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.54%) vRealize
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) QRadar
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
3 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
4 9 (34.62%) F5
4 9 (34.62%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
6 5 (19.23%) CA
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) IronPort
6 5 (19.23%) Nokia
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
8 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
8 3 (11.54%) ESRI
8 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 3 (11.54%) Software AG
8 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) webMethods
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