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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 131 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 6.28% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £318 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
354 414 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 12.97% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 233 267
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 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
Bristol +10 8 £378 +2.37% 3
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Somerset +23 1 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 £388 +10.71% 2
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (84.44%) Firewall
3 30 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 28 (62.22%) VPN
5 19 (42.22%) Juniper
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
7 15 (33.33%) DNS
7 15 (33.33%) DHCP
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
9 11 (24.44%) Internet
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (22.22%) OSPF
10 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (20.00%) tcpdump
11 9 (20.00%) Junos
11 9 (20.00%) F5
11 9 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
11 9 (20.00%) MS Office
11 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 9 (20.00%) BGP
11 9 (20.00%) MPLS
12 8 (17.78%) Intel Security
12 8 (17.78%) Network Security
13 7 (15.56%) Data Centre

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 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) VPN
3 15 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (33.33%) DNS
4 11 (24.44%) Internet
4 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (22.22%) OSPF
6 9 (20.00%) BGP
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (20.00%) Junos
6 9 (20.00%) MPLS
6 9 (20.00%) tcpdump
6 9 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (17.78%) Network Security
8 7 (15.56%) VLAN
8 7 (15.56%) VoIP
8 7 (15.56%) WAN
9 6 (13.33%) IPsec
9 6 (13.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Network Support
3 9 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.67%) CESG
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) High Availability
2 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (11.11%) Information Security
3 5 (11.11%) Network Design
3 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.11%) SIEM
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) CCNP
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
5 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) CCDP
6 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Snort
2 2 (4.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Nessus
1 5 (11.11%) QRadar
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 19 (42.22%) Juniper
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) F5
6 8 (17.78%) Intel Security
7 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 6 (13.33%) SonicWALL
8 5 (11.11%) Citrix
8 5 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (11.11%) ScanSafe
9 4 (8.89%) Dell
9 4 (8.89%) NETGEAR
9 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.67%) WatchGuard
11 2 (4.44%) Apple
11 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.22%) Symantec
12 1 (2.22%) VMware