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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 105 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 36 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 7.32% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 24
Median daily rate £350 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+109.05% -2.15%
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
473 451 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.63% 13.47% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 249 303
Median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £49.05 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -5 20 £363 -19.44% 1
Bristol +7 10 £338 +3.84% 10
Somerset - 5 £425 - 1
Dorset 0 1 £450 +309.09%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 74 (97.37%) Firewall
3 54 (71.05%) CheckPoint
4 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (53.95%) VPN
6 30 (39.47%) WAN
7 29 (38.16%) CCNP
8 27 (35.53%) LAN
8 27 (35.53%) Wireless
9 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
10 25 (32.89%) VoIP
11 24 (31.58%) Juniper
11 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
12 20 (26.32%) Fortinet
13 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 18 (23.68%) MPLS
14 18 (23.68%) BGP
15 17 (22.37%) Migration
16 16 (21.05%) OSPF
16 16 (21.05%) ITIL
17 15 (19.74%) VLAN
17 15 (19.74%) Windows
17 15 (19.74%) DNS
17 15 (19.74%) CCNA
18 14 (18.42%) DHCP
18 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
19 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
20 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
20 12 (15.79%) Internet
21 10 (13.16%) Finance

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 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (97.37%) Firewall
2 41 (53.95%) VPN
3 30 (39.47%) WAN
4 27 (35.53%) LAN
4 27 (35.53%) Wireless
5 25 (32.89%) VoIP
6 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (23.68%) BGP
7 18 (23.68%) MPLS
8 16 (21.05%) OSPF
9 15 (19.74%) DNS
9 15 (19.74%) VLAN
10 14 (18.42%) DHCP
11 13 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (15.79%) Internet
13 10 (13.16%) Ethernet
13 10 (13.16%) Network Security
14 9 (11.84%) Junos
14 9 (11.84%) tcpdump
14 9 (11.84%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Billing
2 1 (1.32%) Military
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Field Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Network Field Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Network Support
6 10 (13.16%) Network Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Support
10 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) Juniper Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.26%) Consultant
12 4 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.26%) OCX
3 3 (3.95%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) CESG
4 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.84%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Migration
2 16 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.21%) Network Management
4 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.89%) Network Design
6 5 (6.58%) Change Control
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) SIEM
7 4 (5.26%) Time Management
8 3 (3.95%) Analytics
8 3 (3.95%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
8 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.95%) Java
2 3 (3.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (38.16%) CCNP
3 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 15 (19.74%) CCNA
6 7 (9.21%) Degree
7 3 (3.95%) CCDP
7 3 (3.95%) CCIE
7 3 (3.95%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.32%) CCSA
8 1 (1.32%) CCSE
8 1 (1.32%) CCVP
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Snort
2 2 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.95%) Nessus
2 3 (3.95%) QRadar
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 54 (71.05%) CheckPoint
3 24 (31.58%) Juniper
4 20 (26.32%) Fortinet
5 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.16%) HP
7 9 (11.84%) F5
7 9 (11.84%) SonicWALL
8 7 (9.21%) Intel Security
9 6 (7.89%) CA
9 6 (7.89%) IBM
9 6 (7.89%) IronPort
9 6 (7.89%) Nokia
9 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.89%) WatchGuard
10 4 (5.26%) Dell
10 4 (5.26%) NETGEAR
10 4 (5.26%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix
11 3 (3.95%) ScanSafe
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