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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 97 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 3.31% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 12
Average daily rate £375 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +16.17%
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
476 363 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 175 255
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 20 £375 -6.25% 1
Bristol -4 7 £404 +34.58% 3
Dorset - 7 £258 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (90.16%) Firewall
3 51 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
5 41 (67.21%) CCNP
6 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
7 29 (47.54%) Wireless
7 29 (47.54%) VPN
7 29 (47.54%) WAN
8 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
9 20 (32.79%) LAN
10 17 (27.87%) VoIP
10 17 (27.87%) CCNA
10 17 (27.87%) MPLS
10 17 (27.87%) Juniper
10 17 (27.87%) BGP
10 17 (27.87%) Fortinet
11 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
12 14 (22.95%) IPsec
12 14 (22.95%) Linux
13 13 (21.31%) OSPF
13 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
14 9 (14.75%) Nokia
14 9 (14.75%) ITIL
14 9 (14.75%) VLAN
14 9 (14.75%) JNCIS
14 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
14 9 (14.75%) FWSM
14 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 55 (90.16%) Firewall
2 29 (47.54%) VPN
2 29 (47.54%) WAN
2 29 (47.54%) Wireless
3 20 (32.79%) LAN
4 17 (27.87%) BGP
4 17 (27.87%) MPLS
4 17 (27.87%) VoIP
5 14 (22.95%) IPsec
6 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (21.31%) OSPF
7 9 (14.75%) FWSM
7 9 (14.75%) VLAN
8 8 (13.11%) Network Security
9 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.20%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (8.20%) Internet
10 5 (8.20%) IP Telephony
10 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications
11 4 (6.56%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Billing
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Field Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Network Field Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Designer
4 8 (13.11%) Network Designer
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) OCX
2 1 (1.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Project Management
3 6 (9.84%) Network Management
4 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
5 4 (6.56%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.56%) Security Hardening
6 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.92%) Change Control
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.28%) High Availability
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.28%) Time Management
8 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 51 (83.61%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (67.21%) CCNP
3 30 (49.18%) Security Cleared
4 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) CCNA
6 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
6 9 (14.75%) JNCIS
7 6 (9.84%) Degree
8 5 (8.20%) CCSA
9 4 (6.56%) CCIE
9 4 (6.56%) CCSE
9 4 (6.56%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (4.92%) JNCIA
11 2 (3.28%) HND
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (70.49%) CheckPoint
3 17 (27.87%) Fortinet
3 17 (27.87%) Juniper
4 9 (14.75%) Nokia
4 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
4 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
5 8 (13.11%) BT
6 6 (9.84%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) IronPort
6 6 (9.84%) SonicWALL
7 5 (8.20%) CA
7 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) F5
9 2 (3.28%) Aruba
9 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
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