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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 116 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 32 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.31% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.79% 2.72% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £284 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%
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
553 257 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.62% 11.49% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 134 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +1 13 £400 +59.20% 1
Devon - 10 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £300 - 4
Bristol -14 2 £375 +42.85% 6
Dorset - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (70.83%) Firewall
3 29 (60.42%) F5
4 28 (58.33%) Juniper
5 21 (43.75%) Network Security
6 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 16 (33.33%) BGP
8 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (27.08%) CCNP
10 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (22.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 10 (20.83%) IronPort
12 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
13 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (18.75%) Windows
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.67%) OSPF
14 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.67%) ProxySG
15 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
15 7 (14.58%) CCNA
15 7 (14.58%) Linux
15 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
16 6 (12.50%) VPN
16 6 (12.50%) EIGRP
16 6 (12.50%) MPLS
16 6 (12.50%) Junos
17 5 (10.42%) FWSM
17 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (70.83%) Firewall
2 21 (43.75%) Network Security
3 16 (33.33%) BGP
4 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (22.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (16.67%) OSPF
8 6 (12.50%) VPN
8 6 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 6 (12.50%) MPLS
8 6 (12.50%) Junos
9 5 (10.42%) FWSM
9 5 (10.42%) LAN
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
10 4 (8.33%) WAN
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
11 3 (6.25%) Internet
12 2 (4.17%) NetScreen
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Security Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Designer
6 5 (10.42%) Security Designer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Network Designer
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Open Source
1 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) MVS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Network Design
3 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.25%) Change Control
4 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Management
5 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) CCNA
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) CCSP
7 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) CCSE
8 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GPG13
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Squid
3 1 (2.08%) Snort
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (60.42%) F5
3 28 (58.33%) Juniper
4 18 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.83%) IronPort
5 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
7 5 (10.42%) McAfee
8 4 (8.33%) BT
9 3 (6.25%) ProCurve
9 3 (6.25%) HP
9 3 (6.25%) Nokia
10 2 (4.17%) Websense
10 2 (4.17%) VMware
11 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.08%) BMC
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