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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 119 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 18 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.04% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 7.39% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 26
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%
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
387 460 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.68% 14.10% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 348
Median daily rate £325 £408 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 9 £325 - 1
Wiltshire -12 5 £363 -19.44%
Somerset - 4 £475 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (96.92%) Firewall
3 43 (66.15%) CheckPoint
4 42 (64.62%) VPN
5 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (36.92%) Juniper
7 19 (29.23%) BGP
7 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
7 19 (29.23%) WAN
8 18 (27.69%) MPLS
9 17 (26.15%) OSPF
9 17 (26.15%) CCNP
9 17 (26.15%) Migration
10 16 (24.62%) ITIL
10 16 (24.62%) LAN
11 15 (23.08%) Windows
11 15 (23.08%) DNS
11 15 (23.08%) Wireless
11 15 (23.08%) VLAN
11 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
12 14 (21.54%) DHCP
12 14 (21.54%) CCNA
12 14 (21.54%) VoIP
13 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (18.46%) Internet
15 10 (15.38%) Finance
15 10 (15.38%) HP

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 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (96.92%) Firewall
2 42 (64.62%) VPN
3 19 (29.23%) BGP
3 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
3 19 (29.23%) WAN
4 18 (27.69%) MPLS
5 17 (26.15%) OSPF
6 16 (24.62%) LAN
7 15 (23.08%) DNS
7 15 (23.08%) VLAN
7 15 (23.08%) Wireless
8 14 (21.54%) DHCP
8 14 (21.54%) VoIP
9 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (18.46%) Internet
11 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
11 10 (15.38%) Network Security
12 9 (13.85%) Junos
12 9 (13.85%) tcpdump
12 9 (13.85%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
2 1 (1.54%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Network Support
4 10 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Consultant
9 5 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Field Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Network Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.15%) OCX
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) CESG
5 3 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.85%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Migration
2 16 (24.62%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.77%) Network Design
4 7 (10.77%) Network Management
4 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) SIEM
7 4 (6.15%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security
8 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CCNP
3 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 14 (21.54%) CCNA
5 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (12.31%) Degree
7 4 (6.15%) CCIE
8 3 (4.62%) CCDP
8 3 (4.62%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.62%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.54%) CCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CCSE
9 1 (1.54%) CCVP
9 1 (1.54%) HND
9 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Snort
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.62%) Nessus
2 3 (4.62%) QRadar
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (66.15%) CheckPoint
3 24 (36.92%) Juniper
4 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.38%) HP
6 9 (13.85%) F5
6 9 (13.85%) Fortinet
6 9 (13.85%) SonicWALL
7 7 (10.77%) Intel Security
8 6 (9.23%) CA
8 6 (9.23%) IBM
8 6 (9.23%) IronPort
8 6 (9.23%) Nokia
8 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.23%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.15%) Dell
9 4 (6.15%) NETGEAR
9 4 (6.15%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) ScanSafe