The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Suffolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 35 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.39% - 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+129.29% -21.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.63% 11.22% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 21
Average daily rate £350 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -61.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £12.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Cisco ASA
East of England

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Suffolk region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Suffolk region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) SS7

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
2 1 (33.33%) MGCP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Megaco
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft