The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 36 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.05% 0.58% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 3.77% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £290 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £290 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £290 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -32.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.69% 15.50% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 48
Average daily rate £450 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 11 (91.67%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (66.67%) IronPort
6 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
7 5 (41.67%) McAfee
8 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire
9 3 (25.00%) Change Control
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (25.00%) Network Design
9 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
11 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
11 1 (8.33%) VLAN
11 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (8.33%) Finance
11 1 (8.33%) BT
11 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
11 1 (8.33%) OSPF
11 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
11 1 (8.33%) NetScreen

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (8.33%) RIP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Control
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
3 9 (75.00%) F5
4 8 (66.67%) IronPort
5 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (41.67%) McAfee
7 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (8.33%) BT