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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 38 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.54% 1.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 8.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £363 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
Cisco ASA
Wiltshire

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
85 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.63% 16.14% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 31
Average daily rate £363 £413 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 19 (76.00%) CCNP
5 18 (72.00%) Juniper
6 11 (44.00%) BGP
6 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Network Security
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
7 9 (36.00%) WAN
8 8 (32.00%) VPN
8 8 (32.00%) MPLS
8 8 (32.00%) OSPF
8 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (32.00%) IPsec
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
9 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
9 7 (28.00%) McAfee
10 6 (24.00%) Intel
10 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (24.00%) BT
10 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) High Availability
11 5 (20.00%) Junos
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
12 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
12 4 (16.00%) Security Operations

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) BGP
3 9 (36.00%) Network Security
3 9 (36.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (32.00%) IPsec
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 8 (32.00%) OSPF
4 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Junos
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (12.00%) PuTTY
6 3 (12.00%) SSH
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) Telnet
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) DMZ
7 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Designer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) ISMS
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) JNCIS
5 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) CCIE
7 4 (16.00%) CCSE
7 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (12.00%) CCNA
8 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (8.00%) CCDP
9 2 (8.00%) CCSA
9 2 (8.00%) CCSP
9 2 (8.00%) CISSP
10 1 (4.00%) HND
10 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (28.00%) McAfee
4 7 (28.00%) Sourcefire
5 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (24.00%) BT
5 6 (24.00%) Intel
6 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.00%) IronPort
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) NetIQ
9 1 (4.00%) F5