The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Swindon 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 38 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.15% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 2.60% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £479 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.85% 19.01% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 38
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Cisco ASA
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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 23 July 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%) Network Security
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) IronPort
4 8 (66.67%) F5
4 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
5 5 (41.67%) ProxySG
6 4 (33.33%) Network Design
6 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 4 (33.33%) McAfee
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) Change Control
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (8.33%) OSPF
9 1 (8.33%) C
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL
9 1 (8.33%) LAN
9 1 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) RIP
9 1 (8.33%) VPN
9 1 (8.33%) VLAN
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) IronPort
3 8 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint