The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 255 361 357
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 413 215 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.39% 3.24% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 133 86
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £239 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £36.25 £39.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.49 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £139.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +81.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7664 6633 7073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.10% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3385 3436
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 376 592
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +118 394 £381 +5.90% 114
London +57 153 £375 -6.25% 49
South East +50 110 £375 - 17
Berkshire +41 49 £325 -27.77% 6
Yorkshire +11 44 £401 +23.23% 10
City of London +25 42 £413 +26.92% 18
York +22 27 £401 -
North Yorkshire +16 27 £401 +1.64% 1
Hampshire +1 24 £400 +1.91% 6
Surrey +12 22 £343 -19.41% 4
North West -2 21 £318 +12.88% 6
East Midlands - 20 £400 - 6
East of England -1 19 £538 +95.45% 3
Reading +20 18 £300 -33.33% 3
South West +3 17 £375 +7.14% 11
West Yorkshire -11 17 £350 +35.92% 5
Manchester -2 16 £319 -1.92% 4
Leeds -3 14 £375 +50.00% 4
Nottinghamshire - 14 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £400 - 1
Scotland -12 9 £300 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -14 9 £275 -34.52% 12
Fareham +7 8 £450 - 5
Bristol - 8 £331 - 7
Wiltshire +7 7 £444 - 4
Camberley - 7 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £378 -
Cardiff +9 6 £425 +6.25% 1
South Wales +4 6 £425 +6.25% 5
Wales -2 6 £425 +6.25% 5

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 778 (100.00%) Cisco
2 681 (87.53%) Firewall
3 478 (61.44%) Cisco Certification
4 394 (50.64%) CheckPoint
5 349 (44.86%) CCNP
6 297 (38.17%) F5
7 255 (32.78%) BGP
8 248 (31.88%) Juniper
9 242 (31.11%) Network Security
10 236 (30.33%) VPN
11 234 (30.08%) WAN
12 224 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 215 (27.63%) OSPF
14 209 (26.86%) LAN
15 197 (25.32%) CCNA
16 192 (24.68%) VMware
17 175 (22.49%) Blue Coat
18 164 (21.08%) DNS
19 147 (18.89%) Wireless
20 143 (18.38%) MPLS
20 143 (18.38%) Windows
21 142 (18.25%) Security Cleared
22 137 (17.61%) Cisco IOS
23 133 (17.10%) Load Balancing
24 130 (16.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 128 (16.45%) Citrix
26 122 (15.68%) EIGRP
27 112 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
28 111 (14.27%) CCSE
28 111 (14.27%) Linux

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.11%) IIS
2 25 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.96%) Apache
4 17 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.41%) Lync
7 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.64%) MS Project
4 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.51%) IaaS
3 3 (0.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 681 (87.53%) Firewall
2 255 (32.78%) BGP
3 242 (31.11%) Network Security
4 236 (30.33%) VPN
5 234 (30.08%) WAN
6 224 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 215 (27.63%) OSPF
8 209 (26.86%) LAN
9 164 (21.08%) DNS
10 147 (18.89%) Wireless
11 143 (18.38%) MPLS
12 137 (17.61%) Cisco IOS
13 130 (16.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 122 (15.68%) EIGRP
15 109 (14.01%) Cisco PIX
16 105 (13.50%) IPsec
17 101 (12.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 100 (12.85%) DHCP
19 85 (10.93%) BIG-IP
20 84 (10.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.41%) DB2
3 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.26%) EDMS
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.26%) Ant
2 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 74 (9.51%) Telecoms
1 74 (9.51%) Finance
2 28 (3.60%) Banking
3 16 (2.06%) Games
3 16 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 13 (1.67%) Retail
5 9 (1.16%) Legal
6 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.64%) Marketing
7 5 (0.64%) Electronics
7 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.39%) Advertising
8 3 (0.39%) Back Office
8 3 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 371 (47.69%) Network Engineer
2 84 (10.80%) Security Engineer
3 67 (8.61%) Architect
4 59 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 58 (7.46%) Consultant
6 56 (7.20%) Analyst
7 47 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 43 (5.53%) Network Consultant
8 43 (5.53%) Senior Network Engineer
8 43 (5.53%) Network Specialist
9 41 (5.27%) Network Security Specialist
9 41 (5.27%) Security Specialist
10 37 (4.76%) Network Analyst
11 34 (4.37%) Network Support
11 34 (4.37%) Network Architect
11 34 (4.37%) Design Engineer
11 34 (4.37%) Support Engineer
12 33 (4.24%) Security Consultant
13 29 (3.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 27 (3.47%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.67%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.29%) WAP
3 8 (1.03%) CSS
4 5 (0.64%) XMPP
5 2 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.63%) Thin Client
2 36 (4.63%) Fat Client
3 21 (2.70%) PKI
4 16 (2.06%) Clustering
5 14 (1.80%) Replication
5 14 (1.80%) SecurID
5 14 (1.80%) Online Games
6 13 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.54%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.16%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.03%) Celerra
9 8 (1.03%) CESG
10 7 (0.90%) FlexPod
11 6 (0.77%) NHS
11 6 (0.77%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.77%) Life Science
12 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.64%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 143 (18.38%) Windows
2 111 (14.27%) Linux
3 45 (5.78%) UNIX
4 37 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.21%) Solaris
7 18 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.41%) SUSE
9 11 (1.41%) AIX
10 9 (1.16%) CentOS
11 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.77%) Android
12 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (17.10%) Load Balancing
2 103 (13.24%) ITIL
3 92 (11.83%) Network Design
4 79 (10.15%) Network Management
5 64 (8.23%) E-Commerce
6 62 (7.97%) Migration
7 46 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
8 45 (5.78%) Incident Management
8 45 (5.78%) Service Management
9 42 (5.40%) Network Architecture
9 42 (5.40%) Change Management
10 41 (5.27%) Mentoring
11 40 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
12 38 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 29 (3.73%) Project Management
14 26 (3.34%) Validation
15 25 (3.21%) Information Security
16 22 (2.83%) Line Management
17 19 (2.44%) CRM
18 18 (2.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.63%) C
2 27 (3.47%) Perl
3 24 (3.08%) Python
3 24 (3.08%) SQL
4 22 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 16 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.80%) C++
6 14 (1.80%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.67%) Lisp
8 5 (0.64%) PHP
9 3 (0.39%) VBScript
10 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 478 (61.44%) Cisco Certification
2 349 (44.86%) CCNP
3 197 (25.32%) CCNA
4 142 (18.25%) Security Cleared
5 111 (14.27%) CCSE
6 108 (13.88%) SC Cleared
7 87 (11.18%) CCIE
8 53 (6.81%) CCSA
9 46 (5.91%) CCSP
10 44 (5.66%) CCDP
11 38 (4.88%) DV Cleared
12 34 (4.37%) CISSP
13 30 (3.86%) Degree
14 22 (2.83%) VCP4
15 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (1.16%) JNCIS
16 9 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.16%) MCSE
17 8 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
17 8 (1.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.63%) SLA
2 33 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.06%) QA
4 11 (1.41%) JSP 440
5 8 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.03%) GPG13
6 7 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (7.07%) vSphere
3 53 (6.81%) Active Directory
4 46 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (3.21%) ProxySG
7 15 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.80%) Squid
8 14 (1.80%) XenApp
8 14 (1.80%) XenServer
9 13 (1.67%) Firmware
10 12 (1.54%) Sendmail
10 12 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
11 11 (1.41%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (1.03%) Snort
13 7 (0.90%) vCloud
14 6 (0.77%) UAG
15 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (6.17%) FortiGate
2 23 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
3 18 (2.31%) CiscoWorks
3 18 (2.31%) SCCM
4 13 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
5 12 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
6 11 (1.41%) SCOM
6 11 (1.41%) OPNET
6 11 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
9 8 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (0.90%) OpenView
11 6 (0.77%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.77%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.64%) Netcool
13 4 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 778 (100.00%) Cisco
2 394 (50.64%) CheckPoint
3 297 (38.17%) F5
4 248 (31.88%) Juniper
5 192 (24.68%) VMware
6 175 (22.49%) Blue Coat
7 128 (16.45%) Citrix
8 103 (13.24%) HP
9 86 (11.05%) Microsoft
10 85 (10.93%) SolarWinds
11 69 (8.87%) Infoblox
12 63 (8.10%) McAfee
13 46 (5.91%) Fortinet
14 44 (5.66%) Nokia
15 37 (4.76%) Imperva
16 36 (4.63%) BMC
17 32 (4.11%) CA
18 30 (3.86%) TippingPoint
19 29 (3.73%) Nortel
20 28 (3.60%) Oracle
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £240 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 days ago