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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 323 334 299
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 326 281 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 3.94% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 148 151
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.92 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+47.10% -39.92%

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 314 £364 +3.92% 94
London +40 137 £375 - 32
South East +22 92 £370 +5.71% 29
South West -19 32 £375 +42.85% 12
City of London +39 31 £425 -2.85% 13
Berkshire +8 29 £413 +13.79% 7
Hampshire +6 25 £333 -5.00% 3
Surrey -1 21 £360 +58.24% 12
Yorkshire +2 18 £325 -16.12% 8
West Yorkshire +9 14 £325 -5.45% 5
Wiltshire +1 13 £400 +59.20% 1
Leeds +2 11 £325 -3.70% 3
North West -5 10 £259 +7.81% 4
Devon - 10 £375 -
East of England -35 8 £338 +22.72% 3
Swindon -1 7 £450 +55.17%
Guildford +4 6 £368 +63.33% 1
Kent 0 6 £400 +45.45% 4
Slough -1 6 £373 +2.75% 3
Southampton -8 6 £315 -10.00%
Exeter - 6 £388 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £300 - 4
Scotland -16 5 £375 -1.63% 3
West Midlands -20 5 £331 -8.62% 4
Reading +10 4 £255 - 3
Birmingham 0 4 £331 - 1
East Midlands -2 4 £314 +14.09%
Manchester -10 4 £275 +14.58% 2
Farnborough - 4 £340 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £325 -35.00% 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 546 (100.00%) Cisco
2 459 (84.07%) Firewall
3 303 (55.49%) Cisco Certification
4 270 (49.45%) CheckPoint
5 233 (42.67%) CCNP
6 196 (35.90%) Juniper
7 177 (32.42%) F5
8 176 (32.23%) Network Security
9 171 (31.32%) VPN
10 150 (27.47%) BGP
11 134 (24.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 127 (23.26%) WAN
13 123 (22.53%) LAN
13 123 (22.53%) OSPF
14 122 (22.34%) Windows
15 115 (21.06%) DNS
16 108 (19.78%) CCNA
16 108 (19.78%) Cisco PIX
17 100 (18.32%) ITIL
18 99 (18.13%) VMware
19 96 (17.58%) Security Cleared
20 95 (17.40%) HP
21 93 (17.03%) Load Balancing
22 92 (16.85%) Blue Coat
23 89 (16.30%) SC Cleared
24 81 (14.84%) MPLS
25 80 (14.65%) Wireless
26 78 (14.29%) IPsec
26 78 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
27 77 (14.10%) VoIP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 42 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.13%) Apache
4 20 (3.66%) IIS
5 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (1.83%) Lync
8 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 459 (84.07%) Firewall
2 176 (32.23%) Network Security
3 171 (31.32%) VPN
4 150 (27.47%) BGP
5 134 (24.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 127 (23.26%) WAN
7 123 (22.53%) LAN
7 123 (22.53%) OSPF
8 115 (21.06%) DNS
9 108 (19.78%) Cisco PIX
10 81 (14.84%) MPLS
11 80 (14.65%) Wireless
12 78 (14.29%) IPsec
12 78 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 77 (14.10%) VoIP
14 74 (13.55%) SAN
14 74 (13.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 66 (12.09%) DHCP
16 60 (10.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 59 (10.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.38%) DB2
4 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.18%) Ant
General
1 52 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.61%) Finance
3 16 (2.93%) Retail
4 15 (2.75%) Banking
5 7 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.28%) Legal
5 7 (1.28%) Advertising
6 6 (1.10%) Back Office
7 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.92%) Games
8 4 (0.73%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Billing
9 3 (0.55%) Local Government
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 267 (48.90%) Network Engineer
2 93 (17.03%) Security Engineer
3 68 (12.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 56 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 53 (9.71%) Consultant
6 46 (8.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 38 (6.96%) Analyst
8 37 (6.78%) Network Consultant
9 34 (6.23%) Design Engineer
10 30 (5.49%) IP Engineer
11 29 (5.31%) Security Consultant
11 29 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
12 28 (5.13%) Network Support
13 27 (4.95%) Network Specialist
13 27 (4.95%) Architect
14 23 (4.21%) Support Engineer
15 22 (4.03%) Network Security Consultant
15 22 (4.03%) Firewall Engineer
16 20 (3.66%) Designer
17 19 (3.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.20%) Regular Expression
2 11 (2.01%) CSS
3 4 (0.73%) WAP
4 1 (0.18%) .NET
4 1 (0.18%) COM+
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.21%) Clustering
2 22 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.66%) CESG
4 19 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 19 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.01%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (1.83%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.65%) RMADS
8 9 (1.65%) Firmware
8 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.47%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.28%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.10%) Open Source
12 5 (0.92%) Online Games
12 5 (0.92%) PKI
12 5 (0.92%) SecurID
12 5 (0.92%) NHS
13 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (22.34%) Windows
2 51 (9.34%) Linux
3 47 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.20%) AIX
6 12 (2.20%) SUSE
6 12 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.01%) UNIX
8 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.37%) Debian
9 2 (0.37%) MVS
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.32%) ITIL
2 93 (17.03%) Load Balancing
3 71 (13.00%) Network Management
4 62 (11.36%) Network Design
5 49 (8.97%) Service Management
6 40 (7.33%) Migration
7 39 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 34 (6.23%) Service Delivery
9 31 (5.68%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (5.49%) Change Management
11 28 (5.13%) Network Architecture
12 27 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 21 (3.85%) Mentoring
13 21 (3.85%) Information Security
14 20 (3.66%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
15 18 (3.30%) Project Management
16 16 (2.93%) ITIL V3
17 15 (2.75%) WAN Optimisation
17 15 (2.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.49%) SQL
2 13 (2.38%) C
3 6 (1.10%) VBScript
3 6 (1.10%) Lisp
4 5 (0.92%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.55%) C++
5 3 (0.55%) Perl
5 3 (0.55%) PHP
6 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 303 (55.49%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (42.67%) CCNP
3 108 (19.78%) CCNA
4 96 (17.58%) Security Cleared
5 89 (16.30%) SC Cleared
6 70 (12.82%) CCIE
7 46 (8.42%) CISSP
8 44 (8.06%) CCSP
9 40 (7.33%) CCSE
9 40 (7.33%) CCDP
10 22 (4.03%) Check Point Certification
11 19 (3.48%) CCSA
12 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (2.93%) DV Cleared
12 16 (2.93%) Degree
13 15 (2.75%) CCVP
14 14 (2.56%) MCSE
15 7 (1.28%) MCITP
16 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 24 (4.40%) SLA
3 19 (3.48%) QA
4 16 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.28%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.73%) GPG13
6 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.55%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 45 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (6.78%) vSphere
5 23 (4.21%) ProxySG
6 20 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.20%) FreeRADIUS
8 8 (1.47%) Snort
9 6 (1.10%) Nmap
10 5 (0.92%) XenApp
10 5 (0.92%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.73%) Squid
12 3 (0.55%) Xen
12 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.18%) NLBS
14 1 (0.18%) Novell eDirectory
14 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (4.03%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (2.20%) SCOM
5 9 (1.65%) SCCM
5 9 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (1.28%) Nessus
7 7 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.28%) OpenView
7 7 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
8 6 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.10%) OPNET
8 6 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.73%) Netcool
9 4 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 546 (100.00%) Cisco
2 270 (49.45%) CheckPoint
3 196 (35.90%) Juniper
4 177 (32.42%) F5
5 99 (18.13%) VMware
6 95 (17.40%) HP
7 92 (16.85%) Blue Coat
8 76 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 61 (11.17%) Citrix
10 44 (8.06%) Nokia
11 32 (5.86%) McAfee
12 27 (4.95%) SolarWinds
13 25 (4.58%) Radware
14 24 (4.40%) Dell
14 24 (4.40%) Websense
14 24 (4.40%) Fortinet
15 23 (4.21%) Infoblox
15 23 (4.21%) TippingPoint
16 21 (3.85%) Redback
17 20 (3.66%) 3PAR
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