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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 318 349 322
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 338 250 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 3.54% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 126 123
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.67% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.20 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £21.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £44.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -30.23%

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
8372 7057 8267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.48% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4773 3891 3941
Average daily rate £360 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 467 595
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 327 £350 -8.19% 100
London +42 146 £365 -8.75% 36
South East +11 94 £360 +1.05% 23
City of London +27 37 £400 -9.85% 13
Surrey +17 30 £430 +86.95% 3
Berkshire +5 26 £335 +19.11% 7
Yorkshire +11 25 £325 -16.12% 8
West Yorkshire +7 21 £325 -25.28% 7
South West -18 18 £388 +29.16% 11
North West 0 16 £360 -9.43% 3
Manchester +4 15 £360 -4.00% 2
Leeds -1 14 £325 -24.41% 5
Hampshire -21 14 £324 -7.50% 6
Slough +7 12 £370 +2.06% 3
Guildford -1 12 £430 +91.11%
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £325 -31.57%
East of England -33 11 £275 -1.78% 8
Milton Keynes -2 9 £325 -31.57%
Gloucestershire -5 7 £300 - 1
Reading +8 6 £355 +77.50% 4
Scotland -6 6 £306 -10.58% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £481 +56.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £306 - 1
West Midlands -15 5 £350 -13.04% 8
Kent - 5 £410 - 3
Camberley - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh -5 4 £313 - 1
Wiltshire -14 4 £425 +30.76%
Hertfordshire -23 4 £200 -36.50% 4
Cheltenham - 4 £300 -

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 595 (100.00%) Cisco
2 503 (84.54%) Firewall
3 328 (55.13%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (45.55%) CheckPoint
5 236 (39.66%) CCNP
6 209 (35.13%) Juniper
7 180 (30.25%) F5
8 176 (29.58%) VPN
9 172 (28.91%) Network Security
10 167 (28.07%) LAN
11 162 (27.23%) BGP
12 160 (26.89%) WAN
13 149 (25.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 133 (22.35%) CCNA
15 122 (20.50%) Windows
16 113 (18.99%) Security Cleared
17 110 (18.49%) OSPF
18 109 (18.32%) DNS
19 108 (18.15%) Cisco PIX
20 102 (17.14%) VMware
21 95 (15.97%) HP
21 95 (15.97%) SC Cleared
22 94 (15.80%) Load Balancing
22 94 (15.80%) ITIL
23 90 (15.13%) Wireless
24 88 (14.79%) Blue Coat
25 87 (14.62%) MPLS
26 80 (13.45%) SAN
27 77 (12.94%) Microsoft
28 75 (12.61%) Network Design

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 37 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (3.70%) IIS
4 20 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.03%) Apache
6 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.51%) Lync
7 7 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.52%) MS Office
3 8 (1.34%) MS Project
4 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 503 (84.54%) Firewall
2 176 (29.58%) VPN
3 172 (28.91%) Network Security
4 167 (28.07%) LAN
5 162 (27.23%) BGP
6 160 (26.89%) WAN
7 149 (25.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 110 (18.49%) OSPF
9 109 (18.32%) DNS
10 108 (18.15%) Cisco PIX
11 90 (15.13%) Wireless
12 87 (14.62%) MPLS
13 80 (13.45%) SAN
14 74 (12.44%) IPsec
14 74 (12.44%) EIGRP
15 70 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 69 (11.60%) Cisco IOS
17 58 (9.75%) DHCP
18 56 (9.41%) VoIP
19 55 (9.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.18%) DB2
2 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (9.08%) Telecoms
2 53 (8.91%) Finance
3 19 (3.19%) Retail
4 14 (2.35%) Banking
5 9 (1.51%) Legal
6 7 (1.18%) Back Office
7 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Advertising
8 5 (0.84%) Games
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.67%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Billing
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 284 (47.73%) Network Engineer
2 77 (12.94%) Security Engineer
3 58 (9.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 55 (9.24%) Consultant
5 52 (8.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 40 (6.72%) Analyst
7 38 (6.39%) Network Consultant
8 36 (6.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 34 (5.71%) Design Engineer
10 30 (5.04%) Architect
11 28 (4.71%) Security Consultant
12 27 (4.54%) Senior Network Engineer
13 23 (3.87%) Network Support
13 23 (3.87%) Network Analyst
13 23 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (3.87%) Network Design Engineer
14 22 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
15 21 (3.53%) Firewall Engineer
15 21 (3.53%) IP Engineer
15 21 (3.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.02%) Regular Expression
2 10 (1.68%) CSS
3 5 (0.84%) WAP
4 1 (0.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) .NET
4 1 (0.17%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.70%) CESG
2 19 (3.19%) Clustering
3 17 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.35%) PKI
5 13 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.02%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.51%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.51%) RMADS
9 8 (1.34%) Open Source
10 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.84%) SecurID
10 5 (0.84%) Replication
10 5 (0.84%) Online Games
11 4 (0.67%) NHS
11 4 (0.67%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 122 (20.50%) Windows
2 51 (8.57%) Linux
3 43 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (4.37%) UNIX
6 18 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.02%) SUSE
8 12 (2.02%) AIX
9 7 (1.18%) Solaris
9 7 (1.18%) CentOS
10 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.34%) MVS
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (15.80%) ITIL
1 94 (15.80%) Load Balancing
2 75 (12.61%) Network Design
3 60 (10.08%) Network Management
4 47 (7.90%) Service Management
5 46 (7.73%) Migration
6 43 (7.23%) Network Architecture
7 40 (6.72%) Incident Management
7 40 (6.72%) Change Management
8 38 (6.39%) Service Delivery
9 37 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (4.03%) Project Management
12 23 (3.87%) Information Security
13 18 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (3.03%) Risk Management
14 16 (2.69%) E-Commerce
14 16 (2.69%) ITIL V3
15 14 (2.35%) Change Control
15 14 (2.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.37%) SQL
2 14 (2.35%) C
2 14 (2.35%) Shell Script
2 14 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 11 (1.85%) Lisp
4 9 (1.51%) Perl
5 8 (1.34%) C++
5 8 (1.34%) VBScript
6 5 (0.84%) Python
7 3 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 328 (55.13%) Cisco Certification
2 236 (39.66%) CCNP
3 133 (22.35%) CCNA
4 113 (18.99%) Security Cleared
5 95 (15.97%) SC Cleared
6 74 (12.44%) CCIE
7 49 (8.24%) CCSP
8 48 (8.07%) CCDP
8 48 (8.07%) CCSE
9 41 (6.89%) CCSA
10 37 (6.22%) CISSP
11 26 (4.37%) DV Cleared
12 20 (3.36%) Degree
13 15 (2.52%) CCVP
14 12 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (1.51%) MCSE
16 8 (1.34%) JNCIA
17 5 (0.84%) CCDA
18 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.71%) SLA
2 21 (3.53%) QA
2 21 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.51%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.67%) GPG13
5 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.23%) vSphere
4 40 (6.72%) Hyper-V
5 27 (4.54%) ProxySG
6 24 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.35%) FreeRADIUS
8 12 (2.02%) Firmware
9 10 (1.68%) Snort
10 6 (1.01%) Nmap
11 5 (0.84%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.67%) XenApp
12 4 (0.67%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.67%) Squid
13 3 (0.50%) Xen
13 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (4.71%) FortiGate
2 27 (4.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (3.36%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (2.18%) SCCM
4 13 (2.18%) SCOM
5 11 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
6 10 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.51%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.51%) OPNET
8 7 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.18%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.01%) Nessus
9 6 (1.01%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.01%) MIMEsweeper
9 6 (1.01%) OpenView
10 5 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
10 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 595 (100.00%) Cisco
2 271 (45.55%) CheckPoint
3 209 (35.13%) Juniper
4 180 (30.25%) F5
5 102 (17.14%) VMware
6 95 (15.97%) HP
7 88 (14.79%) Blue Coat
8 77 (12.94%) Microsoft
9 60 (10.08%) Nokia
10 52 (8.74%) Citrix
11 37 (6.22%) TippingPoint
12 36 (6.05%) McAfee
13 33 (5.55%) SolarWinds
14 31 (5.21%) Fortinet
15 29 (4.87%) Websense
16 25 (4.20%) Radware
16 25 (4.20%) BMC
17 22 (3.70%) Riverbed
18 20 (3.36%) Dell
18 20 (3.36%) Redback
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £260 - £270 Per Day LTD CO BASIS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
UK
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £315 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago