The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 277 330 367
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 474 383 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 4.71% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 237 178
Median daily rate £388 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.05% -2.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £21.00 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £23.63 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+109.05% -2.15%

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
8486 8133 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.68% 13.92% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 4655 4450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 518 461
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 448 £400 +6.66% 80
London +22 148 £450 +8.76% 26
South East +49 119 £375 - 16
Yorkshire +21 43 £338 -10.00% 5
Berkshire +19 40 £418 -10.16% 4
South West +7 36 £350 -15.15% 13
East of England +12 34 £400 +10.34% 9
West Midlands -16 31 £400 +28.00% 1
City of London +34 30 £450 +5.88% 5
Hampshire +18 29 £375 -3.84% 4
West Yorkshire +19 25 £350 +3.70% 4
North West +17 23 £350 - 7
Wiltshire -2 20 £363 -19.44% 1
Bedfordshire +12 19 £423 +16.55% 3
Manchester +1 18 £350 - 3
Southampton +26 17 £375 -
Surrey +19 17 £363 +3.57% 7
Birmingham -3 17 £400 +30.08%
Reading +21 16 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £450 +12.50%
Croydon +2 14 £470 - 1
North Yorkshire +13 13 £351 -22.11%
Scotland +12 13 £338 -26.02%
Swindon +1 12 £375 -16.66% 1
Leeds +1 12 £350 -3.44% 4
Bracknell - 12 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +19 11 £450 +12.50%
Edinburgh +1 11 £350 -30.00%
Hertfordshire -1 11 £400 -14.89% 4
Wales +28 10 £363 +31.81% 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 889 (100.00%) Cisco
2 731 (82.23%) Firewall
3 495 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
4 438 (49.27%) CheckPoint
5 390 (43.87%) CCNP
6 300 (33.75%) WAN
7 285 (32.06%) LAN
8 280 (31.50%) Wireless
9 279 (31.38%) Network Security
10 235 (26.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 234 (26.32%) VPN
12 228 (25.65%) CCNA
13 227 (25.53%) F5
14 218 (24.52%) Juniper
15 208 (23.40%) Data Centre
16 200 (22.50%) BGP
17 196 (22.05%) OSPF
18 150 (16.87%) TCP/IP
19 144 (16.20%) Palo Alto
20 141 (15.86%) Security Cleared
21 140 (15.75%) Finance
22 127 (14.29%) SC Cleared
23 122 (13.72%) MPLS
23 122 (13.72%) Windows
24 118 (13.27%) CCIE
25 114 (12.82%) ITIL
26 113 (12.71%) VMware
27 108 (12.15%) EIGRP
28 105 (11.81%) Microsoft
29 103 (11.59%) DNS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (1.80%) Skype for Business
4 15 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (0.67%) IIS
6 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.34%) Apache
7 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.11%) nginx
8 1 (0.11%) SAS
8 1 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 46 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 22 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Eikon
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.79%) Office 365
4 4 (0.45%) IaaS
5 3 (0.34%) PaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 731 (82.23%) Firewall
2 300 (33.75%) WAN
3 285 (32.06%) LAN
4 280 (31.50%) Wireless
5 279 (31.38%) Network Security
6 235 (26.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 234 (26.32%) VPN
8 200 (22.50%) BGP
9 196 (22.05%) OSPF
10 150 (16.87%) TCP/IP
11 122 (13.72%) MPLS
12 108 (12.15%) EIGRP
13 103 (11.59%) DNS
13 103 (11.59%) VoIP
14 99 (11.14%) Cisco IOS
15 92 (10.35%) SSL
16 91 (10.24%) VLAN
17 88 (9.90%) Cisco Wireless
18 81 (9.11%) Cisco PIX
19 79 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 140 (15.75%) Finance
2 55 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.04%) Banking
4 25 (2.81%) Retail
5 12 (1.35%) Legal
6 9 (1.01%) Law
6 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.79%) Marketing
8 6 (0.67%) Billing
9 4 (0.45%) Electronics
9 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Games
10 3 (0.34%) Military
10 3 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 502 (56.47%) Network Engineer
2 201 (22.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 180 (20.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 151 (16.99%) Security Engineer
5 127 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 102 (11.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 86 (9.67%) Firewall Engineer
8 74 (8.32%) Consultant
9 55 (6.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 55 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 47 (5.29%) Analyst
11 45 (5.06%) Network Consultant
12 39 (4.39%) Network Support
13 38 (4.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 38 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (4.27%) Network Analyst
14 34 (3.82%) Network Support Engineer
14 34 (3.82%) Senior Security Engineer
15 28 (3.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 26 (2.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.17%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.24%) CSS
3 6 (0.67%) Middleware
4 5 (0.56%) Web Services
5 4 (0.45%) OCX
6 3 (0.34%) .NET
7 2 (0.22%) REST
7 2 (0.22%) SAML
7 2 (0.22%) XMPP
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.11%) HTML
8 1 (0.11%) Memcached
8 1 (0.11%) Node.js
8 1 (0.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 208 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 24 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 15 (1.69%) PKI
7 13 (1.46%) FlexPod
8 10 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.12%) e-Health
9 8 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.67%) CESG
10 6 (0.67%) Clustering
10 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.56%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.45%) Fintech
12 4 (0.45%) NHS
12 4 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (13.72%) Windows
2 79 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 69 (7.76%) Linux
4 31 (3.49%) Unix
5 30 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.90%) AIX
12 8 (0.90%) CentOS
13 7 (0.79%) Solaris
14 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.22%) Android
17 1 (0.11%) Mandriva Linux
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (12.82%) ITIL
2 76 (8.55%) Network Design
3 75 (8.44%) Load Balancing
4 70 (7.87%) Migration
5 53 (5.96%) Change Management
6 44 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
7 39 (4.39%) Project Management
7 39 (4.39%) Service Delivery
8 38 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
9 36 (4.05%) Service Management
9 36 (4.05%) SIEM
10 35 (3.94%) Network Management
11 32 (3.60%) Information Security
12 29 (3.26%) Change Control
13 25 (2.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 24 (2.70%) ITIL V3
14 24 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
16 21 (2.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 20 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 18 (2.02%) Python
3 14 (1.57%) SQL
4 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.01%) Perl
6 8 (0.90%) Java
7 7 (0.79%) Tcl
8 5 (0.56%) C
9 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.34%) PHP
11 2 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.11%) Korn
12 1 (0.11%) Lisp
12 1 (0.11%) Ruby
12 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 495 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
2 390 (43.87%) CCNP
3 228 (25.65%) CCNA
4 141 (15.86%) Security Cleared
5 127 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 118 (13.27%) CCIE
7 56 (6.30%) CCSE
8 46 (5.17%) CCSA
9 45 (5.06%) CCDP
10 36 (4.05%) Degree
11 29 (3.26%) CISSP
12 21 (2.36%) CCDA
12 21 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (2.02%) JNCIP
15 15 (1.69%) JNCIA
15 15 (1.69%) MCSE
15 15 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (1.57%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (1.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.30%) PCI DSS
2 55 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.92%) SLA
4 14 (1.57%) QA
5 11 (1.24%) RMADS
6 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.22%) COSO
7 2 (0.22%) GLP
7 2 (0.22%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 66 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 53 (5.96%) vSphere
4 21 (2.36%) ProxySG
5 20 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.56%) vCloud
7 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.45%) Snort
8 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.34%) Docker
9 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.34%) KVM
9 3 (0.34%) oVirt
9 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.22%) Firmware
10 2 (0.22%) iptables
10 2 (0.22%) UAG
10 2 (0.22%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 72 (8.10%) FortiGate
2 29 (3.26%) Nagios
3 24 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (2.59%) Cacti
4 23 (2.59%) Nessus
5 19 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 17 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (1.80%) SmoothWall
8 14 (1.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (1.24%) Nexpose
10 9 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.01%) SCCM
10 9 (1.01%) SmokePing
11 7 (0.79%) OpenView
11 7 (0.79%) OPNET
11 7 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.67%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.67%) Puppet
12 6 (0.67%) SCOM
13 4 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 889 (100.00%) Cisco
2 438 (49.27%) CheckPoint
3 227 (25.53%) F5
4 218 (24.52%) Juniper
5 144 (16.20%) Palo Alto
6 113 (12.71%) VMware
7 105 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 89 (10.01%) Blue Coat
9 84 (9.45%) SolarWinds
10 81 (9.11%) Fortinet
11 68 (7.65%) HP
12 58 (6.52%) Aruba
13 53 (5.96%) Intel Security
14 51 (5.74%) Riverbed
15 46 (5.17%) Citrix
16 33 (3.71%) TippingPoint
17 31 (3.49%) FireEye
17 31 (3.49%) Nokia
18 27 (3.04%) Sourcefire
19 25 (2.81%) Avaya
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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South East London
Networking People
Rate: £350 per day
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East London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Central London / West End
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per day
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ReThink Recruitment
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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £450 per day + competitive
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Middlesex
Cyber Team
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