The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 364 313 296
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 254 279 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.99% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 150 152
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.20 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7542 6984 8956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 13.66% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 3605 3937
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 468 690
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -15 245 £371 +14.88% 73
London -2 84 £375 - 28
South East 0 80 £375 +18.11% 13
Berkshire +22 31 £351 - 6
Hampshire +7 30 £344 +5.76% 1
South West -16 25 £375 +36.36% 6
East of England -32 19 £350 +1.44% 2
City of London +2 18 £413 +8.19% 12
Yorkshire -6 17 £388 +19.23% 14
Southampton +2 12 £325 -40.90%
Leeds 0 11 £325 - 10
West Yorkshire -3 11 £325 - 11
Reading +13 10 £325 - 2
Surrey -4 10 £450 +100.00% 3
Essex -4 8 £389 -5.75% 1
North West -14 7 £259 +7.81% 3
York +7 6 £401 +10.48%
North Yorkshire 0 6 £401 +20.90% 1
Devon - 6 £363 -
West Midlands -10 5 £294 - 6
Hertfordshire -1 4 £315 -1.56% 1
West Sussex -6 4 £375 -39.02%
East Midlands -10 4 £293 +0.86%
Scotland -23 4 £375 +25.00%
Guildford +8 3 £383 +70.00%
Bracknell +1 3 - -
Kent -1 3 £400 +10.34% 1
Birmingham -4 3 £275 - 4
Farnborough -5 3 £358 -20.55%
Bedfordshire -17 3 £400 +45.45%

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 504 (100.00%) Cisco
2 411 (81.55%) Firewall
3 270 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 258 (51.19%) CheckPoint
5 222 (44.05%) CCNP
6 169 (33.53%) F5
7 167 (33.13%) Network Security
8 152 (30.16%) Juniper
9 145 (28.77%) VPN
10 139 (27.58%) BGP
11 129 (25.60%) OSPF
12 127 (25.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 116 (23.02%) WAN
14 110 (21.83%) Windows
15 108 (21.43%) VMware
16 98 (19.44%) LAN
17 97 (19.25%) Cisco PIX
18 90 (17.86%) Blue Coat
19 89 (17.66%) DNS
20 87 (17.26%) Cisco IOS
21 85 (16.87%) CCNA
22 83 (16.47%) Wireless
23 82 (16.27%) HP
24 81 (16.07%) MPLS
25 73 (14.48%) VoIP
26 72 (14.29%) ITIL
26 72 (14.29%) Security Cleared
27 70 (13.89%) CCIE
28 69 (13.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
29 67 (13.29%) BIG-IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (3.37%) Apache
5 15 (2.98%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.98%) Lync
6 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.59%) IIS
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 411 (81.55%) Firewall
2 167 (33.13%) Network Security
3 145 (28.77%) VPN
4 139 (27.58%) BGP
5 129 (25.60%) OSPF
6 127 (25.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 116 (23.02%) WAN
8 98 (19.44%) LAN
9 97 (19.25%) Cisco PIX
10 89 (17.66%) DNS
11 87 (17.26%) Cisco IOS
12 83 (16.47%) Wireless
13 81 (16.07%) MPLS
14 73 (14.48%) VoIP
15 69 (13.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 67 (13.29%) BIG-IP
17 63 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 61 (12.10%) IPsec
19 52 (10.32%) EIGRP
20 51 (10.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.58%) DB2
4 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 50 (9.92%) Finance
2 49 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.98%) Banking
4 11 (2.18%) Retail
4 11 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.19%) Advertising
7 5 (0.99%) Back Office
7 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Billing
8 3 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Front Office
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 236 (46.83%) Network Engineer
2 84 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 63 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 45 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 44 (8.73%) Consultant
5 44 (8.73%) Architect
6 41 (8.13%) Network Specialist
7 37 (7.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 35 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (6.75%) Analyst
9 34 (6.75%) Network Consultant
10 32 (6.35%) Network Support
11 30 (5.95%) Support Engineer
12 28 (5.56%) Design Engineer
12 28 (5.56%) Security Specialist
13 27 (5.36%) IP Engineer
14 25 (4.96%) Network Security Specialist
14 25 (4.96%) Firewall Engineer
15 22 (4.37%) Security Consultant
16 17 (3.37%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.18%) CSS
2 8 (1.59%) XML
3 4 (0.79%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.20%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) DCOM
4 1 (0.20%) WAP
4 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.75%) Thin Client
1 29 (5.75%) Fat Client
2 21 (4.17%) Clustering
3 11 (2.18%) EqualLogic
4 9 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.79%) Replication
5 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
5 4 (0.79%) FlexPod
6 3 (0.60%) Firmware
6 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.60%) Online Games
6 3 (0.60%) CESG
6 3 (0.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.40%) SecurID
7 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.40%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.40%) NHS
7 2 (0.40%) AVVID
7 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.83%) Windows
2 52 (10.32%) Linux
3 43 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.38%) VMS
7 7 (1.39%) UNIX
7 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.79%) SUSE
9 4 (0.79%) AIX
10 3 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.60%) NetWare
11 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.29%) ITIL
2 65 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 58 (11.51%) Network Management
4 56 (11.11%) Network Design
5 36 (7.14%) Migration
6 31 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 29 (5.75%) Service Delivery
8 28 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 26 (5.16%) Risk Assessment
10 24 (4.76%) Project Management
10 24 (4.76%) Service Management
11 21 (4.17%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.97%) Change Management
13 15 (2.98%) SIEM
14 14 (2.78%) TOGAF
14 14 (2.78%) SABSA
15 13 (2.58%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (2.58%) Zachman Framework
15 13 (2.58%) Change Control
16 12 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.37%) SQL
2 21 (4.17%) C
3 5 (0.99%) Lisp
4 3 (0.60%) VBScript
5 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.20%) R
6 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 270 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (44.05%) CCNP
3 85 (16.87%) CCNA
4 72 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 70 (13.89%) CCIE
6 61 (12.10%) SC Cleared
7 40 (7.94%) CCSE
8 35 (6.94%) CISSP
9 33 (6.55%) CCDP
10 30 (5.95%) CCSP
11 20 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
13 18 (3.57%) MCSE
14 15 (2.98%) CCSA
15 13 (2.58%) Degree
16 12 (2.38%) CCVP
17 10 (1.98%) CISM
17 10 (1.98%) MCITP
18 9 (1.79%) DV Cleared
19 8 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.96%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.18%) QA
3 10 (1.98%) SLA
4 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.60%) GPG13
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 41 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.77%) vSphere
5 16 (3.17%) ProxySG
6 15 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.79%) UAG
7 4 (0.79%) XenApp
8 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.60%) Snort
8 3 (0.60%) Squid
8 3 (0.60%) Xen
8 3 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) NLBS
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (4.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 12 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.79%) SCCM
5 8 (1.59%) SCOM
5 8 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.99%) OPNET
7 4 (0.79%) OpenView
7 4 (0.79%) Cacti
7 4 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.60%) WSUS
8 3 (0.60%) Nessus
9 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 504 (100.00%) Cisco
2 258 (51.19%) CheckPoint
3 169 (33.53%) F5
4 152 (30.16%) Juniper
5 108 (21.43%) VMware
6 90 (17.86%) Blue Coat
7 82 (16.27%) HP
8 65 (12.90%) Citrix
9 58 (11.51%) Microsoft
10 31 (6.15%) Infoblox
11 28 (5.56%) Nokia
12 25 (4.96%) McAfee
12 25 (4.96%) Imperva
12 25 (4.96%) SolarWinds
13 24 (4.76%) Fortinet
14 20 (3.97%) Dell
15 19 (3.77%) TippingPoint
16 17 (3.37%) Radware
16 17 (3.37%) BT
17 16 (3.17%) NetApp
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Cheltenham
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