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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 303 377 371
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 356 204 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 2.96% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 108 92
Average daily rate
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£360 £381 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £23.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £21.83 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.70 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.86% -33.71%

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
8073 6886 7958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.20% 13.50% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 3787 3834
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 454 641
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +101 340 £360 -10.00% 106
London +47 141 £370 -7.50% 39
South East +38 103 £370 -1.33% 25
Berkshire +33 43 £350 -30.69% 8
City of London +29 36 £394 -12.50% 12
Yorkshire +15 28 £325 -16.12% 7
Surrey +15 26 £450 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire - 24 £325 - 3
South West -31 17 £375 +36.36% 10
Leeds - 17 £325 - 2
North West +2 16 £360 -14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £325 -31.57% 3
Manchester +6 14 £360 - 1
Slough - 14 £300 - 3
Scotland -5 13 £300 -17.24% 3
Milton Keynes -6 13 £318 -33.15%
Hampshire -31 12 £325 -7.14% 7
East of England -17 11 £213 -32.53% 6
Guildford - 11 £440 - 1
Reading +17 10 £375 +87.50% 3
East Midlands +11 9 £369 +47.50% 2
West Midlands -21 8 £350 -13.04% 9
Camberley - 6 £475 -
Nottingham +9 5 £306 -0.40%
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £306 -0.40%
Birmingham +2 5 £350 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -11 5 £300 -14.28% 5
Wiltshire -15 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Bristol -17 5 £375 +108.33% 9
Bracknell - 5 £300 -

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 659 (100.00%) Cisco
2 563 (85.43%) Firewall
3 363 (55.08%) Cisco Certification
4 312 (47.34%) CheckPoint
5 263 (39.91%) CCNP
6 228 (34.60%) Juniper
7 213 (32.32%) F5
8 194 (29.44%) VPN
9 192 (29.14%) Network Security
10 191 (28.98%) BGP
11 181 (27.47%) LAN
11 181 (27.47%) WAN
11 181 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 150 (22.76%) CCNA
13 138 (20.94%) OSPF
14 137 (20.79%) Windows
15 125 (18.97%) Security Cleared
16 120 (18.21%) DNS
17 117 (17.75%) Load Balancing
18 112 (17.00%) VMware
19 107 (16.24%) ITIL
19 107 (16.24%) Cisco PIX
20 103 (15.63%) MPLS
21 101 (15.33%) HP
22 99 (15.02%) Wireless
23 98 (14.87%) SC Cleared
24 94 (14.26%) Blue Coat
25 86 (13.05%) IPsec
25 86 (13.05%) EIGRP
25 86 (13.05%) SAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.25%) IIS
3 24 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (3.49%) Apache
5 21 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.52%) Lync
7 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 27 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.28%) MS Office
3 8 (1.21%) MS Project
4 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 563 (85.43%) Firewall
2 194 (29.44%) VPN
3 192 (29.14%) Network Security
4 191 (28.98%) BGP
5 181 (27.47%) LAN
5 181 (27.47%) WAN
5 181 (27.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 138 (20.94%) OSPF
7 120 (18.21%) DNS
8 107 (16.24%) Cisco PIX
9 103 (15.63%) MPLS
10 99 (15.02%) Wireless
11 86 (13.05%) IPsec
11 86 (13.05%) EIGRP
11 86 (13.05%) SAN
12 78 (11.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 72 (10.93%) TCP/IP
13 72 (10.93%) Cisco IOS
14 69 (10.47%) Internet
15 59 (8.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.58%) DB2
3 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.15%) Ant
2 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 55 (8.35%) Finance
3 20 (3.03%) Retail
4 15 (2.28%) Banking
5 9 (1.37%) Games
5 9 (1.37%) Legal
6 7 (1.06%) Back Office
7 5 (0.76%) Advertising
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.61%) Law
9 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 336 (50.99%) Network Engineer
2 88 (13.35%) Security Engineer
3 70 (10.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 55 (8.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 52 (7.89%) Consultant
6 42 (6.37%) Analyst
7 38 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 36 (5.46%) Architect
9 35 (5.31%) Network Consultant
9 35 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 34 (5.16%) Design Engineer
11 27 (4.10%) Security Consultant
12 25 (3.79%) Network Analyst
13 24 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
14 23 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
14 23 (3.49%) Support Engineer
15 21 (3.19%) Network Security Consultant
16 20 (3.03%) Designer
17 17 (2.58%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.58%) Regular Expression
2 9 (1.37%) CSS
2 9 (1.37%) WAP
3 2 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.15%) COM+
4 1 (0.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.34%) CESG
2 20 (3.03%) Clustering
3 18 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.73%) PKI
4 17 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (1.52%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.37%) Online Games
8 9 (1.37%) RMADS
9 8 (1.21%) Open Source
10 7 (1.06%) SecurID
10 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.91%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.76%) NHS
12 5 (0.76%) Replication
13 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.46%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 137 (20.79%) Windows
2 60 (9.10%) Linux
3 45 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (5.16%) UNIX
6 18 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
7 17 (2.58%) AIX
7 17 (2.58%) SUSE
7 17 (2.58%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.52%) Solaris
10 9 (1.37%) CentOS
11 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) MVS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.75%) Load Balancing
2 107 (16.24%) ITIL
3 84 (12.75%) Network Design
4 66 (10.02%) Network Management
5 56 (8.50%) Service Management
6 53 (8.04%) Migration
7 51 (7.74%) Change Management
8 45 (6.83%) Network Architecture
9 43 (6.53%) Incident Management
10 40 (6.07%) Service Delivery
10 40 (6.07%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
12 29 (4.40%) Project Management
13 23 (3.49%) Information Security
14 18 (2.73%) ITIL V3
14 18 (2.73%) Risk Assessment
14 18 (2.73%) Risk Management
15 17 (2.58%) Change Control
16 16 (2.43%) Fault Management
16 16 (2.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.86%) SQL
2 18 (2.73%) Shell Script
3 15 (2.28%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 12 (1.82%) C
4 12 (1.82%) Perl
5 11 (1.67%) Lisp
6 9 (1.37%) C++
7 8 (1.21%) VBScript
8 6 (0.91%) Python
9 3 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 363 (55.08%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (39.91%) CCNP
3 150 (22.76%) CCNA
4 125 (18.97%) Security Cleared
5 98 (14.87%) SC Cleared
6 80 (12.14%) CCIE
7 53 (8.04%) CCSP
8 51 (7.74%) CCDP
9 50 (7.59%) CCSE
10 49 (7.44%) CCSA
11 39 (5.92%) CISSP
12 37 (5.61%) DV Cleared
13 24 (3.64%) Degree
14 16 (2.43%) CCVP
15 13 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
16 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (1.52%) MCSE
18 8 (1.21%) JNCIA
19 7 (1.06%) CCIP
20 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.77%) SLA
2 24 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.34%) QA
4 17 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.52%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) GPG13
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 52 (7.89%) vSphere
3 47 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (6.22%) Hyper-V
5 31 (4.70%) ProxySG
6 28 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (2.88%) FreeRADIUS
8 17 (2.58%) Firmware
9 9 (1.37%) Snort
9 9 (1.37%) Squid
10 6 (0.91%) Sendmail
10 6 (0.91%) UAG
10 6 (0.91%) Nmap
11 5 (0.76%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.76%) XenApp
12 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.30%) Xen
14 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (6.07%) FortiGate
2 23 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.34%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (2.12%) SCCM
4 14 (2.12%) SCOM
5 13 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
7 10 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
8 9 (1.37%) SCOrch
8 9 (1.37%) OPNET
9 8 (1.21%) OpenView
10 7 (1.06%) Netcool
10 7 (1.06%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (1.06%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.06%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.91%) Nessus
11 6 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
11 6 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 659 (100.00%) Cisco
2 312 (47.34%) CheckPoint
3 228 (34.60%) Juniper
4 213 (32.32%) F5
5 112 (17.00%) VMware
6 101 (15.33%) HP
7 94 (14.26%) Blue Coat
8 79 (11.99%) Microsoft
9 62 (9.41%) Nokia
10 56 (8.50%) Citrix
11 45 (6.83%) McAfee
12 44 (6.68%) SolarWinds
13 41 (6.22%) TippingPoint
14 36 (5.46%) Fortinet
15 29 (4.40%) Websense
16 27 (4.10%) BMC
17 26 (3.95%) Riverbed
18 25 (3.79%) IBM
18 25 (3.79%) Oracle
19 24 (3.64%) Radware
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