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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 263 358 365
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 417 224 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 3.33% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 144 87
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £239 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £45.00 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £139.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-48.05% +129.29%

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
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 +112 394 £375 -6.25% 117
London +71 154 £350 -12.50% 35
South East +8 87 £359 -2.38% 32
City of London +26 38 £413 +17.85% 15
Yorkshire 0 35 £401 +0.12% 8
North West +13 33 £320 +13.77% 7
East of England +9 32 £425 +41.66% 6
Berkshire +8 32 £300 - 8
Manchester +12 25 £325 - 4
Hampshire 0 22 £400 -15.78% 7
Surrey +14 21 £359 -20.27% 7
West Midlands +2 20 £434 +3.42% 7
North Yorkshire +3 19 £401 +0.12% 2
York +11 18 £401 +0.06% 1
East Midlands - 18 £425 - 2
South West 0 16 £355 -21.11% 20
West Yorkshire +5 15 £363 +22.88% 3
Reading +8 14 £300 -33.33% 5
Bristol +10 12 £338 +2.27% 10
Leeds -1 12 £375 +41.50% 2
Scotland -2 12 £300 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire - 11 £400 -
Nottingham - 10 £400 -
Camberley - 10 £416 -
Birmingham - 9 £410 -
Fareham 0 8 £450 - 4
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £350 +16.66% 6
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 - 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £425 - 1
Northampton - 7 £425 - 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 830 (100.00%) Cisco
2 720 (86.75%) Firewall
3 508 (61.20%) Cisco Certification
4 407 (49.04%) CheckPoint
5 385 (46.39%) CCNP
6 330 (39.76%) F5
7 278 (33.49%) Juniper
8 270 (32.53%) VPN
8 270 (32.53%) BGP
9 268 (32.29%) WAN
10 263 (31.69%) Network Security
11 258 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 245 (29.52%) LAN
13 237 (28.55%) OSPF
14 209 (25.18%) CCNA
15 189 (22.77%) VMware
16 188 (22.65%) Wireless
17 184 (22.17%) Blue Coat
18 174 (20.96%) MPLS
19 168 (20.24%) DNS
20 145 (17.47%) Cisco IOS
21 143 (17.23%) Security Cleared
22 142 (17.11%) Load Balancing
22 142 (17.11%) Citrix
23 131 (15.78%) EIGRP
23 131 (15.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 123 (14.82%) Windows
25 116 (13.98%) SolarWinds
26 115 (13.86%) IPsec
27 111 (13.37%) Linux

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (3.25%) IIS
2 19 (2.29%) Apache
3 14 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.20%) Lync
5 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.84%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 18 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.48%) IaaS
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 720 (86.75%) Firewall
2 270 (32.53%) BGP
2 270 (32.53%) VPN
3 268 (32.29%) WAN
4 263 (31.69%) Network Security
5 258 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 245 (29.52%) LAN
7 237 (28.55%) OSPF
8 188 (22.65%) Wireless
9 174 (20.96%) MPLS
10 168 (20.24%) DNS
11 145 (17.47%) Cisco IOS
12 131 (15.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 131 (15.78%) EIGRP
13 115 (13.86%) IPsec
14 108 (13.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 105 (12.65%) Cisco PIX
16 98 (11.81%) DHCP
17 92 (11.08%) TCP/IP
18 90 (10.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.08%) DB2
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.36%) EDMS
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 90 (10.84%) Finance
2 73 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.49%) Banking
4 16 (1.93%) Investment Banking
4 16 (1.93%) Games
5 13 (1.57%) Retail
6 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.72%) Marketing
8 6 (0.72%) Electronics
9 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 416 (50.12%) Network Engineer
2 91 (10.96%) Security Engineer
3 73 (8.80%) Analyst
4 68 (8.19%) Architect
5 66 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 58 (6.99%) Consultant
7 54 (6.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 49 (5.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 48 (5.78%) Network Specialist
10 46 (5.54%) Network Consultant
11 44 (5.30%) Network Analyst
12 40 (4.82%) Security Specialist
12 40 (4.82%) Support Engineer
12 40 (4.82%) Network Security Specialist
13 39 (4.70%) Network Architect
14 38 (4.58%) Network Support
15 36 (4.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 34 (4.10%) Security Consultant
17 33 (3.98%) Design Engineer
18 27 (3.25%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.45%) Regular Expression
2 11 (1.33%) CSS
3 8 (0.96%) WAP
3 8 (0.96%) XMPP
4 2 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.06%) PKI
3 35 (4.22%) Fat Client
3 35 (4.22%) Thin Client
4 15 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.69%) Replication
5 14 (1.69%) Online Games
6 13 (1.57%) SecurID
7 11 (1.33%) Clustering
8 9 (1.08%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.96%) Celerra
9 8 (0.96%) Cryptography
9 8 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.84%) FlexPod
10 7 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.84%) Life Science
11 6 (0.72%) DTV
12 5 (0.60%) Open Source
12 5 (0.60%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.82%) Windows
2 111 (13.37%) Linux
3 46 (5.54%) UNIX
4 27 (3.25%) Solaris
5 24 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.08%) SUSE
9 9 (1.08%) AIX
10 8 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.72%) Android
11 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.60%) CentOS
13 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (17.11%) Load Balancing
2 111 (13.37%) ITIL
3 94 (11.33%) Network Design
4 92 (11.08%) Network Management
5 70 (8.43%) Migration
6 66 (7.95%) E-Commerce
7 52 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
8 46 (5.54%) Service Management
9 42 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 42 (5.06%) Mentoring
10 41 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
11 40 (4.82%) Service Delivery
12 36 (4.34%) Change Management
13 34 (4.10%) Project Management
14 32 (3.86%) Network Architecture
15 29 (3.49%) Validation
16 23 (2.77%) SIEM
17 22 (2.65%) Change Control
17 22 (2.65%) Information Security
18 21 (2.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.58%) C
2 28 (3.37%) Perl
2 28 (3.37%) Python
3 20 (2.41%) Shell Script
4 16 (1.93%) SQL
5 15 (1.81%) Lisp
5 15 (1.81%) C++
6 13 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 508 (61.20%) Cisco Certification
2 385 (46.39%) CCNP
3 209 (25.18%) CCNA
4 143 (17.23%) Security Cleared
5 111 (13.37%) SC Cleared
6 109 (13.13%) CCSE
7 87 (10.48%) CCIE
8 53 (6.39%) CCDP
9 52 (6.27%) CCSA
10 45 (5.42%) CISSP
11 41 (4.94%) Degree
12 40 (4.82%) CCSP
13 37 (4.46%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.45%) CCIP
14 12 (1.45%) CISMP
14 12 (1.45%) JNCIS
15 10 (1.20%) CCENT
15 10 (1.20%) CISM
16 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.94%) SLA
2 34 (4.10%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.29%) QA
4 17 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.84%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.84%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.06%) vSphere
4 35 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.89%) ProxySG
5 24 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.93%) Squid
6 16 (1.93%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.81%) Sendmail
8 14 (1.69%) XenApp
8 14 (1.69%) XenServer
9 12 (1.45%) Firmware
10 11 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
12 9 (1.08%) UAG
12 9 (1.08%) Snort
13 8 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.84%) vCloud
15 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.12%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 53 (6.39%) FortiGate
2 23 (2.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (2.41%) CiscoWorks
5 15 (1.81%) MIMEsweeper
5 15 (1.81%) MAILsweeper
5 15 (1.81%) OPNET
6 13 (1.57%) RANCID
7 11 (1.33%) SCCM
8 9 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.60%) SCOM
12 4 (0.48%) OpenView
12 4 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 830 (100.00%) Cisco
2 407 (49.04%) CheckPoint
3 330 (39.76%) F5
4 278 (33.49%) Juniper
5 189 (22.77%) VMware
6 184 (22.17%) Blue Coat
7 142 (17.11%) Citrix
8 116 (13.98%) SolarWinds
9 93 (11.20%) HP
10 87 (10.48%) Infoblox
11 73 (8.80%) Microsoft
12 65 (7.83%) McAfee
13 51 (6.14%) Fortinet
14 46 (5.54%) Nokia
15 37 (4.46%) BMC
16 36 (4.34%) Imperva
17 33 (3.98%) CA
18 32 (3.86%) Nortel
18 32 (3.86%) TippingPoint
19 27 (3.25%) IBM
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Experis Ltd
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West Midlands
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Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Car Allowance/benefits
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Colchester, Essex
Netsource
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London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
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Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + neg
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London
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Rate: c.£350 per day
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Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
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London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day £350-£380
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Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
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Dartford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Lothian
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
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Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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