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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 305 340 331
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 398 300 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 3.67% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 188 152
Average daily rate
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£375 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 10
Average hourly rate £22.01 £40.00 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +82.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £40.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £40.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-44.96% +83.90%

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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 +30 368 £375 +3.44% 76
London +6 118 £418 +4.37% 33
South East -24 86 £375 +4.16% 14
East of England +31 37 £363 +11.53% 3
South West -1 35 £400 - 6
Wiltshire +18 30 £450 - 4
North West -14 28 £338 +30.43% 3
City of London +3 24 £425 - 9
Berkshire -4 24 £465 +6.28% 3
Manchester -2 21 £350 +27.27% 2
Yorkshire -24 21 £375 +15.38% 5
Hertfordshire - 21 £475 - 1
West Midlands +24 20 £310 -0.80% 9
Swindon +7 19 £425 -5.55% 4
West Sussex +2 16 £344 -6.14%
Scotland +1 16 £456 +21.66% 2
East Midlands +2 15 £313 -0.39% 3
Edinburgh -2 14 £500 +33.33%
Hampshire -16 14 £375 +9.09% 3
West Yorkshire -27 14 £363 +11.53% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £440 +35.38% 3
Leeds -28 12 £375 +15.38% 3
Crawley 0 11 £350 -4.43%
Stevenage - 10 - -
Birmingham +7 7 £308 -1.60% 1
Southampton -2 7 £375 +19.04% 2
Surrey -10 7 £350 -2.77% 2
Slough +5 6 £465 - 1
East Sussex +7 5 £310 -2.74%
Milton Keynes -4 5 £400 +23.07% 2

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 799 (100.00%) Cisco
2 675 (84.48%) Firewall
3 448 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
4 401 (50.19%) CheckPoint
5 351 (43.93%) CCNP
6 341 (42.68%) WAN
7 296 (37.05%) LAN
8 281 (35.17%) F5
9 264 (33.04%) Juniper
10 252 (31.54%) VPN
11 249 (31.16%) Network Security
12 240 (30.04%) BGP
13 221 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 211 (26.41%) Data Centre
15 209 (26.16%) MPLS
16 205 (25.66%) OSPF
16 205 (25.66%) Wireless
17 193 (24.16%) CCNA
18 164 (20.53%) EIGRP
19 155 (19.40%) ITIL
20 152 (19.02%) DNS
21 141 (17.65%) SolarWinds
22 140 (17.52%) TCP/IP
23 138 (17.27%) VMware
24 137 (17.15%) Blue Coat
25 133 (16.65%) IPsec
26 127 (15.89%) Windows
27 119 (14.89%) Load Balancing
28 118 (14.77%) SSL
29 114 (14.27%) VLAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.88%) Lync
3 14 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.75%) IIS
8 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.25%) JBoss
9 2 (0.25%) Apache
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.25%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.00%) SaaS
1 8 (1.00%) Office 365
2 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.75%) PaaS
4 4 (0.50%) IaaS
4 4 (0.50%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 675 (84.48%) Firewall
2 341 (42.68%) WAN
3 296 (37.05%) LAN
4 252 (31.54%) VPN
5 249 (31.16%) Network Security
6 240 (30.04%) BGP
7 221 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 209 (26.16%) MPLS
9 205 (25.66%) OSPF
9 205 (25.66%) Wireless
10 164 (20.53%) EIGRP
11 152 (19.02%) DNS
12 140 (17.52%) TCP/IP
13 133 (16.65%) IPsec
14 118 (14.77%) SSL
15 114 (14.27%) VLAN
16 113 (14.14%) Cisco PIX
17 108 (13.52%) Cisco IOS
18 106 (13.27%) VoIP
19 100 (12.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.25%) Sybase ASA
5 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.25%) MySQL
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (14.02%) Finance
2 63 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.50%) Banking
3 20 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 13 (1.63%) Retail
4 13 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.25%) Advertising
6 7 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.63%) Legal
8 4 (0.50%) Electronics
8 4 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.25%) Billing
9 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 455 (56.95%) Network Engineer
2 104 (13.02%) Security Engineer
3 87 (10.89%) Analyst
4 76 (9.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 70 (8.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 67 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
7 55 (6.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 48 (6.01%) Consultant
9 41 (5.13%) Security Analyst
10 40 (5.01%) Network Support
11 38 (4.76%) Support Engineer
12 34 (4.26%) Architect
13 30 (3.75%) Design Engineer
13 30 (3.75%) Firewall Engineer
14 28 (3.50%) Network Analyst
15 26 (3.25%) Network Specialist
15 26 (3.25%) Network Design Engineer
16 25 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
16 25 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
17 24 (3.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.89%) 802.1X
2 19 (2.38%) CSS
3 9 (1.13%) XMPP
4 3 (0.38%) XML
5 2 (0.25%) WAP
5 2 (0.25%) SAML
5 2 (0.25%) Middleware
5 2 (0.25%) Web Services
5 2 (0.25%) .NET
5 2 (0.25%) MFC
5 2 (0.25%) COM+
5 2 (0.25%) OAuth
6 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 211 (26.41%) Data Centre
2 77 (9.64%) PKI
3 34 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.25%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.13%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.00%) SecurID
10 7 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.75%) Life Science
11 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.75%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.75%) Clustering
12 5 (0.63%) NHS
12 5 (0.63%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.63%) HP StoreVirtual
13 4 (0.50%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.50%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 127 (15.89%) Windows
2 89 (11.14%) Linux
3 36 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.13%) UNIX
5 26 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.13%) Solaris
11 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.63%) Android
12 5 (0.63%) Debian
13 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (19.40%) ITIL
2 119 (14.89%) Load Balancing
3 111 (13.89%) Network Design
4 104 (13.02%) Kalman Filter
5 85 (10.64%) Migration
6 75 (9.39%) Network Management
7 52 (6.51%) Network Monitoring
8 44 (5.51%) SIEM
8 44 (5.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 44 (5.51%) Service Delivery
9 43 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
10 40 (5.01%) WAN Optimisation
11 37 (4.63%) Change Management
12 32 (4.01%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (3.88%) Project Management
13 31 (3.88%) Service Management
13 31 (3.88%) DDoS Mitigation
14 28 (3.50%) Change Control
15 25 (3.13%) Information Security
16 23 (2.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.25%) Perl
2 15 (1.88%) SQL
2 15 (1.88%) VB
3 13 (1.63%) Python
3 13 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.13%) Lisp
4 9 (1.13%) C
5 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.25%) Java
7 2 (0.25%) PHP
7 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 448 (56.07%) Cisco Certification
2 351 (43.93%) CCNP
3 193 (24.16%) CCNA
4 102 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 75 (9.39%) SC Cleared
6 69 (8.64%) CCIE
7 49 (6.13%) CCSE
8 48 (6.01%) Degree
9 46 (5.76%) CISSP
10 44 (5.51%) CCSA
11 37 (4.63%) CCDP
12 32 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (4.01%) CISM
13 27 (3.38%) CISMP
14 24 (3.00%) CCENT
15 18 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (2.25%) MCSE
16 15 (1.88%) DV Cleared
17 14 (1.75%) CCSP
17 14 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.38%) SLA
2 45 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.13%) QA
4 17 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 72 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 39 (4.88%) vSphere
4 21 (2.63%) XenApp
5 18 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.00%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.75%) Sendmail
9 6 (0.75%) Snort
10 5 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.50%) UAG
12 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.38%) Samba
12 3 (0.38%) Squid
13 2 (0.25%) Xen
13 2 (0.25%) Firmware
13 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (4.51%) FortiGate
3 27 (3.38%) CiscoWorks
4 19 (2.38%) RANCID
5 15 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (1.63%) SCCM
7 11 (1.38%) OpenView
8 10 (1.25%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.13%) OPNET
9 9 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
10 8 (1.00%) NetCrunch
11 7 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.88%) WSUS
12 6 (0.75%) SCOM
12 6 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
12 6 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 799 (100.00%) Cisco
2 401 (50.19%) CheckPoint
3 281 (35.17%) F5
4 264 (33.04%) Juniper
5 141 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 138 (17.27%) VMware
7 137 (17.15%) Blue Coat
8 110 (13.77%) Citrix
9 81 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 77 (9.64%) HP
11 75 (9.39%) McAfee
12 61 (7.63%) Fortinet
13 54 (6.76%) Aruba
14 51 (6.38%) Infoblox
14 51 (6.38%) Nokia
15 44 (5.51%) Riverbed
16 38 (4.76%) Websense
17 36 (4.51%) Clearswift
18 35 (4.38%) Kaspersky
19 33 (4.13%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £270 - £305 Per Day to c.£300/day (Ltd. Co. basis)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: NEG
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £275 - £305 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200.00 - £266.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £170 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: £50 per hour + overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago