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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 250 360 359
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 444 257 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 3.56% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 155 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £23.00 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.67 £99.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +51.11%

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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +103 419 £350 -12.50% 118
London +70 154 £350 -12.50% 39
South East +14 93 £375 +7.14% 30
North West +20 45 £325 +30.00% 10
East of England +31 40 £375 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +10 40 £300 - 10
Manchester +20 35 £325 - 7
Yorkshire -3 32 £401 - 11
City of London +8 26 £350 +7.69% 12
West Midlands -1 23 £434 +3.42% 8
Surrey +12 22 £378 -21.55% 7
Hampshire -7 22 £400 +15.94% 9
West Yorkshire +4 17 £350 +7.69% 6
East Midlands - 17 £425 - 8
Leeds -1 15 £350 - 5
South West +2 14 £330 -26.66% 9
North Yorkshire -1 14 £413 +3.05% 3
Scotland +10 12 £270 -16.92% 1
Reading 0 12 £288 +2.67% 1
York -5 12 £413 +3.05% 1
Bristol +14 10 £300 -9.09% 3
Essex +10 10 £275 -31.25%
Hertfordshire +5 10 £360 +20.00%
Birmingham - 10 £410 - 4
Camberley - 9 £416 -
Nottingham - 8 £400 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 8 £400 - 3
Fareham +7 7 £450 - 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 - 1
Norfolk +8 6 £650 +116.66%

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 858 (100.00%) Cisco
2 738 (86.01%) Firewall
3 510 (59.44%) Cisco Certification
4 430 (50.12%) CheckPoint
5 384 (44.76%) CCNP
6 330 (38.46%) F5
7 290 (33.80%) Network Security
8 287 (33.45%) Juniper
9 283 (32.98%) VPN
10 268 (31.24%) BGP
11 267 (31.12%) WAN
12 256 (29.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 245 (28.55%) OSPF
14 235 (27.39%) LAN
15 215 (25.06%) CCNA
16 207 (24.13%) VMware
17 203 (23.66%) Wireless
18 191 (22.26%) Blue Coat
19 184 (21.45%) DNS
20 181 (21.10%) MPLS
21 161 (18.76%) Citrix
22 148 (17.25%) Load Balancing
23 145 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
24 141 (16.43%) Security Cleared
25 138 (16.08%) SolarWinds
26 135 (15.73%) Windows
26 135 (15.73%) EIGRP
27 132 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 129 (15.03%) ITIL
29 119 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (2.80%) IIS
2 20 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.98%) Apache
3 17 (1.98%) Lync
4 13 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 20 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.05%) MS Office
2 9 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.35%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 738 (86.01%) Firewall
2 290 (33.80%) Network Security
3 283 (32.98%) VPN
4 268 (31.24%) BGP
5 267 (31.12%) WAN
6 256 (29.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 245 (28.55%) OSPF
8 235 (27.39%) LAN
9 203 (23.66%) Wireless
10 184 (21.45%) DNS
11 181 (21.10%) MPLS
12 145 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
13 135 (15.73%) EIGRP
14 132 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 118 (13.75%) IPsec
16 114 (13.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 113 (13.17%) DHCP
18 107 (12.47%) SSL
19 106 (12.35%) Cisco PIX
20 99 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.82%) DB2
5 3 (0.35%) EDMS
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 94 (10.96%) Finance
2 77 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.26%) Banking
4 16 (1.86%) Investment Banking
4 16 (1.86%) Games
5 14 (1.63%) Multimedia
5 14 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.17%) Retail
7 6 (0.70%) Marketing
7 6 (0.70%) Electronics
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Billing
9 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Legal
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 449 (52.33%) Network Engineer
2 115 (13.40%) Security Engineer
3 93 (10.84%) Analyst
4 89 (10.37%) Network Security Engineer
5 64 (7.46%) Architect
6 55 (6.41%) Consultant
7 54 (6.29%) Cisco Engineer
8 48 (5.59%) Network Specialist
8 48 (5.59%) Network Support
8 48 (5.59%) Network Analyst
9 47 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
9 47 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 42 (4.90%) Network Consultant
11 40 (4.66%) Security Specialist
11 40 (4.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 40 (4.66%) Network Architect
11 40 (4.66%) Network Security Specialist
12 30 (3.50%) Design Engineer
13 29 (3.38%) Network Support Engineer
13 29 (3.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.17%) Regular Expression
1 10 (1.17%) CSS
2 8 (0.93%) XMPP
2 8 (0.93%) WAP
3 2 (0.23%) MFC
3 2 (0.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.76%) PKI
2 43 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 35 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 14 (1.63%) Online Games
5 13 (1.52%) Replication
5 13 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.52%) SecurID
6 10 (1.17%) Clustering
7 8 (0.93%) Celerra
7 8 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (0.82%) Life Science
8 7 (0.82%) FlexPod
9 6 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 6 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 6 (0.70%) NHS
9 6 (0.70%) DTV
10 5 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (15.73%) Windows
2 104 (12.12%) Linux
3 39 (4.55%) UNIX
4 30 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (2.56%) Solaris
6 15 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.82%) SUSE
9 7 (0.82%) AIX
10 6 (0.70%) Android
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.23%) CentOS
13 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (17.25%) Load Balancing
2 129 (15.03%) ITIL
3 100 (11.66%) Network Management
4 96 (11.19%) Network Design
5 74 (8.62%) Migration
6 68 (7.93%) E-Commerce
7 66 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 46 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 46 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
9 45 (5.24%) Service Management
10 39 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 35 (4.08%) Incident Management
12 32 (3.73%) SIEM
13 29 (3.38%) Validation
14 28 (3.26%) Change Management
15 27 (3.15%) Network Architecture
16 26 (3.03%) Information Security
16 26 (3.03%) Project Management
16 26 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 22 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.20%) C
2 27 (3.15%) Perl
3 26 (3.03%) Python
4 18 (2.10%) Shell Script
5 14 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.63%) SQL
6 13 (1.52%) C++
6 13 (1.52%) Lisp
7 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 510 (59.44%) Cisco Certification
2 384 (44.76%) CCNP
3 215 (25.06%) CCNA
4 141 (16.43%) Security Cleared
5 109 (12.70%) SC Cleared
6 107 (12.47%) CCSE
7 81 (9.44%) CCIE
8 59 (6.88%) CISSP
9 52 (6.06%) CCSA
10 50 (5.83%) CCDP
11 49 (5.71%) Degree
12 35 (4.08%) CCSP
13 30 (3.50%) DV Cleared
14 24 (2.80%) CISMP
15 23 (2.68%) CISM
16 20 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.75%) CCENT
18 13 (1.52%) JNCIS
19 11 (1.28%) CCIP
20 10 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.01%) SLA
2 33 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 32 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.68%) QA
5 6 (0.70%) GPG13
5 6 (0.70%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 43 (5.01%) vSphere
4 37 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.03%) ProxySG
7 17 (1.98%) XenApp
8 15 (1.75%) Squid
8 15 (1.75%) XenServer
9 14 (1.63%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.52%) Sendmail
11 11 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.05%) Firmware
12 9 (1.05%) UAG
13 8 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.82%) vCloud
14 7 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
15 6 (0.70%) Snort
15 6 (0.70%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 53 (6.18%) FortiGate
2 31 (3.61%) CiscoWorks
3 21 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (1.98%) RANCID
5 15 (1.75%) OPNET
6 14 (1.63%) SCCM
6 14 (1.63%) OpenView
7 13 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
7 13 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
8 10 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.17%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.58%) SCOM
13 4 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 858 (100.00%) Cisco
2 430 (50.12%) CheckPoint
3 330 (38.46%) F5
4 287 (33.45%) Juniper
5 207 (24.13%) VMware
6 191 (22.26%) Blue Coat
7 161 (18.76%) Citrix
8 138 (16.08%) SolarWinds
9 107 (12.47%) HP
10 95 (11.07%) Infoblox
11 76 (8.86%) Microsoft
12 63 (7.34%) McAfee
13 59 (6.88%) Fortinet
14 44 (5.13%) Nokia
15 37 (4.31%) Imperva
16 34 (3.96%) CA
17 32 (3.73%) Clearswift
18 31 (3.61%) Websense
18 31 (3.61%) BMC
19 29 (3.38%) Aruba
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