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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 303 368 343
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 359 228 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 3.11% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 132 122
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +12.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -14.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £21.60 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £32.00 £70.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%

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
7831 7340 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.66% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4398 3980 3587
Average daily rate £355 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 389 523
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.41 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +64 334 £350 -3.44% 83
London +73 138 £350 -4.37% 38
South East -31 70 £384 +10.35% 19
North West +7 28 £325 +30.00% 3
East of England -5 27 £335 -4.28% 7
Berkshire -1 25 £285 -15.61% 4
Hampshire -7 24 £395 +21.53% 2
West Midlands +17 22 £315 -21.25% 3
City of London -6 20 £344 +17.52% 14
Yorkshire -15 19 £338 -14.28% 6
Manchester - 19 £325 -
West Yorkshire +4 15 £303 -13.57% 4
Leeds -14 12 £338 -3.57% 3
East Midlands 0 11 £209 -28.63% 2
South West -4 11 £295 -34.44% 4
Hertfordshire -9 11 £375 +19.04% 4
Birmingham +5 10 £315 +40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £388 -3.12% 2
Scotland +10 9 £275 -3.50%
Bracknell +3 7 - -
Edinburgh - 7 £350 -
Telford +3 6 £305 -27.38% 1
Shropshire +1 6 £305 -27.38% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £314 -3.46% 1
Surrey -4 6 £400 -11.11% 9
Southampton -12 6 £310 -4.61% 1
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Basingstoke +11 5 £400 - 1
Wales +5 5 £275 -26.66% 3

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
2 689 (86.23%) Firewall
3 460 (57.57%) Cisco Certification
4 400 (50.06%) CheckPoint
5 362 (45.31%) CCNP
6 295 (36.92%) WAN
7 286 (35.79%) F5
8 271 (33.92%) VPN
9 257 (32.17%) Juniper
10 253 (31.66%) LAN
11 239 (29.91%) BGP
12 234 (29.29%) Network Security
13 228 (28.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 222 (27.78%) OSPF
15 219 (27.41%) Wireless
16 203 (25.41%) Data Centre
17 192 (24.03%) CCNA
18 185 (23.15%) MPLS
19 177 (22.15%) VMware
20 172 (21.53%) DNS
21 161 (20.15%) Blue Coat
22 147 (18.40%) EIGRP
23 140 (17.52%) Windows
23 140 (17.52%) SolarWinds
24 136 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
25 130 (16.27%) Citrix
26 125 (15.64%) Load Balancing
27 117 (14.64%) ITIL
28 116 (14.52%) Security Cleared
29 113 (14.14%) TCP/IP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.38%) IIS
2 19 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.00%) Lync
4 15 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.50%) Apache
6 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.88%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.25%) JBoss
11 2 (0.25%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 17 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) Office 365
2 4 (0.50%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 689 (86.23%) Firewall
2 295 (36.92%) WAN
3 271 (33.92%) VPN
4 253 (31.66%) LAN
5 239 (29.91%) BGP
6 234 (29.29%) Network Security
7 228 (28.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 222 (27.78%) OSPF
9 219 (27.41%) Wireless
10 185 (23.15%) MPLS
11 172 (21.53%) DNS
12 147 (18.40%) EIGRP
13 136 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
14 113 (14.14%) IPsec
14 113 (14.14%) TCP/IP
15 110 (13.77%) SSL
16 107 (13.39%) DHCP
17 106 (13.27%) VLAN
18 102 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 92 (11.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.38%) EDMS
6 2 (0.25%) MySQL
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
6 2 (0.25%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 110 (13.77%) Finance
2 59 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.63%) Banking
3 21 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 16 (2.00%) Retail
5 12 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.00%) Advertising
8 7 (0.88%) Games
9 5 (0.63%) Electronics
9 5 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 433 (54.19%) Network Engineer
2 107 (13.39%) Security Engineer
3 84 (10.51%) Analyst
4 69 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 67 (8.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 52 (6.51%) Consultant
6 52 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 51 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 49 (6.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 47 (5.88%) Architect
10 41 (5.13%) Network Support
11 39 (4.88%) Network Analyst
12 37 (4.63%) Network Specialist
13 36 (4.51%) Network Consultant
14 32 (4.01%) Network Architect
15 29 (3.63%) Network Support Engineer
16 28 (3.50%) Security Analyst
17 25 (3.13%) Design Engineer
17 25 (3.13%) Security Consultant
18 23 (2.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.25%) CSS
2 11 (1.38%) XMPP
3 5 (0.63%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.38%) XML
4 3 (0.38%) WAP
5 2 (0.25%) SAML
5 2 (0.25%) Middleware
5 2 (0.25%) MFC
5 2 (0.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 203 (25.41%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.26%) PKI
3 28 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 28 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 21 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 15 (1.88%) Replication
6 11 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.38%) EMC VNX
7 10 (1.25%) Clustering
8 9 (1.13%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.00%) Celerra
9 8 (1.00%) HP Storage
10 7 (0.88%) SecurID
10 7 (0.88%) FlexPod
10 7 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (0.75%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.75%) Life Science
12 5 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 140 (17.52%) Windows
2 91 (11.39%) Linux
3 42 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (4.76%) UNIX
5 31 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.75%) Solaris
8 21 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.00%) Android
9 8 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.63%) Debian
11 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.25%) SUSE
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (15.64%) Load Balancing
2 117 (14.64%) ITIL
3 95 (11.89%) Network Design
4 84 (10.51%) Network Management
5 79 (9.89%) Kalman Filter
6 76 (9.51%) Migration
7 47 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 42 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 41 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 38 (4.76%) Service Management
11 32 (4.01%) SIEM
12 30 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (3.75%) WAN Optimisation
13 28 (3.50%) Change Control
14 27 (3.38%) DDoS Mitigation
14 27 (3.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (3.25%) Information Security
15 26 (3.25%) Incident Management
16 25 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.38%) C
2 25 (3.13%) Perl
3 23 (2.88%) Python
4 16 (2.00%) Lisp
5 15 (1.88%) SQL
6 12 (1.50%) C++
6 12 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.63%) VB
8 5 (0.63%) PHP
9 2 (0.25%) Java
10 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 460 (57.57%) Cisco Certification
2 362 (45.31%) CCNP
3 192 (24.03%) CCNA
4 116 (14.52%) Security Cleared
5 91 (11.39%) SC Cleared
6 79 (9.89%) CCSE
7 65 (8.14%) CCIE
8 50 (6.26%) CISSP
9 48 (6.01%) CCDP
10 42 (5.26%) Degree
11 38 (4.76%) CCSA
12 25 (3.13%) CISM
12 25 (3.13%) CISMP
13 24 (3.00%) CCSP
14 20 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (2.25%) DV Cleared
16 15 (1.88%) CCENT
17 12 (1.50%) MCSE
17 12 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (1.38%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.63%) SLA
3 25 (3.13%) QA
4 24 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) GPG13
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 104 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (7.13%) Active Directory
3 43 (5.38%) vSphere
4 33 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.00%) XenApp
6 20 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (2.38%) ProxySG
8 15 (1.88%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.75%) XenServer
10 12 (1.50%) Sendmail
11 10 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 7 (0.88%) vCloud
14 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.75%) Squid
15 3 (0.38%) Snort
15 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.38%) Samba
15 3 (0.38%) Firmware
15 3 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (4.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (4.01%) FortiGate
3 30 (3.75%) CiscoWorks
4 18 (2.25%) SCCM
5 17 (2.13%) RANCID
6 14 (1.75%) OPNET
7 13 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (1.50%) MAILsweeper
8 12 (1.50%) OpenView
9 11 (1.38%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.88%) NetCrunch
10 7 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.50%) SCOM
12 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 799 (100.00%) Cisco
2 400 (50.06%) CheckPoint
3 286 (35.79%) F5
4 257 (32.17%) Juniper
5 177 (22.15%) VMware
6 161 (20.15%) Blue Coat
7 140 (17.52%) SolarWinds
8 130 (16.27%) Citrix
9 107 (13.39%) HP
10 81 (10.14%) Infoblox
11 71 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 70 (8.76%) McAfee
13 51 (6.38%) Fortinet
14 45 (5.63%) Nokia
15 42 (5.26%) Aruba
16 34 (4.26%) Riverbed
16 34 (4.26%) Clearswift
17 33 (4.13%) Imperva
18 32 (4.01%) Websense
18 32 (4.01%) BMC
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