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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 250 366 382
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 413 202 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.57% 3.11% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 122 66
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -38.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £36.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +32.57%

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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +112 391 £375 +5.63% 121
London +87 166 £375 -6.25% 57
South East +65 113 £363 - 29
Berkshire +47 55 £356 -25.39% 9
City of London +34 46 £413 +22.67% 21
Yorkshire +23 36 £401 +60.20% 7
York +26 22 £401 +3.35% 1
North Yorkshire +20 22 £401 +60.20% 2
Surrey +17 20 £430 +28.35% 9
South West -17 20 £375 +54.63% 15
Reading +25 19 £369 -18.05% 4
East Midlands +24 18 £306 +22.50% 1
North West +4 16 £318 - 1
Hampshire -11 16 £338 -11.18% 10
East of England -7 14 £303 +21.00% 6
Nottinghamshire +9 13 £313 +25.00%
Manchester +7 13 £318 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 13 £350 +40.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £378 -20.52% 1
Scotland -9 13 £300 -14.28% 3
Nottingham +7 12 £313 +25.00%
Milton Keynes - 11 £355 - 1
Bristol +2 10 £350 +94.44% 12
Leeds 0 9 £413 +65.00% 3
Wiltshire -4 8 £444 - 2
South Wales -6 8 £375 +0.06% 7
Wales -10 8 £375 +0.06% 7
Swindon - 8 £444 - 1
Cardiff -7 6 £425 +13.40% 5
Slough - 6 £300 - 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 745 (100.00%) Cisco
2 662 (88.86%) Firewall
3 446 (59.87%) Cisco Certification
4 362 (48.59%) CheckPoint
5 317 (42.55%) CCNP
6 268 (35.97%) F5
7 251 (33.69%) Juniper
8 241 (32.35%) BGP
9 236 (31.68%) Network Security
10 234 (31.41%) VPN
11 218 (29.26%) WAN
12 214 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 212 (28.46%) LAN
14 192 (25.77%) OSPF
15 186 (24.97%) CCNA
16 157 (21.07%) VMware
17 152 (20.40%) DNS
18 150 (20.13%) Blue Coat
19 149 (20.00%) Load Balancing
20 138 (18.52%) Security Cleared
21 135 (18.12%) Windows
21 135 (18.12%) MPLS
21 135 (18.12%) Wireless
22 116 (15.57%) Cisco IOS
23 114 (15.30%) ITIL
24 113 (15.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 110 (14.77%) Citrix
26 107 (14.36%) Linux
27 106 (14.23%) EIGRP
27 106 (14.23%) SC Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (4.30%) IIS
2 29 (3.89%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.62%) Apache
4 17 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.34%) Lync
7 7 (0.94%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 21 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.34%) MS Office
3 6 (0.81%) MS Project
3 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 662 (88.86%) Firewall
2 241 (32.35%) BGP
3 236 (31.68%) Network Security
4 234 (31.41%) VPN
5 218 (29.26%) WAN
6 214 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 212 (28.46%) LAN
8 192 (25.77%) OSPF
9 152 (20.40%) DNS
10 135 (18.12%) MPLS
10 135 (18.12%) Wireless
11 116 (15.57%) Cisco IOS
12 113 (15.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 106 (14.23%) EIGRP
14 104 (13.96%) Cisco PIX
15 103 (13.83%) IPsec
16 90 (12.08%) DHCP
17 86 (11.54%) SAN
18 83 (11.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 76 (10.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.01%) DB2
3 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 68 (9.13%) Finance
2 66 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.49%) Banking
4 15 (2.01%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.01%) Games
5 13 (1.74%) Retail
6 9 (1.21%) Legal
7 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.67%) Advertising
7 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.40%) Electronics
8 3 (0.40%) Law
8 3 (0.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 360 (48.32%) Network Engineer
2 95 (12.75%) Security Engineer
3 70 (9.40%) Network Security Engineer
4 57 (7.65%) Consultant
5 54 (7.25%) Analyst
5 54 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 49 (6.58%) Architect
7 39 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 38 (5.10%) Network Consultant
9 37 (4.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 36 (4.83%) Network Analyst
11 34 (4.56%) Network Specialist
12 32 (4.30%) Network Security Specialist
12 32 (4.30%) Design Engineer
12 32 (4.30%) Security Specialist
13 31 (4.16%) Security Consultant
14 27 (3.62%) Network Support
15 25 (3.36%) Support Engineer
15 25 (3.36%) Designer
16 24 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.01%) Regular Expression
2 11 (1.48%) WAP
3 8 (1.07%) CSS
4 3 (0.40%) Web Services
5 2 (0.27%) XMPP
6 1 (0.13%) .NET
6 1 (0.13%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.62%) Fat Client
2 27 (3.62%) Thin Client
3 23 (3.09%) PKI
4 21 (2.82%) CESG
5 18 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.01%) SecurID
7 14 (1.88%) Online Games
7 14 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (1.48%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.48%) Clustering
10 9 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.21%) RMADS
10 9 (1.21%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.21%) Open Source
11 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.81%) NHS
12 5 (0.67%) Life Science
13 3 (0.40%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.12%) Windows
2 107 (14.36%) Linux
3 37 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (4.83%) UNIX
5 30 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (2.01%) SUSE
8 15 (2.01%) AIX
9 14 (1.88%) Solaris
10 12 (1.61%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.21%) CentOS
12 6 (0.81%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.27%) MVS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.27%) Android
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 114 (15.30%) ITIL
3 86 (11.54%) Network Management
4 81 (10.87%) Network Design
5 56 (7.52%) Incident Management
5 56 (7.52%) Migration
6 55 (7.38%) E-Commerce
6 55 (7.38%) Service Management
7 51 (6.85%) Change Management
8 44 (5.91%) Network Architecture
9 43 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (5.37%) Kalman Filter
10 40 (5.37%) Service Delivery
11 34 (4.56%) Information Security
11 34 (4.56%) Mentoring
12 27 (3.62%) Project Management
13 25 (3.36%) Validation
14 22 (2.95%) Risk Management
15 21 (2.82%) Line Management
16 19 (2.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.89%) C
1 29 (3.89%) SQL
2 25 (3.36%) Perl
3 20 (2.68%) Shell Script
4 19 (2.55%) Python
5 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.61%) C++
8 9 (1.21%) Lisp
9 6 (0.81%) VBScript
10 4 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 446 (59.87%) Cisco Certification
2 317 (42.55%) CCNP
3 186 (24.97%) CCNA
4 138 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 106 (14.23%) SC Cleared
6 89 (11.95%) CCSE
7 80 (10.74%) CCIE
8 50 (6.71%) CCSP
8 50 (6.71%) CCSA
9 45 (6.04%) CISSP
10 42 (5.64%) CCDP
11 41 (5.50%) DV Cleared
12 35 (4.70%) Degree
13 12 (1.61%) CCVP
14 9 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.07%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (1.07%) JNCIS
15 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.94%) MCSE
16 7 (0.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.17%) SLA
2 31 (4.16%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.42%) QA
5 10 (1.34%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.81%) GPG13
6 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 53 (7.11%) vSphere
4 38 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.30%) ProxySG
6 28 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.28%) FreeRADIUS
7 17 (2.28%) Firmware
8 12 (1.61%) Snort
8 12 (1.61%) Squid
9 9 (1.21%) Sendmail
10 8 (1.07%) XenServer
11 6 (0.81%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.81%) XenApp
11 6 (0.81%) Nmap
11 6 (0.81%) UAG
12 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (5.91%) FortiGate
2 25 (3.36%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (1.74%) SCCM
5 13 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (1.61%) SCOM
6 12 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.34%) MIMEsweeper
7 10 (1.34%) WhatsUp Gold
8 9 (1.21%) CA Spectrum
8 9 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
9 8 (1.07%) OpenView
10 7 (0.94%) OPNET
11 6 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.81%) Netcool
11 6 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.81%) Nessus
11 6 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 745 (100.00%) Cisco
2 362 (48.59%) CheckPoint
3 268 (35.97%) F5
4 251 (33.69%) Juniper
5 157 (21.07%) VMware
6 150 (20.13%) Blue Coat
7 110 (14.77%) Citrix
8 98 (13.15%) HP
9 93 (12.48%) Microsoft
10 73 (9.80%) SolarWinds
11 55 (7.38%) Nokia
12 53 (7.11%) McAfee
13 51 (6.85%) Infoblox
14 44 (5.91%) Fortinet
15 32 (4.30%) Websense
16 28 (3.76%) Imperva
16 28 (3.76%) TippingPoint
17 26 (3.49%) IBM
17 26 (3.49%) CA
18 24 (3.22%) Riverbed
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