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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 271 372 337
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 403 231 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.32% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 143 100
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £314
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 26
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.60 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +3.08%

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
7758 6968 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.16% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 3782 3405
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 384 542
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +83 381 £350 -9.67% 84
London +88 160 £350 -6.66% 35
South East +3 79 £384 +18.07% 24
East of England +13 38 £375 +17.18% 4
North West +18 36 £325 +30.00% 2
Berkshire +8 32 £288 -4.16% 8
Manchester - 28 £325 -
West Midlands +5 26 £380 -7.31% 5
City of London +14 25 £350 +7.69% 12
Hampshire -3 19 £395 +21.53% 4
Yorkshire -24 16 £350 -12.60% 7
Surrey +20 14 £400 +4.57% 6
East Midlands +11 13 £350 - 2
Birmingham - 13 £338 - 1
South West +10 12 £330 -26.66% 5
West Yorkshire -5 11 £350 - 5
Hertfordshire -11 11 £375 +19.04%
Leeds -4 10 £350 - 3
Essex -4 10 £278 -30.62%
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £355 -11.25% 5
Bristol +15 8 £300 -9.09%
Bedfordshire - 8 £413 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £313 +34.40%
Bracknell -5 7 - -
Reading -8 7 £288 -11.53% 1
Scotland +5 6 £275 -15.38%
Basingstoke - 6 £400 -
Camberley - 6 £416 - 1
Hounslow - 6 £413 - 1
Kent +4 5 £425 +9.67%

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 820 (100.00%) Cisco
2 702 (85.61%) Firewall
3 487 (59.39%) Cisco Certification
4 410 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 372 (45.37%) CCNP
6 310 (37.80%) F5
7 277 (33.78%) Network Security
8 275 (33.54%) Juniper
9 270 (32.93%) VPN
10 269 (32.80%) WAN
11 240 (29.27%) BGP
12 237 (28.90%) LAN
13 235 (28.66%) OSPF
13 235 (28.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 213 (25.98%) Data Centre
15 212 (25.85%) Wireless
16 203 (24.76%) CCNA
17 193 (23.54%) VMware
18 190 (23.17%) MPLS
19 180 (21.95%) DNS
20 178 (21.71%) Blue Coat
21 155 (18.90%) Citrix
22 141 (17.20%) Cisco IOS
23 140 (17.07%) SolarWinds
24 138 (16.83%) Load Balancing
25 135 (16.46%) EIGRP
26 128 (15.61%) Security Cleared
27 126 (15.37%) Windows
28 125 (15.24%) ITIL
29 123 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.07%) Lync
2 17 (2.07%) IIS
3 15 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.46%) Apache
6 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.85%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.73%) SaaS
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 702 (85.61%) Firewall
2 277 (33.78%) Network Security
3 270 (32.93%) VPN
4 269 (32.80%) WAN
5 240 (29.27%) BGP
6 237 (28.90%) LAN
7 235 (28.66%) OSPF
7 235 (28.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 212 (25.85%) Wireless
9 190 (23.17%) MPLS
10 180 (21.95%) DNS
11 141 (17.20%) Cisco IOS
12 135 (16.46%) EIGRP
13 123 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 118 (14.39%) DHCP
15 113 (13.78%) IPsec
16 108 (13.17%) SSL
17 105 (12.80%) TCP/IP
17 105 (12.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 95 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.37%) EDMS
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.24%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (0.24%) MySQL
6 2 (0.24%) DB2
6 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 114 (13.90%) Finance
2 65 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.29%) Banking
4 20 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 16 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.46%) Retail
7 12 (1.46%) Games
8 6 (0.73%) Marketing
8 6 (0.73%) Advertising
8 6 (0.73%) Electronics
9 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 416 (50.73%) Network Engineer
2 112 (13.66%) Security Engineer
3 92 (11.22%) Analyst
4 74 (9.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 60 (7.32%) Architect
6 57 (6.95%) Cisco Engineer
7 56 (6.83%) Consultant
8 54 (6.59%) Network Specialist
9 49 (5.98%) Network Support
10 46 (5.61%) Support Engineer
11 44 (5.37%) Network Analyst
11 44 (5.37%) Senior Network Engineer
12 41 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 40 (4.88%) Security Specialist
13 40 (4.88%) Network Architect
13 40 (4.88%) Network Consultant
14 38 (4.63%) Network Security Specialist
15 32 (3.90%) Design Engineer
16 29 (3.54%) Network Support Engineer
16 29 (3.54%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.71%) CSS
2 10 (1.22%) XMPP
3 5 (0.61%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.49%) WAP
5 3 (0.37%) XML
6 2 (0.24%) OAuth
6 2 (0.24%) MFC
6 2 (0.24%) Middleware
6 2 (0.24%) SAML
7 1 (0.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 213 (25.98%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.05%) PKI
3 36 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.15%) Fat Client
4 34 (4.15%) Thin Client
5 31 (3.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (1.59%) Replication
6 13 (1.59%) SecurID
7 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.22%) Clustering
9 9 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.10%) Online Games
10 8 (0.98%) Celerra
10 8 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.85%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.73%) Life Science
12 6 (0.73%) DTV
13 5 (0.61%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.61%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.37%) Windows
2 97 (11.83%) Linux
3 35 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (3.66%) UNIX
5 24 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (2.56%) Solaris
7 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.73%) Android
9 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.49%) Debian
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.24%) SUSE
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (16.83%) Load Balancing
2 125 (15.24%) ITIL
3 102 (12.44%) Network Management
4 100 (12.20%) Network Design
5 69 (8.41%) Migration
6 67 (8.17%) Kalman Filter
7 64 (7.80%) E-Commerce
8 43 (5.24%) Service Delivery
8 43 (5.24%) Network Monitoring
9 39 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 39 (4.76%) Service Management
10 35 (4.27%) Incident Management
11 34 (4.15%) SIEM
12 30 (3.66%) DDoS Mitigation
13 28 (3.41%) Information Security
14 27 (3.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 25 (3.05%) Validation
16 23 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (2.68%) Penetration Testing
17 22 (2.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.02%) C
2 29 (3.54%) Perl
3 27 (3.29%) Python
4 16 (1.95%) Lisp
5 15 (1.83%) SQL
6 12 (1.46%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.46%) C++
7 11 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.61%) PHP
9 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.24%) Java
11 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 487 (59.39%) Cisco Certification
2 372 (45.37%) CCNP
3 203 (24.76%) CCNA
4 128 (15.61%) Security Cleared
5 104 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 101 (12.32%) CCSE
7 76 (9.27%) CCIE
8 57 (6.95%) CISSP
9 52 (6.34%) CCDP
10 51 (6.22%) Degree
11 39 (4.76%) CCSA
12 25 (3.05%) CISMP
12 25 (3.05%) CISM
13 23 (2.80%) CCSP
14 20 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (2.32%) DV Cleared
16 15 (1.83%) CCENT
17 12 (1.46%) JNCIS
18 11 (1.34%) CCIP
18 11 (1.34%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.63%) SLA
2 35 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 35 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.05%) QA
4 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.73%) GPG13
5 5 (0.61%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) TickIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.88%) vSphere
4 36 (4.39%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.44%) ProxySG
7 19 (2.32%) XenApp
8 15 (1.83%) XenServer
9 13 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.46%) Sendmail
11 9 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.10%) Squid
12 8 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 7 (0.85%) vCloud
14 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.73%) Snort
15 4 (0.49%) Firmware
16 3 (0.37%) UAG
16 3 (0.37%) Samba
16 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (4.51%) FortiGate
2 28 (3.41%) CiscoWorks
3 24 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (2.20%) RANCID
5 15 (1.83%) OPNET
5 15 (1.83%) SCCM
6 12 (1.46%) OpenView
6 12 (1.46%) MIMEsweeper
6 12 (1.46%) MAILsweeper
7 11 (1.34%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.22%) TrustSec
9 6 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (0.61%) SCOM
10 5 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 820 (100.00%) Cisco
2 410 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 310 (37.80%) F5
4 275 (33.54%) Juniper
5 193 (23.54%) VMware
6 178 (21.71%) Blue Coat
7 155 (18.90%) Citrix
8 140 (17.07%) SolarWinds
9 102 (12.44%) Infoblox
9 102 (12.44%) HP
10 70 (8.54%) Microsoft
11 68 (8.29%) McAfee
12 50 (6.10%) Fortinet
13 42 (5.12%) Nokia
13 42 (5.12%) Imperva
14 35 (4.27%) Aruba
15 34 (4.15%) Clearswift
16 32 (3.90%) BMC
16 32 (3.90%) Websense
17 30 (3.66%) Riverbed
London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Recital Consulting
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 21 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £340 - £360 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago