The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 67 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.73% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 9.80% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £392 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +86.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.57% 10.02% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 25 33
Average daily rate £375 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £435 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £137.50 £20.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Wales region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Wales region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
South Wales -14 5 £400 +1.97% 3
West Wales - - - -
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Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCSE
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba