The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 110 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 2.45% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £406 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -20.63%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
333 286 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.10% 15.43% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 125
Average daily rate £313 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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
Birmingham -5 3 £275 - 4
Coventry - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 17 (89.47%) CCNP
3 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
5 13 (68.42%) WAN
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
6 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) F5
7 9 (47.37%) DMVPN
7 9 (47.37%) MPLS
7 9 (47.37%) McAfee
7 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
7 9 (47.37%) Fortinet
8 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
8 8 (42.11%) VoIP
9 7 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
11 5 (26.32%) LAN
11 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (21.05%) CCNA
12 4 (21.05%) CCIE
12 4 (21.05%) Service Management
12 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
13 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (47.37%) DMVPN
4 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
4 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 8 (42.11%) VoIP
6 7 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) VPN
8 2 (10.53%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) FirePass
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (5.26%) 3G
9 1 (5.26%) WLAN
9 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Support
2 6 (31.58%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CCNP
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDA
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
1 1 (5.26%) Squid
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
3 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
3 10 (52.63%) F5
4 9 (47.37%) Fortinet
4 9 (47.37%) McAfee
5 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Websense
6 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software
7 1 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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