The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 110 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 29 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 7.41% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
Median daily rate £375 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
Cisco ASA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
388 405 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 15.93% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 236 124
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.59 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 12 £388 +14.81% 2
Worcestershire -7 6 £378 -24.50%
Warwickshire - 5 £375 - 1
Shropshire -39 2 £350 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (87.50%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (40.00%) WAN
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (35.00%) CCNP
5 14 (35.00%) Network Security
6 13 (32.50%) Juniper
6 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (30.00%) BGP
8 11 (27.50%) OSPF
8 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
8 11 (27.50%) Wireless
9 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) CCNA
9 10 (25.00%) LAN
10 9 (22.50%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) F5
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (17.50%) VLAN
12 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
12 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
13 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
13 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
13 6 (15.00%) EIGRP
14 5 (12.50%) NetScreen
14 5 (12.50%) VoIP
14 5 (12.50%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (40.00%) WAN
3 14 (35.00%) Network Security
4 12 (30.00%) BGP
5 11 (27.50%) OSPF
5 11 (27.50%) Wireless
6 10 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (17.50%) VLAN
10 6 (15.00%) EIGRP
11 5 (12.50%) NetScreen
11 5 (12.50%) VoIP
12 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
12 4 (10.00%) HSRP
12 4 (10.00%) MPLS
13 3 (7.50%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) System Testing
3 3 (7.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.00%) Data Security
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.00%) Security Management
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.00%) Python
1 2 (5.00%) Tcl
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) CCNA
4 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CCIE
5 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.00%) CCDP
6 2 (5.00%) CISM
6 2 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.50%) CCDA
7 1 (2.50%) CCVP
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.50%) Nagios
1 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.50%) logstash
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
2 13 (32.50%) Juniper
3 9 (22.50%) F5
4 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
4 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) BMC
8 3 (7.50%) Brocade
8 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.50%) IBM
8 3 (7.50%) Trustwave
9 2 (5.00%) Aruba
9 2 (5.00%) Avaya
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
10 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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