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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 100 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.73% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £370 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +3.08%
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
429 296 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.23% 12.10% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 120 103
Average daily rate £340 £340 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £182 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 36
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.60 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 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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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
Birmingham - 11 £320 - 4
Shropshire -6 4 - -
Coventry +6 3 - -
Worcestershire +4 3 £500 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (85.29%) Firewall
3 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (64.71%) CheckPoint
5 20 (58.82%) CCNP
5 20 (58.82%) F5
6 19 (55.88%) CCNA
7 16 (47.06%) WAN
8 15 (44.12%) Juniper
9 12 (35.29%) LAN
9 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) VPN
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
10 9 (26.47%) MPLS
11 8 (23.53%) McAfee
11 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
11 8 (23.53%) Network Design
11 8 (23.53%) BIG-IP
11 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
11 8 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
13 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
13 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
13 6 (17.65%) BMC
13 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (17.65%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 8 (23.53%) BIG-IP
6 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
6 6 (17.65%) VoIP
6 6 (17.65%) WLAN
7 5 (14.71%) OSPF
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security
8 4 (11.76%) IPsec
9 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.82%) BGP
9 3 (8.82%) DNS
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.94%) SAN
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Network Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Network Support
3 5 (14.71%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Network Design
1 8 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) MODAF
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) CCNP
3 19 (55.88%) CCNA
4 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) CCDA
6 3 (8.82%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 20 (58.82%) F5
4 15 (44.12%) Juniper
5 8 (23.53%) McAfee
5 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
6 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 6 (17.65%) BMC
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
7 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
8 3 (8.82%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) SAP
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.88%) Remedy
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade
10 1 (2.94%) Foundry
Birmingham
iKonnect
Rate: £340 - £360 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £330 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago