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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 126 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 5.74% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £237 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%
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
483 296 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 11.87% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 147 228
Median daily rate £375 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 28
Median hourly rate £39.20 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 15 £400 +28.00% 3
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Worcestershire -1 1 £300 -38.46%
Warwickshire -6 1 £325 -27.77%
Coventry -15 1 £450 +66.66%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (94.64%) Firewall
3 42 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (69.64%) CCNP
5 34 (60.71%) WAN
6 29 (51.79%) Juniper
7 28 (50.00%) LAN
8 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
9 23 (41.07%) SC Cleared
9 23 (41.07%) Wireless
10 20 (35.71%) CCNA
10 20 (35.71%) Windows
10 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
11 19 (33.93%) BGP
11 19 (33.93%) VPN
11 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
12 18 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
13 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
13 17 (30.36%) OSPF
14 15 (26.79%) Network Security
15 13 (23.21%) VLAN
16 11 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (19.64%) VMware
16 11 (19.64%) IPv4
16 11 (19.64%) VoIP
16 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (17.86%) vSphere
17 10 (17.86%) Linux
17 10 (17.86%) SAN

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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 53 (94.64%) Firewall
2 34 (60.71%) WAN
3 28 (50.00%) LAN
4 23 (41.07%) Wireless
5 19 (33.93%) BGP
5 19 (33.93%) VPN
6 18 (32.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (30.36%) OSPF
8 15 (26.79%) Network Security
9 13 (23.21%) VLAN
10 11 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (19.64%) IPv4
10 11 (19.64%) VoIP
11 10 (17.86%) SAN
11 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
13 7 (12.50%) HSRP
14 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.71%) WLAN
15 5 (8.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) CESG
2 3 (5.36%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.86%) Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.93%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Network Design
2 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (7.14%) System Testing
3 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.36%) Change Management
3 3 (5.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.57%) Change Control
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (3.57%) Network Planning
4 2 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.57%) Python
1 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (69.64%) CCNP
3 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
4 23 (41.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (35.71%) CCNA
6 9 (16.07%) CCDP
6 9 (16.07%) MCSA
6 9 (16.07%) MCSE
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (14.29%) JNCIP
8 7 (12.50%) CCIE
9 4 (7.14%) CCDA
10 3 (5.36%) JNCIA
11 2 (3.57%) CCSA
11 2 (3.57%) CCSE
11 2 (3.57%) CLAS
12 1 (1.79%) CCVP
12 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) vSphere
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) FortiGate
1 5 (8.93%) Nagios
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.57%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.79%) Cacti
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) OpenView
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.79%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) Juniper
3 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.64%) VMware
6 9 (16.07%) Palo Alto
6 9 (16.07%) SolarWinds
7 8 (14.29%) F5
7 8 (14.29%) HP
8 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 7 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 6 (10.71%) Aruba
10 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
11 4 (7.14%) Meraki
12 3 (5.36%) Citrix
12 3 (5.36%) Dell
12 3 (5.36%) EMC
12 3 (5.36%) Huawei
12 3 (5.36%) Trustwave
13 2 (3.57%) BMC