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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 109 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 35 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.97% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 6.89% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 3
Median daily rate £380 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +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
405 334 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.09% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 188 142
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 16 £400 +26.98% 5
Worcestershire -3 7 £378 -21.14%
Warwickshire - 3 £375 -
Shropshire -37 2 £350 +14.59% 2
Coventry -8 1 - - 3
Solihull - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (93.88%) Firewall
3 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (48.98%) WAN
5 23 (46.94%) CCNP
6 22 (44.90%) Juniper
7 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
8 17 (34.69%) LAN
9 15 (30.61%) BGP
9 15 (30.61%) Wireless
9 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
10 14 (28.57%) OSPF
10 14 (28.57%) CCNA
11 13 (26.53%) VPN
11 13 (26.53%) Network Security
12 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
13 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
14 10 (20.41%) Windows
15 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (18.37%) VLAN
15 9 (18.37%) SolarWinds
15 9 (18.37%) F5
16 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
16 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
16 8 (16.33%) Intel Security
17 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
18 6 (12.24%) MPLS
18 6 (12.24%) CCIE

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 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 46 (93.88%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) WAN
3 18 (36.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (34.69%) LAN
5 15 (30.61%) BGP
5 15 (30.61%) Wireless
6 14 (28.57%) OSPF
7 13 (26.53%) Network Security
7 13 (26.53%) VPN
8 9 (18.37%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (18.37%) VLAN
9 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 6 (12.24%) HSRP
10 6 (12.24%) MPLS
10 6 (12.24%) VoIP
11 5 (10.20%) NetScreen
12 4 (8.16%) BIG-IP
12 4 (8.16%) IPv4
12 4 (8.16%) NX-OS
12 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) System Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (6.12%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.08%) Network Design
5 2 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.08%) SIEM
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) Python
1 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (46.94%) CCNP
3 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (12.24%) CCIE
7 5 (10.20%) JNCIP
8 4 (8.16%) CCDP
9 3 (6.12%) CCDA
10 2 (4.08%) CCSE
10 2 (4.08%) CLAS
10 2 (4.08%) MCSA
10 2 (4.08%) MCSE
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.04%) CCSA
11 1 (2.04%) CCVP
11 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Nagios
2 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.04%) Cacti
5 1 (2.04%) logstash
5 1 (2.04%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.04%) OpenView
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) SmokePing
5 1 (2.04%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.90%) Juniper
3 17 (34.69%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
5 9 (18.37%) F5
5 9 (18.37%) SolarWinds
6 8 (16.33%) Intel Security
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.20%) Aruba
8 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.20%) Citrix
9 4 (8.16%) HP
9 4 (8.16%) VMware
10 3 (6.12%) BMC
10 3 (6.12%) Brocade
10 3 (6.12%) EMC
10 3 (6.12%) IBM
10 3 (6.12%) Trustwave
11 2 (4.08%) Huawei
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