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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 109 88 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.69% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 4.44% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.93% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+53.17% -34.71%
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
364 315 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.07% 15.47% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 161 122
Average daily rate £350 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 49
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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
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 21 November 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 -1 3 £350 +16.66% 4
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 3
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Extranet
6 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (20.00%) Websense
7 2 (20.00%) CCSP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) CCIE
8 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (10.00%) 3G
8 1 (10.00%) Squid
8 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (10.00%) FirePass
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Extranet
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) FirePass
6 1 (10.00%) 3G
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (30.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Websense
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat