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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 110 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.24% 6.14% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 5
Median daily rate £380 £368 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £274 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
373 440 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.96% 16.15% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 237 116
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +3 12 £400 +23.07% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £386 -
Worcestershire -4 3 £380 -24.03% 3
Shropshire -31 2 £400 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (42.86%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) CCNP
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
7 11 (31.43%) Juniper
8 10 (28.57%) BGP
8 10 (28.57%) Network Security
9 9 (25.71%) F5
9 9 (25.71%) OSPF
9 9 (25.71%) CCNA
10 8 (22.86%) LAN
10 8 (22.86%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) VLAN
11 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
13 5 (14.29%) NetScreen
13 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 5 (14.29%) VPN
13 5 (14.29%) ITIL
13 5 (14.29%) Citrix
13 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
14 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
14 4 (11.43%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (28.57%) BGP
4 10 (28.57%) Network Security
5 9 (25.71%) OSPF
6 8 (22.86%) LAN
6 8 (22.86%) Wireless
7 7 (20.00%) VLAN
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
9 5 (14.29%) NetScreen
9 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 4 (11.43%) VoIP
11 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
11 3 (8.57%) H.323
11 3 (8.57%) MPLS
11 3 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (5.71%) HSRP
12 2 (5.71%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
1 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
2 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.71%) Data Security
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Information Security
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Security Management
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) System Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) CCIE
7 3 (8.57%) CCDP
8 2 (5.71%) CISM
8 2 (5.71%) CISSP
8 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.86%) CCDA
9 1 (2.86%) CCVP
9 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 9 (25.71%) F5
5 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.57%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) Aruba
9 2 (5.71%) Avaya
9 2 (5.71%) BMC
9 2 (5.71%) Brocade
9 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.71%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) VMware
10 1 (2.86%) Splunk
10 1 (2.86%) Trustwave
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