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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 4.28% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
Median daily rate £395 £421 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £385 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.89% +45.00%

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
342 257 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.26% 9.92% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 130 128
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 49
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +34 8 £463 +15.62% 1
Birmingham +4 7 £363 - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 £550 +30.64%
Solihull -2 3 £265 -39.42% 1
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (92.68%) Firewall
3 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
4 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (51.22%) WAN
6 19 (46.34%) Network Design
6 19 (46.34%) F5
7 17 (41.46%) VPN
8 15 (36.59%) Juniper
8 15 (36.59%) BGP
8 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
8 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (34.15%) Wireless
9 14 (34.15%) CCNP
10 13 (31.71%) CCNA
10 13 (31.71%) Blue Coat
11 12 (29.27%) OSPF
12 11 (26.83%) LAN
12 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
13 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
14 8 (19.51%) Aruba
15 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (17.07%) Finance
15 7 (17.07%) Migration
15 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
16 6 (14.63%) Intel Security
16 6 (14.63%) VoIP
16 6 (14.63%) Oracle

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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) VPN
4 15 (36.59%) BGP
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (34.15%) Wireless
6 12 (29.27%) OSPF
7 11 (26.83%) LAN
8 6 (14.63%) VoIP
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
9 5 (12.20%) MPLS
9 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (9.76%) DMVPN
10 4 (9.76%) SSL
10 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications
11 3 (7.32%) DHCP
11 3 (7.32%) DNS
11 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Network Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Design Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Information Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Network Operations Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support
8 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Network Design
2 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Information Security
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) CCNP
4 13 (31.71%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) CCDA
5 6 (14.63%) CCDP
6 5 (12.20%) CCVP
7 4 (9.76%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) CISA
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
3 19 (46.34%) F5
4 15 (36.59%) Juniper
5 13 (31.71%) Blue Coat
6 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
7 8 (19.51%) Aruba
8 6 (14.63%) Intel Security
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) Nokia
9 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
9 5 (12.20%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
10 3 (7.32%) EqualLogic
10 3 (7.32%) FireEye
10 3 (7.32%) GFI Software
10 3 (7.32%) LogRhythm
10 3 (7.32%) Rapid7
10 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.32%) TippingPoint