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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 98 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 2.13% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%
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
328 328 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.85% 13.79% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 149 121
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.87 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 10 £315 +40.00% 1
Shropshire +2 7 £305 -27.38% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £479 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (86.05%) Firewall
3 30 (69.77%) CCNP
4 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
5 25 (58.14%) CCNA
5 25 (58.14%) WAN
5 25 (58.14%) F5
6 21 (48.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (48.84%) Juniper
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
8 17 (39.53%) LAN
9 16 (37.21%) MPLS
10 14 (32.56%) BIG-IP
11 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
11 13 (30.23%) CSS
12 12 (27.91%) VPN
12 12 (27.91%) McAfee
12 12 (27.91%) Blue Coat
12 12 (27.91%) Fortinet
12 12 (27.91%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (23.26%) DMVPN
13 10 (23.26%) Network Design
13 10 (23.26%) OSPF
13 10 (23.26%) VoIP
14 9 (20.93%) WLAN
14 9 (20.93%) IBM
14 9 (20.93%) CiscoWorks

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) Firewall
2 25 (58.14%) WAN
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (39.53%) LAN
5 16 (37.21%) MPLS
6 14 (32.56%) BIG-IP
7 12 (27.91%) VPN
7 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (23.26%) DMVPN
8 10 (23.26%) OSPF
8 10 (23.26%) VoIP
9 9 (20.93%) WLAN
10 7 (16.28%) Network Security
11 6 (13.95%) BGP
12 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (9.30%) IPsec
14 3 (6.98%) VLAN
14 3 (6.98%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Network Support
3 6 (13.95%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) DTV
1 2 (4.65%) SecurID
1 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) WAN Optimisation
2 10 (23.26%) Network Design
3 8 (18.60%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) MODAF
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 25 (58.14%) CCNA
4 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CCDP
7 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) CCDA
7 3 (6.98%) CCSA
7 3 (6.98%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
3 25 (58.14%) F5
4 21 (48.84%) Juniper
5 12 (27.91%) McAfee
5 12 (27.91%) Blue Coat
5 12 (27.91%) Fortinet
6 9 (20.93%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.93%) BMC
6 9 (20.93%) IBM
7 7 (16.28%) Sourcefire
8 4 (9.30%) Brocade
9 3 (6.98%) VMware
10 2 (4.65%) Remedy
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) Foundry
10 2 (4.65%) SAP
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