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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 97 118 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 1.12% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £339 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +8.04%
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
275 446 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.99% 17.25% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 229 150
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £456 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 September 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 September 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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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 +8 7 £308 +4.68% 1
Shropshire - 5 £305 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £489 -
Coventry - 1 £270 - 6
Solihull - 1 £300 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (84.44%) Firewall
4 31 (68.89%) CCNP
5 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 26 (57.78%) CCNA
6 26 (57.78%) WAN
7 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (48.89%) Juniper
9 21 (46.67%) F5
10 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
10 19 (42.22%) LAN
11 17 (37.78%) MPLS
12 13 (28.89%) CSS
12 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
12 13 (28.89%) BIG-IP
13 12 (26.67%) Network Design
13 12 (26.67%) VPN
14 11 (24.44%) OSPF
14 11 (24.44%) McAfee
14 11 (24.44%) Fortinet
14 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
14 11 (24.44%) WAN Optimisation
15 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 10 (22.22%) VoIP
16 9 (20.00%) DMVPN
16 9 (20.00%) 802.1X
17 8 (17.78%) SolarWinds
17 8 (17.78%) WLAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) Firewall
2 26 (57.78%) WAN
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (42.22%) LAN
5 17 (37.78%) MPLS
6 13 (28.89%) BIG-IP
7 12 (26.67%) VPN
8 11 (24.44%) OSPF
9 10 (22.22%) VoIP
9 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (20.00%) DMVPN
11 8 (17.78%) WLAN
12 7 (15.56%) BGP
12 7 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (15.56%) Network Security
13 6 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 4 (8.89%) VRRP
14 4 (8.89%) DNS
14 4 (8.89%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Network Support
4 4 (8.89%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) SecurID
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Design
2 11 (24.44%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (17.78%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Control
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.67%) MODAF
6 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Network Management
7 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 39 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (68.89%) CCNP
3 26 (57.78%) CCNA
4 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) CCDP
7 4 (8.89%) CCDA
8 3 (6.67%) CCIE
8 3 (6.67%) CCSE
8 3 (6.67%) CCSA
9 1 (2.22%) CCVP
9 1 (2.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (8.89%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (48.89%) Juniper
4 21 (46.67%) F5
5 11 (24.44%) Fortinet
5 11 (24.44%) McAfee
5 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
6 8 (17.78%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.78%) BMC
6 8 (17.78%) IBM
7 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 5 (11.11%) Brocade
7 5 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (6.67%) Remedy
9 2 (4.44%) Foundry
10 1 (2.22%) SAP
10 1 (2.22%) Nokia
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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