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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 113 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 2.93% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £411 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.83% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
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
268 307 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.50% 13.90% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 129 124
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 50 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.04 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 4 £375 +25.00% 2
Solihull - 2 £438 -
Shropshire - 1 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 £421 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) F5
6 7 (33.33%) MPLS
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (23.81%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) BGP
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Games
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Data Security
10 3 (14.29%) Security Management
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (14.29%) CISM
10 3 (14.29%) Information Security
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) VPN
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) CISSP
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) MPLS
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
7 2 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
7 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.76%) TACACS
8 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (14.29%) Data Security
1 3 (14.29%) Information Security
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
1 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 3 (14.29%) Security Management
1 3 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) CISM
4 3 (14.29%) CISSP
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 9 (42.86%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
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