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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 112 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 3.27% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Median daily rate £450 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £232 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £441 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
357 336 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.05% 13.11% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 160 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 9 £400 +23.07% 2
Shropshire +1 6 £463 +68.18% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £550 - 1
Coventry -5 1 £450 +91.48% 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 52 (100.00%) Cisco
1 52 (100.00%) Firewall
2 41 (78.85%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (65.38%) WAN
4 31 (59.62%) Juniper
4 31 (59.62%) CCNP
5 26 (50.00%) LAN
5 26 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 23 (44.23%) CCNA
8 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
9 19 (36.54%) VPN
10 18 (34.62%) BGP
11 17 (32.69%) Windows
12 16 (30.77%) Network Design
13 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
14 14 (26.92%) OSPF
14 14 (26.92%) Wireless
15 13 (25.00%) CCDP
16 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
17 11 (21.15%) IPv4
17 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (21.15%) F5
18 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
19 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
19 9 (17.31%) vSphere
19 9 (17.31%) Aruba
19 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (65.38%) WAN
3 26 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (36.54%) VPN
5 18 (34.62%) BGP
6 14 (26.92%) OSPF
6 14 (26.92%) Wireless
7 11 (21.15%) IPv4
8 10 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (17.31%) SAN
9 9 (17.31%) VoIP
10 8 (15.38%) DHCP
10 8 (15.38%) DNS
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (13.46%) IP Telephony
11 7 (13.46%) Network Security
12 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.54%) VLAN
13 5 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Leader
6 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Design
2 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.77%) Information Security
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL
5 2 (3.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.92%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (59.62%) CCNP
3 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 23 (44.23%) CCNA
6 13 (25.00%) CCDP
7 9 (17.31%) CCDA
7 9 (17.31%) MCSA
7 9 (17.31%) MCSE
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (9.62%) CCVP
9 4 (7.69%) CCIE
9 4 (7.69%) JNCIP
10 3 (5.77%) JNCIA
11 2 (3.85%) CCSA
11 2 (3.85%) CLAS
12 1 (1.92%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) Juniper
3 26 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) F5
6 10 (19.23%) Fortinet
7 9 (17.31%) Aruba
7 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
7 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
7 9 (17.31%) VMware
8 8 (15.38%) HP
9 5 (9.62%) Nokia
10 4 (7.69%) Intel Security
10 4 (7.69%) Meraki
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle
11 3 (5.77%) Dell
11 3 (5.77%) Huawei
12 2 (3.85%) BMC
12 2 (3.85%) IBM
12 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software