The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank - 50 35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.07% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.21% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 96 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.72% 20.47% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 27
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +132.25%
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 West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the West Sussex region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (75.00%) SMTP
4 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 9 (75.00%) FTP
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) CCENT
5 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (58.33%) CCNP
7 6 (50.00%) SNMP
7 6 (50.00%) LAN
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (50.00%) Aruba
8 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
8 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
8 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (41.67%) HSRP
8 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (41.67%) VoIP
8 5 (41.67%) Linux
8 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (41.67%) VPN
8 5 (41.67%) IPsec
8 5 (41.67%) Telecoms

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) FTP
2 9 (75.00%) SMTP
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (41.67%) HSRP
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) VRRP
4 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Support
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall Support
2 4 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Network Support
2 4 (33.33%) Network Support Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCENT
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCSE
5 4 (33.33%) CCSA
5 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (8.33%) MCSA
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Aruba
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (16.67%) Qualys
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec