The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 49 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.22% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 4.60% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £290 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £458 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.25%
Cisco ASA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 87 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.27% 15.03% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 63
Average daily rate £413 £423 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Wiltshire region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Swindon +5 9 £450 +13.92%
Cisco ASA
South West

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) Juniper
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Network Security
3 11 (57.89%) F5
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (47.37%) IronPort
5 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
6 7 (36.84%) ProxySG
7 5 (26.32%) Sourcefire
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) McAfee
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (15.79%) Service Management

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) FWSM
5 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) RIP
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Security Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) Juniper
3 11 (57.89%) F5
4 9 (47.37%) IronPort
5 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
6 5 (26.32%) Sourcefire
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) McAfee
7 2 (10.53%) Websense
8 1 (5.26%) BT
8 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL