The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 90 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 35 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.46% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 5.86% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 3
Average daily rate
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£401 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.20% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £240 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +26.75%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
342 256 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.26% 11.31% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 147 98
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £23.40 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
North Yorkshire +18 22 £401 +60.20% 2
West Yorkshire +1 12 £350 +40.00% 6
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (80.00%) Firewall
4 43 (71.67%) CCNP
5 37 (61.67%) CheckPoint
6 36 (60.00%) F5
7 33 (55.00%) Blue Coat
8 31 (51.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 29 (48.33%) VMware
9 29 (48.33%) DNS
10 28 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (45.00%) BGP
11 27 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 25 (41.67%) OSPF
12 25 (41.67%) CCSE
13 24 (40.00%) Network Security
13 24 (40.00%) DHCP
14 23 (38.33%) HP
14 23 (38.33%) BIG-IP
15 22 (36.67%) DMVPN
16 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (33.33%) Infoblox
17 18 (30.00%) Linux
18 17 (28.33%) Citrix
18 17 (28.33%) CCDP
19 16 (26.67%) Fat Client
19 16 (26.67%) Imperva
19 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
19 16 (26.67%) NetScreen
19 16 (26.67%) Thin Client

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 48 (80.00%) Firewall
2 31 (51.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 29 (48.33%) DNS
4 28 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
5 27 (45.00%) BGP
5 27 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 25 (41.67%) OSPF
7 24 (40.00%) Network Security
7 24 (40.00%) DHCP
8 23 (38.33%) BIG-IP
9 22 (36.67%) DMVPN
10 16 (26.67%) NetScreen
11 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (20.00%) WLAN
13 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
14 7 (11.67%) WAN
14 7 (11.67%) LAN
15 6 (10.00%) VPN
16 5 (8.33%) Wireless
16 5 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 17 (28.33%) Security Specialist
3 17 (28.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 8 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Technician
7 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 16 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (21.67%) Network Design
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
5 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) SIEM
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.33%) BCP
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.67%) Logistics
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) C
2 9 (15.00%) Lisp
3 3 (5.00%) C++
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) PHP
3 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (71.67%) CCNP
3 25 (41.67%) CCSE
4 17 (28.33%) CCDP
5 13 (21.67%) CCNA
6 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.33%) CCSA
8 2 (3.33%) VCAP
8 2 (3.33%) VCP5
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) MCSA
8 2 (3.33%) CCDA
8 2 (3.33%) CISSP
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE
9 1 (1.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) XenServer
3 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) OPNET
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (61.67%) CheckPoint
3 36 (60.00%) F5
4 33 (55.00%) Blue Coat
5 29 (48.33%) VMware
6 23 (38.33%) HP
7 20 (33.33%) Infoblox
8 17 (28.33%) Citrix
9 16 (26.67%) Imperva
10 13 (21.67%) TippingPoint
11 12 (20.00%) BMC
12 10 (16.67%) Juniper
13 7 (11.67%) SonicWALL
14 5 (8.33%) Motorola
15 4 (6.67%) Symantec
15 4 (6.67%) Nokia
15 4 (6.67%) Dell
15 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
16 3 (5.00%) McAfee