The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 93 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 18 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.18% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 8.01% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -38.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 312 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.11% 14.71% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 163 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 40
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +153.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.31 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco ASA
England

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
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 25 July 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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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
West Yorkshire 0 11 £325 - 9
North Yorkshire +2 7 £401 +20.90%
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (91.43%) CCNP
2 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 26 (74.29%) Blue Coat
3 26 (74.29%) F5
4 25 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 25 (71.43%) BGP
5 22 (62.86%) Network Security
5 22 (62.86%) HP
5 22 (62.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 21 (60.00%) DMVPN
6 21 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (57.14%) Fat Client
7 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (57.14%) CCSE
7 20 (57.14%) VMware
7 20 (57.14%) Citrix
7 20 (57.14%) Thin Client
7 20 (57.14%) OSPF
7 20 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
8 19 (54.29%) Imperva
8 19 (54.29%) NetScreen
8 19 (54.29%) DHCP
8 19 (54.29%) DNS
8 19 (54.29%) Linux
8 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
8 19 (54.29%) BIG-IP
9 12 (34.29%) C

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 25 (71.43%) BGP
3 22 (62.86%) Network Security
3 22 (62.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (60.00%) DMVPN
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (57.14%) OSPF
5 20 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (54.29%) NetScreen
6 19 (54.29%) BIG-IP
6 19 (54.29%) DHCP
6 19 (54.29%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) WLAN
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.29%) DMZ
9 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.71%) Wireless
11 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
11 1 (2.86%) FWSM
11 1 (2.86%) TACACS
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Network Specialist
2 19 (54.29%) Security Specialist
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 20 (57.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C
2 5 (14.29%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) CCNP
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (57.14%) CCSE
3 7 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) OPNET
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Blue Coat
2 26 (74.29%) F5
3 25 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 22 (62.86%) HP
5 20 (57.14%) Citrix
5 20 (57.14%) VMware
6 19 (54.29%) Infoblox
6 19 (54.29%) Imperva
7 10 (28.57%) TippingPoint
7 10 (28.57%) BMC
8 2 (5.71%) Motorola
8 2 (5.71%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.86%) Radware
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft