The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Cisco ASA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.84% 0.31% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 1.75% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £463 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 57 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 31.23% 17.70% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Basingstoke

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Basingstoke

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Riverbed

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DWDM
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE Security
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (16.67%) Arista
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) NetScout
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) VMware