Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 17 November 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 107 128
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 1.41% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 6.17% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 25
Berkshire median daily rate £481 £407 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.39% -7.09% +25.00%
10th Percentile £298 £320 £237
90th Percentile £638 £554 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.03% -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -58.18% +41.03% -2.50%

Cisco ASA is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 989 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.61% 22.89% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 487 542
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.44% +3.52%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £537
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.43 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 8 £438 -2.78% 1
Bracknell -12 7 - - 2
Slough +5 1 - -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Firewall
3 15 (71.43%) Juniper
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (42.86%) Network Design
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
7 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) CCNP
8 7 (33.33%) BGP
9 6 (28.57%) IPsec
9 6 (28.57%) DAB
9 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
9 6 (28.57%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
9 6 (28.57%) NX-OS
10 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
10 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
10 5 (23.81%) CCIE
10 5 (23.81%) SSL
11 4 (19.05%) HP
11 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 4 (19.05%) Python

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) DAB
5 6 (28.57%) IPsec
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) NX-OS
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) SSL
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) LDAP
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.52%) FTP
9 2 (9.52%) HTTP
9 2 (9.52%) OSPF
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Domain Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IP Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Design
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (19.05%) C-shell
1 4 (19.05%) Korn
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) CCSE
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (4.76%) CCIP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) HND
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Openswan
3 1 (4.76%) pfSense
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) OVSD
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
6 4 (19.05%) Arista
6 4 (19.05%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Vyatta
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) Ensim
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds