Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 13 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 1.80% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 12.86% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 6
Birmingham median daily rate £404 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +30.08% -12.14%
10th Percentile £371 £281 £288
90th Percentile £438 £506 £363
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year -69.34% - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 269 210 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.16% 13.98% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 113
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £205 £166
90th Percentile £494 £535 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 10 (76.92%) CCNP
4 9 (69.23%) CCIE
4 9 (69.23%) IPsec
5 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
6 7 (53.85%) Network Security
6 7 (53.85%) PKI
6 7 (53.85%) VLAN
6 7 (53.85%) LAN
7 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 6 (46.15%) SNMP
7 6 (46.15%) SSH
8 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
8 5 (38.46%) F5
9 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
9 4 (30.77%) Junos
9 4 (30.77%) HSRP
9 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
9 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
9 4 (30.77%) WAN
9 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 4 (30.77%) HP
9 4 (30.77%) MPLS
9 4 (30.77%) OSPF
9 4 (30.77%) Sophos

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Akamai
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 11 (84.62%) VPN
3 9 (69.23%) IPsec
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) VLAN
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) SNMP
5 6 (46.15%) SSH
6 4 (30.77%) HSRP
6 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (30.77%) Junos
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) OSPF
6 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 4 (30.77%) TACACS
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 9 (69.23%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) SolarWinds
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 4 (30.77%) Sophos
6 3 (23.08%) AppDynamics
6 3 (23.08%) Infoblox
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) 3Com
7 1 (7.69%) NEC
7 1 (7.69%) Radware