Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 95 102
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.46% 0.98% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 6.80% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Bristol median daily rate £370 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.11% -3.67%
10th Percentile £241 £278 £325
90th Percentile £396 £379 £382
South West median daily rate £268 £355 £390
% change year-on-year -24.65% -8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £41.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.39% +7.05% +11.43%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 310 250 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.81% 14.38% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 170 115
Bristol median daily rate £340 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £174 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.41% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 14
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.11% +50.85%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.10 £88.50
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.59% -19.75% +82.56%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Veeam
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (22.22%) CA
7 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) VPN

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (11.11%) FWSM
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) PPP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) CA
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) IronPort
7 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (11.11%) Meraki
7 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto