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 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 59 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.06% 1.18% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 6.94% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Median daily rate £370 £358 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +20.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £223 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £375 £300
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 145 144 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.12% 16.94% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 112 56
Median daily rate £370 £370 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
4 14 (82.35%) Unified Communications
4 14 (82.35%) SolarWinds
5 12 (70.59%) FWSM
6 11 (64.71%) F5
7 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (52.94%) Firewall
8 9 (52.94%) HP
9 8 (47.06%) VPN
9 8 (47.06%) Wireless
10 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (41.18%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (41.18%) IBM
10 7 (41.18%) CA
10 7 (41.18%) MPLS
10 7 (41.18%) Network Management
10 7 (41.18%) High Availability
10 7 (41.18%) IronPort
10 7 (41.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (29.41%) Nokia
11 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
11 5 (29.41%) Finance
12 4 (23.53%) OSPF
12 4 (23.53%) BGP
13 3 (17.65%) PPP
13 3 (17.65%) LAN

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (82.35%) Unified Communications
3 12 (70.59%) FWSM
4 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 8 (47.06%) Wireless
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
7 7 (41.18%) MPLS
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) OSPF
9 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) PPP
9 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) Internet
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Documentation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) High Availability
1 7 (41.18%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCDP
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
1 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 14 (82.35%) SolarWinds
4 11 (64.71%) F5
5 9 (52.94%) HP
6 7 (41.18%) CA
6 7 (41.18%) IBM
6 7 (41.18%) IronPort
7 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
7 5 (29.41%) Nokia
8 2 (11.76%) Dell
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
9 1 (5.88%) Gemalto
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.88%) VMware