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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 0.77% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 4.67% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Median daily rate £385 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +14.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £348 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year -1.23% -13.36%  

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 154 150 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.87% 16.57% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 61
Median daily rate £351 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
4 12 (75.00%) Unified Communications
5 11 (68.75%) FWSM
6 10 (62.50%) F5
7 9 (56.25%) Firewall
8 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (43.75%) High Availability
8 7 (43.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (37.50%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) CA
10 5 (31.25%) Nokia
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (31.25%) IBM
10 5 (31.25%) VPN
10 5 (31.25%) MPLS
10 5 (31.25%) Wireless
10 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
10 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
10 5 (31.25%) Network Management
10 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (31.25%) IronPort
11 4 (25.00%) SLA
12 3 (18.75%) Unix
12 3 (18.75%) Windows
12 3 (18.75%) Linux
12 3 (18.75%) Java

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (75.00%) Unified Communications
3 11 (68.75%) FWSM
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) PPP
8 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (6.25%) DNS
9 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
4 10 (62.50%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) CA
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) IronPort
6 5 (31.25%) Nokia
7 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 2 (12.50%) ScanSafe
8 1 (6.25%) Dell
8 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
8 1 (6.25%) Juniper
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) VMware