The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 64 84
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 1.05% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.95% 5.99% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 2
Median daily rate £360 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 191 167 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.71% 17.49% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 74
Median daily rate £391 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.01% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £19.00 £40.00
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Buckinghamshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 18 £357 +1.85%
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
3 31 (65.96%) F5
3 31 (65.96%) Firewall
4 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
5 25 (53.19%) CCNP
5 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (42.55%) Juniper
6 20 (42.55%) DV Cleared
7 18 (38.30%) Palo Alto
8 17 (36.17%) ITIL
8 17 (36.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (34.04%) Citrix
10 14 (29.79%) Wireless
11 13 (27.66%) LAN
11 13 (27.66%) WAN
12 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.28%) BGP
13 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
14 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (19.15%) AppSense
14 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
14 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
14 9 (19.15%) ICMP
14 9 (19.15%) VPN
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.15%) AppDNA
14 9 (19.15%) XenApp
14 9 (19.15%) XenDesktop

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (29.79%) Wireless
4 13 (27.66%) LAN
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
5 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (21.28%) BGP
6 10 (21.28%) BIG-IP
7 9 (19.15%) ICMP
7 9 (19.15%) VPN
8 7 (14.89%) TACACS
9 4 (8.51%) Network Security
9 4 (8.51%) SSL
10 3 (6.38%) Internet
11 2 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (2.13%) FCoE
12 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Architect
2 15 (31.91%) Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Network Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Network Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
1 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) DevOps
2 9 (19.15%) Network Design
2 9 (19.15%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (19.15%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
4 6 (12.77%) ITSM
4 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (2.13%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Security Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) SC Cleared
3 25 (53.19%) CCNP
3 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (42.55%) DV Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) CCSA
5 7 (14.89%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) GPG13
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (19.15%) XenApp
1 9 (19.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) AppDNA
2 6 (12.77%) OVSD
3 2 (4.26%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (65.96%) F5
3 20 (42.55%) Juniper
4 18 (38.30%) Palo Alto
5 16 (34.04%) Citrix
6 9 (19.15%) AppSense
6 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
6 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
6 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.89%) Nokia
8 6 (12.77%) Fortinet
8 6 (12.77%) HP
9 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.26%) Aruba
9 2 (4.26%) FireEye
9 2 (4.26%) GFI Software
9 2 (4.26%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.26%) McAfee
9 2 (4.26%) Rapid7
9 2 (4.26%) TippingPoint