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 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 East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 60 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.68% 0.96% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 5.43% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £288 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 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 206 184 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.44% 17.64% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 79 77
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -64.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £43.00
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 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +22 25 £475 +18.75%
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (66.67%) F5
3 21 (53.85%) Firewall
4 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
5 18 (46.15%) CCNP
5 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (41.03%) Citrix
6 16 (41.03%) Wireless
6 16 (41.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (38.46%) VPN
8 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
9 13 (33.33%) ITIL
10 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 11 (28.21%) Juniper
11 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
11 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP
12 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (25.64%) XenApp
12 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
12 10 (25.64%) Network Security
12 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
12 10 (25.64%) AppDNA
13 9 (23.08%) GPG13
13 9 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
13 9 (23.08%) DevOps
13 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
13 9 (23.08%) LAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (41.03%) Wireless
3 15 (38.46%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP
5 10 (25.64%) Network Security
5 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 6 (15.38%) IPsec
8 6 (15.38%) TACACS
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (12.82%) ICMP
10 4 (10.26%) SSL
11 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (7.69%) Internet
11 3 (7.69%) MPLS
11 3 (7.69%) VoIP
11 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Information Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) DevOps
2 9 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design
5 5 (12.82%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) ITSM
7 3 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) DNA
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 18 (46.15%) CCNP
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) CCSA
5 6 (15.38%) CCSE
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) CCAA
7 1 (2.56%) CCDA
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCVP
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) GPG13
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (25.64%) XenApp
1 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) AppDNA
2 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
3 3 (7.69%) Nexpose
3 3 (7.69%) OVSD
4 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) F5
3 16 (41.03%) Citrix
4 14 (35.90%) Palo Alto
5 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 11 (28.21%) Juniper
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
8 9 (23.08%) AppSense
9 7 (17.95%) Nokia
10 5 (12.82%) Aruba
11 4 (10.26%) Intel Security
12 3 (7.69%) ArcSight
12 3 (7.69%) FireEye
12 3 (7.69%) GFI Software
12 3 (7.69%) HP
12 3 (7.69%) Rapid7
12 3 (7.69%) Sourcefire
12 3 (7.69%) Symantec
12 3 (7.69%) TippingPoint