The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 27 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.13% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 4.88% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £345 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £370 £343
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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 41 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.77% 14.59% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 25
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.39 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) SLA
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) Brocade
6 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) CCIP
6 3 (30.00%) CCIE
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Nagios
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) CCDP
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) MikroTik

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Support
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) CCIP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) MikroTik