Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 27 July 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 1.50% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate £270 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.52% - -
North West median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - £51.67

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 171 333 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.80% 17.67% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 228 132
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.23% -1.61% +15.07%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £214
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +16.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.33 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.02% +27.27% -34.00%
10th Percentile £11.26 £12.96 £13.65
90th Percentile £65.00 £38.63 £34.94
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year +5.08% -12.41% -15.80%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £270 -
Warrington +39 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
North West

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

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Local Government
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) H.323
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) F5