Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
North West median daily rate £410 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +21.48% -3.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £14.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -34.44% +32.31%

Cisco ASA is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 189 195 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.05% 15.18% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 117 236
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +17.45%
10th Percentile £177 £203 £249
90th Percentile £525 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -1.52% -3.95%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £33.75 £38.25 £36.00
North West median hourly rate £15.78 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -14.73% +4.11% -6.47%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Macclesfield - 4 £500 -
Warrington +4 3 £340 +0.74% 5
Cisco ASA
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) CCDP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) CCSP
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Statistics
7 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (12.50%) Meraki

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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) ISDN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) VMware