The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 91 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.39% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 3.28% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £325 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.72% +55.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £350
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 172 183 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.43% 11.91% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 118 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.75 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -39.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £65.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the East Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire +1 3 £525 +50.00% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) LAN
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) CCNP
6 8 (44.44%) Wireless
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 4 (22.22%) ICMP
9 4 (22.22%) ITSM
9 4 (22.22%) Service Management
9 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) OVSD
9 4 (22.22%) Network Design
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) VLAN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (22.22%) ICMP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (16.67%) TACACS
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (16.67%) Network Management
5 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OVSD
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Intel
5 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
7 1 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos