The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 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 of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 113 108
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.78% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 5.17% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 31
East of England median daily rate £370 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +21.42%  
10th Percentile £312 £298 £263
90th Percentile £475 £538 £450
England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £137.50
England 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 of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 488 387 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.77% 15.13% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 577 888
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
10th Percentile £166 £225 £194
90th Percentile £573 £588 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 63 128
East of England median hourly rate £16.90 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.74% +73.91%  
10th Percentile £13.41 £17.25 £8.75
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £58.75
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the East of England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hertfordshire -4 11 £375 -11.76% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £373 -
Bedfordshire -13 3 - -
Essex - 2 £325 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (91.18%) Firewall
3 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (73.53%) CCNP
5 19 (55.88%) F5
6 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (50.00%) CCIE
7 16 (47.06%) Juniper
7 16 (47.06%) LAN
7 16 (47.06%) WAN
8 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
9 12 (35.29%) Blue Coat
10 11 (32.35%) CCSE
11 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) Citrix
12 9 (26.47%) BGP
12 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (23.53%) TACACS
13 8 (23.53%) Nokia
13 8 (23.53%) ITIL
13 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) CCSA
14 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
14 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
14 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
14 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
15 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
15 6 (17.65%) MPLS
15 6 (17.65%) OSPF

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) LAN
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 9 (26.47%) BGP
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (23.53%) TACACS
5 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
6 6 (17.65%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) Network Security
6 6 (17.65%) OSPF
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) BIG-IP
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
9 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (8.82%) HSRP
9 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Check Point Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) BCP
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (11.76%) High Availability
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Design
5 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) CMMI
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (73.53%) CCNP
3 17 (50.00%) CCIE
4 11 (32.35%) CCSE
5 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) CCSA
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) CCDP
8 2 (5.88%) CCIE Security
8 2 (5.88%) CCNA
8 2 (5.88%) CISSP
8 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) GPG13
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) NFS
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.94%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.94%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) F5
3 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 16 (47.06%) Juniper
5 12 (35.29%) Blue Coat
6 10 (29.41%) Citrix
7 8 (23.53%) Nokia
8 6 (17.65%) Computacenter
8 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
9 4 (11.76%) VMware
10 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
10 3 (8.82%) HP
11 2 (5.88%) Avaya
11 2 (5.88%) FireEye
11 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
11 2 (5.88%) McAfee
11 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
11 2 (5.88%) Symantec
11 2 (5.88%) Virgin Media