Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 146 130
Rank change year-on-year -35 -16 +62
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 28 51 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 5.90% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 39
East of England median daily rate £366 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.61% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £318 £297 £300
90th Percentile £413 £538 £590
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 - £21.53
10th Percentile £16.13 - £20.41
90th Percentile £17.13 - £23.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £44.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.02% +96.67% -6.25%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 944 864 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.73% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 476 457
East of England median daily rate £368 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £212
90th Percentile £559 £530 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 72 122
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.74 £52.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Hertfordshire -20 14 £375 -16.67% 3
Bedfordshire -21 6 £355 -15.98%
Essex -10 5 £363 +9.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £373 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
3 20 (71.43%) CCNP
4 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 17 (60.71%) WAN
5 15 (53.57%) F5
6 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
6 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
7 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) CCIE
7 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 9 (32.14%) SLA
8 9 (32.14%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) VPN
9 8 (28.57%) Nokia
9 8 (28.57%) TACACS
9 8 (28.57%) CCSE
9 8 (28.57%) CCSA
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (25.00%) Network Security
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 6 (21.43%) Change Control
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (17.86%) CCNA

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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) LAN
3 17 (60.71%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) TACACS
4 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (10.71%) BGP
9 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
10 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) HSRP
10 2 (7.14%) Skype
10 2 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Change Control
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Network Design
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
3 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) CCSA
4 8 (28.57%) CCSE
5 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE Security
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) SmokePing
3 1 (3.57%) HP NNM
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Juniper
3 15 (53.57%) F5
4 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
4 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 8 (28.57%) Nokia
7 5 (17.86%) Forcepoint
8 4 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (14.29%) Computacenter
8 4 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
9 3 (10.71%) McAfee
9 3 (10.71%) Remedy
9 3 (10.71%) VMware
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.14%) NetApp
10 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 2 (7.14%) Polycom
10 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire