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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / East of England
Rank 115 106 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.81% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 5.67% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £265 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 387 353 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.83% 14.37% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 196 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 63
Median hourly rate £22.85 £43.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +84.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +3 8 £450 -6.73% 1
Norfolk -2 2 £375 +25.00%
Bedfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Suffolk -3 1 - -
Essex -9 1 £425 +61.90%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (48.39%) Firewall
5 14 (45.16%) F5
6 13 (41.94%) Blue Coat
7 12 (38.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (38.71%) MPLS
7 12 (38.71%) DNS
8 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
9 10 (32.26%) CCNP
10 9 (29.03%) Juniper
11 8 (25.81%) CCIE
11 8 (25.81%) Banking
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (16.13%) LAN
13 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (12.90%) Wireless
14 4 (12.90%) WAN
14 4 (12.90%) CCNA
14 4 (12.90%) Network Security
14 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (12.90%) Presales
15 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
15 3 (9.68%) Change Control
15 3 (9.68%) Meraki
15 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (38.71%) MPLS
3 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
3 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) ATM
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Network Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Presales
1 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) ITSM
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) CCNA
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCDE
7 1 (3.23%) CCSE
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GPG13
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (61.29%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) F5
4 13 (41.94%) Blue Coat
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Meraki
6 3 (9.68%) Sourcefire
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) AppSense
8 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
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