The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK / England
Rank 295 333 274
Rank change year-on-year +38 -59  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 308 312 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 4.33% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 191 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -11.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.19 £20.25 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £20.25 £28.75
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +53 104 £400 +6.66% 27
South East +10 99 £413 +9.27% 12
North West +39 24 £360 +25.21% 6
West Midlands +19 22 £375 -8.64% 8
Yorkshire +2 18 £450 +20.00% 5
South West -16 16 £370 - 3
East Midlands -1 12 £300 -6.97% 3
East of England -9 12 £400 - 3
North East -14 1 £363 +38.09%
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 660 (100.00%) Cisco
2 505 (76.52%) Firewall
3 330 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 316 (47.88%) CheckPoint
5 245 (37.12%) CCNP
6 233 (35.30%) F5
7 223 (33.79%) WAN
8 220 (33.33%) LAN
9 197 (29.85%) VPN
10 190 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 184 (27.88%) Juniper
12 171 (25.91%) Wireless
13 159 (24.09%) Data Centre
14 150 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 147 (22.27%) Network Security
16 141 (21.36%) CCNA
17 137 (20.76%) BGP
18 131 (19.85%) SC Cleared
18 131 (19.85%) Palo Alto
19 128 (19.39%) VMware
20 116 (17.58%) OSPF
21 110 (16.67%) MPLS
22 104 (15.76%) Network Design
23 102 (15.45%) Blue Coat
24 101 (15.30%) TCP/IP
25 91 (13.79%) ITIL
26 88 (13.33%) Microsoft
27 86 (13.03%) Cisco IOS
27 86 (13.03%) Windows
28 77 (11.67%) DNS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.76%) SAS
6 4 (0.61%) Apache
6 4 (0.61%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.61%) IIS
6 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.45%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (2.88%) MS Office
2 16 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.42%) Office 365
4 8 (1.21%) SaaS
5 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 505 (76.52%) Firewall
2 223 (33.79%) WAN
3 220 (33.33%) LAN
4 197 (29.85%) VPN
5 190 (28.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 171 (25.91%) Wireless
7 147 (22.27%) Network Security
8 137 (20.76%) BGP
9 116 (17.58%) OSPF
10 110 (16.67%) MPLS
11 101 (15.30%) TCP/IP
12 86 (13.03%) Cisco IOS
13 77 (11.67%) DNS
14 69 (10.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 62 (9.39%) IPsec
16 61 (9.24%) EIGRP
17 54 (8.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 53 (8.03%) DHCP
18 53 (8.03%) NetScaler
19 52 (7.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.76%) MySQL
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (11.52%) Finance
2 31 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.09%) Banking
4 21 (3.18%) Retail
5 9 (1.36%) Law
5 9 (1.36%) Legal
5 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.76%) Marketing
8 4 (0.61%) Electronics
8 4 (0.61%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (50.91%) Network Engineer
2 130 (19.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 109 (16.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 87 (13.18%) Security Engineer
5 77 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 65 (9.85%) Architect
7 60 (9.09%) Analyst
8 52 (7.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 50 (7.58%) Consultant
10 49 (7.42%) Network Analyst
11 45 (6.82%) Firewall Engineer
12 35 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (4.85%) Network Architect
14 31 (4.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 29 (4.39%) Network Consultant
16 26 (3.94%) Network Support
17 24 (3.64%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 21 (3.18%) Support Engineer
19 20 (3.03%) Design Engineer
19 20 (3.03%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.12%) SAML
3 8 (1.21%) CSS
4 5 (0.76%) COM
5 4 (0.61%) .NET
5 4 (0.61%) XMPP
6 3 (0.45%) LAMP
6 3 (0.45%) OAuth
6 3 (0.45%) OpenID
6 3 (0.45%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.45%) WAP
6 3 (0.45%) Web Services
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.15%) JMS
8 1 (0.15%) JSF
8 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.15%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 159 (24.09%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.88%) Clustering
5 16 (2.42%) Fat Client
5 16 (2.42%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.67%) PKI
9 9 (1.36%) CMDB
10 7 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.76%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Replication
12 4 (0.61%) DataPower
13 3 (0.45%) iPad
13 3 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.03%) Windows
2 42 (6.36%) Linux
3 41 (6.21%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.70%) Unix
5 30 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.52%) CentOS
10 8 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.61%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) AIX
13 3 (0.45%) Android
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.30%) CatOS
15 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (15.76%) Network Design
2 91 (13.79%) ITIL
3 67 (10.15%) Load Balancing
4 59 (8.94%) Migration
5 52 (7.88%) Network Management
6 32 (4.85%) Change Management
7 30 (4.55%) SIEM
8 28 (4.24%) Project Management
9 26 (3.94%) Information Security
9 26 (3.94%) ITIL V3
10 25 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (3.48%) High Availability
11 23 (3.48%) Mentoring
12 21 (3.18%) Change Control
12 21 (3.18%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.03%) DevOps
14 19 (2.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 19 (2.88%) Service Management
14 19 (2.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 19 (2.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 18 (2.73%) SQL
3 13 (1.97%) Python
4 7 (1.06%) C#
4 7 (1.06%) Java
5 5 (0.76%) C
5 5 (0.76%) Perl
5 5 (0.76%) PHP
6 3 (0.45%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) Ruby
7 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 330 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (37.12%) CCNP
3 150 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 141 (21.36%) CCNA
5 131 (19.85%) SC Cleared
6 66 (10.00%) CCIE
7 47 (7.12%) CCSE
8 26 (3.94%) Degree
9 25 (3.79%) CCDP
10 23 (3.48%) DV Cleared
11 22 (3.33%) CCSA
12 21 (3.18%) CCSP
13 16 (2.42%) JNCIP
14 15 (2.27%) CISSP
15 13 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (1.82%) CCVP
16 12 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
16 12 (1.82%) JNCIS
17 10 (1.52%) CCDA
17 10 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 25 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.88%) SLA
4 17 (2.58%) GPG13
5 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 71 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (8.94%) Active Directory
3 31 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.64%) vSphere
5 22 (3.33%) ProxySG
6 15 (2.27%) vCloud
7 14 (2.12%) XenApp
7 14 (2.12%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.06%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.06%) XenServer
11 6 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.45%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.30%) Firmware
15 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 34 (5.15%) FortiGate
2 24 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (2.58%) Nessus
5 12 (1.82%) OPNET
5 12 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (1.67%) AppDNA
7 10 (1.52%) Nexpose
7 10 (1.52%) SCCM
8 9 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.21%) Forum Sentry
9 8 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (1.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.91%) Nagios
11 6 (0.91%) PowerCLI
12 5 (0.76%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 660 (100.00%) Cisco
2 316 (47.88%) CheckPoint
3 233 (35.30%) F5
4 184 (27.88%) Juniper
5 131 (19.85%) Palo Alto
6 128 (19.39%) VMware
7 102 (15.45%) Blue Coat
8 88 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 72 (10.91%) Citrix
10 71 (10.76%) Fortinet
10 71 (10.76%) SolarWinds
11 67 (10.15%) HP
12 48 (7.27%) Aruba
13 36 (5.45%) Intel Security
14 35 (5.30%) Riverbed
15 32 (4.85%) Sourcefire
16 31 (4.70%) Brocade
17 30 (4.55%) Nokia
17 30 (4.55%) Symantec
18 21 (3.18%) ArcSight
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 25 days ago