Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 17 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)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.63% 0.11% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 0.56% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Essex median daily rate £363 £330 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -20.00% +5.77%
10th Percentile £356 £330 £376
90th Percentile £369 £330 £590
East of England median daily rate £370 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -17.78% +20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 - £21.53

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 179 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.81% 20.29% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 125 100
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £162 £208 £262
90th Percentile £596 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +6.77% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £22.05
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Essex

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Essex

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Colchester - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £363 -
Cisco ASA
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) MRTG
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) SmokePing
4 2 (40.00%) Meraki
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (40.00%) Polycom
4 2 (40.00%) Cacti
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) MRTG
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) Junos
5 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) SmokePing
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Meraki
4 2 (40.00%) Polycom
5 1 (20.00%) Aruba
5 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Huawei
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) VMware