Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 109 126
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 32 63 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.90% 1.62% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 7.18% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 50
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £243 £313 £246
90th Percentile £473 £488 £446
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -58.18% +41.03% -2.50%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 845 877 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.86% 22.59% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 553 551
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £251 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £498
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -15.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.19 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -32.60% +11.70% +23.41%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Hampshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Basingstoke -19 11 £463 -2.63% 1
Farnborough +8 4 £400 +31.15%
Southampton -17 4 £340 -9.33%
Fleet +6 3 £330 -8.84%
Portsmouth +1 2 £285 +3.64%
Fareham - 2 £281 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (28.13%) BGP
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) Network Security
9 7 (21.88%) CCNP
9 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.75%) LAN
10 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
11 5 (15.63%) F5
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) MPLS
11 5 (15.63%) OSPF
11 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 4 (12.50%) Information Security
12 4 (12.50%) Juniper
12 4 (12.50%) DNS
12 4 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 3 (9.38%) VLAN
13 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) BGP
3 8 (25.00%) Network Security
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (15.63%) MPLS
5 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (9.38%) Multicast
7 3 (9.38%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) DMZ
8 2 (6.25%) IPv6
8 2 (6.25%) Junos
8 2 (6.25%) WAN
9 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Change Control
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
3 2 (6.25%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.88%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) VCP6
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 5 (15.63%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) Veeam
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.13%) Lumension
8 1 (3.13%) Meraki
8 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire