Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 119 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 74 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.98% 1.25% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 5.28% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 69
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +3.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £353 £270 £311
90th Percentile £500 £498 £475
South East median daily rate £428 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.96 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.17 £25.25 £32.63
% change year-on-year +86.79% -22.61% -16.35%

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 764 853 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.41% 23.75% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 514 609
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £267 £285
90th Percentile £573 £512 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -43.66% +12.70%
10th Percentile £12.62 £10.84 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.92 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -30.00% -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +22 14 £423 -9.87% 7
Portsmouth +3 11 £325 -18.75%
Southampton -23 5 £397 +2.52%
Fareham +3 3 £446 +27.43%
Farnborough -21 2 £488 +62.50% 3
Fleet - 2 - - 2
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (74.32%) Firewall
2 55 (74.32%) Security Cleared
3 50 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (59.46%) SC Cleared
5 37 (50.00%) OSPF
6 36 (48.65%) VMware
7 35 (47.30%) BGP
8 32 (43.24%) CCNP
9 29 (39.19%) Palo Alto
10 27 (36.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (36.49%) Juniper
11 26 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
12 24 (32.43%) LAN
13 22 (29.73%) Windows
13 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
14 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
15 20 (27.03%) WAN
15 20 (27.03%) VPN
16 19 (25.68%) DNS
16 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (24.32%) DV Cleared
17 18 (24.32%) NetApp
17 18 (24.32%) Cisco Firepower
18 17 (22.97%) vSphere
19 16 (21.62%) Network Security
19 16 (21.62%) VLAN
19 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
20 14 (18.92%) Infoblox
20 14 (18.92%) MPLS

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 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 55 (74.32%) Firewall
2 37 (50.00%) OSPF
3 35 (47.30%) BGP
4 27 (36.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
6 24 (32.43%) LAN
7 20 (27.03%) VPN
7 20 (27.03%) WAN
8 19 (25.68%) DNS
9 18 (24.32%) Cisco Firepower
10 16 (21.62%) Network Security
10 16 (21.62%) VLAN
11 14 (18.92%) MPLS
12 12 (16.22%) IPsec
13 11 (14.86%) Wireless
14 8 (10.81%) HSRP
14 8 (10.81%) L2TP
14 8 (10.81%) RIP
15 7 (9.46%) DHCP
16 6 (8.11%) DAB
General
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Architect
3 15 (20.27%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Network Architect
4 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Monitoring Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Switch Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
1 3 (4.05%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.70%) RESTful
2 2 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) CESG
3 1 (1.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
1 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 9 (12.16%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (12.16%) Network Design
3 8 (10.81%) Web Filtering
4 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.11%) Network Management
4 6 (8.11%) Security Hardening
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.70%) Change Control
6 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.70%) High Availability
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL
6 2 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.70%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.70%) Project Management
6 2 (2.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
1 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) Security Cleared
2 50 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (59.46%) SC Cleared
4 32 (43.24%) CCNP
5 18 (24.32%) DV Cleared
6 13 (17.57%) CCDP
6 13 (17.57%) JNCIS
7 12 (16.22%) CCIE
8 11 (14.86%) CCNA
9 8 (10.81%) Degree
10 3 (4.05%) CCSA
11 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.35%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.35%) CCSE
11 1 (1.35%) MCSE
11 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.97%) vSphere
3 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (12.16%) VMware NSX
5 3 (4.05%) ProxySG
5 3 (4.05%) Snort
6 1 (1.35%) NDS
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) VMware
3 29 (39.19%) Palo Alto
4 27 (36.49%) Juniper
5 18 (24.32%) NetApp
6 14 (18.92%) Infoblox
6 14 (18.92%) Sophos
7 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.81%) Brocade
9 6 (8.11%) F5
10 4 (5.41%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.70%) HP
12 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.70%) Splunk
13 1 (1.35%) Arista
13 1 (1.35%) Meraki
13 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.35%) SAP