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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 1.95% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 8.72% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 18
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £317 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 404 447 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.51% 22.36% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 281 233
Median daily rate £406 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% -5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Southampton -2 8 £388 +3.33%
Basingstoke -6 7 £463 +54.16% 1
Farnborough +3 3 £300 -10.31% 1
Winchester +6 1 £325 -16.12%
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (74.07%) Firewall
3 29 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
4 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 25 (46.30%) WAN
6 24 (44.44%) LAN
7 23 (42.59%) CCNP
7 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
8 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 13 (24.07%) Network Security
9 13 (24.07%) Windows
10 12 (22.22%) VPN
10 12 (22.22%) MPLS
11 11 (20.37%) VoIP
11 11 (20.37%) Wireless
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 10 (18.52%) HP
12 10 (18.52%) Juniper
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
13 8 (14.81%) SIEM
13 8 (14.81%) CCNA
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.81%) OSPF
13 8 (14.81%) BGP
13 8 (14.81%) VMware
13 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.81%) Network Design
14 7 (12.96%) DNS

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 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.85%) SAS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
3 24 (44.44%) LAN
4 13 (24.07%) Network Security
5 12 (22.22%) MPLS
5 12 (22.22%) VPN
6 11 (20.37%) VoIP
6 11 (20.37%) Wireless
7 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.81%) BGP
8 8 (14.81%) OSPF
9 7 (12.96%) DNS
10 6 (11.11%) VLAN
11 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
12 4 (7.41%) DHCP
12 4 (7.41%) Junos
12 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (5.56%) tcpdump
13 3 (5.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Network Support
3 7 (12.96%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) SAML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.85%) JSF
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Network Design
2 8 (14.81%) SIEM
3 5 (9.26%) DevOps
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 23 (42.59%) CCNP
3 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.81%) CCNA
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE Security
6 2 (3.70%) CCSE
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.85%) CCDA
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) GPG13
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 3 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.56%) vCloud
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.52%) HP
3 10 (18.52%) Juniper
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
4 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 6 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (7.41%) ArcSight
6 4 (7.41%) ProCurve
7 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.56%) Lumension
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Remedy
8 2 (3.70%) Riverbed