Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 July 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 57 78
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 18 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.39% 2.00% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 11.02% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 23
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% +13.82%
10th Percentile £305 £368 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £534
East of England median daily rate £375 £413 £369
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.86% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £21.53
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.75

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 291 254 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 22.51% 18.13% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 147 182
Hertfordshire median daily rate £358 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +8.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £130 £245 £263
90th Percentile £553 £533 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.40 £18.25 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.12% -5.03% -22.13%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.43 £8.59
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.55 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.33 £37.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year -45.79% +55.44% -3.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Hertfordshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Hatfield -7 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 £550 +13.99%
Watford -9 2 £320 -
Stevenage +1 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
East of England

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

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) CCNP
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (72.22%) Juniper
5 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
6 11 (61.11%) F5
6 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
7 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (55.56%) CCIE
8 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
8 9 (50.00%) CCSE
9 8 (44.44%) Citrix
9 8 (44.44%) LAN
9 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (38.89%) WAN
10 7 (38.89%) TACACS
10 7 (38.89%) Nokia
10 7 (38.89%) CCSA
11 6 (33.33%) Computacenter
11 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
12 5 (27.78%) Network Security
13 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
13 4 (22.22%) ITIL
13 4 (22.22%) SLA
13 4 (22.22%) Fault Management
13 4 (22.22%) Service Design
14 3 (16.67%) Change Control
14 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) TACACS
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.56%) FCoE
7 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.56%) FWSM
7 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Fault Management
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Design
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CCNP
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCIE
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) CCSE
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) CCSA
6 2 (11.11%) CCDP
6 2 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) GPG13
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Juniper
3 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (61.11%) F5
5 9 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Nokia
8 6 (33.33%) Computacenter
9 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
10 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
10 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
11 2 (11.11%) CyberArk
11 2 (11.11%) FireEye
11 2 (11.11%) McAfee
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.11%) Symantec
12 1 (5.56%) Aruba
12 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (5.56%) Meraki
12 1 (5.56%) Remedy