Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 72 58
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 12 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.46% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 7.03% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -7.69% +40.29%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £383
90th Percentile £415 £537 £535
East of England median daily rate £360 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £21.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 - £21.00

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 253 256 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.20% 20.83% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 141 121
Hertfordshire median daily rate £349 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £361 £350 £391
% change year-on-year +3.21% -10.54% +11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 14 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.10 £31.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.25% +103.23% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.13 £12.50
90th Percentile £35.88 £50.45 £41.43
East of England median hourly rate £18.07 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -42.64% -16.00% +53.06%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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
Stevenage -5 6 £350 -12.50%
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £400 -
Cisco ASA
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (66.67%) CCNP
5 7 (58.33%) CCNA
5 7 (58.33%) VPN
5 7 (58.33%) LAN
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (50.00%) F5
6 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (50.00%) OSPF
7 5 (41.67%) ProxySG
7 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (33.33%) Forcepoint
9 3 (25.00%) Remedy
9 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (25.00%) CCIE
9 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) IPsec
8 2 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
9 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) ProxySG
2 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) Arista
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Meraki
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (8.33%) Tufin
7 1 (8.33%) Zscaler