Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 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 > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 44 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.77% 1.40% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 8.97% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Kent median daily rate £525 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £360 £193 £303
90th Percentile £538 £218 £378
South East median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent 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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 77 78 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.89% 15.60% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 39
Kent median daily rate £365 £304 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.16% -19.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £128 £143 £259
90th Percentile £538 £447 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -44.45% +200.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Kent

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Kent

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Kent

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £370 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Kent region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) WAAS
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) IronPort
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) FireEye
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) WAAS
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) FireEye
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) IronPort
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (25.00%) AlgoSec
4 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO