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 3 months to 26 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 / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.40% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 6.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £370 £203 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.71% -57.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 50 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.97% 15.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £145 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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
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 3 months to 26 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds