Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 127 131
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 4.77% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 17
Manchester median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £296 £250 £313
90th Percentile £459 £400 £415
North West median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.19% - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +171.19% -34.44% +21.61%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 399 587 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.51% 16.36% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 335 253
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £210 £208
90th Percentile £538 £546 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Salford - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (20.00%) Aruba
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
7 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) TACACS
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) CCSM
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Synology
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam