Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 August 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.90% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 6.94% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £388 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +21.57% -
10th Percentile £393 £369 £306
90th Percentile £446 £406 £378
North West median daily rate £395 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -12.22% +28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 72 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.86% 11.48% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 66
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £219 £160 £269
90th Percentile £559 £438 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +19.85% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £16.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.34 £16.18 £17.73
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -7.18%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Liverpool +11 4 £425 +9.68% 2
Cisco ASA
North West

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

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (75.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (75.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco