The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.76% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 14 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.03% 8.81% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) VMware