The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 April 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 30 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.97% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 0.72% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -48.07%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 150 138 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.87% 17.99% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 68
Median daily rate £407 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Milton Keynes

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) F5
3 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
4 30 (68.18%) Firewall
5 21 (47.73%) CCNP
5 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
6 20 (45.45%) Juniper
7 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
8 17 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (38.64%) ITIL
9 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
10 15 (34.09%) Citrix
11 14 (31.82%) Wireless
12 12 (27.27%) LAN
12 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
14 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop
14 10 (22.73%) XenApp
14 10 (22.73%) VPN
14 10 (22.73%) WAN
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (22.73%) AppDNA
15 9 (20.45%) DevOps
15 9 (20.45%) AppSense
15 9 (20.45%) Thin Client
15 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
15 9 (20.45%) GPG13
15 9 (20.45%) Protective Monitoring

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (31.82%) Wireless
4 12 (27.27%) LAN
4 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 10 (22.73%) VPN
6 10 (22.73%) WAN
7 7 (15.91%) BGP
7 7 (15.91%) ICMP
7 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 5 (11.36%) TACACS
9 4 (9.09%) SSL
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (6.82%) Internet
10 3 (6.82%) IPsec
11 2 (4.55%) MPLS
11 2 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (4.55%) VoIP
11 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Fat Client
1 9 (20.45%) Thin Client
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Protective Monitoring
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.91%) Network Design
3 7 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security
5 3 (6.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (6.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.27%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) Security Cleared
2 21 (47.73%) CCNP
2 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (47.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (40.91%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) CCSA
4 5 (11.36%) CCSE
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) CCAA
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) GPG13
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (22.73%) XenApp
1 10 (22.73%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) AppDNA
2 4 (9.09%) OVSD
3 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.82%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) F5
3 20 (45.45%) Juniper
4 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 15 (34.09%) Citrix
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) AppSense
7 9 (20.45%) Blue Coat
7 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
8 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
9 5 (11.36%) Nokia
10 4 (9.09%) HP
10 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
11 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
11 3 (6.82%) Aruba
11 3 (6.82%) GFI Software
11 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
11 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
11 3 (6.82%) Symantec
11 3 (6.82%) TippingPoint