The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 132 259 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.79% 23.52% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 140 48
Median daily rate £390 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £28.75 £27.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the North East

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) FortiGate

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper