Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 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)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 188 213
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 25 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.42% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 19
North West median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £294 £265 £310
90th Percentile £500 £453 £408
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.19% -34.44% +21.61%
10th Percentile £39.00 £14.38 £21.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £15.13 £23.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.89% +100.00% -6.25%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 775 1022 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.62% 15.06% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 597 637
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 107
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.24 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +5 9 £380 +8.57% 4
Cheshire +12 7 £475 +58.33%
Merseyside +5 4 £388 +21.57% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £600 +26.32%
Cumbria - 2 £410 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) Firewall
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (60.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) CCNA
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) Network Security
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (28.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (20.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.00%) Network Design
9 5 (20.00%) Wireless
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (16.00%) VMware
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) CCDP
10 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 4 (16.00%) WLAN
10 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) OSPF
11 3 (12.00%) BGP
11 3 (12.00%) Meraki
11 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (12.00%) Fortinet

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) WLAN
6 3 (12.00%) BGP
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.00%) NAS
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Physics
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) CCSP
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCSA
7 1 (4.00%) CCSE
7 1 (4.00%) CCSM
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.00%) Meraki
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Aruba
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.00%) Synology