Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 160 189
Rank change year-on-year -36 +29 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 4.68% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 19
North West median daily rate £395 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £306 £245 £255
90th Percentile £588 £605 £438
England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £25.93 £20.25
% change year-on-year +69.69% +28.05% -29.57%

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 769 812 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.17% 14.87% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 470 632
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.38% +10.40%
10th Percentile £208 £244 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 79 54
North West median hourly rate £16.71 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.79% -4.62% -12.16%
10th Percentile £12.32 £10.50 £10.65
90th Percentile £39.13 £52.87 £42.78
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
Cheshire -11 7 £361 +20.22% 3
Merseyside +21 6 £425 -
Manchester -34 5 £575 +82.54% 8
Lancashire -14 1 £325 -38.68% 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) LAN
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
6 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) High Availability
8 6 (31.58%) Change Control
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (26.32%) Network Management
9 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
9 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) VoIP
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (26.32%) VoIP
8 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) BGP
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (15.79%) MPLS
10 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
10 3 (15.79%) OSPF
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) VLAN
11 2 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Task Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CCNP
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Gluster
1 1 (5.26%) iptables
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) VMware