Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 75 98
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 1.34% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 5.35% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
Reading median daily rate £330 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - +22.45%
10th Percentile £288 £395 £412
90th Percentile £430 £470 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £399 £401 £438
% change year-on-year -0.44% -8.46% +23.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +41.03% -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 250 374 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.44% 25.12% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 164 203
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £211
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 26
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +53.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Reading

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Reading

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Reading

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Reading

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

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Korn
5 3 (42.86%) IPsec
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) C-shell
5 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) NFS
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DWDM
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Quagga
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) C-shell
1 3 (42.86%) Korn
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Openswan
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Arista
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) Ensim
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Vyatta