The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 28 June 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.23% 1.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 51 65 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 20.90% 17.20% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 176 43
Median daily rate £450 £500 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +257.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £256 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Sheffield

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk