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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.26% 3.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 20.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 81 73 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 21.43% 17.22% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 31
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 15 (83.33%) F5
4 14 (77.78%) Migration
5 13 (72.22%) Brocade
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) MS Office
6 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (38.89%) FCoE
7 7 (38.89%) NX-OS
7 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
7 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
8 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) CCNA
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (16.67%) High Availability
10 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) CCNP
11 2 (11.11%) Network Design
11 2 (11.11%) Facilities Management
11 2 (11.11%) Meraki
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (11.11%) Network Security
12 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (38.89%) FCoE
2 7 (38.89%) NX-OS
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.56%) FWSM
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Facilities Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 15 (83.33%) F5
4 13 (72.22%) Brocade
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) Meraki
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire