Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 13 November 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 33 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.28% 0.34% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 1.54% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Slough median daily rate £280 - £375
10th Percentile £260 - £357
90th Percentile £451 - £388
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -1.43% +12.83% -11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.21% 22.34% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 56
Slough median daily rate £369 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £204 £203 £211
90th Percentile £550 £550 £443
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +20.37% -8.47% -45.87%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Slough

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Slough

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Slough over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Slough

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) Sun
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Dell
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (50.00%) Crossbeam
5 4 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) CCNA
6 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (12.50%) Due Diligence
8 1 (12.50%) Network Design

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) AMQP
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) DAB
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) RFID
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Due Diligence
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Crossbeam
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk