Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.82% 0.34% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.22% 1.61% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Slough median daily rate £378 - £375
10th Percentile £263 - £357
90th Percentile £492 - £388
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -13.10% +31.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 73 62 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 22.19% 20.81% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 52
Slough median daily rate £363 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -1.85% +8.43%
10th Percentile £171 £125 £213
90th Percentile £533 £550 £468
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.31% +22.09% -48.84%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.75 £14.74 £11.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% - -38.64%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) AMQP
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) GPG13
5 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring

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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) AMQP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DAB
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) RFID
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Sun