The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 153 183
Rank change year-on-year -6 +30  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 98 117 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.26% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.68% 5.75% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 43
Median daily rate £410 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +0.66% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -49.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year -1.23% -13.36%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 32 £410 +7.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 26 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +10 20 £350 -6.04% 3
Surrey +9 11 £350 -21.34% 5
West Sussex - 7 £335 -
Oxfordshire -1 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 183 (100.00%) Cisco
2 131 (71.58%) Firewall
3 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (48.09%) CheckPoint
5 69 (37.70%) CCNP
6 65 (35.52%) Security Cleared
7 59 (32.24%) LAN
8 58 (31.69%) VPN
9 57 (31.15%) WAN
9 57 (31.15%) SC Cleared
10 53 (28.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 52 (28.42%) Juniper
12 50 (27.32%) F5
13 44 (24.04%) Wireless
14 41 (22.40%) Palo Alto
15 38 (20.77%) CCNA
15 38 (20.77%) Network Security
16 37 (20.22%) Data Centre
17 30 (16.39%) BGP
18 28 (15.30%) ITIL
19 27 (14.75%) Network Design
20 26 (14.21%) MPLS
21 25 (13.66%) Windows
21 25 (13.66%) Citrix
21 25 (13.66%) Blue Coat
22 23 (12.57%) OSPF
23 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
24 21 (11.48%) TCP/IP
25 20 (10.93%) VoIP
26 18 (9.84%) NetScaler

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.55%) Apache
1 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.55%) SAS
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (71.58%) Firewall
2 59 (32.24%) LAN
3 58 (31.69%) VPN
4 57 (31.15%) WAN
5 53 (28.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 44 (24.04%) Wireless
7 38 (20.77%) Network Security
8 30 (16.39%) BGP
9 26 (14.21%) MPLS
10 23 (12.57%) OSPF
11 21 (11.48%) TCP/IP
12 20 (10.93%) VoIP
13 18 (9.84%) NetScaler
14 17 (9.29%) SSL
15 14 (7.65%) BIG-IP
15 14 (7.65%) VLAN
16 12 (6.56%) IPsec
16 12 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (6.01%) DNS
18 10 (5.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) MySQL
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.37%) Retail
1 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (49.18%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.77%) Architect
3 26 (14.21%) Security Engineer
4 23 (12.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 21 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (10.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (9.29%) Consultant
7 17 (9.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 12 (6.56%) Analyst
10 12 (6.56%) Network Analyst
10 12 (6.56%) Network Architect
11 11 (6.01%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Firewall Architect
12 10 (5.46%) Network Consultant
12 10 (5.46%) Security Architect
13 9 (4.92%) Design Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Support Engineer
14 8 (4.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.92%) SAML
3 2 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.55%) JSF
4 1 (0.55%) LAMP
4 1 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.46%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.46%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.73%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.73%) PKI
5 4 (2.19%) CMDB
6 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.66%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.73%) Unix
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.64%) AIX
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) VyOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.30%) ITIL
2 27 (14.75%) Network Design
3 14 (7.65%) DevOps
4 12 (6.56%) ITIL V3
5 11 (6.01%) Change Management
5 11 (6.01%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.01%) SIEM
6 10 (5.46%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (4.37%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.37%) Information Security
7 8 (4.37%) Migration
7 8 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (4.37%) Project Management
8 7 (3.83%) Network Management
8 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.73%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.73%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (2.19%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.09%) Perl
2 1 (0.55%) C
2 1 (0.55%) C#
2 1 (0.55%) Java
2 1 (0.55%) PHP
2 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (37.70%) CCNP
3 65 (35.52%) Security Cleared
4 57 (31.15%) SC Cleared
5 38 (20.77%) CCNA
6 14 (7.65%) CCSE
7 13 (7.10%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.01%) Degree
9 10 (5.46%) CCDP
9 10 (5.46%) CCIE
10 8 (4.37%) CCSA
11 7 (3.83%) CISMP
11 7 (3.83%) CRISC
12 6 (3.28%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.64%) CCDA
14 3 (1.64%) CCSP
14 3 (1.64%) CCVP
15 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) GPG13
2 8 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.37%) SLA
3 7 (3.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.01%) XenApp
3 10 (5.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (5.46%) ProxySG
3 10 (5.46%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.37%) vCloud
5 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.64%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) XenServer
8 1 (0.55%) Docker
8 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.55%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) AppDNA
2 7 (3.83%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.64%) Nexpose
3 3 (1.64%) OPNET
3 3 (1.64%) OVSD
4 2 (1.09%) SCCM
5 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.55%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.55%) vRealize
5 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) Cisco
2 88 (48.09%) CheckPoint
3 52 (28.42%) Juniper
4 50 (27.32%) F5
5 41 (22.40%) Palo Alto
6 25 (13.66%) Blue Coat
6 25 (13.66%) Citrix
7 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.29%) HP
8 17 (9.29%) VMware
9 14 (7.65%) Aruba
9 14 (7.65%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.46%) Nokia
10 10 (5.46%) Riverbed
11 9 (4.92%) AppSense
11 9 (4.92%) Oracle
12 7 (3.83%) ArcSight
12 7 (3.83%) Brocade
13 5 (2.73%) ProCurve
13 5 (2.73%) SolarWinds
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