Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 191 167
Rank change year-on-year -60 -24 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 126 171 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 1.11% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 5.56% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 122 150
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +12.28% -5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £289 £250
90th Percentile £513 £523 £475
England median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.03% -
England median hourly rate £15.41 £20.00 £31.38
% change year-on-year -22.98% -36.25% +34.22%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,794 3,073 3,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.61% 19.97% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,780 1,868
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £218 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 212 207
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.39 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 61 £400 - 10
Thames Valley -47 50 £425 - 15
Berkshire -33 25 £425 +3.03% 7
Buckinghamshire -31 18 £363 -14.71% 5
Surrey -39 10 £475 +35.71% 7
Oxfordshire -9 7 £425 - 3
West Sussex -6 2 £368 -20.11% 2
Kent - 2 £525 - 2
East Sussex -6 1 £400 - 2
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 126 (100.00%) Cisco
2 107 (84.92%) Firewall
3 55 (43.65%) Security Cleared
4 53 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (36.51%) Juniper
5 46 (36.51%) CheckPoint
5 46 (36.51%) SC Cleared
6 44 (34.92%) CCNP
7 43 (34.13%) VPN
8 35 (27.78%) Network Security
9 33 (26.19%) BGP
9 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
10 31 (24.60%) F5
11 30 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (21.43%) Wireless
13 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
14 24 (19.05%) OSPF
15 23 (18.25%) ITIL
16 22 (17.46%) Windows
16 22 (17.46%) LAN
17 21 (16.67%) VMware
18 19 (15.08%) Cisco ISE
19 18 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
20 17 (13.49%) WAN
21 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
21 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
21 16 (12.70%) HP
21 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (11.90%) IPsec

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 12 (9.52%) IIS
2 5 (3.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 107 (84.92%) Firewall
2 43 (34.13%) VPN
3 35 (27.78%) Network Security
4 33 (26.19%) BGP
5 30 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (21.43%) Wireless
7 24 (19.05%) OSPF
8 22 (17.46%) LAN
9 19 (15.08%) Cisco ISE
10 18 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (13.49%) WAN
12 15 (11.90%) IPsec
13 13 (10.32%) BIG-IP
13 13 (10.32%) DAB
13 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
13 13 (10.32%) VLAN
14 12 (9.52%) MPLS
15 11 (8.73%) NX-OS
16 10 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 10 (7.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 33 (26.19%) Architect
3 24 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (12.70%) Network Architect
6 13 (10.32%) Security Architect
7 12 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
7 12 (9.52%) Team Leader
8 11 (8.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (7.14%) Domain Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) IT Architect
12 6 (4.76%) IT Security Architect
13 5 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
14 4 (3.17%) Design Engineer
14 4 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.59%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.79%) COM+
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Debian
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Check Point GAiA
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) ITIL
2 14 (11.11%) Network Design
2 14 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (10.32%) Service Management
4 12 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
5 10 (7.94%) Information Security
5 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 9 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (6.35%) Change Management
7 8 (6.35%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.56%) Web Filtering
9 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.76%) ITSM
9 6 (4.76%) Network Management
9 6 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (4.76%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.79%) C-shell
3 1 (0.79%) Korn
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (43.65%) Security Cleared
2 53 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (36.51%) SC Cleared
4 44 (34.92%) CCNP
5 13 (10.32%) CCIE
5 13 (10.32%) CCNA
6 12 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.94%) CCSA
7 10 (7.94%) JNCIS
8 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.35%) CCDP
10 7 (5.56%) CCSE
11 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.38%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.59%) CISSP
12 2 (1.59%) MCTS
13 1 (0.79%) CCIE Service Provider
13 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.59%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
1 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.56%) VMware NSX
3 6 (4.76%) UAG
4 5 (3.97%) vSphere
5 4 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.97%) Terraform
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.17%) OVSD
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.79%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (36.51%) CheckPoint
2 46 (36.51%) Juniper
3 33 (26.19%) Palo Alto
4 31 (24.60%) F5
5 21 (16.67%) VMware
6 16 (12.70%) HP
6 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.32%) Citrix
8 11 (8.73%) SolarWinds
9 10 (7.94%) Brocade
10 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (4.76%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.76%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.97%) Aruba
13 4 (3.17%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.17%) Sophos
14 3 (2.38%) NetApp
14 3 (2.38%) TippingPoint