Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 72 90
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.91% 1.83% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.44% 9.95% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
South Wales median daily rate £338 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £205 £188 £250
90th Percentile £417 £430 £445
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £31.39 - -
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 201 211 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.71% 18.38% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 164 162
South Wales median daily rate £350 £390 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +16.85% -2.55%
10th Percentile £151 £179 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £341
% change year-on-year -10.83% +15.02% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 2
South Wales median hourly rate £19.90 £55.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.82% +169.94% +27.34%
10th Percentile £11.18 £30.94 £12.09
90th Percentile £47.30 £77.50 £30.36
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -63.64% +411.63% -23.89%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cardiff -4 15 £350 -6.67%
Newport +9 7 £213 +8.97%
Cisco ASA
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CCNA
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 8 (34.78%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) OSPF
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 8 (34.78%) F5
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Junos
8 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SMS
8 4 (17.39%) CCDA
8 4 (17.39%) BGP
8 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) IPsec
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) MPLS
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) BGP
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (17.39%) IPsec
3 4 (17.39%) Junos
3 4 (17.39%) SMS
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CCNA
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 4 (17.39%) CCDA
5 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) F5
2 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Brocade
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Lumension
5 2 (8.70%) MikroTik
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds