Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 68 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.81% 2.04% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 11.06% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
South Wales median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £216 £188 £250
90th Percentile £406 £438 £448
Wales median daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 152 208 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.19% 18.42% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 141 177
South Wales median daily rate £324 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.52% +20.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £150 £206 £217
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £324 £396 £340
% change year-on-year -18.30% +16.54% -12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.75 £11.03
90th Percentile £35.69 £77.50 £27.80
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
% change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.81%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -2 12 £338 -10.00% 2
Newport +13 3 £194 -0.64%
Cisco ASA
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (52.94%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) OSPF
5 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) F5
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) CCDA
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) Junos
8 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 2 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.76%) Lumension

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (47.06%) MPLS
2 8 (47.06%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) Junos
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) PBX
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNA
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) CCDA
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.88%) CCDP
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
7 1 (5.88%) MCTS
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Lumension
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
6 1 (5.88%) MikroTik
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto