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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.32% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 3.16% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £345 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £365 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 95 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.12% 20.08% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 42
Median daily rate £305 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.20% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Median hourly rate £18.77 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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
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 3 months to 28 June 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
Cardiff +4 7 £345 -1.42% 1
Cisco ASA
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) SLA
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (27.27%) Brocade
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (27.27%) F5
8 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (27.27%) Service Management
8 3 (27.27%) Nagios
8 3 (27.27%) CCIE
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) CCIP
9 2 (18.18%) CCNA
9 2 (18.18%) CCDP
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
10 1 (9.09%) MikroTik
10 1 (9.09%) VLAN
10 1 (9.09%) Network Security
10 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CCIP
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) MikroTik