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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 67 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.88% 0.52% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.32% 3.19% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £325 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +29.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 94 94 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.64% 16.32% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 35
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 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
Cardiff +22 4 £375 +15.38%
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) F5
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) CCIP
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (33.33%) CCDP
7 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Avaya
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (25.00%) VMware

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCIP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) ScanSafe
6 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
6 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec