Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 69 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.86% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 6.67% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
South Wales median daily rate £348 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% -6.90% +26.09%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £303
90th Percentile £388 £350 £413
Wales median daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year +9.80% -15.00% +30.43%
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 201 135 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.76% 13.46% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 95 98
South Wales median daily rate £400 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £308 £158 £234
90th Percentile £531 £456 £529
Wales median daily rate £400 £280 £378
% change year-on-year +42.86% -25.83% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 17
South Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £54.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.36% +159.52% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.48 £12.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £77.50 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £32.44 £20.25
% change year-on-year -55.25% +60.20% +50.00%

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
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 August 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
Newport - 10 £348 -
Cardiff -20 1 - -
Cisco ASA
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ISE
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (18.18%) Proactive Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) SMS
6 1 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Proactive Management
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Dell