Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 175 158
Rank change year-on-year -25 -17 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 29 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.51% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 3.49% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 29
South West median daily rate £380 £268 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.06% -24.65% -9.55%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £306
90th Percentile £488 £447 £455
England median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.39% +7.05%
England median hourly rate £39.46 £19.82 £45.00
% change year-on-year +99.13% -55.97% +100.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 910 832 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.52% 14.70% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 499 494
South West median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £195 £171 £163
90th Percentile £538 £526 £538
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 84
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +3.17% -19.75%
10th Percentile £16.98 £12.60 £11.83
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Wiltshire -8 14 £380 -15.56% 7
Gloucestershire -9 4 £250 +29.87% 1
Bristol -14 4 £338 -8.78% 2
Somerset +1 3 - - 1
Devon +2 2 £379 +1.08%
Dorset -8 1 £465 +86.00% 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) Firewall
3 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (55.17%) CCNP
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 13 (44.83%) OSPF
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
7 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) CCNA
8 11 (37.93%) LAN
8 11 (37.93%) Windows
8 11 (37.93%) BGP
9 10 (34.48%) MPLS
9 10 (34.48%) VPN
10 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
11 8 (27.59%) Network Security
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (24.14%) WAN
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco Firepower
13 6 (20.69%) VoIP
13 6 (20.69%) SSL
13 6 (20.69%) Juniper
13 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
13 6 (20.69%) IPsec
13 6 (20.69%) F5
14 5 (17.24%) DevOps
14 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (44.83%) OSPF
4 11 (37.93%) BGP
4 11 (37.93%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) MPLS
5 10 (34.48%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (24.14%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.69%) IPsec
8 6 (20.69%) SSL
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) FCoE
9 5 (17.24%) iSCSI
9 5 (17.24%) VPLS
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
10 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Proactive Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) Tcl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) CCNA
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) CCSA
7 2 (6.90%) CCSE
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.45%) CCDP
8 1 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (3.45%) MCSE
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware NSX
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
5 6 (20.69%) F5
5 6 (20.69%) Juniper
6 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee
8 2 (6.90%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Capita
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.45%) Mitel
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.45%) Splunk