Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 175 174
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 34 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.47% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 3.71% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 25
South West median daily rate £300 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +3.33% -6.83%
10th Percentile £219 £311 £321
90th Percentile £441 £450 £462
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £28.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.93% -28.21% +0.65%
10th Percentile £42.25 £28.00 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £28.00 £41.00
England median hourly rate £15.41 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -22.98% -11.11% -2.17%

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 758 673 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.61% 12.67% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 409 485
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £181 £147 £180
90th Percentile £546 £513 £500
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 69
South West median hourly rate £26.75 £37.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.14% -3.21% +65.08%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.98 £16.19
90th Percentile £43.63 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +12 10 £413 +3.13% 1
Bristol -15 9 £260 -29.73% 2
Dorset +4 7 £250 -44.44%
Somerset -2 4 £256 -46.05%
Gloucestershire +23 2 £233 -27.34%
Devon - 1 £300 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (79.41%) Firewall
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) CCNA
6 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) F5
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (26.47%) Network Security
8 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) MPLS
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
12 5 (14.71%) BGP
12 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
12 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
13 4 (11.76%) Veeam
13 4 (11.76%) Migration
13 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint

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 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) Firewall
2 18 (52.94%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (26.47%) Network Security
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
9 3 (8.82%) Multicast
9 3 (8.82%) OSPF
10 2 (5.88%) ADSL
10 2 (5.88%) DHCP
10 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.88%) VLAN
10 2 (5.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.94%) PKI
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Security Hardening
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) F5
3 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 4 (11.76%) Veeam
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) BT
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki
8 1 (2.94%) Mitel
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk