Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 167 178
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 37 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 4.40% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 15
South West median daily rate £380 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.60% -19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £309 £219 £313
90th Percentile £477 £450 £450
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South West median hourly rate £21.59 £44.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.49% +58.93% -28.21%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year +174.31% -17.98% -11.11%

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 940 772 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.76% 14.65% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 462 419
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -
10th Percentile £150 £182 £147
90th Percentile £538 £549 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 73
South West median hourly rate £38.78 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.32% -29.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.73 £13.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £48.98 £43.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -32 14 £375 -9.09% 6
Bristol -9 13 £380 +46.15% 3
Somerset 0 4 - -
Dorset +2 2 £465 +86.00% 2
Gloucestershire -12 2 £250 +31.58% 2
Devon -4 1 - -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (94.59%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (43.24%) OSPF
5 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
5 15 (40.54%) VPN
6 14 (37.84%) CCNP
6 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
7 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
7 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 13 (35.14%) LAN
7 13 (35.14%) BGP
8 12 (32.43%) CCNA
9 11 (29.73%) MPLS
10 10 (27.03%) Network Security
10 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
11 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco Firepower
11 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
11 9 (24.32%) Windows
12 8 (21.62%) WAN
12 8 (21.62%) F5
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (18.92%) SSL
14 6 (16.22%) Migration
14 6 (16.22%) Wireless
14 6 (16.22%) IPsec
14 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
14 6 (16.22%) Juniper

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 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (43.24%) OSPF
4 15 (40.54%) VPN
5 13 (35.14%) BGP
5 13 (35.14%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) MPLS
7 10 (27.03%) Network Security
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco Firepower
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
10 7 (18.92%) SSL
11 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
11 6 (16.22%) IPsec
11 6 (16.22%) Wireless
12 5 (13.51%) FCoE
12 5 (13.51%) iSCSI
12 5 (13.51%) VoIP
12 5 (13.51%) VPLS
13 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infoblox Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (8.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) CCSA
6 1 (2.70%) CCSE
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.81%) VMware NSX
2 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.41%) UAG
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.11%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
5 8 (21.62%) F5
6 6 (16.22%) Juniper
7 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
8 4 (10.81%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) ArcSight
9 3 (8.11%) Citrix
9 3 (8.11%) Dell
9 3 (8.11%) HP
10 2 (5.41%) Aruba
10 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint
10 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.70%) EMC
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) Nortel