Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 184 143
Rank change year-on-year -15 -41 +31
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 24 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.44% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 2.81% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 46
South West median daily rate £377 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +2.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £310 £233 £255
90th Percentile £613 £427 £413
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South West median hourly rate - £39.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.20% -
England median hourly rate £43.92 £23.68 £45.00
% change year-on-year +85.45% -47.38% +89.47%

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 823 853 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.02% 15.51% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 513 557
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £200
90th Percentile £550 £525 £515
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 57 90
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +13.67% +6.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.72 £12.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £24.30
% change year-on-year +10.50% -25.51% +21.50%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 9 £380 -1.94% 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £320 +64.10% 3
Devon +3 1 £379 +1.08%
Somerset 0 1 - -
Bristol -23 1 £338 -8.78%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (57.89%) CCNA
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
5 10 (52.63%) CCNP
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) OSPF
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (36.84%) VLAN
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (26.32%) Change Control
9 5 (26.32%) F5
9 5 (26.32%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) Wireless
9 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
10 4 (21.05%) McAfee
10 4 (21.05%) Juniper
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server

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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (42.11%) OSPF
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) VLAN
4 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
5 5 (26.32%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) IPsec
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) DMZ
8 2 (10.53%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNA
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) MCSA
8 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.26%) CCDP
8 1 (5.26%) CCSA
8 1 (5.26%) CCSE
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) MCSE
8 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) McAfee
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) Sophos
7 2 (10.53%) Splunk
8 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) Capita
8 1 (5.26%) Mitel
8 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter