Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 167 150
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 40 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.62% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 4.10% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 46
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +3.36% -0.67%
10th Percentile £230 £308 £255
90th Percentile £618 £450 £431
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
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% -8.24%
10th Percentile £42.25 £28.00 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £28.00 £41.00
England median hourly rate £47.83 £24.36 £22.50
% change year-on-year +96.35% +8.27% -21.74%

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 767 780 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.89% 15.00% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 485 557
South West median daily rate £390 £365 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +2.10% -1.04%
10th Percentile £193 £193 £209
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 64
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +6.67% +58.73%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.76 £14.23
90th Percentile £44.35 £77.50 £46.18
England median hourly rate £19.51 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.26% -14.00% +13.64%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +21 18 £425 +9.68% 4
Gloucestershire +10 7 £550 +74.60%
Dorset -3 6 £250 -44.44% 1
Bristol -14 6 £335 -11.26%
Devon - 2 £325 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
5 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) CCNA
7 12 (30.00%) F5
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
9 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (25.00%) DNS
9 10 (25.00%) CCNP
10 9 (22.50%) MPLS
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) Fortinet
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
11 8 (20.00%) PKI
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
12 7 (17.50%) BGP
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
12 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
12 7 (17.50%) Splunk
13 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (15.00%) DMZ
13 6 (15.00%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) IIS

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 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 10 (25.00%) DNS
4 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (22.50%) MPLS
6 7 (17.50%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) DMZ
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (12.50%) OSPF
9 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.00%) VLAN
9 4 (10.00%) VPN
10 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
10 3 (7.50%) RIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) GitLab
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
1 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.00%) Microservices
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 10 (25.00%) CCNP
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (15.00%) MCSA
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) HND
8 1 (2.50%) MCTS
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
5 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
2 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.00%) FreeIPA
3 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Endace
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) F5
3 9 (22.50%) Fortinet
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.50%) Splunk
6 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.50%) HP
9 2 (5.00%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) NetApp
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Aruba
10 1 (2.50%) BT
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix
10 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.50%) Juniper
10 1 (2.50%) Sophos
10 1 (2.50%) Zscaler