Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 158 168
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 29 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 5.46% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 28
South West median daily rate £268 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.65% -8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £306 £283
90th Percentile £447 £458 £475
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £41.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.39% +7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £37.25 £30.85 £37.00
90th Percentile £41.75 £46.13 £41.00
England median hourly rate £19.82 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -55.97% +100.00% -6.25%

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 826 843 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.67% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 496 474
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £528 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 82 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.03 £13.58
90th Percentile £44.25 £47.40 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Dorset +14 9 £250 -44.44%
Bristol -17 9 £370 +5.71%
Somerset -7 4 £256 -30.51%
Wiltshire -18 2 £450 +25.00%
Devon - 2 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £193 - 2
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 18 (62.07%) LAN
4 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (37.93%) CCNA
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (31.03%) F5
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 8 (27.59%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
8 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) VPN
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
10 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
11 4 (13.79%) Unix
11 4 (13.79%) Linux
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.79%) CCNP

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (6.90%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) VAX
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) RMADS
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) F5
3 8 (27.59%) SolarWinds
4 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 5 (17.24%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) Sun
7 4 (13.79%) Veeam
8 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.90%) CA
9 2 (6.90%) IBM
9 2 (6.90%) IronPort
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.45%) Avaya
10 1 (3.45%) Dell
10 1 (3.45%) Juniper
10 1 (3.45%) McAfee
10 1 (3.45%) Sophos