The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 3 months to 28 March 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.58% 3.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 11.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £410 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +0.66% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year -1.23% -13.36%  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 84 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 9.36% 25.85% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 23
Median daily rate £253 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £369 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +71.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Swindon

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco ASA in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Swindon

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Shibboleth

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Shibboleth
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VMware