The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 June 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 3.64% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £341 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £315 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £365 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 110 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.03% 19.96% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 60
Median daily rate £288 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.34% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 7 £345 +6.15% 1
North Wales - 1 £200 -
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) SLA
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (30.77%) CCIP
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (30.77%) F5
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
8 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (23.08%) Brocade
8 3 (23.08%) Service Management
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) CCNA
8 3 (23.08%) CCDP
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) CCIE
8 3 (23.08%) Nagios
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (7.69%) MikroTik
10 1 (7.69%) Line Management
10 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Support
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Support
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCIP
4 3 (23.08%) CCDP
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) 3Com
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) MikroTik