Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 79 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 18 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.52% 1.78% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 10.50% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
Wales median daily rate £294 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.07% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £188 £250
90th Percentile £406 £438 £448
UK median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.22% +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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 181 238 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.26% 16.99% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 153 197
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £217
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +6 16 £300 -14.29% 1
West Wales +5 1 - - 1
North Wales - 1 £200 -
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) CCNA
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) CCDA
8 3 (16.67%) Junos
8 3 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) CCIE
9 2 (11.11%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) MPLS
2 6 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) Junos
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) PBX
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CCNA
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCDA
4 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 2 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Lumension
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) 3Com
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) MikroTik