The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 108 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 14 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.07% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 8.12% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 12
Median daily rate £416 £378 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +18.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 308 394 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 13.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 214 192
Median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 33
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £29.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Shropshire +18 4 £438 +25.17%
Birmingham +7 4 £400 -5.88% 6
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Coventry +15 1 £288 - 1
Warwickshire +8 1 £450 +20.00%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) Firewall
3 22 (61.11%) VPN
4 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 20 (55.56%) Wireless
6 19 (52.78%) CCNP
6 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (50.00%) WAN
8 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (36.11%) Network Design
10 12 (33.33%) F5
11 9 (25.00%) Migration
11 9 (25.00%) OSPF
12 8 (22.22%) BGP
12 8 (22.22%) Finance
12 8 (22.22%) DHCP
12 8 (22.22%) LAN
12 8 (22.22%) Juniper
12 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
12 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 7 (19.44%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
13 7 (19.44%) Network Management
13 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
13 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (19.44%) CCNA
14 6 (16.67%) CCIE
14 6 (16.67%) DNS

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) VPN
3 20 (55.56%) Wireless
4 18 (50.00%) WAN
5 15 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (25.00%) OSPF
7 8 (22.22%) BGP
7 8 (22.22%) DHCP
7 8 (22.22%) LAN
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (16.67%) DMVPN
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
10 5 (13.89%) IPsec
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (11.11%) MPLS
11 4 (11.11%) Network Security
11 4 (11.11%) SSH
11 4 (11.11%) TACACS
11 4 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) IT Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Support Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Network Design
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Network Management
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Statistics
7 2 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CCNP
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) CCIE
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.56%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.78%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 8 (22.22%) Juniper
5 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
5 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
5 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
6 6 (16.67%) McAfee
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) Sophos
8 4 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (8.33%) Aruba
9 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
9 3 (8.33%) Nokia
9 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
10 2 (5.56%) FireEye
10 2 (5.56%) GFI Software
10 2 (5.56%) Rapid7
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 days ago