The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 89 101 101
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 13 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.95% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 4.04% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £475 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £385 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 183 223 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.42% 11.53% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 134 153
Median daily rate £420 £387 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.52% +25.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £21.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in West Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in West Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in West Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Leeds +13 9 £500 +12.67% 2
Bradford +4 3 - - 3
Halifax - 1 £265 -
Cisco ASA
Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 24 (72.73%) F5
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (42.42%) CCNP
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) VMware
9 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 11 (33.33%) Brocade
10 9 (27.27%) Migration
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) Wireless
11 8 (24.24%) CCNA
11 8 (24.24%) MS Office
11 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
11 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (24.24%) FCoE
11 8 (24.24%) NX-OS
12 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) WLAN
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.18%) CCIE
14 5 (15.15%) CCSP
14 5 (15.15%) Juniper
14 5 (15.15%) BGP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 9 (27.27%) Wireless
6 8 (24.24%) FCoE
6 8 (24.24%) NX-OS
7 7 (21.21%) WLAN
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
8 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
9 4 (12.12%) DMVPN
9 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (12.12%) IOS XR
9 4 (12.12%) TACACS
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (9.09%) Network Security
10 3 (9.09%) VPN
11 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Designer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (12.12%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
4 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
7 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
7 1 (3.03%) Informatics
7 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) CCNA
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) CCIE
7 5 (15.15%) CCSE
7 5 (15.15%) CCSP
7 5 (15.15%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
1 4 (12.12%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (12.12%) OPNET
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Brocade
5 11 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.15%) Fortinet
6 5 (15.15%) Juniper
6 5 (15.15%) Nokia
7 4 (12.12%) Aruba
7 4 (12.12%) BMC
7 4 (12.12%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 4 (12.12%) Motorola
7 4 (12.12%) Samsung
7 4 (12.12%) Splunk
7 4 (12.12%) TippingPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Nortel