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 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 110 105
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 15 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 4.21% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +48.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £394 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £350
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 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 200 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.18% 12.91% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 163 162
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
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 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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Leeds +19 12 £400 -11.11% 2
Wakefield - 2 £300 - 1
Cisco ASA
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (50.00%) F5
5 12 (42.86%) Fortinet
5 12 (42.86%) CCNP
5 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
7 10 (35.71%) HP
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (35.71%) MS Visio
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (35.71%) FortiGate
7 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (28.57%) WLAN
9 8 (28.57%) CCNA
10 7 (25.00%) BMC
10 7 (25.00%) Motorola
10 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (25.00%) IBM
10 7 (25.00%) OPNET
10 7 (25.00%) Migration
10 7 (25.00%) DMVPN
10 7 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (25.00%) Splunk

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring 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 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (35.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) BGP
2 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (28.57%) WLAN
6 7 (25.00%) DMVPN
6 7 (25.00%) IOS XR
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (14.29%) SAN
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 3 (10.71%) IPsec
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
8 3 (10.71%) Network Security
8 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) DataPower
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) CatOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Informatics
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCVP
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) FortiGate
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (25.00%) OPNET
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SmoothWall
5 2 (7.14%) WSUS
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) F5
3 12 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (25.00%) BMC
6 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (25.00%) IBM
6 7 (25.00%) Motorola
6 7 (25.00%) Splunk
6 7 (25.00%) TippingPoint
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
9 3 (10.71%) Brocade
10 2 (7.14%) Dell
10 2 (7.14%) Juniper
10 2 (7.14%) Nokia
10 2 (7.14%) SAP
10 2 (7.14%) Veeam