The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 30 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.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 115 106
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 17 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.93% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 7.11% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 26
Median daily rate £450 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year -1.23% -13.36%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 311 380 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.67% 13.14% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 215 264
Median daily rate £425 £372 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.32% +20.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £188 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Yorkshire

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire +19 13 £475 +8.57% 5
North Yorkshire +8 2 £450 +63.63%
South Yorkshire -5 2 £380 +31.03%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (74.19%) Firewall
3 42 (67.74%) F5
4 29 (46.77%) CheckPoint
5 28 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (30.65%) Brocade
8 18 (29.03%) Migration
9 17 (27.42%) Wireless
9 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.42%) CCNP
9 17 (27.42%) Blue Coat
10 16 (25.81%) VMware
10 16 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (25.81%) NetScaler
10 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
11 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
12 13 (20.97%) CCNA
13 11 (17.74%) MS Office
13 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
14 10 (16.13%) LAN
14 10 (16.13%) VPN
14 10 (16.13%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) NX-OS
14 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (16.13%) FCoE
15 9 (14.52%) BGP
15 9 (14.52%) Internet
15 9 (14.52%) WAN
15 9 (14.52%) Network Design

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (74.19%) Firewall
2 28 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (27.42%) Wireless
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (25.81%) NetScaler
5 10 (16.13%) FCoE
5 10 (16.13%) LAN
5 10 (16.13%) NX-OS
5 10 (16.13%) VPN
6 9 (14.52%) BGP
6 9 (14.52%) Internet
6 9 (14.52%) WAN
7 8 (12.90%) EIGRP
7 8 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (12.90%) Network Security
8 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (9.68%) WLAN
10 5 (8.06%) IPsec
10 5 (8.06%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Network Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Security Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Network Designer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.45%) Information Specialist
8 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.45%) DataPower
4 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) CatOS
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.52%) Network Design
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) High Availability
5 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (6.45%) Information Security
6 4 (6.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (6.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (6.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.84%) Release Management
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.23%) Facilities Management
8 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.23%) Network Management
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.23%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (27.42%) CCNP
3 13 (20.97%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.29%) CCIE
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) CCSE
7 3 (4.84%) CCSP
7 3 (4.84%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.06%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.45%) FortiGate
1 4 (6.45%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (6.45%) Nexpose
1 4 (6.45%) OPNET
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) DameWare
3 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (67.74%) F5
3 29 (46.77%) CheckPoint
4 19 (30.65%) Brocade
5 17 (27.42%) Blue Coat
5 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (25.81%) VMware
7 8 (12.90%) Juniper
7 8 (12.90%) Sourcefire
7 8 (12.90%) TippingPoint
8 6 (9.68%) HP
9 5 (8.06%) ArcSight
9 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.06%) Intel Security
9 5 (8.06%) Nokia
9 5 (8.06%) Symantec
10 4 (6.45%) FireEye
10 4 (6.45%) GFI Software
10 4 (6.45%) LogRhythm
10 4 (6.45%) Rapid7