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 29 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 > Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 118 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.97% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 6.55% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
10th Percentile £271 £302 £238
90th Percentile £488 £445 £455
England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 312 412 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.16% 14.73% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 713 842
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +41.66%  
10th Percentile £263 £275 £163
90th Percentile £500 £550 £444
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -50.00%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £7.19
90th Percentile £29.13 £20.75 £160.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 29 June 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 29 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
West Yorkshire +31 15 £375 -6.25% 5
South Yorkshire -3 3 £363 -1.02%
North Yorkshire +4 2 £475 +35.52%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (91.89%) Firewall
3 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (56.76%) F5
5 14 (37.84%) CCNP
6 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
6 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
7 12 (32.43%) Blue Coat
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) BGP
8 11 (29.73%) EIGRP
8 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
8 11 (29.73%) TippingPoint
8 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (27.03%) FortiGate
9 10 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (27.03%) HP
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (27.03%) MS Visio
10 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 9 (24.32%) CCNA
10 9 (24.32%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) WLAN
11 8 (21.62%) Wireless
11 8 (21.62%) Migration
11 8 (21.62%) Splunk
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (18.92%) DMVPN

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:

Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (27.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) BGP
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (29.73%) EIGRP
2 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (24.32%) VPN
5 8 (21.62%) Wireless
5 8 (21.62%) WLAN
6 7 (18.92%) DMVPN
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) IOS XR
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) Network Security
7 5 (13.51%) SSL
8 4 (10.81%) LAN
8 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
8 4 (10.81%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Engineer
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Information Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) DataPower
3 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) CatOS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.41%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CCVP
6 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) FortiGate
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (18.92%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (18.92%) OPNET
4 4 (10.81%) Nexpose
5 3 (8.11%) SCCM
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SmoothWall
6 2 (5.41%) WSUS
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) F5
3 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
4 12 (32.43%) Blue Coat
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
5 11 (29.73%) TippingPoint
6 10 (27.03%) HP
7 8 (21.62%) Splunk
8 7 (18.92%) BMC
8 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 7 (18.92%) Motorola
9 6 (16.22%) Juniper
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) McAfee
10 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
10 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
10 5 (13.51%) Symantec
11 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
11 4 (10.81%) FireEye