The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 148 164 178
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 3.67% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 22
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £303 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%
Cisco ASA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 599 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.67% 12.94% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 451 527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 27
Median hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the City of London region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the City of London region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (77.08%) Firewall
3 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (52.08%) Finance
4 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
5 18 (37.50%) CCNP
5 18 (37.50%) F5
5 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (31.25%) CCNA
6 15 (31.25%) Network Security
7 14 (29.17%) Palo Alto
7 14 (29.17%) Juniper
8 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
8 13 (27.08%) Wireless
9 12 (25.00%) ITIL
9 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.92%) DHCP
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) VPN
11 10 (20.83%) DNS
11 10 (20.83%) MCP
12 9 (18.75%) CCIE
12 9 (18.75%) MPLS
12 9 (18.75%) BGP
12 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
12 9 (18.75%) Aruba
13 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (16.67%) OSPF

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (31.25%) Network Security
4 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.08%) Wireless
5 11 (22.92%) DHCP
6 10 (20.83%) DNS
6 10 (20.83%) VPN
7 9 (18.75%) BGP
7 9 (18.75%) MPLS
8 8 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (16.67%) OSPF
9 7 (14.58%) IP Telephony
9 7 (14.58%) LAN
9 7 (14.58%) WAN
10 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (12.50%) HSRP
10 6 (12.50%) WAAS
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Administrator
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Security Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.17%) Fintech
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) CentOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Change Management
2 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.42%) Network Design
5 4 (8.33%) Information Security
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Korn
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CCNP
3 15 (31.25%) CCNA
4 10 (20.83%) MCP
5 9 (18.75%) CCIE
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (6.25%) CCSP
8 2 (4.17%) CISSP
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) COBIT
3 2 (4.17%) COSO
3 2 (4.17%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
4 1 (2.08%) oVirt
4 1 (2.08%) Snort
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
3 1 (2.08%) Salt
3 1 (2.08%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
3 18 (37.50%) F5
4 14 (29.17%) Juniper
4 14 (29.17%) Palo Alto
5 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.75%) Aruba
6 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.58%) Riverbed
8 6 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 6 (12.50%) FireEye
8 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
8 6 (12.50%) Tufin
9 5 (10.42%) LogLogic
9 5 (10.42%) Radianz
9 5 (10.42%) VMware
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) Citrix
10 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
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