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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 147 148 166
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 18 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.32% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 3.09% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 26
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
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
421 356 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 10.35% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 269 543
Median daily rate £450 £413 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (85.11%) Firewall
3 29 (61.70%) CheckPoint
4 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (46.81%) Finance
6 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (36.17%) Palo Alto
8 16 (34.04%) Wireless
9 15 (31.91%) Juniper
9 15 (31.91%) F5
10 14 (29.79%) Network Security
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 14 (29.79%) VPN
11 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
11 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
12 12 (25.53%) LAN
12 12 (25.53%) WAN
12 12 (25.53%) Change Management
12 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
13 11 (23.40%) SolarWinds
13 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
13 11 (23.40%) CCNP
13 11 (23.40%) CCNA
13 11 (23.40%) Project Management
14 10 (21.28%) MCP
14 10 (21.28%) Blue Coat
14 10 (21.28%) Riverbed
14 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
15 9 (19.15%) BIG-IP
15 9 (19.15%) DHCP

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 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (34.04%) Wireless
4 14 (29.79%) Network Security
4 14 (29.79%) VPN
5 12 (25.53%) LAN
5 12 (25.53%) WAN
6 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.15%) BGP
7 9 (19.15%) BIG-IP
7 9 (19.15%) DHCP
7 9 (19.15%) MPLS
8 8 (17.02%) DNS
8 8 (17.02%) OSPF
9 7 (14.89%) SSL
9 7 (14.89%) WAAS
10 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) JMS
2 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Change Management
2 11 (23.40%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.77%) Information Security
5 6 (12.77%) Network Management
6 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
7 4 (8.51%) Network Design
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
2 11 (23.40%) CCNP
3 10 (21.28%) MCP
4 5 (10.64%) CCIE
4 5 (10.64%) CCSP
5 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.26%) CCSA
6 2 (4.26%) CCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Gluster
4 1 (2.13%) iptables
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) OPNET
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) CheckPoint
3 17 (36.17%) Palo Alto
4 15 (31.91%) F5
4 15 (31.91%) Juniper
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) SolarWinds
7 10 (21.28%) Blue Coat
7 10 (21.28%) Riverbed
8 7 (14.89%) Aruba
8 7 (14.89%) Tufin
9 6 (12.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (12.77%) FireEye
9 6 (12.77%) TippingPoint
10 5 (10.64%) LogLogic
10 5 (10.64%) VMware
11 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
11 4 (8.51%) Radianz
12 3 (6.38%) Meraki