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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 177 173 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 3.62% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £299 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £23.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.04%
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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
719 801 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 13.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA.

1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (76.09%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 22 (47.83%) OSPF
5 21 (45.65%) F5
6 20 (43.48%) CCNP
7 18 (39.13%) BGP
7 18 (39.13%) WAN
7 18 (39.13%) LAN
7 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (36.96%) MPLS
8 17 (36.96%) Juniper
9 16 (34.78%) VPN
10 14 (30.43%) Wireless
10 14 (30.43%) Network Security
11 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
12 11 (23.91%) IPsec
12 11 (23.91%) Finance
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (21.74%) HSRP
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
14 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
14 9 (19.57%) CCNA
15 8 (17.39%) Project Management
15 8 (17.39%) DNS
15 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
15 8 (17.39%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (17.39%) Data Centre

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) OSPF
3 18 (39.13%) BGP
3 18 (39.13%) LAN
3 18 (39.13%) WAN
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (36.96%) MPLS
5 16 (34.78%) VPN
6 14 (30.43%) Wireless
6 14 (30.43%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) EIGRP
8 11 (23.91%) IPsec
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (21.74%) HSRP
10 8 (17.39%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) DNS
11 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
11 7 (15.22%) VLAN
11 7 (15.22%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Support
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Support
8 2 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XMPP
2 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) RMADS
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 4 (8.70%) SIEM
5 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Lisp
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (43.48%) CCNP
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) CISSP
5 4 (8.70%) CCIE
5 4 (8.70%) CCSA
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCSE
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (8.70%) OPNET
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.35%) OpenView
5 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 21 (45.65%) F5
4 17 (36.96%) Juniper
5 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
6 7 (15.22%) Riverbed
7 6 (13.04%) Aruba
8 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.70%) VMware
9 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.70%) Citrix
10 3 (6.52%) BT
10 3 (6.52%) Polycom
11 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) Websense
11 2 (4.35%) CA
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.35%) HP
11 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
12 1 (2.17%) Imperva
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago