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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
London / City of London
Rank 122 134 145
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.63% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.61% 5.71% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 35
Median daily rate £440 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +73.33%

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
363 350 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.45% 10.97% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 245 510
Median daily rate £430 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +28.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 33 (80.49%) Firewall
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (51.22%) Network Security
4 21 (51.22%) Palo Alto
5 19 (46.34%) CCNP
6 18 (43.90%) Finance
7 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
7 17 (41.46%) VPN
8 14 (34.15%) Banking
9 12 (29.27%) LAN
9 12 (29.27%) WAN
9 12 (29.27%) Juniper
10 11 (26.83%) Wireless
10 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (24.39%) CCSP
12 9 (21.95%) BGP
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.95%) CCSE
13 8 (19.51%) VMware
13 8 (19.51%) OSPF
13 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
13 8 (19.51%) Network Management
13 8 (19.51%) F5
14 7 (17.07%) MPLS
14 7 (17.07%) Citrix
14 7 (17.07%) Change Management
15 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat

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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (80.49%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) Network Security
3 17 (41.46%) VPN
4 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 12 (29.27%) WAN
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (26.83%) Wireless
6 9 (21.95%) BGP
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (19.51%) OSPF
8 7 (17.07%) MPLS
9 6 (14.63%) NX-OS
9 6 (14.63%) SSL
9 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) DHCP
10 5 (12.20%) DNS
10 5 (12.20%) VLAN
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (9.76%) ICMP
11 4 (9.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Security Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Network Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Project Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Network Management
2 7 (17.07%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design
6 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Server Building
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (4.88%) Data Deduplication
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Software Audit
7 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (46.34%) CCNP
3 10 (24.39%) CCSP
4 9 (21.95%) CCSE
5 6 (14.63%) CCMSE
6 3 (7.32%) CISSP
7 2 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.88%) CCIE
7 2 (4.88%) CCSA
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.44%) MCP
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) ProxySG
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) Gluster
5 1 (2.44%) iptables
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.32%) OPNET
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Palo Alto
3 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
4 12 (29.27%) Juniper
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.51%) F5
6 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
6 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 7 (17.07%) Citrix
8 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
9 5 (12.20%) Riverbed
10 3 (7.32%) Arista
10 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.32%) Meraki
11 2 (4.88%) Aruba
11 2 (4.88%) HP
11 2 (4.88%) SAP
11 2 (4.88%) Symantec
11 2 (4.88%) Tufin
11 2 (4.88%) Veritas