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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 137 189 177
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 33 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 3.03% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 11
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.44% +19.44%
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
528 759 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 12.81% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 555 473
Median daily rate £470 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 21
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (80.36%) Firewall
3 34 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (46.43%) CheckPoint
5 23 (41.07%) CCNP
6 22 (39.29%) Finance
7 21 (37.50%) F5
8 18 (32.14%) CCNA
9 17 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (28.57%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 14 (25.00%) Wireless
11 14 (25.00%) Network Security
11 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
12 13 (23.21%) ITIL
13 12 (21.43%) VPN
13 12 (21.43%) DHCP
14 11 (19.64%) WAN
14 11 (19.64%) MPLS
14 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
15 10 (17.86%) LAN
15 10 (17.86%) DNS
15 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
15 10 (17.86%) IP Telephony
15 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
16 9 (16.07%) Aruba
16 9 (16.07%) VMware
16 9 (16.07%) BGP
16 9 (16.07%) EIGRP
17 8 (14.29%) Project Management

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 3 (5.36%) Zimbra
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (80.36%) Firewall
2 17 (30.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.00%) Network Security
4 14 (25.00%) Wireless
5 12 (21.43%) DHCP
5 12 (21.43%) VPN
6 11 (19.64%) MPLS
6 11 (19.64%) WAN
7 10 (17.86%) DNS
7 10 (17.86%) IP Telephony
7 10 (17.86%) LAN
8 9 (16.07%) BGP
8 9 (16.07%) EIGRP
9 8 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 7 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (12.50%) HSRP
10 7 (12.50%) OSPF
11 6 (10.71%) WAAS
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Publishing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Network Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Broadcast Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Security Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) CentOS
3 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Change Management
3 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Network Design
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Broadcast Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Korn
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (41.07%) CCNP
3 18 (32.14%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) MCP
6 5 (8.93%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) CISSP
7 3 (5.36%) MCSE
7 3 (5.36%) MCTS
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.79%) CCSP
9 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) COBIT
3 2 (3.57%) COSO
3 2 (3.57%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) oVirt
5 1 (1.79%) Snort
5 1 (1.79%) vCloud
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Salt
3 1 (1.79%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (46.43%) CheckPoint
3 21 (37.50%) F5
4 16 (28.57%) Juniper
5 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.07%) Aruba
7 9 (16.07%) VMware
8 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 7 (12.50%) Blue Coat
10 6 (10.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (10.71%) FireEye
10 6 (10.71%) Fortinet
10 6 (10.71%) TippingPoint
10 6 (10.71%) Tufin
11 5 (8.93%) Dell
11 5 (8.93%) LogLogic
11 5 (8.93%) Radianz
12 3 (5.36%) Kaspersky