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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 170 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 30 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 2.25% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+83.90% -32.55%
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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
799 890 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 12.35% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 595 687
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (71.93%) Firewall
3 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (43.86%) CheckPoint
4 25 (43.86%) CCNP
5 23 (40.35%) Juniper
6 19 (33.33%) VPN
6 19 (33.33%) Network Security
7 15 (26.32%) Windows
7 15 (26.32%) VMware
8 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (22.81%) F5
9 13 (22.81%) Wireless
9 13 (22.81%) DNS
10 12 (21.05%) CCNA
10 12 (21.05%) Citrix
10 12 (21.05%) WAN
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (19.30%) SAN
12 10 (17.54%) BGP
12 10 (17.54%) ITIL
12 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
14 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
14 8 (14.04%) NetScreen
14 8 (14.04%) Service Management
14 8 (14.04%) LAN
14 8 (14.04%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.51%) Lync
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (71.93%) Firewall
2 19 (33.33%) VPN
2 19 (33.33%) Network Security
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 13 (22.81%) Wireless
5 12 (21.05%) WAN
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (19.30%) SAN
7 10 (17.54%) BGP
8 8 (14.04%) NetScreen
8 8 (14.04%) LAN
8 8 (14.04%) DHCP
9 7 (12.28%) VLAN
10 6 (10.53%) Internet
11 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (8.77%) BIG-IP
11 5 (8.77%) IPsec
11 5 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Security Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.75%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) EqualLogic
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) CESG
4 3 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (5.26%) Firmware
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) RMADS
5 2 (3.51%) SecurID
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) AIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (5.26%) SUSE
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Service Management
2 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.28%) Network Management
4 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.02%) Network Design
5 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.02%) Line Management
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) ISMS
6 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) CCNP
3 12 (21.05%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE
4 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) MCITP
5 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.77%) MCSE
6 4 (7.02%) CISSP
7 3 (5.26%) CCSE
8 2 (3.51%) CCVP
8 2 (3.51%) CCSP
8 2 (3.51%) CCDA
9 1 (1.75%) CCSA
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
3 3 (5.26%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.75%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) RHEV
4 1 (1.75%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) CheckPoint
3 23 (40.35%) Juniper
4 15 (26.32%) VMware
5 13 (22.81%) F5
6 12 (21.05%) Citrix
7 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.28%) Dell
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.26%) Infoblox
10 3 (5.26%) Aruba
10 3 (5.26%) HP
10 3 (5.26%) IBM
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) NetApp
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia
11 2 (3.51%) McAfee
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Randstad Technologies
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