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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 181 173 191
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 20 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 3.04% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Average daily rate
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£344 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £430 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £89.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -8.00%
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (82.46%) Firewall
3 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (50.88%) F5
5 26 (45.61%) CheckPoint
5 26 (45.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (43.86%) OSPF
6 25 (43.86%) CCNP
7 21 (36.84%) BGP
8 19 (33.33%) Network Security
8 19 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (31.58%) VPN
10 16 (28.07%) Citrix
11 15 (26.32%) Juniper
11 15 (26.32%) DNS
11 15 (26.32%) WAN
11 15 (26.32%) LAN
11 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
12 14 (24.56%) Wireless
13 13 (22.81%) MPLS
13 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
14 12 (21.05%) SolarWinds
14 12 (21.05%) CCNA
14 12 (21.05%) VMware
14 12 (21.05%) BIG-IP
15 11 (19.30%) Blue Coat
15 11 (19.30%) DHCP
15 11 (19.30%) Linux
16 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (17.54%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (82.46%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (43.86%) OSPF
4 21 (36.84%) BGP
5 19 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (33.33%) Network Security
6 18 (31.58%) VPN
7 15 (26.32%) DNS
7 15 (26.32%) LAN
7 15 (26.32%) WAN
8 14 (24.56%) Wireless
9 13 (22.81%) MPLS
10 12 (21.05%) BIG-IP
11 11 (19.30%) DHCP
12 9 (15.79%) VLAN
12 9 (15.79%) NetScreen
12 9 (15.79%) DMVPN
12 9 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Security Specialist
5 7 (12.28%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Support
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XMPP
2 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Thin Client
2 7 (12.28%) Fat Client
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) RMADS
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM
6 4 (7.02%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (7.02%) Line Management
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Network Management
8 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.75%) Information Security
9 1 (1.75%) Change Management
9 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C
2 2 (3.51%) Lisp
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (43.86%) CCNP
3 12 (21.05%) CCNA
4 8 (14.04%) CCSE
5 6 (10.53%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) XenServer
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.02%) OPNET
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (5.26%) OpenView
3 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (3.51%) Iperf
4 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) F5
3 26 (45.61%) CheckPoint
4 16 (28.07%) Citrix
5 15 (26.32%) Juniper
6 12 (21.05%) VMware
6 12 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 11 (19.30%) Blue Coat
8 9 (15.79%) Infoblox
9 8 (14.04%) Imperva
10 7 (12.28%) HP
11 6 (10.53%) Aruba
12 5 (8.77%) Riverbed
13 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
13 4 (7.02%) BT
14 2 (3.51%) Remedy
14 2 (3.51%) Websense
14 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
14 2 (3.51%) Sun
14 2 (3.51%) Brocade
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