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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 151 177 163
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 4.18% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £45.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-48.05% +129.29%
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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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (85.19%) Firewall
3 48 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (54.32%) F5
5 41 (50.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 36 (44.44%) CCNP
7 35 (43.21%) Network Security
8 34 (41.98%) OSPF
9 30 (37.04%) BGP
10 27 (33.33%) Juniper
11 26 (32.10%) DNS
12 25 (30.86%) Citrix
13 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
14 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (25.93%) VPN
15 20 (24.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 19 (23.46%) VMware
16 19 (23.46%) Blue Coat
17 18 (22.22%) NetScreen
17 18 (22.22%) DHCP
17 18 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 16 (19.75%) CCSE
18 16 (19.75%) LAN
18 16 (19.75%) Linux
18 16 (19.75%) BIG-IP
18 16 (19.75%) Infoblox
19 15 (18.52%) Wireless
20 14 (17.28%) WAN
21 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (85.19%) Firewall
2 41 (50.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 35 (43.21%) Network Security
4 34 (41.98%) OSPF
5 30 (37.04%) BGP
6 26 (32.10%) DNS
7 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (25.93%) VPN
8 20 (24.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (22.22%) NetScreen
9 18 (22.22%) DHCP
9 18 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (19.75%) LAN
10 16 (19.75%) BIG-IP
11 15 (18.52%) Wireless
12 14 (17.28%) WAN
13 12 (14.81%) VLAN
13 12 (14.81%) DMVPN
13 12 (14.81%) NetScaler
13 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Security Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Network Specialist
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Security Specialist
4 11 (13.58%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Data Centre Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.58%) Fat Client
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) RMADS
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) CESG
4 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SUSE
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Load Balancing
2 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
3 8 (9.88%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.64%) Network Architecture
4 7 (8.64%) Network Design
4 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 5 (6.17%) Line Management
5 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.17%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.17%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.94%) Network Management
7 3 (3.70%) SIEM
7 3 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.47%) Information Security
8 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) C
2 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (44.44%) CCNP
3 16 (19.75%) CCSE
4 12 (14.81%) CCNA
5 5 (6.17%) CCSA
5 5 (6.17%) CCSP
5 5 (6.17%) CISSP
6 3 (3.70%) CCIE
7 2 (2.47%) CCIP
7 2 (2.47%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.94%) OPNET
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (4.94%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.47%) Iperf
5 1 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (54.32%) F5
3 36 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 27 (33.33%) Juniper
5 25 (30.86%) Citrix
6 19 (23.46%) VMware
6 19 (23.46%) Blue Coat
7 16 (19.75%) Infoblox
8 13 (16.05%) SolarWinds
9 12 (14.81%) Imperva
9 12 (14.81%) HP
10 6 (7.41%) Riverbed
11 5 (6.17%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.94%) BT
12 4 (4.94%) Aruba
13 3 (3.70%) Tufin
13 3 (3.70%) IBM
14 2 (2.47%) Sun
14 2 (2.47%) Dell
14 2 (2.47%) Remedy
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