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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 169 205 193
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 35 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 2.59% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £444 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £364 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.13 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.52% -31.92%
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
810 889 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 12.17% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 572 652
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (84.62%) Firewall
3 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (42.31%) CCNP
5 21 (40.38%) Juniper
5 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
6 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (30.77%) Network Security
8 15 (28.85%) VMware
8 15 (28.85%) VPN
9 14 (26.92%) DNS
9 14 (26.92%) CCNA
9 14 (26.92%) LAN
9 14 (26.92%) Wireless
10 13 (25.00%) BGP
10 13 (25.00%) F5
11 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 10 (19.23%) DHCP
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
13 9 (17.31%) WAN
13 9 (17.31%) ITIL
13 9 (17.31%) OSPF
14 8 (15.38%) Service Management
14 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
14 8 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (15.38%) VLAN
15 7 (13.46%) NetScreen
15 7 (13.46%) IIS
15 7 (13.46%) SAN
15 7 (13.46%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (30.77%) Network Security
4 15 (28.85%) VPN
5 14 (26.92%) DNS
5 14 (26.92%) LAN
5 14 (26.92%) Wireless
6 13 (25.00%) BGP
7 10 (19.23%) DHCP
8 9 (17.31%) WAN
8 9 (17.31%) OSPF
9 8 (15.38%) VLAN
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (13.46%) NetScreen
10 7 (13.46%) SAN
10 7 (13.46%) Internet
11 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
12 5 (9.62%) IPsec
12 5 (9.62%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) CESG
2 4 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.77%) SecurID
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) RMADS
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) SUSE
3 3 (5.77%) AIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Service Management
2 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.54%) Network Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.69%) Network Design
5 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (7.69%) Line Management
6 3 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) VBScript
2 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (42.31%) CCNP
3 14 (26.92%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) CCIE
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) CISSP
7 2 (3.85%) CCSP
7 2 (3.85%) CCSE
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCSA
8 1 (1.92%) CCVP
8 1 (1.92%) CCIP
8 1 (1.92%) MCSE
8 1 (1.92%) CCDA
8 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.62%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (5.77%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.85%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) Juniper
2 21 (40.38%) CheckPoint
3 15 (28.85%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) IBM
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Nokia
7 2 (3.85%) Proofpoint
7 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.92%) BMC
8 1 (1.92%) Speakerbus
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 19 days ago