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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 174 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 4.44% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+69.56% +3.08%
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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
732 721 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.52% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 511 631
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 58 (82.86%) Firewall
3 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (57.14%) F5
5 35 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 35 (50.00%) CCNP
6 32 (45.71%) OSPF
7 31 (44.29%) Network Security
7 31 (44.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (38.57%) BGP
9 26 (37.14%) Citrix
10 24 (34.29%) DNS
11 23 (32.86%) Juniper
12 21 (30.00%) Load Balancing
12 21 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 20 (28.57%) VPN
14 19 (27.14%) Blue Coat
15 18 (25.71%) NetScreen
15 18 (25.71%) DHCP
15 18 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 16 (22.86%) BIG-IP
16 16 (22.86%) Infoblox
16 16 (22.86%) VMware
17 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
18 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (20.00%) CCSE
18 14 (20.00%) Linux
19 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
19 13 (18.57%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (82.86%) Firewall
2 32 (45.71%) OSPF
3 31 (44.29%) Network Security
3 31 (44.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (38.57%) BGP
5 24 (34.29%) DNS
6 21 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (28.57%) VPN
8 18 (25.71%) NetScreen
8 18 (25.71%) DHCP
8 18 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 16 (22.86%) BIG-IP
10 13 (18.57%) MPLS
11 12 (17.14%) Wireless
11 12 (17.14%) DMVPN
11 12 (17.14%) NetScaler
12 11 (15.71%) LAN
12 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
12 11 (15.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Network Specialist
4 11 (15.71%) Network Security Specialist
4 11 (15.71%) Security Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Communications Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Fat Client
1 11 (15.71%) Thin Client
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) RMADS
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) CESG
4 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.86%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.00%) Network Design
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.14%) Line Management
5 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.71%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (5.71%) Network Management
6 4 (5.71%) SIEM
6 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.86%) Information Security
7 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.86%) Service Management
7 2 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) C
2 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (50.00%) CCNP
3 14 (20.00%) CCSE
4 11 (15.71%) CCNA
5 6 (8.57%) CISSP
6 3 (4.29%) CCSP
7 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.86%) CCSA
7 2 (2.86%) CCIE
8 1 (1.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CCIP
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) XenServer
3 1 (1.43%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.71%) OPNET
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.29%) OpenView
4 2 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.86%) Iperf
4 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (57.14%) F5
3 35 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 26 (37.14%) Citrix
5 23 (32.86%) Juniper
6 19 (27.14%) Blue Coat
7 16 (22.86%) Infoblox
7 16 (22.86%) VMware
8 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
9 13 (18.57%) HP
10 12 (17.14%) Imperva
11 6 (8.57%) Aruba
12 5 (7.14%) Riverbed
13 4 (5.71%) BT
13 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
14 3 (4.29%) Tufin
14 3 (4.29%) IBM
15 2 (2.86%) Websense
15 2 (2.86%) Sun
15 2 (2.86%) Remedy
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