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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 168 201 199
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 29 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 2.11% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £336 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -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
790 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.58% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (70.37%) Firewall
3 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (46.30%) CCNP
4 25 (46.30%) CheckPoint
5 21 (38.89%) VPN
6 19 (35.19%) Juniper
6 19 (35.19%) Network Security
7 15 (27.78%) Wireless
8 14 (25.93%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) Windows
8 14 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (22.22%) WAN
9 12 (22.22%) CCNA
9 12 (22.22%) Citrix
10 11 (20.37%) SAN
10 11 (20.37%) F5
11 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (18.52%) DNS
12 9 (16.67%) ITIL
12 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.67%) VLAN
13 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
13 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
13 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 8 (14.81%) LAN
13 8 (14.81%) BGP
14 7 (12.96%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (70.37%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) VPN
3 19 (35.19%) Network Security
4 15 (27.78%) Wireless
5 14 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (22.22%) WAN
7 11 (20.37%) SAN
8 10 (18.52%) DNS
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (16.67%) VLAN
10 8 (14.81%) LAN
10 8 (14.81%) BGP
11 7 (12.96%) NetScreen
11 7 (12.96%) DHCP
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (11.11%) EIGRP
13 5 (9.26%) IPsec
13 5 (9.26%) Cisco ISE
14 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.56%) CESG
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.70%) SecurID
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) RMADS
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 3 (5.56%) SUSE
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Network Management
3 7 (12.96%) Service Management
4 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.41%) Network Design
5 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (46.30%) CCNP
3 12 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (11.11%) CCIE
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.26%) MCSE
5 5 (9.26%) MCITP
5 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) CCVP
7 3 (5.56%) CCSE
7 3 (5.56%) CISSP
8 2 (3.70%) CCSP
8 2 (3.70%) CCDA
9 1 (1.85%) CCSA
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.85%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (46.30%) CheckPoint
3 19 (35.19%) Juniper
4 14 (25.93%) VMware
5 12 (22.22%) Citrix
6 11 (20.37%) F5
7 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.96%) Dell
9 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.11%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.56%) Speakerbus
10 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
10 3 (5.56%) Aruba
10 3 (5.56%) HP
10 3 (5.56%) IBM
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle
11 2 (3.70%) McAfee
11 2 (3.70%) Proofpoint
11 2 (3.70%) Nokia
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