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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 131 177 178
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 3.27% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 26
Median daily rate £416 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.73% +71.73%
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
440 734 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.77% 13.33% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 532 516
Median daily rate £425 £408 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (48.78%) CCNP
5 15 (36.59%) WAN
5 15 (36.59%) Wireless
5 15 (36.59%) F5
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
6 14 (34.15%) MPLS
7 13 (31.71%) VPN
7 13 (31.71%) Network Security
7 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
8 12 (29.27%) BGP
8 12 (29.27%) EIGRP
8 12 (29.27%) Juniper
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) OSPF
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (21.95%) CCNA
12 8 (19.51%) CCIE
12 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco Wireless
14 6 (14.63%) VMware
14 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
14 6 (14.63%) SAN
14 6 (14.63%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Zimbra
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (36.59%) WAN
2 15 (36.59%) Wireless
3 14 (34.15%) MPLS
4 13 (31.71%) Network Security
4 13 (31.71%) VPN
5 12 (29.27%) BGP
5 12 (29.27%) EIGRP
6 11 (26.83%) LAN
7 10 (24.39%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (24.39%) OSPF
7 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) HSRP
9 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
9 6 (14.63%) SAN
10 4 (9.76%) PSTN
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Law
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Broadcast Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
1 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.20%) Statistics
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Korn
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) CCIE
5 5 (12.20%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (7.32%) MCSE
6 3 (7.32%) MCTS
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.88%) CISM
7 2 (4.88%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) oVirt
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) vCloud
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Pingdom
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) F5
3 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
4 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
5 12 (29.27%) Juniper
6 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
7 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
7 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
7 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) Aruba
8 4 (9.76%) Avaya
8 4 (9.76%) Dell
9 3 (7.32%) Adobe
9 3 (7.32%) Kaspersky
9 3 (7.32%) Nortel
9 3 (7.32%) Polycom
9 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.32%) Tandberg
10 2 (4.88%) Mitel
10 2 (4.88%) Nokia