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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 141 189 179
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 30 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 2.82% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £298 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+104.42% +0.05%
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
543 745 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 13.52% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 551 515
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (78.18%) Firewall
3 35 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (47.27%) CheckPoint
5 25 (45.45%) Finance
6 21 (38.18%) CCNP
7 19 (34.55%) CCNA
7 19 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (32.73%) F5
9 16 (29.09%) Juniper
10 15 (27.27%) Wireless
10 15 (27.27%) Network Security
11 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
12 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
12 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.82%) VPN
13 12 (21.82%) ITIL
13 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.18%) MPLS
15 10 (18.18%) MCP
15 10 (18.18%) DHCP
15 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
16 9 (16.36%) Aruba
16 9 (16.36%) BGP
16 9 (16.36%) DNS
16 9 (16.36%) CCIE
17 8 (14.55%) OSPF
17 8 (14.55%) WAN

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 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.82%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (78.18%) Firewall
2 19 (34.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (27.27%) Network Security
3 15 (27.27%) Wireless
4 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
5 12 (21.82%) VPN
6 10 (18.18%) DHCP
6 10 (18.18%) MPLS
7 9 (16.36%) BGP
7 9 (16.36%) DNS
8 8 (14.55%) BIG-IP
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
8 8 (14.55%) LAN
8 8 (14.55%) OSPF
8 8 (14.55%) WAN
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (10.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (10.91%) WAAS
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Law
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Administrator
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Fintech
2 2 (3.64%) Statistics
2 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Change Management
2 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) Network Design
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Korn
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.18%) CCNP
3 19 (34.55%) CCNA
4 10 (18.18%) MCP
5 9 (16.36%) CCIE
6 5 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (5.45%) CCSP
8 2 (3.64%) CISSP
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.82%) MCSE
9 1 (1.82%) MCTS
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.27%) SLA
4 2 (3.64%) COBIT
4 2 (3.64%) COSO
4 2 (3.64%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) oVirt
4 1 (1.82%) Snort
4 1 (1.82%) vCloud
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Salt
3 1 (1.82%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (47.27%) CheckPoint
3 18 (32.73%) F5
4 16 (29.09%) Juniper
5 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 9 (16.36%) Aruba
9 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
9 7 (12.73%) VMware
10 6 (10.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
10 6 (10.91%) FireEye
10 6 (10.91%) TippingPoint
10 6 (10.91%) Tufin
11 5 (9.09%) LogLogic
11 5 (9.09%) Radianz
12 3 (5.45%) Avaya
12 3 (5.45%) Dell
12 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
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