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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 155 178 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 43 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 3.25% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 10
Average daily rate
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£410 £386 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £124 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £23.20 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+67.02% -23.93%
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
720 769 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.98% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 491 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 64 (84.21%) Firewall
3 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 34 (44.74%) Network Security
6 33 (43.42%) F5
6 33 (43.42%) Juniper
7 32 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (39.47%) CCNP
9 25 (32.89%) DNS
9 25 (32.89%) BGP
10 20 (26.32%) OSPF
11 19 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 18 (23.68%) VPN
13 17 (22.37%) NetScreen
14 16 (21.05%) DHCP
15 15 (19.74%) VMware
16 14 (18.42%) Citrix
17 13 (17.11%) CCNA
17 13 (17.11%) LAN
17 13 (17.11%) Windows
17 13 (17.11%) Finance
17 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 12 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 12 (15.79%) BIG-IP
18 12 (15.79%) Wireless
19 11 (14.47%) Blue Coat
19 11 (14.47%) Cisco PIX
20 10 (13.16%) Service Management
20 10 (13.16%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (9.21%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 64 (84.21%) Firewall
2 34 (44.74%) Network Security
3 32 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (32.89%) BGP
4 25 (32.89%) DNS
5 20 (26.32%) OSPF
6 18 (23.68%) VPN
7 17 (22.37%) NetScreen
8 16 (21.05%) DHCP
9 13 (17.11%) LAN
9 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (15.79%) BIG-IP
10 12 (15.79%) Wireless
11 11 (14.47%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (13.16%) WAN
12 10 (13.16%) Internet
13 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
13 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
14 8 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Security Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) CESG
2 4 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) RMADS
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) SecurID
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) UNIX
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) SUSE
4 3 (3.95%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (13.16%) Service Management
3 9 (11.84%) Network Design
4 7 (9.21%) ITIL
4 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.21%) Network Management
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Change Management
6 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.58%) Line Management
7 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.26%) Information Security
7 4 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
1 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.95%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) C
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (39.47%) CCNP
3 13 (17.11%) CCNA
4 9 (11.84%) CCSE
5 7 (9.21%) CCIE
5 7 (9.21%) CCSP
6 6 (7.89%) CCSA
7 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) CISSP
9 2 (2.63%) CCIP
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (3.95%) Firmware
5 3 (3.95%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.32%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 33 (43.42%) Juniper
3 33 (43.42%) F5
4 15 (19.74%) VMware
5 14 (18.42%) Citrix
6 11 (14.47%) Blue Coat
7 8 (10.53%) Infoblox
7 8 (10.53%) HP
8 7 (9.21%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.58%) IBM
10 4 (5.26%) Imperva
11 3 (3.95%) Tufin
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle
11 3 (3.95%) Nokia
12 2 (2.63%) Dell
12 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.63%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
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