The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 89 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.068% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 0.63% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +118.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £39.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +69.56%
Cisco ASA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 158 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.59% 10.75% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 69
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Edinburgh region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) CCSA
6 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security
8 2 (16.67%) NAS
8 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper