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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 90 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 3.36% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £25.35
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -11.24%
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
134 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 8.76% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Network Security
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
6 6 (46.15%) CCIE
6 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (46.15%) CCSA
6 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
6 6 (46.15%) FortiGate
6 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) LAN
9 3 (23.08%) Service Management
10 2 (15.38%) OSPF
10 2 (15.38%) Network Design
10 2 (15.38%) VMware
10 2 (15.38%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) SAN
10 2 (15.38%) NAS
10 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
11 1 (7.69%) FWSM
11 1 (7.69%) Proventia
11 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
11 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
11 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
11 1 (7.69%) Degree

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Check Point Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CCNA
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Proventia
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire