The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 247 304 307
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 153 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.46% 3.35% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 60 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £532 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 16
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +81.25%
Cisco ASA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in London

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the London region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 42 £413 +26.92% 18
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Cisco
2 264 (88.29%) Firewall
3 184 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (42.14%) CCNP
5 124 (41.47%) BGP
5 124 (41.47%) CheckPoint
6 111 (37.12%) F5
7 108 (36.12%) Juniper
8 107 (35.79%) Network Security
9 106 (35.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 106 (35.45%) VPN
10 86 (28.76%) OSPF
11 79 (26.42%) CCNA
12 75 (25.08%) Load Balancing
13 73 (24.41%) WAN
14 70 (23.41%) Wireless
15 69 (23.08%) DNS
16 63 (21.07%) VMware
17 62 (20.74%) LAN
18 61 (20.40%) Cisco PIX
19 60 (20.07%) Blue Coat
20 58 (19.40%) IPsec
21 57 (19.06%) MPLS
22 52 (17.39%) EIGRP
22 52 (17.39%) Citrix
23 51 (17.06%) Finance
23 51 (17.06%) Cisco IOS
24 48 (16.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 46 (15.38%) Windows
26 40 (13.38%) E-Commerce

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.68%) IIS
4 7 (2.34%) Apache
5 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.00%) Lync
6 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.00%) MS Project
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Office 365
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 264 (88.29%) Firewall
2 124 (41.47%) BGP
3 107 (35.79%) Network Security
4 106 (35.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 106 (35.45%) VPN
5 86 (28.76%) OSPF
6 73 (24.41%) WAN
7 70 (23.41%) Wireless
8 69 (23.08%) DNS
9 62 (20.74%) LAN
10 61 (20.40%) Cisco PIX
11 58 (19.40%) IPsec
12 57 (19.06%) MPLS
13 52 (17.39%) EIGRP
14 51 (17.06%) Cisco IOS
15 48 (16.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 40 (13.38%) NetScreen
17 38 (12.71%) DHCP
18 35 (11.71%) TCP/IP
18 35 (11.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.34%) DB2
3 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 51 (17.06%) Finance
2 29 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.36%) Banking
4 16 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.02%) Games
6 7 (2.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.00%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (54.18%) Network Engineer
2 26 (8.70%) Consultant
3 24 (8.03%) Security Engineer
3 24 (8.03%) Architect
4 23 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 20 (6.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (6.69%) Security Consultant
6 18 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (6.02%) Network Support
6 18 (6.02%) Network Security Consultant
7 17 (5.69%) Network Architect
8 15 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (4.68%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
11 11 (3.68%) Security Specialist
11 11 (3.68%) Network Security Specialist
11 11 (3.68%) Network Specialist
12 9 (3.01%) Analyst
12 9 (3.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (2.68%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.34%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.67%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.68%) Online Games
3 12 (4.01%) Fat Client
3 12 (4.01%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.68%) CESG
5 7 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.01%) Clustering
7 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.67%) NHS
8 4 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.67%) IVR
9 2 (0.67%) RMADS
10 1 (0.33%) Open Source
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) DTV
10 1 (0.33%) PKI
10 1 (0.33%) SecurID
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.38%) Windows
2 37 (12.37%) Linux
3 15 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.34%) UNIX
5 7 (2.34%) AIX
5 7 (2.34%) SUSE
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) CentOS
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.08%) Load Balancing
2 40 (13.38%) E-Commerce
3 35 (11.71%) Network Design
4 33 (11.04%) Network Management
5 32 (10.70%) ITIL
6 23 (7.69%) Migration
6 23 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 22 (7.36%) Service Management
8 21 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 20 (6.69%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (4.68%) Network Architecture
12 13 (4.35%) CRM
12 13 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (4.01%) Change Management
13 12 (4.01%) Information Security
14 10 (3.34%) Low Latency
14 10 (3.34%) Line Management
15 9 (3.01%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.02%) SQL
2 13 (4.35%) Perl
3 10 (3.34%) Python
4 8 (2.68%) C
5 7 (2.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 184 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (42.14%) CCNP
3 79 (26.42%) CCNA
4 37 (12.37%) CCIE
5 35 (11.71%) CCSE
6 28 (9.36%) Security Cleared
7 23 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 19 (6.35%) CCSP
9 16 (5.35%) CCSA
10 11 (3.68%) CISSP
11 8 (2.68%) Degree
12 7 (2.34%) VCP4
12 7 (2.34%) CCDP
13 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.01%) MCSE
14 5 (1.67%) CCVP
15 4 (1.34%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
16 3 (1.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.01%) GPG13
4 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 35 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.35%) ProxySG
4 14 (4.68%) vSphere
5 12 (4.01%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.68%) FreeRADIUS
7 7 (2.34%) Snort
8 6 (2.01%) Squid
8 6 (2.01%) Firmware
9 5 (1.67%) XenServer
10 4 (1.34%) XenApp
11 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.33%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) SCCM
1 8 (2.68%) SCOM
1 8 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (2.01%) SCDPM
2 6 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.01%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.34%) RANCID
5 3 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.67%) OpenView
6 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.67%) NetCrunch
7 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.33%) Cacti
7 1 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) Cisco
2 124 (41.47%) CheckPoint
3 111 (37.12%) F5
4 108 (36.12%) Juniper
5 63 (21.07%) VMware
6 60 (20.07%) Blue Coat
7 52 (17.39%) Citrix
8 33 (11.04%) Infoblox
9 32 (10.70%) SolarWinds
10 28 (9.36%) Microsoft
11 27 (9.03%) HP
12 20 (6.69%) Remedy
12 20 (6.69%) Fortinet
13 15 (5.02%) McAfee
14 14 (4.68%) Riverbed
15 13 (4.35%) IBM
15 13 (4.35%) Splunk
16 12 (4.01%) Imperva
17 9 (3.01%) Nokia
17 9 (3.01%) Websense
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