The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 324 305 296
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 85 86 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 2.83% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 94
Average daily rate £400 £349 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.67% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2822 3044 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 13.85% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1889 2297
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 135 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Cisco ASA
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 36 £325 -7.14% 7
Hayes - 1 £400 - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Cisco
2 114 (69.94%) Firewall
3 88 (53.99%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (39.26%) CheckPoint
4 64 (39.26%) Network Security
5 61 (37.42%) CCNP
6 52 (31.90%) WAN
6 52 (31.90%) Juniper
7 49 (30.06%) VPN
8 46 (28.22%) BGP
9 40 (24.54%) Windows
10 38 (23.31%) F5
10 38 (23.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (22.70%) OSPF
12 35 (21.47%) Cisco PIX
13 33 (20.25%) VLAN
14 32 (19.63%) EIGRP
15 30 (18.40%) LAN
15 30 (18.40%) Microsoft
16 29 (17.79%) Wireless
17 27 (16.56%) Finance
17 27 (16.56%) MPLS
17 27 (16.56%) CCIE
18 25 (15.34%) DNS
19 24 (14.72%) Citrix
19 24 (14.72%) VMware
20 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
21 22 (13.50%) CCNA
21 22 (13.50%) VoIP
22 21 (12.88%) Cisco IOS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 20 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.84%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (69.94%) Firewall
2 64 (39.26%) Network Security
3 52 (31.90%) WAN
4 49 (30.06%) VPN
5 46 (28.22%) BGP
6 38 (23.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 37 (22.70%) OSPF
8 35 (21.47%) Cisco PIX
9 33 (20.25%) VLAN
10 32 (19.63%) EIGRP
11 30 (18.40%) LAN
12 29 (17.79%) Wireless
13 27 (16.56%) MPLS
14 25 (15.34%) DNS
15 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
16 22 (13.50%) VoIP
17 21 (12.88%) Cisco IOS
18 19 (11.66%) DHCP
19 17 (10.43%) Internet
19 17 (10.43%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) DB2
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (16.56%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
5 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (49.69%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.79%) Security Engineer
3 23 (14.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (12.88%) Architect
4 21 (12.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (11.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (11.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (9.20%) Consultant
7 14 (8.59%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Security Consultant
9 12 (7.36%) Security Architect
9 12 (7.36%) Analyst
10 10 (6.13%) Network Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Network Consultant
12 7 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Network Support
12 7 (4.29%) Network Architect
13 6 (3.68%) Network Security Consultant
14 4 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) DCOM
2 5 (3.07%) XML
3 2 (1.23%) WSH
3 2 (1.23%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Clustering
2 9 (5.52%) EqualLogic
3 5 (3.07%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) NHS
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.54%) Windows
2 20 (12.27%) Linux
3 9 (5.52%) VMS
3 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.91%) UNIX
5 7 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.84%) NetWare
6 3 (1.84%) Solaris
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.23%) SUSE
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.20%) SIEM
1 15 (9.20%) Network Design
2 14 (8.59%) ITIL
3 10 (6.13%) Project Management
3 10 (6.13%) Network Management
4 9 (5.52%) SABSA
4 9 (5.52%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (5.52%) TOGAF
4 9 (5.52%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (4.91%) Load Balancing
5 8 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.29%) Migration
7 6 (3.68%) Content Management
7 6 (3.68%) Service Management
7 6 (3.68%) Change Management
7 6 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.68%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (3.07%) E-business
8 5 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.20%) SQL
2 8 (4.91%) VB
3 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.23%) C
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (53.99%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (37.42%) CCNP
3 27 (16.56%) CCIE
4 22 (13.50%) CCNA
5 14 (8.59%) CCSP
6 11 (6.75%) CISSP
6 11 (6.75%) Degree
7 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.13%) MCSE
8 9 (5.52%) CISM
8 9 (5.52%) MCITP
9 7 (4.29%) CCVP
10 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.23%) CCSE
12 2 (1.23%) CCDA
12 2 (1.23%) CCDP
13 1 (0.61%) CRISC
13 1 (0.61%) RHCE
13 1 (0.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Hyper-V
2 12 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.07%) XenApp
5 3 (1.84%) vSphere
6 2 (1.23%) XenServer
6 2 (1.23%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.61%) RHEV
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (4.29%) SCCM
4 6 (3.68%) OpenView
4 6 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (3.07%) Cacti
6 4 (2.45%) Nessus
7 3 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.84%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) Cisco
2 64 (39.26%) CheckPoint
3 52 (31.90%) Juniper
4 38 (23.31%) F5
5 30 (18.40%) Microsoft
6 24 (14.72%) Citrix
6 24 (14.72%) VMware
7 20 (12.27%) HP
8 14 (8.59%) Dell
9 11 (6.75%) SonicWALL
10 10 (6.13%) Blue Coat
11 9 (5.52%) Radware
12 8 (4.91%) ArcSight
12 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.29%) Aruba
13 7 (4.29%) Oracle
14 6 (3.68%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.68%) Nokia
14 6 (3.68%) IBM
14 6 (3.68%) Riverbed
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