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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 340 321 270
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -51
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 68 96 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 3.36% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 93
Average daily rate
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£366 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +31.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -20.63%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2759 2861 3543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.10% 12.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1743 1764 2063
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 126 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.87 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.23 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
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 10 July 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 10 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 19 £330 -12.00% 8
Croydon - 1 £513 -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco
2 107 (70.39%) Firewall
3 80 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (47.37%) CCNP
5 57 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 54 (35.53%) Network Security
7 51 (33.55%) VPN
8 49 (32.24%) Juniper
9 46 (30.26%) WAN
10 41 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (25.66%) Windows
11 39 (25.66%) BGP
12 36 (23.68%) F5
13 33 (21.71%) Wireless
14 32 (21.05%) VMware
14 32 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
14 32 (21.05%) EIGRP
15 30 (19.74%) LAN
16 27 (17.76%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
18 25 (16.45%) Finance
19 24 (15.79%) OSPF
20 23 (15.13%) CCNA
20 23 (15.13%) Citrix
21 20 (13.16%) IPsec
22 19 (12.50%) VLAN
22 19 (12.50%) ITIL
22 19 (12.50%) SAN
22 19 (12.50%) MPLS
23 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.63%) Lync
5 4 (2.63%) IIS
6 3 (1.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (70.39%) Firewall
2 54 (35.53%) Network Security
3 51 (33.55%) VPN
4 46 (30.26%) WAN
5 41 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 39 (25.66%) BGP
7 33 (21.71%) Wireless
8 32 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 32 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
9 30 (19.74%) LAN
10 27 (17.76%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (15.79%) OSPF
12 20 (13.16%) IPsec
13 19 (12.50%) MPLS
13 19 (12.50%) SAN
13 19 (12.50%) VLAN
14 15 (9.87%) DNS
15 14 (9.21%) VoIP
16 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
16 12 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Ant
1 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.63%) Retail
6 3 (1.97%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (51.97%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (12.50%) Consultant
4 18 (11.84%) Architect
5 17 (11.18%) Security Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (9.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (8.55%) Network Consultant
8 13 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (7.89%) Security Consultant
10 11 (7.24%) Analyst
11 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) Security Architect
12 8 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (4.61%) Network Support
13 7 (4.61%) Network Analyst
14 6 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
14 6 (3.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) XML
2 3 (1.97%) DCOM
2 3 (1.97%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.66%) CSS
3 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Clustering
2 9 (5.92%) EqualLogic
3 5 (3.29%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Online Games
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) Firmware
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) CESG
6 1 (0.66%) SecurID
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.66%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 9 (5.92%) VMS
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.29%) UNIX
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) SUSE
6 3 (1.97%) NetWare
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.97%) AIX
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.50%) ITIL
2 17 (11.18%) Network Design
3 14 (9.21%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.24%) Network Management
4 11 (7.24%) SIEM
5 9 (5.92%) SABSA
5 9 (5.92%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (5.92%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (5.92%) TOGAF
6 8 (5.26%) Migration
6 8 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.61%) Low Latency
7 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.61%) Project Management
8 6 (3.95%) Service Management
8 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.29%) E-business
9 5 (3.29%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (3.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.87%) SQL
2 3 (1.97%) VB
3 2 (1.32%) C
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (47.37%) CCNP
3 23 (15.13%) CCNA
4 16 (10.53%) CCIE
5 11 (7.24%) MCSE
5 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.24%) CISSP
6 10 (6.58%) MCITP
7 9 (5.92%) CISM
8 8 (5.26%) Degree
9 7 (4.61%) CCVP
10 6 (3.95%) CCSP
11 4 (2.63%) CCSE
11 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.97%) CCDP
13 2 (1.32%) CCSA
13 2 (1.32%) CCDA
13 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) GPG13
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Hyper-V
2 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.29%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) RHEV
6 1 (0.66%) Snort
6 1 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.66%) Xen
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (4.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.95%) Cacti
3 6 (3.95%) OpenView
4 5 (3.29%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (2.63%) Nessus
5 4 (2.63%) SCCM
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) WMI
7 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 49 (32.24%) Juniper
4 36 (23.68%) F5
5 32 (21.05%) VMware
6 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
7 23 (15.13%) Citrix
8 14 (9.21%) HP
9 13 (8.55%) Dell
10 11 (7.24%) Blue Coat
11 10 (6.58%) SonicWALL
12 8 (5.26%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.26%) Aruba
13 7 (4.61%) IBM
13 7 (4.61%) NetApp
14 5 (3.29%) Fortinet
14 5 (3.29%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.63%) Speakerbus
15 4 (2.63%) Infoblox
15 4 (2.63%) Oracle
London
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Rate: £160 to £180 per day
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