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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 272 314 306
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 146 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 3.51% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 60 64
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.67% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -30.23%
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
3141 3105 3278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.79% 12.29% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2096 2045 2089
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +27 37 £400 -9.85% 11
Croydon - 2 £325 - 1
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Cisco
2 204 (87.18%) Firewall
3 123 (52.56%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (37.61%) Juniper
5 87 (37.18%) CheckPoint
5 87 (37.18%) CCNP
6 86 (36.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 81 (34.62%) VPN
8 73 (31.20%) BGP
9 64 (27.35%) LAN
10 63 (26.92%) Network Security
11 61 (26.07%) F5
11 61 (26.07%) WAN
12 54 (23.08%) CCNA
12 54 (23.08%) Windows
13 53 (22.65%) DNS
14 49 (20.94%) Wireless
15 47 (20.09%) VMware
16 45 (19.23%) Load Balancing
16 45 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
17 41 (17.52%) IPsec
17 41 (17.52%) Active Directory
18 36 (15.38%) ITIL
18 36 (15.38%) OSPF
19 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
20 34 (14.53%) DHCP
20 34 (14.53%) Finance
21 33 (14.10%) CCIE
22 32 (13.68%) SAN
23 31 (13.25%) NetScaler

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.26%) IIS
4 11 (4.70%) Apache
4 11 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.42%) Lync
6 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.56%) MS Project
2 6 (2.56%) MS Office
3 5 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 204 (87.18%) Firewall
2 86 (36.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 81 (34.62%) VPN
4 73 (31.20%) BGP
5 64 (27.35%) LAN
6 63 (26.92%) Network Security
7 61 (26.07%) WAN
8 53 (22.65%) DNS
9 49 (20.94%) Wireless
10 45 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
11 41 (17.52%) IPsec
12 36 (15.38%) OSPF
13 34 (14.53%) DHCP
14 32 (13.68%) SAN
15 31 (13.25%) NetScaler
16 29 (12.39%) EIGRP
17 27 (11.54%) VLAN
18 26 (11.11%) Internet
19 23 (9.83%) Ethernet
20 22 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) DB2
3 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (14.53%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Banking
3 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Legal
5 6 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.14%) Retail
7 4 (1.71%) Games
7 4 (1.71%) Law
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (51.71%) Network Engineer
2 28 (11.97%) Consultant
3 25 (10.68%) Security Engineer
4 21 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (8.97%) Network Consultant
4 21 (8.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (5.98%) Architect
5 14 (5.98%) Security Consultant
5 14 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) Analyst
8 11 (4.70%) Network Security Consultant
9 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Designer
11 8 (3.42%) Infrastructure Designer
11 8 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (2.99%) Infrastructure Technician
13 6 (2.56%) Network Manager
13 6 (2.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) Regular Expression
2 6 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) CESG
2 16 (6.84%) Clustering
3 15 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.70%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (3.42%) RMADS
6 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.14%) Open Source
8 4 (1.71%) Online Games
8 4 (1.71%) NHS
9 3 (1.28%) SecurID
9 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.85%) PKI
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.43%) User Experience
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.08%) Windows
2 14 (5.98%) Linux
2 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.70%) SUSE
3 11 (4.70%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.70%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (4.70%) AIX
4 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.56%) UNIX
5 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) Load Balancing
2 36 (15.38%) ITIL
3 28 (11.97%) Network Design
4 26 (11.11%) Service Management
5 24 (10.26%) Migration
6 16 (6.84%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.84%) Change Management
7 15 (6.41%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.98%) Information Security
8 14 (5.98%) Network Architecture
8 14 (5.98%) Network Management
9 13 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 13 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 11 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.27%) ISMS
12 10 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.69%) SQL
2 6 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.71%) VBScript
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 123 (52.56%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (37.18%) CCNP
3 54 (23.08%) CCNA
4 33 (14.10%) CCIE
5 22 (9.40%) SC Cleared
5 22 (9.40%) Security Cleared
6 20 (8.55%) CISSP
7 15 (6.41%) CCSP
8 14 (5.98%) CCDP
9 12 (5.13%) CCSA
9 12 (5.13%) CCSE
9 12 (5.13%) Degree
10 10 (4.27%) CCVP
11 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.99%) MCSE
12 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.71%) CCDA
14 2 (0.85%) CCIP
14 2 (0.85%) MCSA
14 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) SLA
2 14 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) GPG13
4 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 41 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.26%) vSphere
3 17 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.13%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (3.42%) Firmware
5 8 (3.42%) Snort
6 6 (2.56%) Nmap
7 5 (2.14%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.28%) Squid
9 2 (0.85%) Xen
10 1 (0.43%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) SCCM
2 9 (3.85%) SCOM
2 9 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 8 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.99%) SCDPM
4 7 (2.99%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.56%) Nessus
6 4 (1.71%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.43%) RANCID
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.43%) OpenView
8 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Cacti
8 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 234 (100.00%) Cisco
2 88 (37.61%) Juniper
3 87 (37.18%) CheckPoint
4 61 (26.07%) F5
5 47 (20.09%) VMware
6 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.11%) Citrix
8 19 (8.12%) HP
9 17 (7.26%) Fortinet
10 15 (6.41%) Blue Coat
11 14 (5.98%) Riverbed
12 12 (5.13%) Nokia
13 11 (4.70%) Oracle
13 11 (4.70%) IBM
13 11 (4.70%) Websense
13 11 (4.70%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.27%) McAfee
14 10 (4.27%) Dell
15 9 (3.85%) NetApp
16 7 (2.99%) Symantec
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