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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 310 312 290
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 117 111 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 3.62% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £461 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £36.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.88 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -32.17%
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
3064 3068 3621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.09% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1896 1980 2142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +33 29 £425 +11.47% 11
Bromley - 3 £175 -
Croydon - 3 £419 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Cisco
2 155 (82.89%) Firewall
3 95 (50.80%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (40.64%) CCNP
5 69 (36.90%) CheckPoint
6 66 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 65 (34.76%) Juniper
8 60 (32.09%) VPN
9 53 (28.34%) Network Security
10 47 (25.13%) F5
10 47 (25.13%) BGP
11 45 (24.06%) Windows
12 44 (23.53%) WAN
13 42 (22.46%) Wireless
14 41 (21.93%) LAN
15 37 (19.79%) DNS
16 36 (19.25%) CCNA
16 36 (19.25%) VMware
17 34 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
18 33 (17.65%) Load Balancing
18 33 (17.65%) ITIL
19 32 (17.11%) Active Directory
20 30 (16.04%) Citrix
21 29 (15.51%) Finance
22 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
23 27 (14.44%) OSPF
23 27 (14.44%) IPsec
24 26 (13.90%) Cisco IOS
24 26 (13.90%) SAN
25 25 (13.37%) DHCP

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.88%) IIS
4 9 (4.81%) Apache
4 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.28%) Lync
6 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Project
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (82.89%) Firewall
2 66 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 60 (32.09%) VPN
4 53 (28.34%) Network Security
5 47 (25.13%) BGP
6 44 (23.53%) WAN
7 42 (22.46%) Wireless
8 41 (21.93%) LAN
9 37 (19.79%) DNS
10 34 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
11 27 (14.44%) IPsec
11 27 (14.44%) OSPF
12 26 (13.90%) SAN
12 26 (13.90%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (13.37%) DHCP
14 24 (12.83%) EIGRP
15 22 (11.76%) NetScaler
16 21 (11.23%) VLAN
17 19 (10.16%) Internet
18 17 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.88%) DB2
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Ant
1 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (15.51%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Banking
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
3 7 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.14%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.07%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 102 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 24 (12.83%) Consultant
3 22 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (10.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (10.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (9.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 17 (9.09%) Network Consultant
8 12 (6.42%) Security Consultant
9 11 (5.88%) Architect
9 11 (5.88%) Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.28%) Designer
10 8 (4.28%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.74%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Designer
13 5 (2.67%) Network Support
13 5 (2.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.81%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.60%) CSS
3 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.02%) Clustering
2 11 (5.88%) CESG
2 11 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.28%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (3.74%) RMADS
5 5 (2.67%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.67%) Firmware
6 4 (2.14%) Online Games
7 3 (1.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) Open Source
8 2 (1.07%) SecurID
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Derivative
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.06%) Windows
2 14 (7.49%) Linux
3 9 (4.81%) AIX
3 9 (4.81%) SUSE
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.14%) UNIX
7 3 (1.60%) NetWare
7 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.07%) VMS
9 1 (0.53%) MVS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.65%) ITIL
1 33 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 21 (11.23%) Service Management
3 19 (10.16%) Network Design
4 18 (9.63%) Migration
5 17 (9.09%) Network Management
6 12 (6.42%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.88%) Information Security
7 11 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.81%) Change Management
8 9 (4.81%) ITIL V3
8 9 (4.81%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (4.28%) ISMS
9 8 (4.28%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.28%) Low Latency
9 8 (4.28%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.28%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.07%) C
3 1 (0.53%) VBScript
3 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (50.80%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (40.64%) CCNP
3 36 (19.25%) CCNA
4 21 (11.23%) CCIE
5 17 (9.09%) CISSP
6 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.35%) CCVP
8 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.81%) MCSE
8 9 (4.81%) Degree
9 7 (3.74%) MCITP
9 7 (3.74%) CCDP
10 6 (3.21%) CCSP
11 4 (2.14%) CCDA
11 4 (2.14%) CCSE
12 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.07%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.07%) MCSA
12 2 (1.07%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) SLA
2 11 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.07%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.35%) vSphere
4 9 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.28%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (2.67%) Nmap
7 4 (2.14%) Snort
8 3 (1.60%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.07%) Xen
10 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.53%) Squid
10 1 (0.53%) KVM
10 1 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.74%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.21%) Nessus
4 4 (2.14%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.14%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.60%) SCCM
5 3 (1.60%) SCOM
6 2 (1.07%) OpenView
6 2 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.07%) Cacti
7 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 187 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (36.90%) CheckPoint
3 65 (34.76%) Juniper
4 47 (25.13%) F5
5 36 (19.25%) VMware
6 30 (16.04%) Citrix
7 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
8 17 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 14 (7.49%) Dell
10 13 (6.95%) HP
11 11 (5.88%) IBM
12 9 (4.81%) Oracle
12 9 (4.81%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.81%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.28%) Aruba
13 8 (4.28%) NetApp
14 6 (3.21%) McAfee
14 6 (3.21%) Websense
14 6 (3.21%) SonicWALL
14 6 (3.21%) Riverbed
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