Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Cisco ASA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco ASA over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 247 209
Rank change year-on-year +3 -38 +31
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 55 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.59% 0.40% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 3.67% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 43
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%
10th Percentile £354 £293 £313
90th Percentile £538 £541 £500
London median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +6.12% -5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £55.00

Cisco ASA is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,022 954 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.93% 11.03% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 724 824
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £200 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 19
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -15.79% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £22.40 £55.00
London median hourly rate £23.13 £19.00 £18.58
% change year-on-year +21.74% +2.29% -8.27%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 42 £438 -2.78% 9
West End of London -29 3 £400 +45.45%
Southwark -34 1 - -
Cisco ASA
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (69.09%) Firewall
4 32 (58.18%) VPN
5 28 (50.91%) CCNP
6 27 (49.09%) Wireless
6 27 (49.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (45.45%) Palo Alto
8 24 (43.64%) Network Security
8 24 (43.64%) WAN
9 23 (41.82%) BGP
10 22 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 22 (40.00%) SolarWinds
11 19 (34.55%) LAN
12 17 (30.91%) MPLS
12 17 (30.91%) OSPF
12 17 (30.91%) IPsec
13 16 (29.09%) EIGRP
14 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
14 15 (27.27%) DNS
15 14 (25.45%) Windows
16 13 (23.64%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (23.64%) F5
17 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
17 12 (21.82%) CCNA
18 11 (20.00%) SSL
18 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 11 (20.00%) VLAN
18 11 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
19 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Office 365
3 6 (10.91%) IaaS
4 5 (9.09%) PaaS
5 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.82%) G Suite
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 32 (58.18%) VPN
3 27 (49.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (49.09%) Wireless
4 24 (43.64%) Network Security
4 24 (43.64%) WAN
5 23 (41.82%) BGP
6 19 (34.55%) LAN
7 17 (30.91%) IPsec
7 17 (30.91%) MPLS
7 17 (30.91%) OSPF
8 16 (29.09%) EIGRP
9 15 (27.27%) DNS
9 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 13 (23.64%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (20.00%) SSL
11 11 (20.00%) VLAN
12 10 (18.18%) DHCP
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (14.55%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Security Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Network Support
8 4 (7.27%) Security Specialist
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 6 (10.91%) XMPP
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
1 9 (16.36%) Network Management
2 7 (12.73%) Change Control
2 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) Web Filtering
3 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (9.09%) High Availability
4 5 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Security Management
6 3 (5.45%) SIEM
6 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (50.91%) CCNP
3 12 (21.82%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) CCIE
5 4 (7.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 4 (7.27%) CISSP
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (7.27%) Degree
6 3 (5.45%) CCSE
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (3.64%) CCSM
7 2 (3.64%) CCSP
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.82%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.82%) CCMSE
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (10.91%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) QRadar
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.64%) Terraform
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) Cacti
5 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 22 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 13 (23.64%) F5
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.18%) Meraki
6 10 (18.18%) VMware
7 7 (12.73%) Aruba
7 7 (12.73%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 4 (7.27%) Juniper
10 3 (5.45%) Citrix
10 3 (5.45%) Forcepoint
10 3 (5.45%) Google
10 3 (5.45%) Trustwave
11 2 (3.64%) AlgoSec
11 2 (3.64%) Arista
11 2 (3.64%) Ivanti