Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 15 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 226 198
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 +49
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 4.24% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 34
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £317 £299 £304
90th Percentile £538 £543 £496
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 773 754 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.96% 10.58% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 586 743
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £286
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.28 £31.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.73 £16.96 £18.73
% change year-on-year +10.45% -9.44% +5.55%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (65.79%) Firewall
4 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
5 19 (50.00%) CCNP
6 17 (44.74%) Wireless
7 16 (42.11%) BGP
7 16 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (39.47%) Network Security
8 15 (39.47%) OSPF
9 14 (36.84%) VPN
9 14 (36.84%) WAN
10 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
10 13 (34.21%) Palo Alto
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
12 11 (28.95%) CCNA
13 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 10 (26.32%) LAN
13 10 (26.32%) MPLS
14 9 (23.68%) DHCP
14 9 (23.68%) IPsec
14 9 (23.68%) F5
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (21.05%) Meraki
15 8 (21.05%) Migration
15 8 (21.05%) SSL
15 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
16 7 (18.42%) DNS
16 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (15.79%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) IaaS
4 5 (13.16%) PaaS
5 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Wireless
3 16 (42.11%) BGP
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (39.47%) Network Security
4 15 (39.47%) OSPF
5 14 (36.84%) VPN
5 14 (36.84%) WAN
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
6 10 (26.32%) MPLS
6 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) DHCP
7 9 (23.68%) IPsec
8 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 8 (21.05%) SSL
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) ISDN
10 6 (15.79%) VLAN
10 6 (15.79%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Network Support
4 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) CISSP Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) XMPP
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (18.42%) Web Filtering
3 6 (15.79%) Change Control
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Security Management
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) SIEM
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 11 (28.95%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) CISSP
5 4 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (7.89%) CCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCSM
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.63%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (2.63%) CCMSE
8 1 (2.63%) GIAC
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) ProxySG
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (15.79%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) QRadar
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) Rundeck
4 2 (5.26%) Terraform
5 1 (2.63%) Cacti
5 1 (2.63%) CASB
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.63%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) CheckPoint
3 13 (34.21%) Palo Alto
3 13 (34.21%) SolarWinds
4 9 (23.68%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) Meraki
6 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) VMware
8 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
9 3 (7.89%) Aruba
9 3 (7.89%) Ivanti
9 3 (7.89%) Juniper
9 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.26%) AlgoSec
10 2 (5.26%) Arista
10 2 (5.26%) Avaya
10 2 (5.26%) Citrix
10 2 (5.26%) Google
10 2 (5.26%) Symantec