Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 206 204
Rank change year-on-year -27 -2 +46
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.52% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 4.92% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 39
City of London median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £283 £368
90th Percentile £538 £551 £500
Central London median daily rate £400 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.36 -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.36 -

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 818 712 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.91% 10.57% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 543 755
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £181 £206 £270
90th Percentile £638 £646 £588
Central London median daily rate £449 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -0.82% +1.50%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.74 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.15 £27.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.23
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.69% +1.36%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
4 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) F5
5 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) Network Management
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management

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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
6 4 (21.05%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) ISDN
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XMPP
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
2 2 (10.53%) SAML
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) WAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCSM
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (10.53%) NIST 800
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.53%) OpenAM
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Gluster
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (10.53%) CASB
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
3 7 (36.84%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
6 3 (15.79%) Meraki
7 2 (10.53%) CA
7 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
7 2 (10.53%) Ivanti
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
8 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
8 1 (5.26%) Aruba
8 1 (5.26%) Trustwave