Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 201 238
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 -50
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 49 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.72% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 6.46% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £475 £528 £538
Central London median daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 412 758 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.85% 11.10% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 577 635
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £205 £181 £233
90th Percentile £661 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% +21.98% -10.92%
10th Percentile £17.16 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.65 £37.50 £24.90
Median hourly rate £33.76 £20.57 £16.18
% change year-on-year +64.11% +27.19% -19.44%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) CCNP
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) OSPF
4 8 (72.73%) BGP
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
6 6 (54.55%) LAN
6 6 (54.55%) WAN
6 6 (54.55%) IPsec
6 6 (54.55%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (45.45%) Wireless
7 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
7 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (45.45%) VRRP
7 5 (45.45%) VoIP
7 5 (45.45%) WLAN
7 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (45.45%) Statistics
7 5 (45.45%) HSRP
7 5 (45.45%) Multicast
8 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 4 (36.36%) MPLS
9 3 (27.27%) CCSP
9 3 (27.27%) 3G

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 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
5 5 (45.45%) Multicast
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) WLAN
6 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 3 (27.27%) 3G
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) F5