Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 239 215
Rank change year-on-year +28 -24 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 34 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.66% 1.79% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 21
City of London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £374 £364 £275
90th Percentile £525 £548 £550
Central London median daily rate £493 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +17.61% +4.69% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 730 893 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.97% 12.59% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 700 523
City of London median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% - +2.21%
10th Percentile £205 £212 £182
90th Percentile £662 £625 £637
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
City of London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.70 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.48% -6.86% +2.96%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.32
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.85 £20.08
% change year-on-year +79.05% -6.11% +0.39%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (85.29%) Firewall
3 22 (64.71%) Palo Alto
4 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
7 15 (44.12%) CCNP
7 15 (44.12%) F5
8 14 (41.18%) BGP
9 13 (38.24%) Finance
10 12 (35.29%) OSPF
10 12 (35.29%) VPN
10 12 (35.29%) Network Security
11 10 (29.41%) Windows
11 10 (29.41%) CCIE
12 9 (26.47%) ITIL
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 9 (26.47%) WAN
12 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
13 8 (23.53%) Riverbed
13 8 (23.53%) VoIP
13 8 (23.53%) Wireless
13 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
14 7 (20.59%) Red Box
14 7 (20.59%) Multicast
14 7 (20.59%) VMware
14 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
14 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 6 (17.65%) DNS

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 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (41.18%) BGP
4 12 (35.29%) Network Security
4 12 (35.29%) OSPF
4 12 (35.29%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) WAN
6 8 (23.53%) VoIP
6 8 (23.53%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
7 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (20.59%) Multicast
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (17.65%) DNS
8 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
9 5 (14.71%) NX-OS
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) International Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) JSON
1 4 (11.76%) Regular Expression
1 4 (11.76%) YAML
2 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Check Point GAiA
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Microservices
3 4 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Security
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) CCDA
4 4 (11.76%) CCDP
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) CCVP
5 3 (8.82%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CISSP
6 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.88%) CCSA
6 2 (5.88%) CCSP
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) KVM
4 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Palo Alto
3 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 15 (44.12%) F5
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) SolarWinds
6 8 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 7 (20.59%) Red Box
7 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 6 (17.65%) Meraki
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix
10 4 (11.76%) Arista
10 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
10 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
10 4 (11.76%) Splunk
11 3 (8.82%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (8.82%) Juniper
11 3 (8.82%) Sophos
11 3 (8.82%) Veeam
12 2 (5.88%) Symantec