Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 223 192
Rank change year-on-year +20 -31 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 48 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.37% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 3.55% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 32
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £301
90th Percentile £538 £538 £533
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £433
% change year-on-year - -1.73% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 732 733 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.82% 10.49% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 575 648
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £225 £302
90th Percentile £625 £625 £590
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.24% -15.21% -15.39%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £25.70 £22.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.11% -17.11% -5.00%

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 21 January 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

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
London Bridge -52 1 - -
Cisco ASA
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (64.58%) Firewall
4 27 (56.25%) CheckPoint
5 26 (54.17%) CCNP
6 21 (43.75%) VPN
7 19 (39.58%) Wireless
8 18 (37.50%) WAN
8 18 (37.50%) BGP
8 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
8 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (35.42%) Palo Alto
9 17 (35.42%) OSPF
10 16 (33.33%) Windows
10 16 (33.33%) Network Security
11 15 (31.25%) LAN
12 13 (27.08%) CCNA
12 13 (27.08%) F5
13 12 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (22.92%) MPLS
15 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
15 10 (20.83%) ITIL
15 10 (20.83%) Meraki
16 9 (18.75%) DHCP
16 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
16 9 (18.75%) IPsec

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 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.67%) IaaS
2 8 (16.67%) Office 365
3 6 (12.50%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 21 (43.75%) VPN
3 19 (39.58%) Wireless
4 18 (37.50%) BGP
4 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (37.50%) WAN
5 17 (35.42%) OSPF
6 16 (33.33%) Network Security
7 15 (31.25%) LAN
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
9 11 (22.92%) MPLS
10 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.75%) DHCP
11 9 (18.75%) IPsec
12 8 (16.67%) DNS
12 8 (16.67%) SSL
12 8 (16.67%) Unified Communications
12 8 (16.67%) VoIP
13 7 (14.58%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) WiX
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support
5 4 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) CISSP Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XMPP
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) PKI
2 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (14.58%) Migration
2 7 (14.58%) Web Filtering
3 6 (12.50%) Change Control
3 6 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.42%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Security Management
6 3 (6.25%) SIEM
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (54.17%) CCNP
3 13 (27.08%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) CCIE
5 5 (10.42%) CISSP
5 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
7 3 (6.25%) CCSE
8 2 (4.17%) CCSM
8 2 (4.17%) CCSP
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (2.08%) CCMSE
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) QRadar
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.17%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.17%) Terraform
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) Cacti
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 17 (35.42%) Palo Alto
5 13 (27.08%) F5
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Meraki
8 9 (18.75%) VMware
9 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 5 (10.42%) Citrix
11 3 (6.25%) Aruba
11 3 (6.25%) Avaya
11 3 (6.25%) Forcepoint
11 3 (6.25%) Google
11 3 (6.25%) Juniper
11 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
12 2 (4.17%) AlgoSec
12 2 (4.17%) Arista
12 2 (4.17%) HP
12 2 (4.17%) Ivanti