Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 214 193
Rank change year-on-year -26 -21 +56
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 16 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.46% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 4.34% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 40
City of London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +15.65%
10th Percentile £364 £275 £313
90th Percentile £548 £550 £500
Central London median daily rate £419 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +4.69% -5.33% +20.71%
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 893 691 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 10.70% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 523 686
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.21% +6.73%
10th Percentile £212 £182 £260
90th Percentile £625 £637 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.08 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +2.96% +4.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £13.32 £13.88
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £28.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £20.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.11% +0.39% +6.95%

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 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 17 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) OSPF
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Network 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (12.50%) TACACS
7 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Core Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) OAuth
2 2 (12.50%) SAML
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) WAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) API Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (12.50%) NIST 800
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) OpenAM
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Gluster
3 1 (6.25%) iptables
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) CASB
2 2 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
5 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.25%) Trustwave