Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 155 200
Rank change year-on-year +12 +45 +44
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 8 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.23% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 2.37% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 38
10th Percentile £406 £350 £313
25th Percentile £481 £388 £377
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £547 £525 £500
90th Percentile £663 £600 £526
Central London median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +3.03%

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 273 338 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.05% 9.64% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 244 562
10th Percentile £336 £206 £203
25th Percentile £405 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
10th Percentile £11.98 £16.39 £17.76
25th Percentile £12.69 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate £14.75 £31.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -53.54% +41.11% +18.42%
75th Percentile £17.19 £42.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £18.13 £52.83 £43.37
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £30.05 £21.75
% change year-on-year -47.59% +38.16% +16.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 7 May 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Azure
6 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (40.00%) DMZ
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) WebEx
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (30.00%) Meraki
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) MPLS
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) VoIP
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (20.00%) IPv4

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (40.00%) DMZ
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) WebEx
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) SD-WAN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Microservices
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Meraki
7 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (20.00%) Zscaler
8 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
8 1 (10.00%) Arista
8 1 (10.00%) F5
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (10.00%) Splunk