Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 185 213
Rank change year-on-year -33 +28 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 28 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 5.52% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 27
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £355 £310 £361
90th Percentile £538 £528 £523
Central London median daily rate £425 £440 £405
% change year-on-year -3.41% +8.64% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year - +150.28% -

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 744 869 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.54% 13.89% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 667 591
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £225 £305 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 21
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.92 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -2.83% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.33 £14.25
90th Percentile £22.75 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% -2.56% +4.28%

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 January 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

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 17 January 2018. 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 - 1 £300 -
Cisco ASA
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (85.71%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (35.71%) High Availability
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (32.14%) Network Security
7 9 (32.14%) CCNP
7 9 (32.14%) WAN
7 9 (32.14%) IPsec
7 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 8 (28.57%) Palo Alto
9 7 (25.00%) Network Design
9 7 (25.00%) Multicast
9 7 (25.00%) MPLS
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) SSL
10 6 (21.43%) IPv4
10 6 (21.43%) CCIE
10 6 (21.43%) OSPF
10 6 (21.43%) Wireless
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) VLAN
11 5 (17.86%) HSRP
11 5 (17.86%) F5

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) VPN
3 11 (39.29%) BGP
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 9 (32.14%) IPsec
5 9 (32.14%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) Multicast
6 7 (25.00%) SSL
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) IPv4
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) HSRP
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) InfluxDB
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) CCIE
4 4 (14.29%) CCSP
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (10.71%) CCMSE
5 3 (10.71%) CCSE
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) iptables
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SELinux
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) OPNET
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Grafana
3 1 (3.57%) Icinga
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 5 (17.86%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Arista
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) Meraki
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) Nortel
7 1 (3.57%) Tandberg