Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 208 237
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 33 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.68% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 4.69% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 29
City of London median daily rate £438 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.04% +4.13%
10th Percentile £297 £304 £297
90th Percentile £541 £500 £503
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -5.56% +10.77% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 743 960 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.43% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 734 847
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 19 November 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (45.45%) Finance
5 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
5 14 (42.42%) CCNP
6 13 (39.39%) BGP
6 13 (39.39%) Network Security
7 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 10 (30.30%) Palo Alto
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) CCIE
9 8 (24.24%) WAN
9 8 (24.24%) OSPF
9 8 (24.24%) Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) Network Design
9 8 (24.24%) High Availability
10 7 (21.21%) Multicast
10 7 (21.21%) Banking
10 7 (21.21%) IPsec
10 7 (21.21%) VLAN
10 7 (21.21%) SSL
11 6 (18.18%) IPv4
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) HSRP
12 5 (15.15%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) VPN
3 13 (39.39%) BGP
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) WAN
6 8 (24.24%) Wireless
7 7 (21.21%) IPsec
7 7 (21.21%) Multicast
7 7 (21.21%) SSL
7 7 (21.21%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (18.18%) HSRP
8 6 (18.18%) IPv4
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (15.15%) LAN
9 5 (15.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) InfluxDB
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Expert
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) High Availability
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCIE
4 4 (12.12%) CCSE
4 4 (12.12%) CCSP
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (9.09%) CCMSE
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.09%) iptables
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) SELinux
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) Cacti
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.06%) OPNET
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Icinga
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) Palo Alto
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) F5
5 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Arista
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Meraki
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.06%) Aruba
8 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Mitel
9 1 (3.03%) Tandberg