Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 120 104
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 0.48% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 5.28% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +2.84% +28.18%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £265
90th Percentile £525 £486 £468
Scotland median daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 258 265 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.96% 9.17% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 140 148
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £204
90th Percentile £565 £550 £491
Scotland median daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year +5.63% +4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £31.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% -7.46% +34.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £30.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £25.20 £31.50 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £28.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year -37.78% -6.25% +76.47%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Edinburgh

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco ASA in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Edinburgh

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
4 17 (65.38%) OSPF
4 17 (65.38%) BGP
4 17 (65.38%) CCNP
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 10 (38.46%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 10 (38.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (30.77%) Kanban
8 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) IPv6
9 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (19.23%) F5
9 5 (19.23%) Brocade
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) CCNA
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (15.38%) VMware NSX
11 3 (11.54%) vCenter Server
11 3 (11.54%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 3 (11.54%) Network Design

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) BGP
2 17 (65.38%) OSPF
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) IPv6
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) IPv4
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
9 1 (3.85%) DHCP
9 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) GIS Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 10 (38.46%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 8 (30.77%) Kanban
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) Secure Coding
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) C++
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware NSX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Brocade
3 5 (19.23%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds