Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 124 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 -31 +33
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 19 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.42% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.23% 4.67% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -10.71% +42.86%
10th Percentile £261 £180 £263
90th Percentile £534 £473 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £313 £338
% change year-on-year +36.00% -7.41% -
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 231 257 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 8.91% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% +2.47% -
10th Percentile £207 £209 £200
90th Percentile £561 £588 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.86 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -67.58% +103.92%
10th Percentile £15.04 £16.29 £13.10
90th Percentile £29.05 £17.43 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +23.53%

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 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) OSPF
3 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
6 8 (42.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 8 (42.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (42.11%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (26.32%) IPv6
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Kanban
8 5 (26.32%) Brocade
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) WAN
9 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Network Design
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
10 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
11 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
11 2 (10.53%) PMO

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 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
2 13 (68.42%) OSPF
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) IPv6
4 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) IPv4
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) GIS Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
1 8 (42.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 8 (42.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) BCP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds