Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 100 110
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 15 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 7.39% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £353 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% +28.18% -12.70%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £188
90th Percentile £486 £468 £435
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £413
% change year-on-year - -15.15% +34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 280 284 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.48% 13.33% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 152 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £499 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +34.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.12 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) CCIE
5 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) Change Management
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (6.67%) Migration
1 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) Dell