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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 84 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 3.73% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £23.38
% change year-on-year -1.23% -13.36%  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 134 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.25% 8.83% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 48
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.07 £15.00 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £15.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Law
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) CMDB
7 1 (11.11%) Release Management
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Network Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Release Management
1 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Infoblox