Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 116 123
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 9.60% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £413 £266 £180
90th Percentile £438 £528 £481
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 202 250 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.44% 8.77% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 110 142
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £242 £210 £212
90th Percentile £571 £551 £561
Scotland median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £22.50 £16.43 £23.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.94% -31.34% -53.98%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.23 £17.71
90th Percentile £23.75 £23.28 £30.09
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +16.28%

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python

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 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) VMware