The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 29 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.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 2.63% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 76 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.47% 13.04% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 58
Median daily rate £338 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper