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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 62 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £225 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.30% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% +15.38%  

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 68 119 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.41% 16.81% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 22
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 24 June 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Chat Support
6 1 (16.67%) VSAN
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) FWSM
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (16.67%) VSAN
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Chat Support
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) VMware