The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 308 282
Rank change year-on-year -21 -26  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 93 120 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 4.00% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 84 110
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £24.36 - £29.00
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2266 3002 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 13.88% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 2050 2014
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 97
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 17 £344 -25.67% 5
Hammersmith - 5 £300 -
Uxbridge - 3 £90 -
Ilford - 1 £168 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 195 (100.00%) Cisco
2 159 (81.54%) Firewall
3 113 (57.95%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (46.67%) CCNP
5 71 (36.41%) Wireless
6 69 (35.38%) CheckPoint
7 63 (32.31%) LAN
8 62 (31.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (31.28%) Data Centre
10 60 (30.77%) WAN
10 60 (30.77%) VMware
11 55 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
12 53 (27.18%) Network Security
12 53 (27.18%) Palo Alto
13 52 (26.67%) F5
14 50 (25.64%) VPN
15 48 (24.62%) BGP
16 44 (22.56%) 802.1X
16 44 (22.56%) SolarWinds
17 43 (22.05%) MPLS
17 43 (22.05%) OSPF
18 42 (21.54%) TCP/IP
19 40 (20.51%) Juniper
20 39 (20.00%) DNS
21 36 (18.46%) CCIE
22 35 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (17.44%) Windows
24 32 (16.41%) Fortinet
25 31 (15.90%) Cisco Wireless
25 31 (15.90%) Microsoft

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.10%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.64%) Office 365
3 5 (2.56%) SaaS
4 3 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (81.54%) Firewall
2 71 (36.41%) Wireless
3 63 (32.31%) LAN
4 62 (31.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 60 (30.77%) WAN
6 55 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
7 53 (27.18%) Network Security
8 50 (25.64%) VPN
9 48 (24.62%) BGP
10 43 (22.05%) MPLS
10 43 (22.05%) OSPF
11 42 (21.54%) TCP/IP
12 39 (20.00%) DNS
13 31 (15.90%) Cisco Wireless
13 31 (15.90%) EIGRP
14 25 (12.82%) Cisco ISE
14 25 (12.82%) IPsec
14 25 (12.82%) VoIP
15 24 (12.31%) DHCP
16 19 (9.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (9.74%) Finance
2 16 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.18%) Retail
4 12 (6.15%) Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Law
6 5 (2.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.03%) Electronics
8 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Marketing
8 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (47.69%) Network Engineer
2 45 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (19.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (11.79%) Analyst
4 23 (11.79%) Security Engineer
5 22 (11.28%) Architect
5 22 (11.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (9.74%) Network Analyst
8 18 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (8.21%) Consultant
10 14 (7.18%) Cisco Analyst
10 14 (7.18%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 14 (7.18%) Network Support
11 13 (6.67%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Network Support Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Network Architect
13 9 (4.62%) Network Consultant
13 9 (4.62%) Wireless Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.56%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.05%) OAuth
2 4 (2.05%) OpenID
2 4 (2.05%) SailPoint
2 4 (2.05%) SAML
3 3 (1.54%) WAP
4 2 (1.03%) COM
4 2 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.28%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.77%) Clustering
3 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.13%) BYOD
5 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.56%) NHS
6 5 (2.56%) Replication
7 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.05%) PKI
8 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.54%) User Experience
9 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.44%) Windows
2 26 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (7.18%) Linux
5 10 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.59%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.08%) CentOS
8 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.08%) Unix
9 2 (1.03%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.85%) ITIL
2 25 (12.82%) High Availability
3 21 (10.77%) Network Design
4 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 19 (9.74%) Network Management
6 18 (9.23%) Load Balancing
7 15 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (6.67%) Migration
8 13 (6.67%) Service Management
9 11 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.62%) ITSM
12 8 (4.10%) Resource Allocation
12 8 (4.10%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (3.59%) Change Control
13 7 (3.59%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (3.59%) SIEM
13 7 (3.59%) Time Management
14 6 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.18%) PowerShell
1 14 (7.18%) SQL
2 6 (3.08%) C#
2 6 (3.08%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (57.95%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (46.67%) CCNP
3 36 (18.46%) CCIE
4 28 (14.36%) CCNA
5 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
6 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.15%) CCSE
8 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.10%) CCSA
9 8 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.59%) CCSP
10 7 (3.59%) MCP
11 6 (3.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 5 (2.56%) CISSP
12 5 (2.56%) Degree
13 4 (2.05%) MCSE
14 3 (1.54%) CCDP
14 3 (1.54%) CCVP
14 3 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.59%) SLA
3 4 (2.05%) GPG13
3 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 35 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.54%) NFS
7 3 (1.54%) vCloud
7 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.03%) XenServer
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (11.28%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (8.21%) FortiGate
3 12 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (4.10%) SCCM
5 8 (4.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (3.08%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.08%) Cacti
6 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.08%) OpenView
6 6 (3.08%) PowerCLI
6 6 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (3.08%) Stealthwatch
7 5 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.56%) QRadar
8 4 (2.05%) Nessus
8 4 (2.05%) SCOM
9 3 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 195 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (35.38%) CheckPoint
3 60 (30.77%) VMware
4 53 (27.18%) Palo Alto
5 52 (26.67%) F5
6 44 (22.56%) SolarWinds
7 40 (20.51%) Juniper
8 32 (16.41%) Fortinet
9 31 (15.90%) Microsoft
10 27 (13.85%) Citrix
11 26 (13.33%) HP
12 15 (7.69%) Symantec
13 13 (6.67%) Splunk
14 9 (4.62%) Sophos
15 8 (4.10%) Avaya
15 8 (4.10%) McAfee
15 8 (4.10%) NetApp
15 8 (4.10%) Nokia
16 7 (3.59%) CA
16 7 (3.59%) Qualys
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