Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 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
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 420 387
Rank change year-on-year -33 -33 -44
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 175 187 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 3.83% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 128 173
London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £301
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £36.78 -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.39% -12.22% +30.43%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,568 4,887 6,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.21% 11.48% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,874 3,240 4,144
London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £206 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 135 102
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.84 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +3.15% -2.46%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.68 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -27.28% +21.95%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -38 27 £413 +10.00% 7
West London -17 24 £431 +56.82% 6
South London -39 6 £495 -10.00% 2
North London +2 1 £366 -8.44%
East London -14 1 £485 +87.44% 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 175 (100.00%) Cisco
2 142 (81.14%) Firewall
3 86 (49.14%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (40.57%) BGP
5 67 (38.29%) CheckPoint
6 63 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (34.29%) WAN
7 60 (34.29%) Network Security
8 58 (33.14%) CCNP
8 58 (33.14%) OSPF
9 57 (32.57%) Wireless
10 55 (31.43%) VPN
11 50 (28.57%) Palo Alto
12 46 (26.29%) Data Centre
13 44 (25.14%) LAN
14 41 (23.43%) F5
15 40 (22.86%) Finance
16 39 (22.29%) MPLS
17 37 (21.14%) ITIL
17 37 (21.14%) DNS
17 37 (21.14%) VMware
18 34 (19.43%) Windows
18 34 (19.43%) Cisco ISE
19 33 (18.86%) EIGRP
20 32 (18.29%) Linux
21 31 (17.71%) CCNA
22 29 (16.57%) Citrix
22 29 (16.57%) Juniper
22 29 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (16.00%) SolarWinds

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 3 (1.71%) IIS
1 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.29%) Office 365
4 7 (4.00%) PaaS
5 6 (3.43%) IaaS
6 5 (2.86%) SaaS
7 3 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.57%) Akamai
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 142 (81.14%) Firewall
2 71 (40.57%) BGP
3 63 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 60 (34.29%) Network Security
4 60 (34.29%) WAN
5 58 (33.14%) OSPF
6 57 (32.57%) Wireless
7 55 (31.43%) VPN
8 44 (25.14%) LAN
9 39 (22.29%) MPLS
10 37 (21.14%) DNS
11 34 (19.43%) Cisco ISE
12 33 (18.86%) EIGRP
13 28 (16.00%) Cisco Firepower
13 28 (16.00%) IPsec
14 25 (14.29%) DHCP
15 22 (12.57%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 21 (12.00%) TCP/IP
17 19 (10.86%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.57%) Redis
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (22.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Games
4 4 (2.29%) Legal
4 4 (2.29%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (55.43%) Network Engineer
2 45 (25.71%) Security Engineer
3 33 (18.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 32 (18.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (12.57%) Architect
7 21 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Security Architect
10 13 (7.43%) Senior Security Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 9 (5.14%) Network Architect
13 8 (4.57%) Analyst
14 7 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) Network Analyst
14 7 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
15 6 (3.43%) IT Engineer
15 6 (3.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.71%) 802.1X
2 12 (6.86%) JSON
3 5 (2.86%) SAML
4 4 (2.29%) OAuth
5 3 (1.71%) Middleware
6 2 (1.14%) OpenID
7 1 (0.57%) JMS
7 1 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.57%) REST
7 1 (0.57%) SPML
7 1 (0.57%) WAP
7 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.00%) PKI
3 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.00%) Clustering
5 6 (3.43%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.43%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (3.43%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) CCTV
9 2 (1.14%) CESG
9 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.43%) Windows
2 32 (18.29%) Linux
3 13 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.71%) Unix
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.14%) ITIL
2 22 (12.57%) Load Balancing
3 21 (12.00%) Network Design
4 20 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (9.71%) Migration
7 16 (9.14%) Network Management
8 15 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.43%) Change Control
9 13 (7.43%) Security Architecture
10 12 (6.86%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (6.86%) Network Virtualisation
11 11 (6.29%) High Availability
11 11 (6.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (5.71%) Change Management
12 10 (5.71%) SIEM
12 10 (5.71%) Validation
13 9 (5.14%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.14%) Network Architecture
13 9 (5.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.57%) Python
3 7 (4.00%) SQL
4 5 (2.86%) C
5 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.29%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) Tcl
7 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (49.14%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (33.14%) CCNP
3 31 (17.71%) CCNA
4 23 (13.14%) CCIE
5 22 (12.57%) SC Cleared
5 22 (12.57%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.29%) CCSE
7 6 (3.43%) Degree
8 5 (2.86%) CCSP
9 4 (2.29%) CISSP
9 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.71%) CCIE Security
10 3 (1.71%) CCSA
11 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.14%) MCP
11 2 (1.14%) MCSE
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.57%) CISA
12 1 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.86%) COBIT
2 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.71%) GDPR
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.14%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.86%) vSphere
5 3 (1.71%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.71%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.14%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Docker
7 1 (0.57%) Gluster
7 1 (0.57%) iptables
7 1 (0.57%) NFS
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.71%) CASB
5 3 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.14%) Core Impact
6 2 (1.14%) Nessus
6 2 (1.14%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.14%) QRadar
6 2 (1.14%) SCCM
6 2 (1.14%) SCOM
6 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.14%) vRealize
6 2 (1.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 175 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (38.29%) CheckPoint
3 50 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 41 (23.43%) F5
5 37 (21.14%) VMware
6 29 (16.57%) Citrix
6 29 (16.57%) Juniper
7 28 (16.00%) SolarWinds
8 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
9 17 (9.71%) HP
10 15 (8.57%) Fortinet
10 15 (8.57%) Meraki
11 12 (6.86%) Blue Coat
11 12 (6.86%) Infoblox
12 11 (6.29%) ForeScout
13 9 (5.14%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.57%) Aruba
14 8 (4.57%) Symantec
15 6 (3.43%) Forcepoint
16 5 (2.86%) Oracle