Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 469 353 410
Rank change year-on-year -116 +57 +72
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 50 34 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.95% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 145
10th Percentile £343 " £300
25th Percentile £411 £350 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £388 £450
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% +5.88%
75th Percentile £575 £488 £500
90th Percentile £750 £553 £533
England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
England median hourly rate £54.25 - £42.50

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 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 2,815 1,747 4,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.40% 10.92% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,914 1,216 2,856
10th Percentile £293 £255 £219
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £614 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £653
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 102
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.05 £13.89
25th Percentile £19.07 £25.63 £18.12
Median hourly rate £26.50 £41.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -36.14% +90.80% +8.75%
75th Percentile £51.44 £47.83 £43.57
90th Percentile £69.00 £53.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +5.00%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco ASA in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in London.

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 28 July 2021. 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 -16 13 £638 +15.91% 5
East London +8 4 £413 -1.20% 1
West London +3 2 £525 +35.48% 5
South London - 1 £410 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (94.00%) Firewall
3 27 (54.00%) WAN
4 26 (52.00%) CheckPoint
5 24 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 18 (36.00%) F5
8 15 (30.00%) Azure
8 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
9 14 (28.00%) LAN
9 14 (28.00%) Wireless
10 13 (26.00%) SD-WAN
11 12 (24.00%) Fortinet
12 11 (22.00%) Finance
12 11 (22.00%) OSPF
12 11 (22.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (20.00%) VPN
13 10 (20.00%) CCIE
13 10 (20.00%) BGP
13 10 (20.00%) Migration
13 10 (20.00%) VMware
13 10 (20.00%) Network Security
14 9 (18.00%) Citrix
14 9 (18.00%) Cisco ISE
15 8 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (16.00%) Meraki
15 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.00%) CCNP

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 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Azure
2 4 (8.00%) AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Key Vault
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) Firewall
2 27 (54.00%) WAN
3 24 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 14 (28.00%) LAN
4 14 (28.00%) Wireless
5 13 (26.00%) SD-WAN
6 11 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (22.00%) OSPF
7 10 (20.00%) BGP
7 10 (20.00%) Network Security
7 10 (20.00%) VPN
8 9 (18.00%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (14.00%) DNS
10 7 (14.00%) MPLS
10 7 (14.00%) WebEx
10 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (12.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.00%) Metadata
1 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.00%) Power BI
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) kappa
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Network Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Network Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
10 2 (4.00%) Architect
11 1 (2.00%) Administrator
11 1 (2.00%) Data Architect
11 1 (2.00%) IT Manager
11 1 (2.00%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) YAML
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.00%) PySpark
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) SAML
2 1 (2.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) BYOD
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (14.00%) Network Design
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (8.00%) Information Security
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (8.00%) SIEM
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Network Management
5 3 (6.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (4.00%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.00%) CCIE
3 8 (16.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CCDE
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) CCDA
7 1 (2.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSA
7 1 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.00%) Nessus
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.00%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (52.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (36.00%) F5
4 15 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (24.00%) Fortinet
6 10 (20.00%) VMware
7 9 (18.00%) Citrix
8 8 (16.00%) Meraki
8 8 (16.00%) Riverbed
9 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
10 6 (12.00%) Infoblox
11 5 (10.00%) Zscaler
12 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
12 4 (8.00%) ExtraHop
12 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.00%) Dell
14 2 (4.00%) AlienVault
14 2 (4.00%) Arista
14 2 (4.00%) Aruba
14 2 (4.00%) Splunk