Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 384 421
Rank change year-on-year -92 +37 -117
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 158 196 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 4.18% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 146 124
London median daily rate £423 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +3.35% +10.71%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £524
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
London median hourly rate - £49.19 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.62% +73.91%
England median hourly rate £45.25 £19.94 £45.00
% change year-on-year +126.96% -55.69% +56.52%

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 5,553 4,692 5,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.17% 11.91% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,847 3,151 3,716
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £231
90th Percentile £625 £619 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 139 109
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.86 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £24.62
% change year-on-year +0.50% -19.15% +14.49%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -58 21 £425 -1.73% 12
South London -41 10 £450 -10.00% 1
West London -37 8 £413 +43.48% 5
North London - 5 £480 - 1
East London -9 4 £368 +119.40% 4
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 134 (84.81%) Firewall
3 65 (41.14%) BGP
4 64 (40.51%) WAN
5 61 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (36.08%) LAN
6 57 (36.08%) CheckPoint
7 49 (31.01%) OSPF
8 47 (29.75%) Network Security
9 45 (28.48%) F5
10 44 (27.85%) Data Centre
10 44 (27.85%) Wireless
10 44 (27.85%) VPN
11 41 (25.95%) CCNP
12 40 (25.32%) DNS
13 39 (24.68%) Palo Alto
14 38 (24.05%) MPLS
15 36 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (21.52%) VMware
17 33 (20.89%) TCP/IP
17 33 (20.89%) Windows
18 32 (20.25%) ITIL
19 31 (19.62%) DHCP
20 30 (18.99%) Juniper
21 29 (18.35%) EIGRP
21 29 (18.35%) Finance
22 28 (17.72%) Cisco ISE
23 25 (15.82%) Citrix
23 25 (15.82%) Linux
24 23 (14.56%) 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 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.96%) Office 365
4 9 (5.70%) IaaS
4 9 (5.70%) PaaS
5 8 (5.06%) SaaS
6 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) Akamai
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 134 (84.81%) Firewall
2 65 (41.14%) BGP
3 64 (40.51%) WAN
4 57 (36.08%) LAN
5 49 (31.01%) OSPF
6 47 (29.75%) Network Security
7 44 (27.85%) VPN
7 44 (27.85%) Wireless
8 40 (25.32%) DNS
9 38 (24.05%) MPLS
10 36 (22.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (20.89%) TCP/IP
12 31 (19.62%) DHCP
13 29 (18.35%) EIGRP
14 28 (17.72%) Cisco ISE
15 20 (12.66%) Cisco Firepower
16 18 (11.39%) IPsec
17 17 (10.76%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (10.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (10.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.63%) Redis
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 7 (4.43%) Banking
3 6 (3.80%) Retail
4 4 (2.53%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (51.27%) Network Engineer
2 32 (20.25%) Security Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (14.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) Analyst
6 14 (8.86%) Architect
6 14 (8.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Consultant
8 9 (5.70%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) Security Manager
11 6 (3.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.16%) Web Services
3 4 (2.53%) JSON
3 4 (2.53%) Node.js
3 4 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.90%) Middleware
5 2 (1.27%) OAuth
5 2 (1.27%) SAML
6 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.63%) JMS
6 1 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.80%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.16%) Clustering
4 5 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.90%) PKI
6 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.27%) CCTV
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.89%) Windows
2 25 (15.82%) Linux
3 11 (6.96%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.06%) Unix
6 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.90%) CentOS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.63%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.49%) Migration
4 15 (9.49%) Network Design
5 12 (7.59%) Network Management
5 12 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.96%) High Availability
7 10 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (6.33%) SIEM
8 9 (5.70%) Change Management
9 8 (5.06%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (5.06%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.06%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (4.43%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.43%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.43%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.80%) Analytics
11 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
1 12 (7.59%) Python
2 5 (3.16%) C
2 5 (3.16%) Ruby
2 5 (3.16%) SQL
3 4 (2.53%) Java
3 4 (2.53%) PHP
4 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.95%) CCNP
3 20 (12.66%) CCNA
4 16 (10.13%) CCIE
4 16 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.59%) CCSE
6 9 (5.70%) Degree
7 4 (2.53%) CCSA
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.27%) CCIE Security
9 2 (1.27%) CCSP
9 2 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.27%) CISSP
9 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.27%) MCSA
9 2 (1.27%) MCSE
10 1 (0.63%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.16%) RMADS
4 4 (2.53%) GAAP
5 2 (1.27%) COBIT
5 2 (1.27%) GDPR
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.27%) NIST 800
5 2 (1.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 23 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.59%) vSphere
4 7 (4.43%) ProxySG
4 7 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.53%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.53%) vCloud
6 3 (1.90%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.27%) Squid
7 2 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.63%) Docker
8 1 (0.63%) Gluster
8 1 (0.63%) iptables
8 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.80%) Nessus
2 6 (3.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (3.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.90%) Nagios
5 2 (1.27%) CASB
5 2 (1.27%) Core Impact
5 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.27%) OpenView
5 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.27%) Puppet
5 2 (1.27%) QRadar
5 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.27%) vRealize
5 2 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.63%) Grafana
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (36.08%) CheckPoint
3 45 (28.48%) F5
4 39 (24.68%) Palo Alto
5 34 (21.52%) VMware
6 30 (18.99%) Juniper
7 25 (15.82%) Citrix
8 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.66%) Fortinet
9 20 (12.66%) SolarWinds
10 18 (11.39%) HP
11 15 (9.49%) Blue Coat
12 10 (6.33%) Meraki
13 7 (4.43%) AlienVault
13 7 (4.43%) Aruba
13 7 (4.43%) ForeScout
14 6 (3.80%) Infoblox
15 5 (3.16%) Imperva
15 5 (3.16%) Tufin
15 5 (3.16%) Zscaler