Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 356 413
Rank change year-on-year -143 +57 -97
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 147 245 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.77% 4.66% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 174 124
London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +0.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £297
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +73.91%
England median hourly rate £16.52 £20.00 £31.38
% change year-on-year -17.41% -36.25% +34.22%

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 5,315 5,263 5,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.32% 12.74% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,681 3,497 3,608
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 146
London median hourly rate £19.82 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% -1.12% +20.27%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -48 23 £425 - 11
South London -42 15 £413 -8.33% 1
West London -38 7 £318 -25.29% 7
North London +2 6 £435 +16.78% 1
East London -3 4 £360 -0.69% 2
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Cisco
2 119 (80.95%) Firewall
3 60 (40.82%) WAN
4 54 (36.73%) VPN
5 52 (35.37%) LAN
6 51 (34.69%) CheckPoint
7 45 (30.61%) BGP
8 42 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
9 41 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (26.53%) TCP/IP
10 39 (26.53%) Wireless
10 39 (26.53%) Network Security
11 38 (25.85%) Juniper
12 37 (25.17%) MPLS
13 36 (24.49%) F5
14 31 (21.09%) CCNP
15 30 (20.41%) EIGRP
15 30 (20.41%) VMware
16 27 (18.37%) Palo Alto
17 26 (17.69%) OSPF
17 26 (17.69%) DNS
17 26 (17.69%) ITIL
18 25 (17.01%) Finance
19 23 (15.65%) IPsec
20 22 (14.97%) Windows
20 22 (14.97%) SSL
21 21 (14.29%) Internet
22 20 (13.61%) vSphere
22 20 (13.61%) High Availability

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 (2.72%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.48%) Office 365
3 10 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.40%) IaaS
4 5 (3.40%) PaaS
5 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Akamai
6 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (80.95%) Firewall
2 60 (40.82%) WAN
3 54 (36.73%) VPN
4 52 (35.37%) LAN
5 45 (30.61%) BGP
6 42 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (26.53%) Network Security
7 39 (26.53%) TCP/IP
7 39 (26.53%) Wireless
8 37 (25.17%) MPLS
9 30 (20.41%) EIGRP
10 26 (17.69%) DNS
10 26 (17.69%) OSPF
11 23 (15.65%) IPsec
12 22 (14.97%) SSL
13 21 (14.29%) Internet
14 19 (12.93%) DHCP
14 19 (12.93%) VoIP
15 17 (11.56%) SAN
16 15 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (17.01%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.36%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (60.54%) Network Engineer
2 37 (25.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (22.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (16.33%) Security Engineer
5 23 (15.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Security Manager
8 12 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Analyst
9 10 (6.80%) Operational Security Manager
9 10 (6.80%) Security Operations Manager
10 9 (6.12%) Architect
10 9 (6.12%) Consultant
11 8 (5.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Operations Manager
12 6 (4.08%) Network Consultant
13 5 (3.40%) Network Architect
14 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.72%) Security Consultant
14 4 (2.72%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.72%) Node.js
2 4 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (2.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.89%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.40%) PKI
5 4 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) CESG
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Windows
2 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.12%) Linux
5 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.72%) Unix
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Android
8 2 (1.36%) CentOS
8 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.69%) ITIL
2 20 (13.61%) High Availability
3 16 (10.88%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (10.20%) Patch Management
4 15 (10.20%) SIEM
5 13 (8.84%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (8.84%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.84%) Network Design
5 13 (8.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (8.16%) Security Operations
7 9 (6.12%) Change Management
7 9 (6.12%) Migration
7 9 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.76%) Network Management
9 6 (4.08%) DDoS Mitigation
9 6 (4.08%) Information Security
9 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) Python
2 4 (2.72%) Java
2 4 (2.72%) PHP
2 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.72%) Ruby
3 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (21.09%) CCNP
3 14 (9.52%) CCIE
4 12 (8.16%) CCNA
4 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.48%) Degree
6 8 (5.44%) CCSE
7 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (2.72%) MCSE
9 3 (2.04%) CCSA
9 3 (2.04%) CCSP
9 3 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.04%) MCSA
10 2 (1.36%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (1.36%) CCMSE
10 2 (1.36%) CWNA
10 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 13 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.16%) RMADS
4 4 (2.72%) GAAP
5 2 (1.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.68%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.61%) vSphere
2 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.48%) ProxySG
5 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.08%) iptables
7 4 (2.72%) vCloud
7 4 (2.72%) XenApp
8 3 (2.04%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.36%) Squid
9 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Nessus
1 13 (8.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (5.44%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.08%) SELinux
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.72%) Nagios
5 3 (2.04%) SCCM
5 3 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.36%) OPNET
6 2 (1.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) Cacti
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) Grafana
7 1 (0.68%) Juniper STRM
7 1 (0.68%) Kibana
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (34.69%) CheckPoint
3 38 (25.85%) Juniper
4 36 (24.49%) F5
5 30 (20.41%) VMware
6 27 (18.37%) Palo Alto
7 19 (12.93%) Citrix
8 17 (11.56%) Blue Coat
9 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.52%) AlienVault
10 14 (9.52%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.48%) HP
12 10 (6.80%) Riverbed
12 10 (6.80%) SolarWinds
13 9 (6.12%) Arista
13 9 (6.12%) Meraki
14 7 (4.76%) Avaya
15 6 (4.08%) ScanSafe
16 5 (3.40%) Aruba
16 5 (3.40%) Motorola