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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / London
Rank 302 359 274
Rank change year-on-year +57 -85  
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 104 81 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 2.87% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 52 110
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £49.19 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 2440 2822 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.75% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1910 1826
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 83
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +9.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -2 15 £425 +13.33% 12
Croydon +10 3 £500 +17.64%
New Malden - 2 - -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Cisco
2 189 (82.17%) Firewall
3 115 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (43.91%) CheckPoint
5 91 (39.57%) WAN
6 90 (39.13%) CCNP
7 87 (37.83%) LAN
8 86 (37.39%) Network Security
9 82 (35.65%) VPN
10 72 (31.30%) Palo Alto
11 71 (30.87%) VMware
12 68 (29.57%) Juniper
13 63 (27.39%) Wireless
13 63 (27.39%) F5
14 62 (26.96%) BGP
15 59 (25.65%) Data Centre
16 57 (24.78%) TCP/IP
17 54 (23.48%) OSPF
18 53 (23.04%) Cisco Nexus
19 51 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (21.74%) MPLS
21 45 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
22 43 (18.70%) Finance
23 42 (18.26%) IPsec
24 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
24 37 (16.09%) Windows
25 36 (15.65%) Fortinet
26 35 (15.22%) SolarWinds
26 35 (15.22%) CCNA
26 35 (15.22%) Citrix

Cisco ASA
Top Related 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 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.65%) Office 365
3 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.48%) SaaS
4 3 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 189 (82.17%) Firewall
2 91 (39.57%) WAN
3 87 (37.83%) LAN
4 86 (37.39%) Network Security
5 82 (35.65%) VPN
6 63 (27.39%) Wireless
7 62 (26.96%) BGP
8 57 (24.78%) TCP/IP
9 54 (23.48%) OSPF
10 53 (23.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 50 (21.74%) MPLS
12 45 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
13 42 (18.26%) IPsec
14 33 (14.35%) DNS
15 28 (12.17%) EIGRP
16 26 (11.30%) DHCP
17 24 (10.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 19 (8.26%) BIG-IP
18 19 (8.26%) SSL
19 18 (7.83%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.87%) MySQL
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (18.70%) Finance
2 17 (7.39%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Retail
4 8 (3.48%) Legal
5 7 (3.04%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.04%) Law
6 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 44 (19.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (18.70%) Security Engineer
4 37 (16.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (14.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 28 (12.17%) Analyst
7 23 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (10.00%) Network Analyst
8 22 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (7.83%) Firewall Engineer
10 17 (7.39%) Consultant
11 15 (6.52%) Cisco Analyst
12 14 (6.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
13 12 (5.22%) Architect
14 9 (3.91%) Network Architect
14 9 (3.91%) Network Consultant
14 9 (3.91%) Network Support
15 7 (3.04%) Network Manager
15 7 (3.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 7 (3.04%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.17%) COM
3 4 (1.74%) XMPP
4 3 (1.30%) OAuth
4 3 (1.30%) OpenID
4 3 (1.30%) SailPoint
4 3 (1.30%) SAML
4 3 (1.30%) WAP
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) JMS
5 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.83%) Clustering
3 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.61%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (2.17%) CMDB
7 5 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.74%) Replication
9 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.30%) PKI
9 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.43%) CESG
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.09%) Windows
2 29 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.13%) Linux
4 20 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.78%) Unix
7 10 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.91%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.48%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.61%) CentOS
10 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.74%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.87%) Android
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.35%) Network Design
2 31 (13.48%) Network Management
3 30 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 29 (12.61%) ITIL
5 19 (8.26%) Change Management
6 14 (6.09%) Project Management
7 13 (5.65%) Migration
8 12 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.22%) Service Management
9 11 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.78%) SIEM
9 11 (4.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (4.35%) High Availability
10 10 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (3.91%) Change Control
11 9 (3.91%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.91%) Security Operations
11 9 (3.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
1 18 (7.83%) SQL
2 9 (3.91%) Python
3 6 (2.61%) C#
4 3 (1.30%) C
4 3 (1.30%) VB
5 2 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (39.13%) CCNP
3 35 (15.22%) CCNA
4 31 (13.48%) Security Cleared
5 29 (12.61%) CCIE
6 27 (11.74%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.83%) CCSE
8 13 (5.65%) CCSP
8 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (5.22%) CCSA
10 11 (4.78%) CISSP
11 9 (3.91%) MCP
12 8 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (3.04%) JNCIP
13 7 (3.04%) MCSE
14 6 (2.61%) CCMSE
14 6 (2.61%) Degree
15 5 (2.17%) CCDP
15 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
15 5 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.39%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.04%) SLA
4 3 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.30%) GPG13
5 1 (0.43%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) RMADS
System Software
1 51 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 23 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.52%) vSphere
5 8 (3.48%) ProxySG
6 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (2.17%) XenServer
8 4 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.30%) vCloud
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.87%) BIND 9
10 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.43%) Docker
11 1 (0.43%) Gluster
11 1 (0.43%) NFS
11 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.39%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.65%) Nessus
3 9 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.91%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.48%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (3.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (2.61%) PowerCLI
6 6 (2.61%) SCCM
7 5 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.17%) Nagios
7 5 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.17%) OPNET
8 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.74%) SCOM
8 4 (1.74%) Stealthwatch
9 3 (1.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 230 (100.00%) Cisco
2 101 (43.91%) CheckPoint
3 72 (31.30%) Palo Alto
4 71 (30.87%) VMware
5 68 (29.57%) Juniper
6 63 (27.39%) F5
7 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
8 36 (15.65%) Fortinet
9 35 (15.22%) Citrix
9 35 (15.22%) SolarWinds
10 31 (13.48%) HP
11 29 (12.61%) Blue Coat
12 16 (6.96%) Aruba
12 16 (6.96%) Riverbed
13 15 (6.52%) Meraki
13 15 (6.52%) Symantec
14 13 (5.65%) Splunk
15 10 (4.35%) Sourcefire
15 10 (4.35%) Tufin
16 9 (3.91%) Sophos
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