Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 152 153
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 26 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 4.08% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 15
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% +34.69%
10th Percentile £178 £228 £175
90th Percentile £478 £453 £465
UK median daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.73% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £44.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.73% +96.67% -6.25%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 606 711 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.06% 16.49% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 426 308
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £147 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco ASA in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -13 15 £363 +2.84% 1
West Lothian +2 6 £213 -5.56%
Glasgow -11 5 £400 +45.45% 2
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 13 (50.00%) F5
5 11 (42.31%) FortiGate
6 10 (38.46%) Network Security
6 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) OSPF
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) Avaya
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 6 (23.08%) Time Management
9 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (19.23%) vSphere
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
10 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) Squid
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) CCIE
11 4 (15.38%) SAN

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Network Security
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) OSPF
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 3 (11.54%) MPLS
7 3 (11.54%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) ICT Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Time Management
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V2
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CCNP
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCSE
4 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Squid
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) UAG
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.54%) vCenter Server
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) Avaya
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
7 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 4 (15.38%) Sophos
8 3 (11.54%) McAfee
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.85%) Citrix
10 1 (3.85%) CommVault
10 1 (3.85%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.85%) Veeam