The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank - 11 18
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 6.38% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 37.50% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2 8 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 4.88% 17.02% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in West Lothian

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) ICMP
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) WMI
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) ICMP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Progress