The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 119 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.74% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£449 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.18% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £20.09
Cisco Nexus
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
649 691 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.50% 26.29% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 219 241
Average daily rate £360 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Berkshire region.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 2 £378 -5.62% 3
Bracknell +3 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 4
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cisco Nexus
South East

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Nexus.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (59.09%) OSPF
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (59.09%) SNMP
4 13 (59.09%) Apache
4 13 (59.09%) F5
5 12 (54.55%) FortiGate
5 12 (54.55%) Network Management
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
5 12 (54.55%) VoIP
5 12 (54.55%) CCNP
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (54.55%) BIG-IP
6 11 (50.00%) CCIE
6 11 (50.00%) CISSP
6 11 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (50.00%) MPLS
7 10 (45.45%) BGP
7 10 (45.45%) IPsec
8 9 (40.91%) VPN
8 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
8 9 (40.91%) FWSM
9 7 (31.82%) CCSP
9 7 (31.82%) CCDP
9 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
10 5 (22.73%) Network Security

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Nexus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (59.09%) OSPF
2 13 (59.09%) SNMP
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 12 (54.55%) VoIP
3 12 (54.55%) BIG-IP
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
5 10 (45.45%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) FWSM
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) SAN
8 2 (9.09%) Broadband
8 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.55%) FTP
9 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
1 3 (13.64%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) IP Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Design Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) VMS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) SUSE
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Network Management
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) SABSA
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNP
3 11 (50.00%) CCIE
3 11 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
3 11 (50.00%) CISSP
4 7 (31.82%) CCSP
4 7 (31.82%) CCDP
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) HP APS
6 1 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (4.55%) VCAP
6 1 (4.55%) VCP5
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (59.09%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) BMC
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (4.55%) webMethods
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
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