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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 112 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 11 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.85% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £394 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.99%
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
637 650 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.46% 25.20% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 217 248
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.75 £20.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% +54.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 3 £440 +10.00% 4
Slough - 3 £270 - 4
Bracknell -2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cisco Nexus
South East

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (50.00%) F5
4 10 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Juniper
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 7 (35.00%) OSPF
7 7 (35.00%) BGP
7 7 (35.00%) CCIE
7 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 7 (35.00%) SNMP
7 7 (35.00%) Apache
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Network Management
9 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (25.00%) Network Security
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (25.00%) CISSP
10 4 (20.00%) Project Management
10 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (40.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) VoIP
3 7 (35.00%) SNMP
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) MGCP
7 2 (10.00%) FWSM
8 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) IP Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Environment Manager
3 3 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCIE
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CCIP
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) CCSP
7 1 (5.00%) HP APS
7 1 (5.00%) VCP4
7 1 (5.00%) VCAP
7 1 (5.00%) VCP5
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
9 2 (10.00%) BMC
9 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
10 1 (5.00%) NetApp
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (5.00%) webMethods
10 1 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (5.00%) Remedy
10 1 (5.00%) CA
10 1 (5.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) IBM
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.00%) HP
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