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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 88 119 96
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 39 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.19% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 0.86% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £446 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +62.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £361 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.77 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.71% -
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +36 20 £375 +7.14% 1
Slough -1 3 £270 - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Cisco Nexus
South East

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
3 25 (56.82%) Firewall
4 23 (52.27%) F5
5 19 (43.18%) BGP
6 18 (40.91%) VMware
7 17 (38.64%) MPLS
8 16 (36.36%) Linux
8 16 (36.36%) Change Management
9 14 (31.82%) FortiGate
10 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (22.73%) Citrix
11 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
11 10 (22.73%) SAN
11 10 (22.73%) Project Management
11 10 (22.73%) Network Security
11 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Smart Meter
12 9 (20.45%) Migration
12 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Juniper
12 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
12 9 (20.45%) CCNP
13 8 (18.18%) DNS
14 7 (15.91%) IPsec
14 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
14 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
14 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
14 7 (15.91%) VLAN

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) assyst
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (56.82%) Firewall
3 19 (43.18%) BGP
4 17 (38.64%) MPLS
5 10 (22.73%) SAN
5 10 (22.73%) Network Security
6 8 (18.18%) DNS
7 7 (15.91%) VPN
7 7 (15.91%) VLAN
7 7 (15.91%) IPsec
8 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 5 (11.36%) LAN
9 5 (11.36%) OSPF
9 5 (11.36%) Internet
9 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
9 5 (11.36%) NetScaler
9 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) DB2
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Environment Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.55%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) AIX
4 5 (11.36%) SUSE
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) VMS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Change Management
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
4 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.64%) Validation
5 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Network Design
7 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) Network Management
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 3 (6.82%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCIE
4 4 (9.09%) CCDP
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.55%) CCIP
7 1 (2.27%) CCSP
7 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) HP APS
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.64%) vSphere
2 5 (11.36%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) LXC
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.36%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.27%) Netcool
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
3 23 (52.27%) F5
4 18 (40.91%) VMware
5 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 10 (22.73%) Citrix
6 9 (20.45%) Juniper
7 6 (13.64%) IBM
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) Infoblox
8 5 (11.36%) Splunk
8 5 (11.36%) CA
9 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.09%) Tufin
10 3 (6.82%) Mercator
10 3 (6.82%) EMC
11 2 (4.55%) BMC
11 2 (4.55%) NetApp
12 1 (2.27%) webMethods