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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 114 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.62% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00
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
654 681 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.56% 26.86% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 228 206
Average daily rate £360 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 3 £378 -5.62% 1
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Cisco Nexus
South East

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (81.82%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (63.64%) Apache
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (59.09%) OSPF
5 13 (59.09%) F5
6 12 (54.55%) FortiGate
6 12 (54.55%) Network Management
6 12 (54.55%) BIG-IP
6 12 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (54.55%) CCNP
6 12 (54.55%) SNMP
6 12 (54.55%) DNS
6 12 (54.55%) VoIP
7 11 (50.00%) CCIE
7 11 (50.00%) CISSP
7 11 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (50.00%) MPLS
8 10 (45.45%) BGP
8 10 (45.45%) IPsec
9 9 (40.91%) FWSM
9 9 (40.91%) VPN
10 7 (31.82%) CCDP
10 7 (31.82%) CCSP
10 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
11 5 (22.73%) Network Security
11 5 (22.73%) Telecoms

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (63.64%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
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%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (59.09%) OSPF
3 12 (54.55%) BIG-IP
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (54.55%) SNMP
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 12 (54.55%) VoIP
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 10 (45.45%) BGP
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
6 9 (40.91%) FWSM
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.09%) VLAN
9 2 (9.09%) Broadband
10 1 (4.55%) LAN
10 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
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%) Security Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Network 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%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Security Designer
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
1 1 (4.55%) CPAN
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) Wiki
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) SUSE
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Network Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) DoDAF
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
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%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
1 1 (4.55%) C-shell
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNP
3 11 (50.00%) CCIE
3 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (31.82%) CCDP
4 7 (31.82%) CCSP
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCIP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (4.55%) VCAP
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
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) NFS
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) YUM
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (59.09%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Sun
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) BEA
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Vignette
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Google