The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 164 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 31 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 3.30% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £271 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +554.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
736 728 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 510 625
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the City of London region.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (97.18%) Cisco
2 48 (67.61%) Firewall
3 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (45.07%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (43.66%) F5
6 27 (38.03%) OSPF
7 26 (36.62%) CheckPoint
7 26 (36.62%) BGP
8 24 (33.80%) CCNP
8 24 (33.80%) LAN
9 23 (32.39%) WAN
9 23 (32.39%) VPN
10 22 (30.99%) Juniper
11 18 (25.35%) Finance
12 16 (22.54%) DNS
13 15 (21.13%) DHCP
14 14 (19.72%) Wireless
14 14 (19.72%) VLAN
14 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
15 13 (18.31%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
15 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
16 12 (16.90%) MPLS
16 12 (16.90%) NetScaler
17 11 (15.49%) EIGRP
17 11 (15.49%) CCIE
18 10 (14.08%) Citrix
18 10 (14.08%) SSL
18 10 (14.08%) Wireshark
19 9 (12.68%) Network Security

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) Firewall
2 32 (45.07%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (38.03%) OSPF
4 26 (36.62%) BGP
5 24 (33.80%) LAN
6 23 (32.39%) WAN
6 23 (32.39%) VPN
7 16 (22.54%) DNS
8 15 (21.13%) DHCP
9 14 (19.72%) Wireless
9 14 (19.72%) VLAN
10 13 (18.31%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.90%) MPLS
11 12 (16.90%) NetScaler
12 11 (15.49%) EIGRP
13 10 (14.08%) SSL
13 10 (14.08%) Wireshark
14 9 (12.68%) Network Security
14 9 (12.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Security Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Support
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) FlexPod Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) XMPP
2 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) PMI
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) UNIX
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
2 8 (11.27%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Network Design
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Change Management
5 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.23%) Network Management
6 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.41%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) E-Discovery
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Perl
2 3 (4.23%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (33.80%) CCNP
3 11 (15.49%) CCIE
4 9 (12.68%) CCNA
5 5 (7.04%) CCSE
6 4 (5.63%) CCSA
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.41%) PMP
8 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCDA
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Snort
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) XenServer
4 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) vCloud
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.04%) RANCID
3 4 (5.63%) OPNET
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (5.63%) OpenNMS
4 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.82%) Iperf
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 69 (97.18%) Cisco
2 31 (43.66%) F5
3 26 (36.62%) CheckPoint
4 22 (30.99%) Juniper
5 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.08%) Citrix
7 9 (12.68%) Blue Coat
8 7 (9.86%) HP
8 7 (9.86%) VMware
9 6 (8.45%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.45%) Riverbed
10 5 (7.04%) Infoblox
10 5 (7.04%) NetApp
11 4 (5.63%) IBM
11 4 (5.63%) Aruba
12 3 (4.23%) Tufin
12 3 (4.23%) BT
13 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.82%) Sun
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