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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 144 171 195
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 13 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 3.94% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 18
Average daily rate £420 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £348 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
Cisco Nexus
London

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
432 736 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.46% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (46.43%) Finance
6 12 (42.86%) BGP
6 12 (42.86%) CCNP
7 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
7 10 (35.71%) Juniper
7 10 (35.71%) F5
8 8 (28.57%) SAN
8 8 (28.57%) Wireless
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (25.00%) OSPF
9 7 (25.00%) CCNA
9 7 (25.00%) WAN
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) CCIE
10 6 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) VPN
11 5 (17.86%) Network Security
11 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
11 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.86%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.14%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (42.86%) BGP
4 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 8 (28.57%) SAN
5 8 (28.57%) Wireless
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (25.00%) OSPF
6 7 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) Network Security
8 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) Multicast
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) HSRP
10 3 (10.71%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Designer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) API Development
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CCSE
7 1 (3.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
2 2 (7.14%) Snort
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.57%) Proventia
2 1 (3.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) F5
2 10 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
3 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Aruba
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
5 2 (7.14%) Nokia
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.57%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.57%) WorldPay