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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 154 186 189
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 46 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 2.83% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 5
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£388 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £352 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £635 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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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
738 777 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 11.43% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 502 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £589 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.89 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 84 (98.82%) Cisco
2 51 (60.00%) Firewall
3 46 (54.12%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (48.24%) BGP
5 38 (44.71%) CCNP
6 33 (38.82%) F5
7 32 (37.65%) OSPF
7 32 (37.65%) CheckPoint
8 31 (36.47%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (32.94%) VPN
10 24 (28.24%) Juniper
11 23 (27.06%) LAN
11 23 (27.06%) Network Security
12 20 (23.53%) WAN
12 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 19 (22.35%) CCIE
13 19 (22.35%) EIGRP
14 18 (21.18%) DNS
15 17 (20.00%) Finance
16 16 (18.82%) DHCP
16 16 (18.82%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (16.47%) HSRP
17 14 (16.47%) VRRP
17 14 (16.47%) Internet
18 13 (15.29%) Change Management
19 12 (14.12%) Wireless
19 12 (14.12%) MPLS
19 12 (14.12%) UNIX
19 12 (14.12%) FlexPod
19 12 (14.12%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Lync
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.00%) Firewall
2 41 (48.24%) BGP
3 32 (37.65%) OSPF
4 31 (36.47%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (32.94%) VPN
6 23 (27.06%) LAN
6 23 (27.06%) Network Security
7 20 (23.53%) WAN
7 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 19 (22.35%) EIGRP
9 18 (21.18%) DNS
10 16 (18.82%) DHCP
10 16 (18.82%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (16.47%) HSRP
11 14 (16.47%) VRRP
11 14 (16.47%) Internet
12 12 (14.12%) Wireless
12 12 (14.12%) MPLS
12 12 (14.12%) VLAN
13 9 (10.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Cisco Support
7 8 (9.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Cisco Consultant
12 3 (3.53%) IP Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Data Centre Architect
12 3 (3.53%) FlexPod Consultant
12 3 (3.53%) Cisco Architect
12 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Network Support
12 3 (3.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) FlexPod
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) UNIX
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) SUSE
4 3 (3.53%) AIX
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Change Management
2 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.41%) Low Latency
4 6 (7.06%) Network Design
4 6 (7.06%) Network Management
4 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) Line Management
7 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL
8 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.18%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.18%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.18%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Perl
2 4 (4.71%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (54.12%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (44.71%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) CCIE
4 6 (7.06%) CCSE
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) CCDP
6 2 (2.35%) CCSA
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
1 3 (3.53%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (3.53%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.53%) Firmware
2 2 (2.35%) Snort
2 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) RANCID
2 7 (8.24%) OpenNMS
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 84 (98.82%) Cisco
2 33 (38.82%) F5
3 32 (37.65%) CheckPoint
4 24 (28.24%) Juniper
5 11 (12.94%) Blue Coat
6 9 (10.59%) VMware
7 8 (9.41%) Citrix
8 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.88%) IBM
10 4 (4.71%) NetApp
10 4 (4.71%) HP
10 4 (4.71%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.53%) Tufin
11 3 (3.53%) Oracle
12 2 (2.35%) Dell
12 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.35%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.18%) IronPort
13 1 (1.18%) TippingPoint
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