The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 171 202 190
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 24 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 2.01% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £520 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
684 797 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.94% 11.21% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 530 626
Average daily rate £388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Cisco Nexus
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (45.83%) CheckPoint
4 22 (45.83%) F5
5 19 (39.58%) Juniper
5 19 (39.58%) VPN
6 17 (35.42%) Network Security
7 16 (33.33%) WAN
7 16 (33.33%) CCNP
8 15 (31.25%) BGP
9 14 (29.17%) LAN
10 13 (27.08%) MPLS
10 13 (27.08%) OSPF
11 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
11 11 (22.92%) Finance
11 11 (22.92%) Migration
11 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
13 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds
13 7 (14.58%) VMware
14 6 (12.50%) ITIL
14 6 (12.50%) CCNA
14 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
15 5 (10.42%) Multicast
15 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.42%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) VPN
3 17 (35.42%) Network Security
4 16 (33.33%) WAN
5 15 (31.25%) BGP
6 14 (29.17%) LAN
7 13 (27.08%) MPLS
7 13 (27.08%) OSPF
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (10.42%) NetScaler
10 5 (10.42%) Multicast
10 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.42%) DNS
10 5 (10.42%) VoIP
10 5 (10.42%) DHCP
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (10.42%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) German Language
6 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Support
7 4 (8.33%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Network Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Network Support
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) FlexPod
1 3 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) UNIX
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
1 11 (22.92%) Migration
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Network Design
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Change Control
5 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
5 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCDP
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Snort
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) KVM
3 1 (2.08%) RHEV
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) OPNET
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) CheckPoint
2 22 (45.83%) F5
3 19 (39.58%) Juniper
4 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds
5 7 (14.58%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.25%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.17%) Reuters
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) CA
8 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.08%) Brocade
9 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.08%) IronPort
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