The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 16 April 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 136 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+554.54% +0.91%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 417 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.08% 18.08% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 144 170
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 68 73
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 5 £220 -32.82% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £250 - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) BGP
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (28.57%) Network Design
5 6 (28.57%) F5
5 6 (28.57%) FWSM
6 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) WLAN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) IPv6
6 5 (23.81%) RIP
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) CCNP
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) NetApp

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (38.10%) BGP
3 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 6 (28.57%) MPLS
4 6 (28.57%) FWSM
5 5 (23.81%) VLAN
5 5 (23.81%) WLAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) IPv6
5 5 (23.81%) RIP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) HSRP
8 1 (4.76%) FCoE
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Network Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
7 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Zeacom
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Crossbeam
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC