The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 315 414 442
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 306 145 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 2.25% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 93 47
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £22.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Cisco Nexus
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
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 England

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +92 146 £385 +2.66% 26
South East +26 62 £350 - 8
South West -2 21 £295 +6.30% 3
Yorkshire +8 20 £406 +23.10% 5
West Midlands -18 17 £375 +6.76% 1
North West -8 16 £310 -27.05%
East of England -21 13 £325 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +10 10 £444 +77.50% 2
North East -23 7 £443 +10.85%
Midlands - - - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 582 (98.48%) Cisco
2 362 (61.25%) Firewall
3 333 (56.35%) Cisco Certification
4 259 (43.82%) CCNP
5 255 (43.15%) BGP
6 216 (36.55%) CheckPoint
7 213 (36.04%) OSPF
8 211 (35.70%) Cisco ASA
9 202 (34.18%) F5
10 192 (32.49%) LAN
11 175 (29.61%) WAN
12 142 (24.03%) CCIE
13 140 (23.69%) Juniper
14 139 (23.52%) MPLS
15 134 (22.67%) Load Balancing
16 133 (22.50%) VPN
17 116 (19.63%) Network Security
18 107 (18.10%) VMware
19 101 (17.09%) EIGRP
20 97 (16.41%) Blue Coat
21 94 (15.91%) TCP/IP
22 89 (15.06%) CCNA
22 89 (15.06%) Wireless
23 88 (14.89%) Finance
24 83 (14.04%) ITIL
25 82 (13.87%) Cisco IOS
25 82 (13.87%) Network Design
26 81 (13.71%) DNS
27 78 (13.20%) SAN
28 73 (12.35%) HP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.06%) IIS
2 22 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.38%) Apache
4 13 (2.20%) Lync
4 13 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 362 (61.25%) Firewall
2 255 (43.15%) BGP
3 213 (36.04%) OSPF
4 211 (35.70%) Cisco ASA
5 192 (32.49%) LAN
6 175 (29.61%) WAN
7 139 (23.52%) MPLS
8 133 (22.50%) VPN
9 116 (19.63%) Network Security
10 101 (17.09%) EIGRP
11 94 (15.91%) TCP/IP
12 89 (15.06%) Wireless
13 82 (13.87%) Cisco IOS
14 81 (13.71%) DNS
15 78 (13.20%) SAN
16 60 (10.15%) VLAN
17 52 (8.80%) DHCP
17 52 (8.80%) IPsec
17 52 (8.80%) NetScaler
18 50 (8.46%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.88%) DB2
3 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 88 (14.89%) Finance
2 47 (7.95%) Banking
3 43 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.54%) Retail
6 10 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.18%) Games
8 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.51%) Local Government
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 294 (49.75%) Network Engineer
2 82 (13.87%) Consultant
3 60 (10.15%) Security Engineer
4 55 (9.31%) Architect
5 54 (9.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 51 (8.63%) Network Consultant
7 49 (8.29%) Cisco Engineer
8 45 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (6.43%) Network Specialist
10 32 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 29 (4.91%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.23%) Network Support
13 24 (4.06%) Network Architect
14 21 (3.55%) Cisco Consultant
15 20 (3.38%) Design Engineer
16 18 (3.05%) Analyst
17 15 (2.54%) Network Design Engineer
17 15 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
18 14 (2.37%) Security Consultant
18 14 (2.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.38%) CSS
2 17 (2.88%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.68%) Middleware
3 4 (0.68%) Web Services
3 4 (0.68%) CGI
4 2 (0.34%) WAP
5 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.92%) FlexPod
2 21 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.54%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.20%) User Experience
5 11 (1.86%) Clustering
6 9 (1.52%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.02%) Online Games
8 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.85%) PKI
8 5 (0.85%) Statistics
8 5 (0.85%) Open Source
8 5 (0.85%) Replication
9 4 (0.68%) NHS
10 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.51%) Social Media
10 3 (0.51%) EPoS
11 2 (0.34%) e-Health
11 2 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.46%) Linux
2 48 (8.12%) Windows
3 29 (4.91%) UNIX
4 18 (3.05%) AIX
5 17 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
5 17 (2.88%) SUSE
6 14 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) MVS
11 2 (0.34%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.67%) Load Balancing
2 83 (14.04%) ITIL
3 82 (13.87%) Network Design
4 71 (12.01%) Network Management
5 57 (9.64%) Change Management
6 39 (6.60%) Migration
7 29 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
7 29 (4.91%) Low Latency
8 26 (4.40%) Line Management
9 25 (4.23%) Service Management
9 25 (4.23%) Network Architecture
10 21 (3.55%) Project Management
10 21 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 20 (3.38%) Mentoring
11 20 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.05%) Change Control
13 15 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (1.86%) High Availability
15 11 (1.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.06%) SQL
2 21 (3.55%) Perl
3 14 (2.37%) Python
4 11 (1.86%) Lisp
5 8 (1.35%) R
6 5 (0.85%) C
7 2 (0.34%) Java
8 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.17%) C#
8 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 333 (56.35%) Cisco Certification
2 259 (43.82%) CCNP
3 142 (24.03%) CCIE
4 89 (15.06%) CCNA
5 73 (12.35%) Security Cleared
6 60 (10.15%) SC Cleared
7 44 (7.45%) CCDP
8 30 (5.08%) CCSE
9 20 (3.38%) CISSP
10 17 (2.88%) Degree
10 17 (2.88%) CCSA
11 16 (2.71%) CCSP
12 12 (2.03%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.18%) CCIP
15 5 (0.85%) JNCIS
15 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.68%) CCDA
16 4 (0.68%) CCA
16 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.86%) SLA
2 8 (1.35%) QA
3 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.58%) ProxySG
3 31 (5.25%) vSphere
4 25 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.38%) Active Directory
7 18 (3.05%) FreeRADIUS
8 17 (2.88%) Snort
9 16 (2.71%) Firmware
10 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.68%) XenServer
10 4 (0.68%) Nmap
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (3.72%) CA Spectrum
2 21 (3.55%) OPNET
3 20 (3.38%) FortiGate
4 17 (2.88%) RANCID
5 16 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
6 14 (2.37%) OpenNMS
7 13 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (1.86%) CiscoWorks
9 9 (1.52%) SCOrch
10 8 (1.35%) SCCM
11 5 (0.85%) SCOM
11 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.68%) Nessus
13 3 (0.51%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.34%) Legato
14 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.34%) Puppet
14 2 (0.34%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 582 (98.48%) Cisco
2 216 (36.55%) CheckPoint
3 202 (34.18%) F5
4 140 (23.69%) Juniper
5 107 (18.10%) VMware
6 97 (16.41%) Blue Coat
7 73 (12.35%) HP
8 53 (8.97%) Citrix
9 52 (8.80%) SolarWinds
10 42 (7.11%) Fortinet
11 32 (5.41%) Microsoft
12 31 (5.25%) BMC
13 30 (5.08%) IBM
14 29 (4.91%) Riverbed
15 28 (4.74%) Nokia
16 26 (4.40%) NetApp
17 25 (4.23%) CA
18 21 (3.55%) Nortel
19 20 (3.38%) Oracle
20 18 (3.05%) EMC
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