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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 342 361 415
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +54
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 280 229 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.01% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 133 84
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -
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
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -23 125 £425 +2.10% 20
South East +6 61 £431 +7.81% 10
Yorkshire -8 26 £400 +23.07% 5
West Midlands +18 19 £425 +47.82% 2
South West -3 14 £300 -18.91% 8
East of England +9 13 £275 -26.66% 2
North West -21 11 £375 - 5
East Midlands -10 4 £400 -10.11% 3
Midlands - 4 £320 -
North East - 3 - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 497 (96.69%) Cisco
2 323 (62.84%) Firewall
3 315 (61.28%) Cisco Certification
4 229 (44.55%) CCNP
5 223 (43.39%) Data Centre
6 208 (40.47%) Cisco ASA
7 203 (39.49%) F5
8 202 (39.30%) WAN
9 188 (36.58%) CheckPoint
10 180 (35.02%) LAN
11 171 (33.27%) Juniper
12 157 (30.54%) BGP
13 144 (28.02%) VPN
14 135 (26.26%) OSPF
15 121 (23.54%) MPLS
16 120 (23.35%) CCNA
17 116 (22.57%) Finance
18 109 (21.21%) Wireless
19 103 (20.04%) Blue Coat
20 101 (19.65%) Network Security
21 91 (17.70%) Load Balancing
22 85 (16.54%) VMware
23 82 (15.95%) CCIE
24 76 (14.79%) Network Design
25 74 (14.40%) VLAN
26 71 (13.81%) EIGRP
27 70 (13.62%) ITIL
27 70 (13.62%) Windows
28 69 (13.42%) Cisco IOS
28 69 (13.42%) Security Cleared

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (4.28%) MS Visio
2 21 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.33%) PaaS
2 9 (1.75%) SaaS
3 6 (1.17%) IaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Office 365
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.78%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 323 (62.84%) Firewall
2 208 (40.47%) Cisco ASA
3 202 (39.30%) WAN
4 180 (35.02%) LAN
5 157 (30.54%) BGP
6 144 (28.02%) VPN
7 135 (26.26%) OSPF
8 121 (23.54%) MPLS
9 109 (21.21%) Wireless
10 101 (19.65%) Network Security
11 74 (14.40%) VLAN
12 71 (13.81%) EIGRP
13 69 (13.42%) Cisco IOS
14 61 (11.87%) TCP/IP
15 60 (11.67%) VoIP
16 58 (11.28%) SSL
17 54 (10.51%) SAN
18 50 (9.73%) BIG-IP
19 48 (9.34%) DHCP
19 48 (9.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.95%) Big Data
2 7 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.97%) MySQL
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.39%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) GCC
General
1 116 (22.57%) Finance
2 40 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.45%) Banking
4 9 (1.75%) Retail
5 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 3 (0.58%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (54.67%) Network Engineer
2 69 (13.42%) Architect
3 47 (9.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 42 (8.17%) Consultant
5 39 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
5 39 (7.59%) Network Architect
6 37 (7.20%) Security Engineer
7 30 (5.84%) Network Support
8 29 (5.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 27 (5.25%) Network Consultant
10 26 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
10 26 (5.06%) Design Engineer
11 25 (4.86%) Support Engineer
11 25 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
12 23 (4.47%) Network Support Engineer
13 22 (4.28%) Network Specialist
14 21 (4.09%) Network Design Engineer
15 20 (3.89%) Analyst
16 14 (2.72%) Data Centre Engineer
17 13 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.25%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.70%) CSS
3 14 (2.72%) Middleware
4 10 (1.95%) Web Services
5 8 (1.56%) XMPP
6 4 (0.78%) LAMP
7 2 (0.39%) JSF
7 2 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.19%) .NET
8 1 (0.19%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 223 (43.39%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 18 (3.50%) PKI
3 13 (2.53%) EMC VNX
4 9 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.56%) FlexPod
5 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.36%) SecurID
6 7 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.97%) Replication
9 3 (0.58%) Clustering
9 3 (0.58%) CMDB
9 3 (0.58%) Blog
9 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.62%) Windows
2 51 (9.92%) Linux
3 21 (4.09%) UNIX
4 18 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.92%) Solaris
6 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.70%) Load Balancing
2 76 (14.79%) Network Design
3 70 (13.62%) ITIL
4 46 (8.95%) Migration
5 42 (8.17%) Project Management
6 34 (6.61%) Network Management
7 27 (5.25%) Network Architecture
7 27 (5.25%) PRINCE2
8 25 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.28%) TOGAF
10 21 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (3.89%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.70%) Change Management
13 18 (3.50%) Service Management
14 17 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (2.92%) WAN Optimisation
15 15 (2.92%) Validation
15 15 (2.92%) Change Control
16 14 (2.72%) Low Latency
17 13 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.92%) SQL
2 11 (2.14%) Python
3 8 (1.56%) Lisp
4 5 (0.97%) PHP
5 4 (0.78%) C
6 3 (0.58%) Perl
6 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.39%) Go
7 2 (0.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 315 (61.28%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (44.55%) CCNP
3 120 (23.35%) CCNA
4 82 (15.95%) CCIE
5 69 (13.42%) Security Cleared
6 52 (10.12%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.20%) CCDP
8 35 (6.81%) CCSE
9 27 (5.25%) CCSA
10 23 (4.47%) CCSP
11 17 (3.31%) CISSP
12 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (2.14%) MCSE
14 11 (2.14%) CCIP
14 11 (2.14%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.36%) MCSA
17 6 (1.17%) RHCE
17 6 (1.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.14%) SLA
1 11 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (2.14%) HIPAA
2 10 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.75%) QA
4 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (7.78%) ProxySG
3 22 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.92%) vSphere
6 13 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.33%) vCloud
8 11 (2.14%) XenServer
9 10 (1.95%) Snort
10 4 (0.78%) Firmware
10 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.78%) KVM
11 2 (0.39%) Docker
11 2 (0.39%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) XenApp
12 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (3.11%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (2.72%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (2.72%) Control-M
3 14 (2.72%) BladeLogic
4 10 (1.95%) Nagios
4 10 (1.95%) OPNET
4 10 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (1.56%) EMC VPLEX
6 7 (1.36%) Cacti
7 5 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.78%) Puppet
8 4 (0.78%) SCOM
9 3 (0.58%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.58%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 497 (96.69%) Cisco
2 203 (39.49%) F5
3 188 (36.58%) CheckPoint
4 171 (33.27%) Juniper
5 103 (20.04%) Blue Coat
6 85 (16.54%) VMware
7 60 (11.67%) SolarWinds
8 53 (10.31%) HP
9 49 (9.53%) Citrix
10 41 (7.98%) Fortinet
11 39 (7.59%) Nokia
12 36 (7.00%) Microsoft
13 33 (6.42%) IBM
13 33 (6.42%) McAfee
14 31 (6.03%) Brocade
15 29 (5.64%) NetApp
16 27 (5.25%) CA
17 26 (5.06%) TippingPoint
18 22 (4.28%) Sourcefire
19 21 (4.09%) Tufin
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