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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 366 425 417
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 233 131 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 2.00% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 74 66
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.03%
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
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 129 £405 +1.25% 30
South East -9 37 £363 +5.37% 13
West Midlands +10 16 £425 +3.65% 4
East of England +11 15 £375 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -9 15 £375 +15.38% 6
North West -8 11 £288 -60.61% 3
South West -10 6 £250 -37.50% 3
East Midlands -6 2 £440 -7.36% 3
Midlands - 2 £320 -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 464 (97.48%) Cisco
2 303 (63.66%) Cisco Certification
3 292 (61.34%) Firewall
4 216 (45.38%) Cisco ASA
5 208 (43.70%) F5
6 207 (43.49%) Data Centre
7 205 (43.07%) CCNP
8 181 (38.03%) CheckPoint
9 169 (35.50%) WAN
10 163 (34.24%) LAN
10 163 (34.24%) Juniper
11 162 (34.03%) BGP
12 131 (27.52%) OSPF
13 120 (25.21%) VPN
14 113 (23.74%) MPLS
15 110 (23.11%) CCNA
16 98 (20.59%) Wireless
17 95 (19.96%) Finance
17 95 (19.96%) Blue Coat
18 91 (19.12%) VMware
19 87 (18.28%) CCIE
20 79 (16.60%) Network Security
21 73 (15.34%) SolarWinds
22 72 (15.13%) Load Balancing
23 71 (14.92%) VLAN
23 71 (14.92%) ITIL
23 71 (14.92%) Windows
24 66 (13.87%) EIGRP
25 64 (13.45%) HP
26 61 (12.82%) SAN

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (2.31%) IIS
2 9 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.84%) Apache
6 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Office
5 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.26%) SaaS
2 6 (1.26%) PaaS
2 6 (1.26%) Office 365
3 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 292 (61.34%) Firewall
2 216 (45.38%) Cisco ASA
3 169 (35.50%) WAN
4 163 (34.24%) LAN
5 162 (34.03%) BGP
6 131 (27.52%) OSPF
7 120 (25.21%) VPN
8 113 (23.74%) MPLS
9 98 (20.59%) Wireless
10 79 (16.60%) Network Security
11 71 (14.92%) VLAN
12 66 (13.87%) EIGRP
13 61 (12.82%) SAN
14 59 (12.39%) BIG-IP
15 58 (12.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 57 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
17 55 (11.55%) VoIP
17 55 (11.55%) TCP/IP
18 52 (10.92%) DNS
19 49 (10.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.68%) Big Data
3 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.05%) MySQL
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.42%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 95 (19.96%) Finance
2 35 (7.35%) Banking
3 20 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.94%) Retail
5 11 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.84%) Automotive
8 3 (0.63%) Games
8 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 256 (53.78%) Network Engineer
2 68 (14.29%) Architect
3 43 (9.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (8.40%) Consultant
5 37 (7.77%) Network Architect
6 32 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 31 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 31 (6.51%) Network Consultant
8 30 (6.30%) Security Engineer
9 27 (5.67%) Analyst
10 26 (5.46%) Network Security Engineer
10 26 (5.46%) Infrastructure Architect
11 23 (4.83%) Network Support
11 23 (4.83%) Network Specialist
12 22 (4.62%) Network Analyst
12 22 (4.62%) Design Engineer
13 21 (4.41%) Support Engineer
14 19 (3.99%) Network Support Engineer
15 15 (3.15%) Network Design Engineer
16 12 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.04%) CSS
2 14 (2.94%) Middleware
3 9 (1.89%) XMPP
3 9 (1.89%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) LAMP
5 2 (0.42%) REST
5 2 (0.42%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.21%) .NET
6 1 (0.21%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 207 (43.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.41%) PKI
3 12 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.31%) FlexPod
5 10 (2.10%) EMC VNX
6 9 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.47%) User Experience
8 7 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.84%) SecurID
10 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.63%) Online Games
11 3 (0.63%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.92%) Windows
2 46 (9.66%) Linux
3 22 (4.62%) UNIX
4 17 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (2.94%) Solaris
7 11 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.63%) VMS
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE
12 2 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) HPUX
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.13%) Load Balancing
2 71 (14.92%) ITIL
3 56 (11.76%) Network Design
4 42 (8.82%) Network Management
5 34 (7.14%) Migration
6 31 (6.51%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (6.30%) Project Management
8 28 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 27 (5.67%) Mentoring
10 23 (4.83%) Service Management
10 23 (4.83%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.41%) Network Architecture
12 16 (3.36%) Change Control
13 15 (3.15%) WAN Optimisation
14 13 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (2.73%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (2.73%) E-Commerce
15 12 (2.52%) Change Management
15 12 (2.52%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.99%) SQL
2 15 (3.15%) Lisp
3 12 (2.52%) Python
4 5 (1.05%) Perl
4 5 (1.05%) PHP
5 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.63%) C
7 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.42%) Go
7 2 (0.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.21%) C#
8 1 (0.21%) Java
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 303 (63.66%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (43.07%) CCNP
3 110 (23.11%) CCNA
4 87 (18.28%) CCIE
5 52 (10.92%) Security Cleared
6 37 (7.77%) CCDP
7 36 (7.56%) SC Cleared
8 24 (5.04%) CCSE
9 19 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.15%) CCSA
11 13 (2.73%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.52%) CCIP
13 11 (2.31%) MCSE
14 9 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.68%) HP MASE
16 7 (1.47%) JNCIE
16 7 (1.47%) CCSP
17 6 (1.26%) HP ASE
18 5 (1.05%) JNCIP
18 5 (1.05%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.94%) SLA
2 10 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.26%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.88%) ProxySG
3 26 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 22 (4.62%) vSphere
5 20 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 19 (3.99%) XenServer
7 14 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.94%) vCloud
8 11 (2.31%) Snort
9 5 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.63%) Firmware
12 2 (0.42%) NFS
12 2 (0.42%) Xen
12 2 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.42%) Docker
13 1 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.21%) XenApp
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (4.62%) CiscoWorks
3 20 (4.20%) OPNET
4 18 (3.78%) Cisco Prime
5 17 (3.57%) BladeLogic
6 16 (3.36%) FortiGate
7 14 (2.94%) Control-M
7 14 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (2.10%) CA Spectrum
9 9 (1.89%) EMC VPLEX
10 8 (1.68%) Puppet
10 8 (1.68%) Cacti
11 7 (1.47%) Nagios
11 7 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (0.63%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.42%) Cisco LMS
15 2 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 464 (97.48%) Cisco
2 208 (43.70%) F5
3 181 (38.03%) CheckPoint
4 163 (34.24%) Juniper
5 95 (19.96%) Blue Coat
6 91 (19.12%) VMware
7 73 (15.34%) SolarWinds
8 64 (13.45%) HP
9 47 (9.87%) Citrix
10 37 (7.77%) Microsoft
10 37 (7.77%) Fortinet
11 35 (7.35%) IBM
11 35 (7.35%) Nokia
12 31 (6.51%) Brocade
13 30 (6.30%) CA
13 30 (6.30%) NetApp
14 28 (5.88%) BMC
15 24 (5.04%) Riverbed
16 21 (4.41%) McAfee
17 20 (4.20%) Sourcefire
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