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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 353 422 414
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 228 125 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 2.06% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 70 51
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£388 £361 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.26% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £528 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +323.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-90.00% -
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +53 119 £388 -13.88% 31
South East -6 48 £335 +59.52% 13
Yorkshire +9 22 £363 +20.83% 8
North West -16 10 - - 3
South West - 9 £375 - 6
East of England +4 7 £286 -4.58% 2
West Midlands -21 6 £450 +16.88% 5
East Midlands - 6 £463 - 2
North East -3 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 547 (98.74%) Cisco
2 342 (61.73%) Firewall
3 322 (58.12%) Cisco Certification
4 244 (44.04%) CCNP
5 237 (42.78%) BGP
6 216 (38.99%) Cisco ASA
7 213 (38.45%) F5
8 198 (35.74%) CheckPoint
9 191 (34.48%) OSPF
10 169 (30.51%) LAN
11 163 (29.42%) WAN
12 148 (26.71%) MPLS
13 147 (26.53%) Juniper
14 129 (23.29%) CCIE
15 115 (20.76%) VPN
15 115 (20.76%) Load Balancing
16 106 (19.13%) VMware
17 100 (18.05%) EIGRP
18 99 (17.87%) CCNA
19 90 (16.25%) Wireless
20 88 (15.88%) Blue Coat
21 84 (15.16%) ITIL
22 81 (14.62%) Network Security
22 81 (14.62%) SolarWinds
23 77 (13.90%) TCP/IP
24 76 (13.72%) Finance
24 76 (13.72%) Network Design
25 73 (13.18%) Security Cleared
26 72 (13.00%) DNS
27 71 (12.82%) HP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (3.61%) IIS
2 14 (2.53%) Apache
3 11 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.26%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.08%) Lync
5 6 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.18%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.36%) IaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 342 (61.73%) Firewall
2 237 (42.78%) BGP
3 216 (38.99%) Cisco ASA
4 191 (34.48%) OSPF
5 169 (30.51%) LAN
6 163 (29.42%) WAN
7 148 (26.71%) MPLS
8 115 (20.76%) VPN
9 100 (18.05%) EIGRP
10 90 (16.25%) Wireless
11 81 (14.62%) Network Security
12 77 (13.90%) TCP/IP
13 72 (13.00%) DNS
14 70 (12.64%) SAN
15 62 (11.19%) Cisco IOS
16 59 (10.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 54 (9.75%) DHCP
18 53 (9.57%) VLAN
19 49 (8.84%) NetScaler
20 48 (8.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.18%) Big Data
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (13.72%) Finance
2 43 (7.76%) Banking
3 38 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.17%) Retail
6 8 (1.44%) Games
7 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 270 (48.74%) Network Engineer
2 64 (11.55%) Consultant
3 52 (9.39%) Architect
4 39 (7.04%) Network Consultant
5 38 (6.86%) Security Engineer
6 36 (6.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 35 (6.32%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (6.14%) Network Specialist
9 33 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (5.05%) Network Architect
11 27 (4.87%) Design Engineer
11 27 (4.87%) Analyst
12 21 (3.79%) Network Design Engineer
13 20 (3.61%) Network Analyst
13 20 (3.61%) Network Support
14 18 (3.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 18 (3.25%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.35%) Cisco Consultant
16 12 (2.17%) Designer
17 11 (1.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.89%) CSS
2 12 (2.17%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.90%) Middleware
4 4 (0.72%) Web Services
4 4 (0.72%) CGI
5 2 (0.36%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.05%) FlexPod
2 19 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.35%) User Experience
5 9 (1.62%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.44%) Online Games
7 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.90%) Statistics
9 4 (0.72%) PKI
9 4 (0.72%) NHS
9 4 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.54%) Open Source
10 3 (0.54%) Social Media
10 3 (0.54%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.36%) CMDB
11 2 (0.36%) PMI
11 2 (0.36%) EPoS
11 2 (0.36%) Replication
11 2 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.66%) Linux
2 45 (8.12%) Windows
3 25 (4.51%) UNIX
4 12 (2.17%) AIX
4 12 (2.17%) SUSE
4 12 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.54%) CentOS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.76%) Load Balancing
2 84 (15.16%) ITIL
3 76 (13.72%) Network Design
4 69 (12.45%) Network Management
5 43 (7.76%) Change Management
6 38 (6.86%) Migration
6 38 (6.86%) Network Monitoring
7 34 (6.14%) E-Commerce
8 26 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.15%) Service Management
9 23 (4.15%) Low Latency
10 22 (3.97%) Project Management
10 22 (3.97%) Line Management
11 20 (3.61%) Mentoring
11 20 (3.61%) Network Architecture
12 18 (3.25%) PRINCE2
13 15 (2.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (2.53%) Incident Management
15 12 (2.17%) Supplier Management
16 11 (1.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.97%) Perl
2 20 (3.61%) Python
3 18 (3.25%) SQL
4 13 (2.35%) Lisp
5 8 (1.44%) C
6 6 (1.08%) R
7 1 (0.18%) C#
7 1 (0.18%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 322 (58.12%) Cisco Certification
2 244 (44.04%) CCNP
3 129 (23.29%) CCIE
4 99 (17.87%) CCNA
5 73 (13.18%) Security Cleared
6 61 (11.01%) SC Cleared
7 45 (8.12%) CCDP
8 21 (3.79%) CCSE
9 17 (3.07%) CISSP
10 14 (2.53%) CCSA
11 13 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (2.35%) CCSP
11 13 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.62%) Degree
13 7 (1.26%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.08%) CCIP
15 5 (0.90%) CCA
15 5 (0.90%) CCDA
15 5 (0.90%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.99%) SLA
2 5 (0.90%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.23%) vSphere
3 24 (4.33%) ProxySG
4 19 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 13 (2.35%) Firmware
6 13 (2.35%) FreeRADIUS
7 12 (2.17%) XenServer
8 9 (1.62%) Snort
9 5 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.72%) vCloud
11 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.36%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) XenApp
13 1 (0.18%) Docker
13 1 (0.18%) LXC
13 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (4.15%) FortiGate
2 22 (3.97%) OPNET
3 21 (3.79%) CA Spectrum
4 20 (3.61%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (3.25%) CiscoWorks
6 16 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (2.53%) RANCID
8 10 (1.81%) OpenNMS
9 7 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.08%) Puppet
11 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.72%) SCCM
11 4 (0.72%) SCOM
12 3 (0.54%) Cacti
12 3 (0.54%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.36%) OpenView
13 2 (0.36%) Nagios
13 2 (0.36%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 547 (98.74%) Cisco
2 213 (38.45%) F5
3 198 (35.74%) CheckPoint
4 147 (26.53%) Juniper
5 106 (19.13%) VMware
6 88 (15.88%) Blue Coat
7 81 (14.62%) SolarWinds
8 71 (12.82%) HP
9 54 (9.75%) Citrix
10 50 (9.03%) Fortinet
11 30 (5.42%) Riverbed
12 29 (5.23%) EMC
12 29 (5.23%) IBM
12 29 (5.23%) Nokia
13 28 (5.05%) NetApp
14 27 (4.87%) CA
15 26 (4.69%) BMC
16 24 (4.33%) Microsoft
16 24 (4.33%) Infoblox
17 18 (3.25%) Splunk
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