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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 345 422 387
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 246 151 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 2.29% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 91 54
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -18.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £498 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +554.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +554.54%
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
7505 6585 6638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.26% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3550 3419
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 368 539
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +49 112 £413 +3.12% 27
South East -7 52 £343 -3.52% 17
East of England +28 27 £375 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -3 17 £450 +8.43% 5
Yorkshire -10 16 £350 - 3
North West -17 9 £260 -25.71% 5
East Midlands +3 8 £425 -10.52% 2
South West +13 3 £360 -11.92% 7
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 489 (97.80%) Cisco
2 307 (61.40%) Firewall
3 294 (58.80%) Cisco Certification
4 247 (49.40%) Cisco ASA
5 229 (45.80%) F5
6 212 (42.40%) CCNP
7 193 (38.60%) BGP
8 189 (37.80%) CheckPoint
9 169 (33.80%) Juniper
10 155 (31.00%) LAN
11 151 (30.20%) OSPF
12 148 (29.60%) WAN
13 136 (27.20%) MPLS
14 124 (24.80%) VPN
15 111 (22.20%) VMware
16 104 (20.80%) CCNA
17 100 (20.00%) Blue Coat
18 98 (19.60%) Wireless
19 97 (19.40%) CCIE
20 96 (19.20%) Finance
21 92 (18.40%) Load Balancing
22 91 (18.20%) EIGRP
23 86 (17.20%) SolarWinds
24 80 (16.00%) Network Security
25 75 (15.00%) HP
26 73 (14.60%) ITIL
27 65 (13.00%) Network Design
27 65 (13.00%) VLAN
28 60 (12.00%) TCP/IP
29 59 (11.80%) Citrix

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (3.40%) IIS
2 10 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.60%) Apache
4 7 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.00%) Lync
7 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.40%) Office 365
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.00%) PaaS
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 307 (61.40%) Firewall
2 247 (49.40%) Cisco ASA
3 193 (38.60%) BGP
4 155 (31.00%) LAN
5 151 (30.20%) OSPF
6 148 (29.60%) WAN
7 136 (27.20%) MPLS
8 124 (24.80%) VPN
9 98 (19.60%) Wireless
10 91 (18.20%) EIGRP
11 80 (16.00%) Network Security
12 65 (13.00%) VLAN
13 60 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 59 (11.80%) DNS
14 59 (11.80%) Cisco IOS
15 57 (11.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 56 (11.20%) SAN
17 49 (9.80%) NetScaler
18 47 (9.40%) Multicast
18 47 (9.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.40%) DB2
2 7 (1.40%) Big Data
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 96 (19.20%) Finance
2 40 (8.00%) Banking
3 30 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.80%) Retail
6 8 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.40%) Games
8 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 271 (54.20%) Network Engineer
2 55 (11.00%) Architect
3 48 (9.60%) Consultant
4 37 (7.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 37 (7.40%) Security Engineer
5 33 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 31 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 30 (6.00%) Network Consultant
8 29 (5.80%) Analyst
9 28 (5.60%) Design Engineer
10 26 (5.20%) Network Architect
11 25 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 24 (4.80%) Network Analyst
13 23 (4.60%) Support Engineer
14 21 (4.20%) Network Support
15 19 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
15 19 (3.80%) Network Design Engineer
16 18 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
17 12 (2.40%) Network Specialist
18 11 (2.20%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.80%) CSS
2 9 (1.80%) Web Services
3 7 (1.40%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.00%) XMPP
5 4 (0.80%) CGI
5 4 (0.80%) LAMP
6 1 (0.20%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.20%) FlexPod
2 16 (3.20%) PKI
3 15 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.40%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.40%) Online Games
5 7 (1.40%) User Experience
5 7 (1.40%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.20%) Open Source
7 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.80%) NHS
9 3 (0.60%) Blog
9 3 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.40%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.40%) Windows
2 46 (9.20%) Linux
3 17 (3.40%) UNIX
4 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (1.40%) SUSE
6 7 (1.40%) AIX
7 3 (0.60%) VMS
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.40%) Load Balancing
2 73 (14.60%) ITIL
3 65 (13.00%) Network Design
4 54 (10.80%) Network Management
5 35 (7.00%) Migration
6 33 (6.60%) E-Commerce
7 32 (6.40%) Project Management
8 31 (6.20%) Network Monitoring
9 30 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 27 (5.40%) Service Delivery
10 27 (5.40%) Change Management
11 24 (4.80%) Low Latency
12 22 (4.40%) Service Management
12 22 (4.40%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.00%) TOGAF
14 17 (3.40%) Incident Management
15 15 (3.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (2.60%) Network Architecture
17 12 (2.40%) CRM
17 12 (2.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.00%) SQL
2 20 (4.00%) Python
3 15 (3.00%) Perl
4 13 (2.60%) Lisp
5 6 (1.20%) C
6 2 (0.40%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.20%) Go
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) Java
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 294 (58.80%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (42.40%) CCNP
3 104 (20.80%) CCNA
4 97 (19.40%) CCIE
5 50 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 47 (9.40%) CCDP
7 35 (7.00%) SC Cleared
8 21 (4.20%) CCSE
9 16 (3.20%) DV Cleared
10 15 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.20%) CCSA
12 10 (2.00%) CCIP
13 9 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.60%) MCSE
14 8 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.60%) HP MASE
15 7 (1.40%) CCSP
16 6 (1.20%) HP ASE
17 5 (1.00%) MCSA
17 5 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.80%) SLA
2 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.40%) vSphere
3 25 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.20%) Active Directory
5 20 (4.00%) XenServer
6 16 (3.20%) ProxySG
7 13 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.20%) vCloud
9 9 (1.80%) Snort
10 8 (1.60%) Firmware
11 7 (1.40%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.40%) Xen
14 2 (0.40%) NFS
15 1 (0.20%) KVM
15 1 (0.20%) Docker
15 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (4.60%) CiscoWorks
2 22 (4.40%) FortiGate
3 21 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (4.20%) OPNET
4 15 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (1.40%) RANCID
6 7 (1.40%) Puppet
7 6 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (1.20%) SCOM
7 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.00%) Cacti
8 5 (1.00%) Nagios
9 3 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.60%) SCCM
9 3 (0.60%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.40%) Iperf
11 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 489 (97.80%) Cisco
2 229 (45.80%) F5
3 189 (37.80%) CheckPoint
4 169 (33.80%) Juniper
5 111 (22.20%) VMware
6 100 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 86 (17.20%) SolarWinds
8 75 (15.00%) HP
9 59 (11.80%) Citrix
10 45 (9.00%) Fortinet
11 39 (7.80%) IBM
12 34 (6.80%) NetApp
13 31 (6.20%) Microsoft
14 26 (5.20%) Nokia
14 26 (5.20%) Riverbed
15 24 (4.80%) Infoblox
15 24 (4.80%) Brocade
16 22 (4.40%) BMC
17 20 (4.00%) CA
18 19 (3.80%) EMC
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