The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 389 402 411
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 170 149 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 2.33% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 80 89
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +25.98%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6901 6383 8288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3411 3764
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 422 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Cisco Nexus
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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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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 +43 104 £410 +9.33% 25
South East +8 32 £400 -11.11% 10
South West -25 12 £433 +8.12% 2
East of England -17 8 £400 +18.51% 1
Yorkshire -6 6 £325 -7.14% 8
North West -16 5 - - 1
West Midlands -30 3 £400 +25.98% 6
East Midlands 0 2 £369 +34.09%
Midlands - - - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 319 (99.38%) Cisco
2 180 (56.07%) Firewall
3 155 (48.29%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (43.61%) CheckPoint
5 119 (37.07%) Cisco ASA
6 118 (36.76%) CCNP
7 108 (33.64%) Juniper
7 108 (33.64%) F5
8 92 (28.66%) BGP
9 90 (28.04%) Network Security
10 81 (25.23%) WAN
11 80 (24.92%) OSPF
12 79 (24.61%) LAN
13 69 (21.50%) VPN
13 69 (21.50%) MPLS
14 61 (19.00%) VMware
15 57 (17.76%) Blue Coat
16 52 (16.20%) Finance
17 48 (14.95%) DNS
18 46 (14.33%) Windows
18 46 (14.33%) Load Balancing
19 45 (14.02%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (14.02%) CCIE
20 43 (13.40%) CCNA
21 40 (12.46%) Wireless
22 38 (11.84%) VoIP
23 37 (11.53%) HP
24 36 (11.21%) TCP/IP
25 35 (10.90%) Linux
25 35 (10.90%) Migration

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (5.30%) Apache
2 12 (3.74%) Lync
3 11 (3.43%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.87%) IIS
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.62%) Liferay
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.25%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 180 (56.07%) Firewall
2 119 (37.07%) Cisco ASA
3 92 (28.66%) BGP
4 90 (28.04%) Network Security
5 81 (25.23%) WAN
6 80 (24.92%) OSPF
7 79 (24.61%) LAN
8 69 (21.50%) VPN
8 69 (21.50%) MPLS
9 48 (14.95%) DNS
10 45 (14.02%) Cisco IOS
11 40 (12.46%) Wireless
12 38 (11.84%) VoIP
13 36 (11.21%) TCP/IP
14 35 (10.90%) VLAN
14 35 (10.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 33 (10.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 30 (9.35%) Cisco PIX
17 29 (9.03%) BIG-IP
17 29 (9.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.25%) DB2
2 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) ProC
1 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.31%) Ant
1 1 (0.31%) MSI
1 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.31%) Subversion
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Selenium
1 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.31%) Gradle
1 1 (0.31%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 52 (16.20%) Finance
2 27 (8.41%) Banking
3 20 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.61%) Retail
5 13 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.87%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Advertising
7 5 (1.56%) Billing
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.25%) Front Office
8 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (51.09%) Network Engineer
2 60 (18.69%) Security Engineer
3 48 (14.95%) Consultant
3 48 (14.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 43 (13.40%) Architect
5 39 (12.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 31 (9.66%) Network Consultant
6 31 (9.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 27 (8.41%) Support Engineer
8 26 (8.10%) Network Support
9 25 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (5.61%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (4.05%) Network Architect
11 13 (4.05%) IP Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) Senior Security Engineer
12 12 (3.74%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.43%) Network Security Consultant
14 10 (3.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.05%) CSS
2 4 (1.25%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.25%) XMPP
3 1 (0.31%) CPAN
3 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.67%) FlexPod
2 8 (2.49%) Clustering
3 5 (1.56%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.25%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.25%) Replication
5 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.62%) Derivative
5 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.31%) DTV
6 1 (0.31%) NHS
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) Handset
6 1 (0.31%) IVR
6 1 (0.31%) PKI
6 1 (0.31%) Statistics
6 1 (0.31%) Wiki
6 1 (0.31%) FMCG
6 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.33%) Windows
2 35 (10.90%) Linux
3 21 (6.54%) UNIX
4 15 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.74%) AIX
6 8 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.25%) SUSE
7 4 (1.25%) Solaris
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.93%) NetWare
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) MVS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.33%) Load Balancing
2 35 (10.90%) Migration
3 32 (9.97%) Network Management
3 32 (9.97%) Network Design
4 29 (9.03%) ITIL
5 24 (7.48%) Change Management
6 19 (5.92%) Project Management
7 17 (5.30%) Network Architecture
8 10 (3.12%) Asset Management
9 9 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.49%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (2.49%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.49%) Service Management
10 8 (2.49%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.18%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.18%) Change Control
12 6 (1.87%) Data Protection
12 6 (1.87%) Incident Management
12 6 (1.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.12%) SQL
2 5 (1.56%) Lisp
3 4 (1.25%) C
4 3 (0.93%) Python
5 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.62%) Java
5 2 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.31%) Tcl
6 1 (0.31%) VBScript
6 1 (0.31%) VB
6 1 (0.31%) Korn
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.31%) C-shell
6 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 155 (48.29%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (36.76%) CCNP
3 45 (14.02%) CCIE
4 43 (13.40%) CCNA
5 30 (9.35%) Security Cleared
6 24 (7.48%) CCDP
7 21 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.67%) CCSE
9 12 (3.74%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (3.43%) CISSP
10 11 (3.43%) CCSP
11 8 (2.49%) Degree
11 8 (2.49%) CCSA
12 6 (1.87%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.93%) MCSE
15 3 (0.93%) CCVP
15 3 (0.93%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.25%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) GPG13
System Software
1 29 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.67%) vSphere
4 11 (3.43%) ProxySG
5 10 (3.12%) Snort
6 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.25%) XenApp
7 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.93%) vCloud
8 3 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.62%) Xen
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) Squid
10 1 (0.31%) RHEV
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (5.30%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (3.43%) OPNET
4 6 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.87%) SCCM
4 6 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.56%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.93%) Nagios
8 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.62%) Cacti
8 2 (0.62%) SCOM
8 2 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.31%) Legato
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.31%) WMI
9 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 319 (99.38%) Cisco
2 140 (43.61%) CheckPoint
3 108 (33.64%) Juniper
3 108 (33.64%) F5
4 61 (19.00%) VMware
5 57 (17.76%) Blue Coat
6 37 (11.53%) HP
7 30 (9.35%) NetApp
8 24 (7.48%) Microsoft
8 24 (7.48%) Citrix
9 19 (5.92%) IBM
10 17 (5.30%) SolarWinds
11 16 (4.98%) McAfee
12 15 (4.67%) Fortinet
13 14 (4.36%) Sourcefire
13 14 (4.36%) EMC
14 12 (3.74%) Dell
15 11 (3.43%) TippingPoint
16 10 (3.12%) Oracle
16 10 (3.12%) BMC
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