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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 323 410 428
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 254 124 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 2.07% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 77 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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
6809 5976 6520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.43% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3877 3233 3179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 365 610
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 January 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 January 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 +66 136 £386 -14.16% 35
South East +9 47 £350 - 13
Yorkshire +17 21 £400 +33.33% 3
South West -4 15 £413 +48.64% 5
North West -12 13 £375 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -15 10 £375 +26.05% 1
East of England +1 9 £275 -3.50% 4
East Midlands - 6 £463 - 1
North East -14 4 £417 +4.29%
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 571 (98.62%) Cisco
2 367 (63.39%) Firewall
3 328 (56.65%) Cisco Certification
4 253 (43.70%) CCNP
4 253 (43.70%) BGP
5 212 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
6 209 (36.10%) OSPF
7 207 (35.75%) CheckPoint
8 202 (34.89%) F5
9 180 (31.09%) LAN
10 163 (28.15%) WAN
11 153 (26.42%) MPLS
12 151 (26.08%) Juniper
13 140 (24.18%) CCIE
14 130 (22.45%) Load Balancing
15 128 (22.11%) VPN
16 114 (19.69%) VMware
17 108 (18.65%) EIGRP
18 98 (16.93%) Wireless
19 97 (16.75%) Network Security
19 97 (16.75%) Blue Coat
20 96 (16.58%) CCNA
21 92 (15.89%) ITIL
22 89 (15.37%) Finance
23 88 (15.20%) TCP/IP
24 76 (13.13%) SAN
24 76 (13.13%) Network Management
25 74 (12.78%) Security Cleared
26 73 (12.61%) Network Design
26 73 (12.61%) DNS

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (3.80%) IIS
2 18 (3.11%) Apache
3 13 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.38%) Lync
5 7 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) SaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 367 (63.39%) Firewall
2 253 (43.70%) BGP
3 212 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
4 209 (36.10%) OSPF
5 180 (31.09%) LAN
6 163 (28.15%) WAN
7 153 (26.42%) MPLS
8 128 (22.11%) VPN
9 108 (18.65%) EIGRP
10 98 (16.93%) Wireless
11 97 (16.75%) Network Security
12 88 (15.20%) TCP/IP
13 76 (13.13%) SAN
14 73 (12.61%) DNS
15 72 (12.44%) Cisco IOS
16 62 (10.71%) VLAN
17 52 (8.98%) NetScaler
18 50 (8.64%) DHCP
19 49 (8.46%) IPsec
19 49 (8.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (15.37%) Finance
2 51 (8.81%) Banking
3 43 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.90%) Retail
6 7 (1.21%) Games
7 5 (0.86%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.69%) Local Government
8 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 287 (49.57%) Network Engineer
2 75 (12.95%) Consultant
3 50 (8.64%) Architect
4 48 (8.29%) Security Engineer
5 44 (7.60%) Network Consultant
6 43 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 42 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 41 (7.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (5.87%) Network Specialist
10 27 (4.66%) Network Architect
11 26 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 24 (4.15%) Support Engineer
13 23 (3.97%) Analyst
13 23 (3.97%) Design Engineer
14 22 (3.80%) Network Support
15 18 (3.11%) Network Analyst
16 17 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
16 17 (2.94%) Cisco Consultant
17 15 (2.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 14 (2.42%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.28%) CSS
2 15 (2.59%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.86%) Web Services
4 4 (0.69%) CGI
4 4 (0.69%) Middleware
5 2 (0.35%) WAP
6 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.04%) FlexPod
2 22 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.59%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.25%) User Experience
5 9 (1.55%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.38%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.21%) Online Games
8 6 (1.04%) Open Source
9 5 (0.86%) PKI
9 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.86%) Statistics
10 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.69%) Clustering
10 4 (0.69%) NHS
11 3 (0.52%) EPoS
11 3 (0.52%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.52%) Social Media
12 2 (0.35%) CMDB
12 2 (0.35%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.50%) Linux
2 40 (6.91%) Windows
3 26 (4.49%) UNIX
4 15 (2.59%) AIX
4 15 (2.59%) SUSE
4 15 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) MVS
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) HPUX
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Fedora
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (22.45%) Load Balancing
2 92 (15.89%) ITIL
3 76 (13.13%) Network Management
4 73 (12.61%) Network Design
5 50 (8.64%) Change Management
6 36 (6.22%) Migration
7 33 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
8 32 (5.53%) E-Commerce
9 31 (5.35%) Low Latency
10 25 (4.32%) Service Management
10 25 (4.32%) Line Management
11 24 (4.15%) Mentoring
12 22 (3.80%) Service Delivery
13 21 (3.63%) Network Architecture
14 19 (3.28%) Project Management
15 18 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (2.94%) Change Control
17 14 (2.42%) PRINCE2
18 13 (2.25%) Incident Management
19 12 (2.07%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.49%) Perl
2 21 (3.63%) SQL
3 20 (3.45%) Python
4 9 (1.55%) Lisp
5 8 (1.38%) R
6 7 (1.21%) C
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 328 (56.65%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (43.70%) CCNP
3 140 (24.18%) CCIE
4 96 (16.58%) CCNA
5 74 (12.78%) Security Cleared
6 59 (10.19%) SC Cleared
7 41 (7.08%) CCDP
8 23 (3.97%) CCSE
9 20 (3.45%) CISSP
10 17 (2.94%) Degree
11 16 (2.76%) CCSP
12 15 (2.59%) CCSA
13 13 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (2.25%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.21%) CCIP
14 7 (1.21%) JNCIS
15 4 (0.69%) CCDE
15 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.69%) CCDA
15 4 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.04%) QA
3 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.70%) ProxySG
3 31 (5.35%) vSphere
4 23 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.76%) FreeRADIUS
6 16 (2.76%) Firmware
7 14 (2.42%) Active Directory
8 12 (2.07%) Snort
9 8 (1.38%) XenServer
10 4 (0.69%) vCloud
10 4 (0.69%) Nmap
10 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.35%) XenApp
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (3.97%) FortiGate
2 21 (3.63%) CA Spectrum
3 19 (3.28%) OPNET
4 18 (3.11%) RANCID
4 18 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
6 14 (2.42%) OpenNMS
7 11 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.04%) Puppet
9 4 (0.69%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.69%) SCCM
9 4 (0.69%) SCOM
9 4 (0.69%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.69%) Nessus
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (0.35%) Cacti
10 2 (0.35%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 571 (98.62%) Cisco
2 207 (35.75%) CheckPoint
3 202 (34.89%) F5
4 151 (26.08%) Juniper
5 114 (19.69%) VMware
6 97 (16.75%) Blue Coat
7 72 (12.44%) HP
8 71 (12.26%) SolarWinds
9 54 (9.33%) Citrix
10 49 (8.46%) Fortinet
11 33 (5.70%) IBM
12 30 (5.18%) Riverbed
13 29 (5.01%) Microsoft
13 29 (5.01%) Nokia
14 28 (4.84%) NetApp
14 28 (4.84%) BMC
15 27 (4.66%) CA
16 23 (3.97%) Infoblox
16 23 (3.97%) EMC
17 21 (3.63%) Nortel
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