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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 324 419 423
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 278 152 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 2.29% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 79 96
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00
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
7695 6640 8461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.73% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4320 3693 3963
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 364 632
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 +78 149 £400 +6.66% 28
South West +13 48 £400 - 4
South East -6 34 £400 -5.88% 15
East Midlands +16 14 £440 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -21 14 £288 -24.34% 6
East of England -28 8 £375 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -1 6 £325 -27.77% 3
North West -13 4 - - 2
North East -32 1 £450 - 2
Midlands - - - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 401 (99.26%) Cisco
2 264 (65.35%) Firewall
3 217 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
4 176 (43.56%) CCNP
4 176 (43.56%) CheckPoint
5 143 (35.40%) BGP
6 135 (33.42%) OSPF
7 132 (32.67%) LAN
8 128 (31.68%) F5
9 126 (31.19%) Cisco ASA
10 123 (30.45%) WAN
11 118 (29.21%) Juniper
12 113 (27.97%) Network Security
13 101 (25.00%) VPN
14 86 (21.29%) Load Balancing
15 78 (19.31%) CCIE
15 78 (19.31%) MPLS
16 69 (17.08%) TCP/IP
17 68 (16.83%) Blue Coat
17 68 (16.83%) VMware
18 67 (16.58%) ITIL
19 66 (16.34%) DNS
20 61 (15.10%) Cisco IOS
21 58 (14.36%) Security Cleared
22 57 (14.11%) CCNA
23 56 (13.86%) Finance
24 53 (13.12%) Network Management
25 52 (12.87%) VLAN
25 52 (12.87%) SAN
26 50 (12.38%) Wireless

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (6.44%) Apache
2 15 (3.71%) IIS
3 11 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.48%) Lync
5 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) Liferay
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.74%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) PaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 264 (65.35%) Firewall
2 143 (35.40%) BGP
3 135 (33.42%) OSPF
4 132 (32.67%) LAN
5 126 (31.19%) Cisco ASA
6 123 (30.45%) WAN
7 113 (27.97%) Network Security
8 101 (25.00%) VPN
9 78 (19.31%) MPLS
10 69 (17.08%) TCP/IP
11 66 (16.34%) DNS
12 61 (15.10%) Cisco IOS
13 52 (12.87%) VLAN
13 52 (12.87%) SAN
14 50 (12.38%) Wireless
15 46 (11.39%) SNMP
16 44 (10.89%) EIGRP
17 41 (10.15%) HSRP
18 38 (9.41%) IPsec
18 38 (9.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.97%) DB2
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Ant
1 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.25%) ProC
1 1 (0.25%) MSI
1 1 (0.25%) Subversion
1 1 (0.25%) JIRA
1 1 (0.25%) Selenium
1 1 (0.25%) Hudson
1 1 (0.25%) Gradle
1 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
General
1 56 (13.86%) Finance
2 31 (7.67%) Banking
3 27 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.21%) Retail
5 11 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.24%) Advertising
7 5 (1.24%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.74%) Billing
8 3 (0.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 200 (49.50%) Network Engineer
2 74 (18.32%) Security Engineer
3 59 (14.60%) Consultant
4 58 (14.36%) Network Security Engineer
5 42 (10.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 41 (10.15%) Network Consultant
7 39 (9.65%) Architect
8 35 (8.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (7.92%) Network Support
9 32 (7.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 29 (7.18%) Support Engineer
11 28 (6.93%) Network Specialist
12 17 (4.21%) Senior Security Engineer
12 17 (4.21%) Network Support Engineer
13 15 (3.71%) Security Consultant
13 15 (3.71%) Cisco Consultant
14 14 (3.47%) Network Architect
14 14 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (3.22%) Network Security Consultant
16 12 (2.97%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.45%) CSS
2 12 (2.97%) Regular Expression
3 8 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.24%) XMPP
5 3 (0.74%) Web Services
5 3 (0.74%) Middleware
6 2 (0.50%) WAP
7 1 (0.25%) CPAN
7 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.70%) FlexPod
1 19 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.48%) User Experience
2 10 (2.48%) Clustering
2 10 (2.48%) Visualisation
3 7 (1.73%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.73%) Firmware
4 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.49%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.24%) Open Source
6 4 (0.99%) Replication
6 4 (0.99%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.50%) EPoS
7 2 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.25%) Wiki
8 1 (0.25%) FMCG
8 1 (0.25%) IVR
8 1 (0.25%) PKI
8 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.88%) Windows
2 43 (10.64%) Linux
3 29 (7.18%) UNIX
4 19 (4.70%) AIX
5 13 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (2.97%) SUSE
7 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.99%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.50%) MVS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.29%) Load Balancing
2 67 (16.58%) ITIL
3 53 (13.12%) Network Management
4 50 (12.38%) Network Design
5 36 (8.91%) Migration
6 33 (8.17%) Change Management
7 24 (5.94%) Mentoring
8 21 (5.20%) Network Architecture
9 18 (4.46%) Change Control
10 16 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (3.96%) Service Management
11 15 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (3.71%) Line Management
12 14 (3.47%) Project Management
13 13 (3.22%) Low Latency
14 11 (2.72%) High Availability
14 11 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (2.48%) Service Delivery
16 8 (1.98%) Asset Management
16 8 (1.98%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.21%) SQL
2 10 (2.48%) Perl
3 6 (1.49%) Lisp
4 5 (1.24%) R
5 2 (0.50%) C
5 2 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) Ruby
6 1 (0.25%) Korn
6 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.25%) C-shell
6 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.25%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 217 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (43.56%) CCNP
3 78 (19.31%) CCIE
4 58 (14.36%) Security Cleared
5 57 (14.11%) CCNA
6 50 (12.38%) SC Cleared
7 28 (6.93%) CISSP
8 26 (6.44%) CCDP
9 22 (5.45%) CCSE
10 17 (4.21%) Degree
11 13 (3.22%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (2.97%) CCSP
13 10 (2.48%) CCSA
14 6 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.24%) JNCIS
16 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.74%) MCSE
17 3 (0.74%) CCIP
17 3 (0.74%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.23%) SLA
3 5 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.24%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.94%) ProxySG
3 21 (5.20%) Active Directory
4 19 (4.70%) Snort
4 19 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.46%) vSphere
6 16 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.72%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.99%) Nmap
9 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.50%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) NFS
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.25%) Squid
11 1 (0.25%) vCloud
11 1 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 20 (4.95%) OPNET
2 18 (4.46%) FortiGate
3 15 (3.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (3.47%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (1.98%) RANCID
5 8 (1.98%) OpenNMS
6 7 (1.73%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.24%) SCCM
9 4 (0.99%) Nessus
10 3 (0.74%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.50%) SCOM
11 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.50%) Legato
11 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.50%) Nagios
12 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 401 (99.26%) Cisco
2 176 (43.56%) CheckPoint
3 128 (31.68%) F5
4 118 (29.21%) Juniper
5 68 (16.83%) VMware
5 68 (16.83%) Blue Coat
6 46 (11.39%) HP
7 34 (8.42%) Citrix
8 31 (7.67%) Microsoft
9 27 (6.68%) SolarWinds
10 25 (6.19%) IBM
11 24 (5.94%) Fortinet
12 22 (5.45%) BMC
13 21 (5.20%) NetApp
14 19 (4.70%) Sourcefire
15 17 (4.21%) Riverbed
15 17 (4.21%) Oracle
16 16 (3.96%) Nokia
17 15 (3.71%) CA
17 15 (3.71%) Dell
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