The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 89 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.70% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 5.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate £390 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+138.88% -90.00%
Cisco Nexus
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 154 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.58% 13.52% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Leeds region.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) CCNP
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) Firewall
4 16 (51.61%) BGP
5 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
6 14 (45.16%) Network Security
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (38.71%) CCNA
8 11 (35.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (35.48%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (32.26%) F5
10 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
10 9 (29.03%) MPLS
11 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
11 8 (25.81%) Linux
11 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (25.81%) FCoE
12 7 (22.58%) FWSM
12 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) High Availability
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Internet
12 7 (22.58%) VMware
12 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
13 6 (19.35%) Games
13 6 (19.35%) OSPF

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) BGP
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (45.16%) Network Security
4 12 (38.71%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
5 9 (29.03%) MPLS
6 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
6 8 (25.81%) FCoE
7 7 (22.58%) FWSM
7 7 (22.58%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) OSPF
9 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 5 (16.13%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) HSRP
10 4 (12.90%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (12.90%) VoIP
10 4 (12.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Informix
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
1 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Network Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (35.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (9.68%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
1 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (22.58%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) Lisp
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) CCNP
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCSP
4 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) vCloud
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.68%) Cacti
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) Graphite
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Opsview
2 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) F5
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy