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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 87 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 17 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.36% 4.32% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £325 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -
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
231 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.64% 13.76% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (66.67%) CCNA
5 15 (62.50%) BGP
6 14 (58.33%) CCNP
6 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (54.17%) F5
8 11 (45.83%) MPLS
9 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
10 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
10 8 (33.33%) Network Security
10 8 (33.33%) FCoE
10 8 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (29.17%) TippingPoint
11 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (29.17%) Project Management
11 7 (29.17%) Linux
11 7 (29.17%) HP
12 6 (25.00%) WLAN
12 6 (25.00%) BMC
12 6 (25.00%) Lisp
12 6 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
13 5 (20.83%) Smart Meter
13 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
13 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) BGP
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (45.83%) MPLS
5 10 (41.67%) EIGRP
6 8 (33.33%) FCoE
6 8 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (33.33%) Ethernet
6 8 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) WLAN
8 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 3 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) DMZ
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) FWSM
9 3 (12.50%) DMVPN
9 3 (12.50%) HSRP
9 3 (12.50%) VRRP
10 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (20.83%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) DataPower
5 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Lisp
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCNA
3 14 (58.33%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CCDP
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (8.33%) CCSP
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) OPNET
1 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.33%) Opsview
3 2 (8.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) TippingPoint
5 6 (25.00%) BMC
6 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Motorola
8 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.17%) Aruba
9 1 (4.17%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago