The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 277 331 347
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 126 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.32% 2.74% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.50
Cisco Nexus
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in London

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the London region.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
City of London +20 33 £475 +26.66% 7
Hounslow - 6 £413 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 237 (97.13%) Cisco
2 159 (65.16%) Firewall
3 144 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (47.54%) F5
5 115 (47.13%) Juniper
6 104 (42.62%) CheckPoint
7 96 (39.34%) LAN
8 95 (38.93%) Cisco ASA
9 93 (38.11%) BGP
10 92 (37.70%) Data Centre
11 89 (36.48%) CCNP
12 84 (34.43%) WAN
13 78 (31.97%) OSPF
14 75 (30.74%) Finance
15 74 (30.33%) VPN
16 73 (29.92%) MPLS
17 61 (25.00%) Blue Coat
18 54 (22.13%) Wireless
19 52 (21.31%) CCIE
20 45 (18.44%) Load Balancing
21 44 (18.03%) EIGRP
21 44 (18.03%) Network Security
22 43 (17.62%) SolarWinds
22 43 (17.62%) Multicast
23 41 (16.80%) CCNA
24 40 (16.39%) VLAN
25 39 (15.98%) Cisco IOS
26 38 (15.57%) NetScaler
26 38 (15.57%) VMware
27 36 (14.75%) Banking

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
1 7 (2.87%) IIS
1 7 (2.87%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (4.51%) MS Excel
1 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (65.16%) Firewall
2 96 (39.34%) LAN
3 95 (38.93%) Cisco ASA
4 93 (38.11%) BGP
5 84 (34.43%) WAN
6 78 (31.97%) OSPF
7 74 (30.33%) VPN
8 73 (29.92%) MPLS
9 54 (22.13%) Wireless
10 44 (18.03%) EIGRP
10 44 (18.03%) Network Security
11 43 (17.62%) Multicast
12 40 (16.39%) VLAN
13 39 (15.98%) Cisco IOS
14 38 (15.57%) NetScaler
15 31 (12.70%) IPsec
16 30 (12.30%) DNS
17 29 (11.89%) SAN
18 25 (10.25%) DHCP
18 25 (10.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.87%) Big Data
2 5 (2.05%) MySQL
3 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.82%) Gerrit
General
1 75 (30.74%) Finance
2 36 (14.75%) Banking
3 23 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.46%) Retail
6 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.64%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (58.20%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.52%) Architect
3 23 (9.43%) Consultant
4 21 (8.61%) Network Architect
4 21 (8.61%) Security Engineer
5 19 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (6.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (6.56%) Network Consultant
8 14 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (5.74%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (4.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (4.51%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.10%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Network Support
11 9 (3.69%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (2.87%) Technical Engineer
13 6 (2.46%) Network Operations Engineer
13 6 (2.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.69%) Web Services
2 5 (2.05%) Middleware
3 4 (1.64%) LAMP
3 4 (1.64%) XMPP
4 2 (0.82%) REST
4 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (37.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.87%) PKI
5 7 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.87%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.05%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.64%) Online Games
8 3 (1.23%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Eurex
9 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.41%) SecurID
10 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.41%) PMI
10 1 (0.41%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.30%) Linux
2 29 (11.89%) Windows
3 13 (5.33%) UNIX
4 9 (3.69%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (2.87%) Solaris
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) AIX
7 2 (0.82%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.44%) Load Balancing
2 35 (14.34%) ITIL
3 30 (12.30%) Network Management
4 28 (11.48%) E-Commerce
5 20 (8.20%) Low Latency
5 20 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 19 (7.79%) Project Management
7 18 (7.38%) Network Design
8 15 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (5.33%) Service Management
9 13 (5.33%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.51%) TOGAF
10 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.51%) CRM
11 9 (3.69%) Migration
11 9 (3.69%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.28%) Open Source
13 7 (2.87%) Process Management
13 7 (2.87%) Data Architecture
13 7 (2.87%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.02%) Python
2 13 (5.33%) SQL
3 10 (4.10%) Perl
4 5 (2.05%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) Lisp
5 3 (1.23%) C
6 2 (0.82%) Go
6 2 (0.82%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 144 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.48%) CCNP
3 52 (21.31%) CCIE
4 41 (16.80%) CCNA
5 12 (4.92%) CCSE
6 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.69%) CCSA
7 9 (3.69%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.87%) CCDP
10 6 (2.46%) MCSE
11 5 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.05%) HP MASE
12 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.64%) MCP
12 4 (1.64%) MCSA
12 4 (1.64%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) SLA
2 6 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.38%) ProxySG
3 17 (6.97%) XenServer
4 15 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.74%) vSphere
6 13 (5.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (4.10%) vCloud
8 6 (2.46%) Snort
9 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.23%) Firmware
9 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.82%) Docker
10 2 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.41%) XenApp
11 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.10%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (4.10%) CA Spectrum
2 10 (4.10%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.87%) Control-M
3 7 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (2.87%) BladeLogic
4 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.46%) Puppet
5 5 (2.05%) Nagios
5 5 (2.05%) Cacti
6 4 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.64%) OPNET
7 3 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.23%) RANCID
8 2 (0.82%) Iperf
8 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.82%) Ansible
8 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 237 (97.13%) Cisco
2 116 (47.54%) F5
3 115 (47.13%) Juniper
4 104 (42.62%) CheckPoint
5 61 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 43 (17.62%) SolarWinds
7 38 (15.57%) VMware
8 34 (13.93%) Citrix
9 23 (9.43%) HP
10 22 (9.02%) Fortinet
11 18 (7.38%) Brocade
12 17 (6.97%) Infoblox
12 17 (6.97%) CA
13 16 (6.56%) Microsoft
14 15 (6.15%) IBM
14 15 (6.15%) Nokia
15 14 (5.74%) NetApp
16 13 (5.33%) Riverbed
16 13 (5.33%) Lancope
17 12 (4.92%) Nortel