The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £20.09
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 97 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.81% 13.04% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 24
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.62 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -25.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £44.99 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) VRRP
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
4 3 (37.50%) Snort
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) CCDA
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) VRRP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) HSRP
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Snort
2 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper