The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 61 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
242 248 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.66% 24.68% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 101
Average daily rate £400 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £140 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) OSPF
4 13 (61.90%) VoIP
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (61.90%) F5
5 12 (57.14%) FortiGate
5 12 (57.14%) Network Management
5 12 (57.14%) BIG-IP
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (57.14%) SNMP
5 12 (57.14%) Apache
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (52.38%) CISSP
6 11 (52.38%) MPLS
6 11 (52.38%) CCIE
6 11 (52.38%) CCNP
6 11 (52.38%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (47.62%) DNS
8 9 (42.86%) BGP
8 9 (42.86%) IPsec
8 9 (42.86%) FWSM
9 8 (38.10%) VPN
10 7 (33.33%) CCDP
10 7 (33.33%) CCSP
10 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
11 4 (19.05%) Retail
11 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (61.90%) VoIP
2 13 (61.90%) OSPF
3 12 (57.14%) SNMP
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 11 (52.38%) MPLS
5 10 (47.62%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) BGP
6 9 (42.86%) IPsec
6 9 (42.86%) FWSM
7 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) Broadband
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
10 1 (4.76%) FTP
10 1 (4.76%) HTTP
10 1 (4.76%) LAN
10 1 (4.76%) SDH
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) IP Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Network Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) SABSA
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) DoDAF
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCIE
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
2 11 (52.38%) Check Point Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) CCSP
3 7 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) VCP4
5 1 (4.76%) VCAP
5 1 (4.76%) VCP5
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 13 (61.90%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
7 2 (9.52%) Huawei
8 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (4.76%) Ciena
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) EMC