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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 66 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.69% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 13 (76.47%) OSPF
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 12 (70.59%) FortiGate
4 12 (70.59%) Network Management
4 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (70.59%) Apache
4 12 (70.59%) VoIP
4 12 (70.59%) SNMP
5 11 (64.71%) CISSP
5 11 (64.71%) CCIE
5 11 (64.71%) CCNP
5 11 (64.71%) Check Point Certification
6 9 (52.94%) FWSM
6 9 (52.94%) IPsec
6 9 (52.94%) BGP
6 9 (52.94%) MPLS
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) VPN
7 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
8 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
8 7 (41.18%) CCDP
8 7 (41.18%) CCSP
9 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (70.59%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) OSPF
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (70.59%) VoIP
2 12 (70.59%) SNMP
3 9 (52.94%) FWSM
3 9 (52.94%) IPsec
3 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) Broadband
7 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.88%) IGRP
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) ATM
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) IP Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Design Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Network Management
2 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 3 (17.65%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) SABSA
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) DoDAF
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 11 (64.71%) CCIE
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
2 11 (64.71%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (41.18%) CCDP
3 7 (41.18%) CCSP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) VCAP
5 1 (5.88%) VCP5
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) HP