The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 60 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.36% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+554.54% +1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 197 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.83% 25.22% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 113
Average daily rate £280 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Cisco Nexus
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) Juniper
3 21 (80.77%) MPLS
4 15 (57.69%) DNS
5 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
5 14 (53.85%) Firewall
6 13 (50.00%) Huawei
7 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
8 9 (34.62%) OSPF
8 9 (34.62%) BGP
8 9 (34.62%) IPsec
8 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
9 8 (30.77%) Change Management
9 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
9 8 (30.77%) Fault Management
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (30.77%) 4G
9 8 (30.77%) F5
9 8 (30.77%) FWSM
10 7 (26.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (26.92%) MGW
10 7 (26.92%) GGSN
10 7 (26.92%) SGSN
10 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 7 (26.92%) VoIP
10 7 (26.92%) SS7
11 6 (23.08%) CISSP
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (23.08%) Legal

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) MPLS
2 15 (57.69%) DNS
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
5 9 (34.62%) OSPF
5 9 (34.62%) BGP
5 9 (34.62%) IPsec
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (30.77%) 4G
6 8 (30.77%) FWSM
7 7 (26.92%) MGW
7 7 (26.92%) VPN
7 7 (26.92%) GGSN
7 7 (26.92%) SGSN
7 7 (26.92%) SS7
7 7 (26.92%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) SDH
8 6 (23.08%) SNMP
8 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
8 6 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Billing
4 3 (11.54%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) IP Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 8 (30.77%) Change Management
1 8 (30.77%) Fault Management
2 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) DoDAF
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) SABSA
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCIE
1 6 (23.08%) CCSP
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) CCDP
1 6 (23.08%) CISSP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) Juniper
3 14 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 13 (50.00%) Huawei
5 8 (30.77%) F5
6 7 (26.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) Velocent
8 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
9 1 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.85%) OPNET