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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 61 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 19 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 1.75% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 8.15% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate £438 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+138.88% -90.00%
Cisco Nexus
Berkshire

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
271 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 11 (57.89%) Broadband
5 10 (52.63%) MPLS
5 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
6 9 (47.37%) CCIE
7 8 (42.11%) Juniper
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 5 (26.32%) Wireless
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
9 5 (26.32%) F5
9 5 (26.32%) IOS XR
9 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) LAN
11 3 (15.79%) Network Design
11 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 2 (10.53%) VLAN

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (57.89%) Broadband
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (26.32%) IOS XR
5 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) IPsec
8 2 (10.53%) VLAN
8 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
9 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) PPP
9 1 (5.26%) xDSL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) CCIP
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Meraki
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet