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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 58 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 15 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 1.69% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 6.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-90.00% -
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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
198 252 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.18% 25.07% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 93 66
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £188 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) F5
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (55.56%) Firewall
6 14 (51.85%) CCNP
7 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
9 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
10 7 (25.93%) Juniper
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) VoIP
11 6 (22.22%) LAN
11 6 (22.22%) CCIE
11 6 (22.22%) BGP
11 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (18.52%) OSPF
12 5 (18.52%) WAN
13 4 (14.81%) MPLS
13 4 (14.81%) Mercator
13 4 (14.81%) Citrix
13 4 (14.81%) CCDP
13 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
13 4 (14.81%) Network Design
13 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
13 4 (14.81%) JNCIS
13 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 7 (25.93%) VoIP
4 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) BGP
5 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
7 4 (14.81%) MPLS
7 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security
8 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.41%) MGCP
9 2 (7.41%) IPv6
9 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (7.41%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) HPUX
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Network Design
1 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) SIEM
3 1 (3.70%) People Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCIE
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIS
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) VCP4
5 1 (3.70%) CCIP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Juniper
6 4 (14.81%) Mercator
6 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) Infoblox
7 3 (11.11%) Tufin
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) BMC
9 1 (3.70%) Huawei
9 1 (3.70%) SevOne