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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 59 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 11 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +42.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 225 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 24.04% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 96
Average daily rate £338 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £131 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Cisco Nexus
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) Juniper
3 23 (69.70%) MPLS
4 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
4 20 (60.61%) Firewall
5 17 (51.52%) DNS
6 14 (42.42%) OSPF
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (42.42%) F5
7 13 (39.39%) Huawei
7 13 (39.39%) VoIP
8 12 (36.36%) Apache
8 12 (36.36%) SNMP
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (36.36%) BIG-IP
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (36.36%) Network Management
8 12 (36.36%) FortiGate
9 11 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (33.33%) CCIE
9 11 (33.33%) CCNP
9 11 (33.33%) CISSP
10 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
10 10 (30.30%) IPsec
10 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
10 10 (30.30%) BGP
10 10 (30.30%) FWSM
11 8 (24.24%) Change Management
11 8 (24.24%) Fault Management
11 8 (24.24%) 4G

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (36.36%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) MPLS
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 17 (51.52%) DNS
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (42.42%) OSPF
5 13 (39.39%) VoIP
6 12 (36.36%) SNMP
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (36.36%) BIG-IP
7 10 (30.30%) IPsec
7 10 (30.30%) BGP
7 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
7 10 (30.30%) FWSM
8 8 (24.24%) 4G
8 8 (24.24%) VPN
9 7 (21.21%) SS7
9 7 (21.21%) GGSN
9 7 (21.21%) SGSN
9 7 (21.21%) MGW
10 6 (18.18%) SDH
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 4 (12.12%) Billing
4 4 (12.12%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) IP Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Design Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Design Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Management
2 8 (24.24%) Fault Management
2 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
4 4 (12.12%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) DoDAF
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) SABSA
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCIE
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
2 11 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) CCSP
3 7 (21.21%) CCDP
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VCP4
5 1 (3.03%) VCAP
5 1 (3.03%) VCP5
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) Juniper
3 20 (60.61%) CheckPoint
4 14 (42.42%) F5
5 13 (39.39%) Huawei
6 7 (21.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
9 2 (6.06%) Velocent
10 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) HP
10 1 (3.03%) EMC