The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 18 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 121 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.68% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+554.54% +0.91%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 298 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.30% 12.72% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 145 169
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £37.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Scotland region.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Scotland region.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 4 £450 - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Cisco Nexus
UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) Wireless
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
5 8 (57.14%) CCIE
5 8 (57.14%) VoIP
5 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
5 8 (57.14%) MGCP
5 8 (57.14%) H.323
5 8 (57.14%) IP Telephony
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) F5
8 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) DB2
8 2 (14.29%) AIX
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) CCNP
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) BMC
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CCM
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 9 (64.29%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 8 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 8 (57.14%) MGCP
4 8 (57.14%) H.323
4 8 (57.14%) IP Telephony
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) DataStage
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) DataPower
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade