The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 184 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 76 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.65% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.73% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 19
Median daily rate £361 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.48% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% +0.11%
Cisco Nexus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1481 1714 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.33% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 938 876
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 98
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 18 £450 -4.00% 4
Hampshire +8 17 £371 -2.68% 2
Surrey +24 15 £363 - 2
Kent +11 9 £200 -40.74% 1
Oxfordshire -18 8 £275 -21.42%
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £513 +16.47% 2
Middlesex - 2 £419 -
West Sussex - 2 £501 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (60.12%) Firewall
3 90 (52.02%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (42.20%) Data Centre
5 66 (38.15%) Cisco ASA
6 60 (34.68%) CCNP
7 53 (30.64%) ITIL
8 52 (30.06%) LAN
8 52 (30.06%) F5
9 51 (29.48%) CheckPoint
10 46 (26.59%) Network Security
11 45 (26.01%) WAN
12 43 (24.86%) CCNA
13 41 (23.70%) BGP
14 40 (23.12%) Wireless
15 36 (20.81%) VMware
16 35 (20.23%) OSPF
17 33 (19.08%) VPN
17 33 (19.08%) Linux
18 31 (17.92%) SSL
18 31 (17.92%) MPLS
19 30 (17.34%) DNS
20 27 (15.61%) Security Cleared
20 27 (15.61%) vSphere
21 25 (14.45%) SAN
21 25 (14.45%) Load Balancing
22 24 (13.87%) IPsec
22 24 (13.87%) Juniper
23 23 (13.29%) SC Cleared
24 21 (12.14%) Ethernet

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.47%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) ProjectWise
2 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.16%) IaaS
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.16%) PaaS
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 104 (60.12%) Firewall
2 66 (38.15%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (30.06%) LAN
4 46 (26.59%) Network Security
5 45 (26.01%) WAN
6 41 (23.70%) BGP
7 40 (23.12%) Wireless
8 35 (20.23%) OSPF
9 33 (19.08%) VPN
10 31 (17.92%) MPLS
10 31 (17.92%) SSL
11 30 (17.34%) DNS
12 25 (14.45%) SAN
13 24 (13.87%) IPsec
14 21 (12.14%) Ethernet
15 18 (10.40%) DHCP
16 15 (8.67%) Internet
17 14 (8.09%) EIGRP
18 13 (7.51%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (7.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (49.13%) Network Engineer
2 39 (22.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (17.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.40%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Architect
6 17 (9.83%) Network Support
7 16 (9.25%) Consultant
7 16 (9.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Security Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) Administrator
9 12 (6.94%) Firewall Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) Network Architect
10 11 (6.36%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (5.20%) Cisco Support
12 9 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 8 (4.62%) Cisco Consultant
13 8 (4.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.73%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 73 (42.20%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.09%) FlexPod
3 13 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.94%) EMC VNX
5 11 (6.36%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.62%) PKI
7 7 (4.05%) e-Health
8 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.31%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.73%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.16%) LPAR
11 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.58%) BBC
12 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
12 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.08%) Linux
2 19 (10.98%) Windows
3 12 (6.94%) CentOS
4 11 (6.36%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.47%) Unix
7 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.64%) ITIL
2 25 (14.45%) Load Balancing
3 19 (10.98%) Network Design
4 18 (10.40%) Change Management
5 13 (7.51%) Migration
5 13 (7.51%) Project Management
6 9 (5.20%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.20%) Data Migration
6 9 (5.20%) Network Management
6 9 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.62%) Capacity Management
7 8 (4.62%) Service Management
8 7 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.05%) Computer Security
8 7 (4.05%) DevOps
8 7 (4.05%) Information Management
8 7 (4.05%) Operations Management
8 7 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.47%) Change Control
9 6 (3.47%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.20%) Perl
1 9 (5.20%) Python
2 3 (1.73%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) C
3 1 (0.58%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (52.02%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (34.68%) CCNP
3 43 (24.86%) CCNA
4 27 (15.61%) Security Cleared
5 23 (13.29%) SC Cleared
6 20 (11.56%) CCIE
7 12 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.20%) Degree
8 9 (5.20%) RHCE
8 9 (5.20%) RHCSA
9 7 (4.05%) CCSE
10 6 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.89%) CCDA
12 4 (2.31%) CCDP
12 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.31%) NCDA
13 3 (1.73%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.16%) CCIP
14 2 (1.16%) MCSA
14 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.89%) SLA
3 3 (1.73%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.61%) vSphere
2 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.89%) vCloud
6 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) Puppet
2 12 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.36%) Nagios
4 10 (5.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Cacti
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.58%) Nessus
7 1 (0.58%) OpenView
7 1 (0.58%) OPNET
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (30.06%) F5
3 51 (29.48%) CheckPoint
4 36 (20.81%) VMware
5 24 (13.87%) Juniper
6 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
7 17 (9.83%) Palo Alto
8 14 (8.09%) EMC
8 14 (8.09%) Fortinet
8 14 (8.09%) NetApp
9 13 (7.51%) IBM
9 13 (7.51%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.78%) Nokia
10 10 (5.78%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.05%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.05%) Citrix
11 7 (4.05%) HP
11 7 (4.05%) IronPort
11 7 (4.05%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.47%) Oracle
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