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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 206 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 47 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.27% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £202 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £502 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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
1857 1420 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.03% 16.91% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 604 626
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 29 £375 -6.25% 4
Hampshire -7 11 £285 -18.57% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £388 -18.42%
Surrey -4 2 £300 -17.24% 2
Oxfordshire -20 1 £320 +1.18%
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (60.92%) Cisco ASA
3 51 (58.62%) Firewall
4 40 (45.98%) F5
5 38 (43.68%) MPLS
6 37 (42.53%) BGP
7 35 (40.23%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (39.08%) CheckPoint
9 32 (36.78%) VMware
10 29 (33.33%) CCNP
11 25 (28.74%) SAN
11 25 (28.74%) WAN
12 24 (27.59%) LAN
13 21 (24.14%) OSPF
14 20 (22.99%) Linux
15 19 (21.84%) Change Management
16 18 (20.69%) VPN
16 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (19.54%) Network Security
17 17 (19.54%) Network Design
18 16 (18.39%) EIGRP
18 16 (18.39%) Juniper
19 15 (17.24%) FortiGate
20 13 (14.94%) DNS
20 13 (14.94%) CCIE
21 12 (13.79%) Citrix
21 12 (13.79%) Migration
21 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
21 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
22 11 (12.64%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.05%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
1 1 (1.15%) PaaS
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (60.92%) Cisco ASA
2 51 (58.62%) Firewall
3 38 (43.68%) MPLS
4 37 (42.53%) BGP
5 25 (28.74%) SAN
5 25 (28.74%) WAN
6 24 (27.59%) LAN
7 21 (24.14%) OSPF
8 18 (20.69%) VPN
9 17 (19.54%) Network Security
10 16 (18.39%) EIGRP
11 13 (14.94%) DNS
12 11 (12.64%) VLAN
13 10 (11.49%) Ethernet
13 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
13 10 (11.49%) IPsec
14 9 (10.34%) iSCSI
14 9 (10.34%) Wireless
14 9 (10.34%) TACACS
14 9 (10.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.75%) DB2
General
1 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Consultant
2 13 (14.94%) Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Network Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Environment Manager
3 9 (10.34%) Network Consultant
4 8 (9.20%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.15%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.60%) FlexPod
2 4 (4.60%) Statistics
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Windows
3 10 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (5.75%) AIX
4 5 (5.75%) SUSE
5 4 (4.60%) UNIX
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) VMS
7 1 (1.15%) HPUX
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Change Management
2 17 (19.54%) Network Design
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
3 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
4 11 (12.64%) ITIL
5 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.34%) Validation
7 8 (9.20%) Line Management
8 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.05%) Supplier Management
8 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Network Management
9 6 (6.90%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) ITSM
10 5 (5.75%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C#
2 1 (1.15%) Java
2 1 (1.15%) Perl
2 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (33.33%) CCNP
3 13 (14.94%) CCIE
4 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (9.20%) CCDP
8 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
8 7 (8.05%) CCNA
9 5 (5.75%) CCIP
10 4 (4.60%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.30%) Degree
12 1 (1.15%) HP APS
12 1 (1.15%) CCSP
12 1 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.15%) CISSP
12 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) vSphere
3 5 (5.75%) FreeRADIUS
3 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) Firmware
5 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.15%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.15%) Snort
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.15%) LXC
7 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.75%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) Cacti
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (45.98%) F5
3 34 (39.08%) CheckPoint
4 32 (36.78%) VMware
5 16 (18.39%) Juniper
6 12 (13.79%) Citrix
7 11 (12.64%) Blue Coat
8 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
9 8 (9.20%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.90%) Oracle
10 6 (6.90%) Avaya
10 6 (6.90%) NetApp
10 6 (6.90%) CA
10 6 (6.90%) HP
10 6 (6.90%) IBM
10 6 (6.90%) Infoblox
11 5 (5.75%) Splunk
11 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.75%) Mercator
12 4 (4.60%) EMC
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