The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 421 414 473
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +59
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 169 130 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.80% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 56 62
Average daily rate £364 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+554.54% +0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+554.54% +0.91%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7257 7224 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 15.14% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 3580 4351
Average daily rate £360 £345 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 572 627
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -54 156 £363 -18.35% 35
London -21 61 £400 -11.11% 12
South East +11 46 £355 -38.26% 7
Berkshire +19 29 £210 - 5
City of London -9 24 £400 -11.11% 7
Reading +19 23 £210 - 4
West Midlands -2 20 £420 -22.22% 3
East of England -18 14 £300 -8.39% 4
Shropshire 0 9 £410 -26.78%
North West -8 9 £350 - 2
Telford +2 7 £410 -26.78%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £220 -32.82% 1
Surrey -8 6 £481 +36.52%
Cheshire - 6 £431 -
West Sussex -1 5 £500 -14.52%
Scotland -9 5 £450 +2.85% 1
South Wales - 5 £365 - 1
Crawley - 5 £500 -
Wales - 5 £365 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £450 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £370 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £250 - 3
Hampshire +4 2 £356 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £475 +63.79%
Manchester -12 2 £338 - 2
East Midlands -19 2 £475 +54.47% 1
South West -23 2 £409 +48.63% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £475 -
Kent - 2 £331 -

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 304 (99.35%) Cisco
2 185 (60.46%) Firewall
3 171 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
4 143 (46.73%) CheckPoint
5 133 (43.46%) CCNP
6 119 (38.89%) MPLS
7 117 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
8 116 (37.91%) BGP
9 112 (36.60%) F5
10 108 (35.29%) WAN
11 104 (33.99%) OSPF
12 103 (33.66%) Juniper
13 75 (24.51%) VPN
14 74 (24.18%) LAN
15 65 (21.24%) Network Security
16 61 (19.93%) CCIE
17 58 (18.95%) Wireless
18 57 (18.63%) Blue Coat
19 56 (18.30%) Finance
19 56 (18.30%) DNS
20 53 (17.32%) VoIP
21 52 (16.99%) VMware
21 52 (16.99%) EIGRP
21 52 (16.99%) BIG-IP
22 45 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 43 (14.05%) Telecoms
23 43 (14.05%) Windows
24 42 (13.73%) ITIL
25 41 (13.40%) HP
26 40 (13.07%) TCP/IP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (3.27%) Apache
2 9 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.96%) Lync
5 5 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) Liferay
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 6 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (60.46%) Firewall
2 119 (38.89%) MPLS
3 117 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
4 116 (37.91%) BGP
5 108 (35.29%) WAN
6 104 (33.99%) OSPF
7 75 (24.51%) VPN
8 74 (24.18%) LAN
9 65 (21.24%) Network Security
10 58 (18.95%) Wireless
11 56 (18.30%) DNS
12 53 (17.32%) VoIP
13 52 (16.99%) EIGRP
13 52 (16.99%) BIG-IP
14 45 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 40 (13.07%) TCP/IP
15 40 (13.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 40 (13.07%) VLAN
16 34 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (10.78%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.31%) DB2
3 3 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.98%) DataStage
4 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.98%) Ant
3 2 (0.65%) Selenium
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) TestNG
4 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.33%) FishEye
4 1 (0.33%) Gradle
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) JMeter
4 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 56 (18.30%) Finance
2 43 (14.05%) Telecoms
3 26 (8.50%) Banking
4 10 (3.27%) Retail
5 9 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.96%) Back Office
8 5 (1.63%) German Language
9 4 (1.31%) Games
9 4 (1.31%) Front Office
9 4 (1.31%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (47.39%) Network Engineer
2 48 (15.69%) Architect
3 37 (12.09%) Consultant
4 36 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 26 (8.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (8.17%) Network Support
7 25 (8.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 24 (7.84%) Support Engineer
8 24 (7.84%) Network Architect
9 22 (7.19%) Network Consultant
10 21 (6.86%) Network Support Engineer
11 19 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (4.90%) IP Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
14 11 (3.59%) Implementation Engineer
14 11 (3.59%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.94%) Design Engineer
16 8 (2.61%) Network Specialist
16 8 (2.61%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.52%) CSS
2 5 (1.63%) Middleware
3 3 (0.98%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) JSON
4 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.33%) CPAN
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) XSD
4 1 (0.33%) XSLT
4 1 (0.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.29%) PKI
1 7 (2.29%) NHS
2 6 (1.96%) e-Health
2 6 (1.96%) FlexPod
3 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
4 3 (0.98%) DataPower
4 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.65%) Clustering
5 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.33%) Statistics
6 1 (0.33%) FMCG
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.33%) CMDB
6 1 (0.33%) Wiki
6 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.33%) DTV
6 1 (0.33%) Replication
6 1 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.05%) Windows
2 30 (9.80%) Linux
3 16 (5.23%) UNIX
4 14 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.61%) AIX
6 8 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.98%) NetWare
9 2 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.73%) ITIL
2 32 (10.46%) Network Management
3 28 (9.15%) Load Balancing
3 28 (9.15%) Network Design
4 26 (8.50%) Change Management
5 23 (7.52%) WAN Optimisation
6 21 (6.86%) Problem Management
7 20 (6.54%) Migration
7 20 (6.54%) Service Management
8 18 (5.88%) Project Management
8 18 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 17 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (4.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.58%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.25%) Network Architecture
13 11 (3.59%) Information Security
13 11 (3.59%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.27%) Fault Management
15 8 (2.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.90%) SQL
2 4 (1.31%) C
2 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.65%) Python
3 2 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.33%) C-shell
4 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.33%) Korn
4 1 (0.33%) Ruby
4 1 (0.33%) Perl
4 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (43.46%) CCNP
3 61 (19.93%) CCIE
4 39 (12.75%) CCNA
5 31 (10.13%) Security Cleared
6 22 (7.19%) CCSP
6 22 (7.19%) CCDP
6 22 (7.19%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.27%) Degree
8 9 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (2.61%) CISSP
10 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.96%) MCSE
11 5 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.63%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.31%) CCSE
12 4 (1.31%) VTSP
13 3 (0.98%) MCITP
13 3 (0.98%) CCSA
13 3 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.25%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.98%) COBIT
6 2 (0.65%) QA
6 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.33%) GPG13
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.25%) VMware ESX
3 13 (4.25%) vSphere
4 11 (3.59%) ProxySG
5 10 (3.27%) XenApp
6 9 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.31%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.65%) vCloud
11 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.33%) KVM
11 1 (0.33%) Snort
11 1 (0.33%) Squid
11 1 (0.33%) Xen
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (6.21%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (3.27%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.29%) Netcool
4 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.98%) Nagios
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
5 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.33%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) YUM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.33%) WMI
6 1 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 304 (99.35%) Cisco
2 143 (46.73%) CheckPoint
3 112 (36.60%) F5
4 103 (33.66%) Juniper
5 57 (18.63%) Blue Coat
6 52 (16.99%) VMware
7 41 (13.40%) HP
8 37 (12.09%) Fortinet
9 29 (9.48%) McAfee
10 28 (9.15%) SolarWinds
11 24 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 21 (6.86%) NetApp
13 20 (6.54%) Citrix
14 17 (5.56%) Huawei
14 17 (5.56%) EMC
15 11 (3.59%) IBM
16 9 (2.94%) Remedy
16 9 (2.94%) BMC
17 8 (2.61%) Dell
17 8 (2.61%) Oracle
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