The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 384 412 408
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 240 169 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 2.37% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 102
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £488 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8217 7116 8906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.53% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3843 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
England +46 229 £400 +6.66% 66
London +82 141 £420 +12.00% 39
City of London +38 39 £425 +13.33% 21
South East -1 35 £400 -5.88% 12
South West -22 16 £370 - 3
Surrey +7 12 £338 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +9 10 £445 +61.81% 2
East of England -25 9 £375 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £450 -10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +4 7 £450 -10.00%
Wiltshire -9 7 £465 - 2
Bedfordshire -14 7 £350 +16.66%
West Midlands -25 7 £288 -10.50% 4
Berkshire +4 6 £378 -5.62% 7
Leeds -6 6 £325 -25.28% 1
West Yorkshire -8 6 £325 -25.28% 1
Yorkshire -9 6 £325 -25.28% 2
Bedford 0 5 £350 +16.66%
Hampshire -12 5 £314 -30.27% 3
North West -14 5 - - 4
South Wales -10 4 £250 -44.44% 1
Wales -13 4 £250 -44.44% 1
Newport - 4 £250 - 1
Reading +9 3 £378 -5.62% 2
Cheshire -6 3 - - 1
Shropshire -13 3 - -
Telford -14 3 - -
Bristol -17 3 £213 - 1
Crawley - 3 £513 -
Macclesfield - 3 - -

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 380 (99.22%) Cisco
2 236 (61.62%) Firewall
3 193 (50.39%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (47.78%) CheckPoint
5 153 (39.95%) CCNP
6 142 (37.08%) Cisco ASA
7 132 (34.46%) F5
8 130 (33.94%) BGP
9 122 (31.85%) Juniper
10 111 (28.98%) Network Security
11 109 (28.46%) OSPF
11 109 (28.46%) LAN
12 102 (26.63%) VPN
13 99 (25.85%) WAN
14 73 (19.06%) Load Balancing
15 70 (18.28%) Blue Coat
16 69 (18.02%) CCIE
17 66 (17.23%) DNS
18 65 (16.97%) VMware
18 65 (16.97%) Cisco IOS
19 64 (16.71%) MPLS
20 62 (16.19%) Finance
21 56 (14.62%) TCP/IP
22 53 (13.84%) Windows
23 52 (13.58%) Wireless
24 50 (13.05%) VLAN
25 49 (12.79%) CCNA
26 47 (12.27%) Linux
27 45 (11.75%) ITIL
27 45 (11.75%) HP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (6.53%) Apache
2 14 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.39%) Lync
3 13 (3.39%) IIS
4 11 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Liferay
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.04%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 236 (61.62%) Firewall
2 142 (37.08%) Cisco ASA
3 130 (33.94%) BGP
4 111 (28.98%) Network Security
5 109 (28.46%) OSPF
5 109 (28.46%) LAN
6 102 (26.63%) VPN
7 99 (25.85%) WAN
8 66 (17.23%) DNS
9 65 (16.97%) Cisco IOS
10 64 (16.71%) MPLS
11 56 (14.62%) TCP/IP
12 52 (13.58%) Wireless
13 50 (13.05%) VLAN
14 44 (11.49%) SAN
15 39 (10.18%) EIGRP
16 38 (9.92%) VoIP
17 37 (9.66%) IPsec
17 37 (9.66%) HSRP
18 34 (8.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.61%) DB2
3 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) MySQL
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
1 1 (0.26%) Selenium
1 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.26%) Gradle
1 1 (0.26%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (0.26%) Hudson
1 1 (0.26%) ProC
1 1 (0.26%) Ant
1 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.26%) Subversion
1 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 62 (16.19%) Finance
2 32 (8.36%) Banking
3 19 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.44%) Retail
5 12 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.31%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.31%) Advertising
8 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.78%) Billing
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 202 (52.74%) Network Engineer
2 78 (20.37%) Security Engineer
3 61 (15.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (14.10%) Consultant
5 43 (11.23%) Architect
6 42 (10.97%) Cisco Engineer
7 39 (10.18%) Network Consultant
8 33 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 32 (8.36%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (7.31%) Support Engineer
11 26 (6.79%) Network Support
12 17 (4.44%) Senior Security Engineer
12 17 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
13 15 (3.92%) Security Consultant
14 14 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
15 13 (3.39%) Network Security Consultant
15 13 (3.39%) Network Architect
16 12 (3.13%) Design Engineer
16 12 (3.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 12 (3.13%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.18%) CSS
2 10 (2.61%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.31%) XMPP
3 5 (1.31%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.26%) CPAN
4 1 (0.26%) Web Services
4 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.96%) FlexPod
2 10 (2.61%) Clustering
3 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.83%) Hedge funds
4 6 (1.57%) Firmware
5 5 (1.31%) Open Source
6 4 (1.04%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.04%) Replication
6 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) PKI
9 1 (0.26%) Statistics
9 1 (0.26%) Derivative
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
9 1 (0.26%) FMCG
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) IVR
9 1 (0.26%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.84%) Windows
2 47 (12.27%) Linux
3 28 (7.31%) UNIX
4 18 (4.70%) AIX
5 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.61%) SUSE
7 10 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.04%) Solaris
9 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.78%) NetWare
11 2 (0.52%) MVS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.06%) Load Balancing
2 45 (11.75%) ITIL
3 37 (9.66%) Migration
3 37 (9.66%) Network Management
4 35 (9.14%) Network Design
5 33 (8.62%) Change Management
6 17 (4.44%) Network Architecture
7 15 (3.92%) Change Control
7 15 (3.92%) Project Management
8 13 (3.39%) Low Latency
8 13 (3.39%) Service Management
9 11 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.09%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (2.09%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.09%) Data Protection
11 7 (1.83%) Service Delivery
12 6 (1.57%) E-Commerce
12 6 (1.57%) BCP
12 6 (1.57%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.18%) SQL
2 7 (1.83%) Perl
3 6 (1.57%) Lisp
4 3 (0.78%) R
5 2 (0.52%) C
5 2 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) Korn
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby
6 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.26%) C-shell
6 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.26%) Tcl
6 1 (0.26%) VB
6 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 193 (50.39%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (39.95%) CCNP
3 69 (18.02%) CCIE
4 49 (12.79%) CCNA
5 32 (8.36%) Security Cleared
6 29 (7.57%) CCDP
7 22 (5.74%) CCSE
8 21 (5.48%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.44%) CCSP
10 16 (4.18%) CISSP
11 14 (3.66%) Check Point Certification
11 14 (3.66%) Degree
12 9 (2.35%) CCSA
13 8 (2.09%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.78%) VCP5
16 3 (0.78%) CCIP
16 3 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.31%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) GPG13
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.96%) ProxySG
5 18 (4.70%) Snort
6 17 (4.44%) vSphere
7 12 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.61%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (1.04%) Nmap
10 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.52%) Xen
12 1 (0.26%) Squid
12 1 (0.26%) vCloud
12 1 (0.26%) RHEV
12 1 (0.26%) KVM
12 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.26%) XenApp
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (5.22%) FortiGate
2 16 (4.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.66%) OPNET
4 10 (2.61%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.83%) SCOrch
5 7 (1.83%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.31%) SCCM
6 5 (1.31%) RANCID
6 5 (1.31%) OpenNMS
7 4 (1.04%) SCOM
7 4 (1.04%) Nessus
8 3 (0.78%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.52%) Legato
9 2 (0.52%) Nagios
9 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 380 (99.22%) Cisco
2 183 (47.78%) CheckPoint
3 132 (34.46%) F5
4 122 (31.85%) Juniper
5 70 (18.28%) Blue Coat
6 65 (16.97%) VMware
7 45 (11.75%) HP
8 33 (8.62%) Citrix
9 30 (7.83%) Microsoft
10 26 (6.79%) IBM
11 24 (6.27%) NetApp
12 21 (5.48%) SolarWinds
13 18 (4.70%) Sourcefire
14 16 (4.18%) BMC
14 16 (4.18%) Oracle
14 16 (4.18%) Fortinet
15 15 (3.92%) Riverbed
15 15 (3.92%) Dell
16 12 (3.13%) McAfee
16 12 (3.13%) EMC
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