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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 316 421 458
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 340 167 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.06% 2.37% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 94 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% +11.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £20.09
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +11.99%

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
8372 7057 8267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.48% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4773 3891 3941
Average daily rate £360 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 467 595
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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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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 +105 330 £375 -6.25% 62
London +92 156 £375 -6.25% 28
South West +23 55 £363 +30.63% 3
City of London +45 44 £425 +3.03% 9
South East -2 41 £338 -6.89% 13
Devon - 35 £390 -
West Midlands +3 23 £275 -31.67% 5
East Midlands +15 19 £440 +76.00% 3
Berkshire +13 19 £350 -11.11% 5
Exeter - 19 £350 -
Shropshire -2 11 £275 -31.67% 2
North West -16 11 £310 -34.73% 1
Yorkshire 0 10 £325 -25.28% 5
Reading +17 9 £350 -12.50% 2
Telford -5 9 £275 -31.67% 2
Hampshire -16 9 £285 -7.31% 6
Surrey +1 8 £338 -1.45%
Manchester -4 8 £310 -4.61% 1
East of England -30 7 £338 +22.72% 4
Leeds -9 6 £325 -25.28% 4
West Yorkshire -10 6 £325 -25.28% 4
Bristol -13 6 £213 -23.42% 1
Hertfordshire -16 6 £380 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire -10 5 £465 -
North East -34 5 £465 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £465 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £465 -
Newport -11 4 £250 -
South Wales -17 4 £250 -44.44% 1
Wales -29 4 £250 -44.44% 1

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 503 (99.02%) Cisco
2 300 (59.06%) Firewall
3 275 (54.13%) Cisco Certification
4 218 (42.91%) CCNP
5 191 (37.60%) BGP
6 179 (35.24%) LAN
7 178 (35.04%) CheckPoint
8 168 (33.07%) OSPF
9 167 (32.87%) WAN
10 164 (32.28%) F5
11 149 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
12 132 (25.98%) Juniper
13 118 (23.23%) VPN
14 113 (22.24%) Network Security
15 111 (21.85%) Load Balancing
16 107 (21.06%) CCIE
17 104 (20.47%) MPLS
18 89 (17.52%) VMware
19 82 (16.14%) TCP/IP
20 80 (15.75%) CCNA
21 75 (14.76%) ITIL
22 74 (14.57%) Cisco IOS
23 73 (14.37%) Wireless
24 71 (13.98%) Blue Coat
25 69 (13.58%) EIGRP
25 69 (13.58%) SAN
26 65 (12.80%) DNS
27 64 (12.60%) Finance
28 63 (12.40%) Security Cleared
29 62 (12.20%) VLAN

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (3.74%) IIS
2 18 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.15%) Apache
4 13 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.77%) Lync
7 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Summit
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 300 (59.06%) Firewall
2 191 (37.60%) BGP
3 179 (35.24%) LAN
4 168 (33.07%) OSPF
5 167 (32.87%) WAN
6 149 (29.33%) Cisco ASA
7 118 (23.23%) VPN
8 113 (22.24%) Network Security
9 104 (20.47%) MPLS
10 82 (16.14%) TCP/IP
11 74 (14.57%) Cisco IOS
12 73 (14.37%) Wireless
13 69 (13.58%) EIGRP
13 69 (13.58%) SAN
14 65 (12.80%) DNS
15 62 (12.20%) VLAN
16 48 (9.45%) HSRP
17 46 (9.06%) Ethernet
18 41 (8.07%) NetScaler
19 40 (7.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.36%) DB2
3 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) ProC
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 64 (12.60%) Finance
2 37 (7.28%) Banking
3 29 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.54%) Retail
5 12 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.98%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (48.82%) Network Engineer
2 76 (14.96%) Consultant
3 65 (12.80%) Security Engineer
4 58 (11.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 52 (10.24%) Network Consultant
6 50 (9.84%) Architect
6 50 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 42 (8.27%) Senior Network Engineer
8 39 (7.68%) Network Specialist
9 34 (6.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 28 (5.51%) Network Support
11 25 (4.92%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Network Architect
13 17 (3.35%) Cisco Consultant
14 15 (2.95%) Senior Security Engineer
15 14 (2.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 14 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.76%) Design Engineer
15 14 (2.76%) Security Consultant
16 13 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.13%) CSS
2 12 (2.36%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.79%) Middleware
3 4 (0.79%) XMPP
4 3 (0.59%) Web Services
5 2 (0.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.12%) FlexPod
2 24 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.36%) User Experience
5 11 (2.17%) Clustering
6 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.18%) Replication
7 6 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.18%) Open Source
7 6 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.79%) Statistics
8 4 (0.79%) EPoS
9 3 (0.59%) Social Media
10 2 (0.39%) NHS
10 2 (0.39%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.39%) Online Games
10 2 (0.39%) e-Health
10 2 (0.39%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.25%) Windows
2 44 (8.66%) Linux
3 29 (5.71%) UNIX
4 17 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.15%) AIX
5 16 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.36%) SUSE
7 12 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.79%) Solaris
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.39%) MVS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Fedora
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) HPUX
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.85%) Load Balancing
2 75 (14.76%) ITIL
3 58 (11.42%) Network Design
4 54 (10.63%) Network Management
5 46 (9.06%) Change Management
6 37 (7.28%) Migration
7 30 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (4.72%) Line Management
9 23 (4.53%) Network Architecture
10 21 (4.13%) Service Management
11 20 (3.94%) Change Control
12 19 (3.74%) Mentoring
13 18 (3.54%) Project Management
14 15 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (2.76%) Low Latency
16 13 (2.56%) Service Delivery
16 13 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (2.17%) High Availability
18 10 (1.97%) Performance Management
18 10 (1.97%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.94%) SQL
2 13 (2.56%) Perl
3 11 (2.17%) Lisp
4 8 (1.57%) R
5 4 (0.79%) Python
6 2 (0.39%) Java
6 2 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) Tcl
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 275 (54.13%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (42.91%) CCNP
3 107 (21.06%) CCIE
4 80 (15.75%) CCNA
5 63 (12.40%) Security Cleared
6 54 (10.63%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.28%) CCDP
8 29 (5.71%) CCSE
9 21 (4.13%) CISSP
10 18 (3.54%) Degree
11 16 (3.15%) CCSP
12 15 (2.95%) CCSA
13 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.98%) CCDA
14 5 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.98%) JNCIS
14 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.79%) CCDE
15 4 (0.79%) CCIP
15 4 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.57%) SLA
1 8 (1.57%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.91%) ProxySG
3 25 (4.92%) vSphere
4 24 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.53%) Active Directory
5 23 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (4.13%) Snort
7 14 (2.76%) FreeRADIUS
8 11 (2.17%) Firmware
9 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.79%) Nmap
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.39%) vCloud
11 2 (0.39%) XenServer
12 1 (0.20%) Docker
12 1 (0.20%) LXC
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (4.72%) OPNET
2 19 (3.74%) CA Spectrum
3 18 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (2.36%) FortiGate
6 11 (2.17%) OpenNMS
6 11 (2.17%) RANCID
7 9 (1.77%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.38%) SCCM
9 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.79%) Nessus
10 4 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.59%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.39%) SCOM
12 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.39%) Legato
12 2 (0.39%) Nagios
12 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 503 (99.02%) Cisco
2 178 (35.04%) CheckPoint
3 164 (32.28%) F5
4 132 (25.98%) Juniper
5 89 (17.52%) VMware
6 71 (13.98%) Blue Coat
7 58 (11.42%) HP
8 39 (7.68%) Citrix
9 37 (7.28%) SolarWinds
10 35 (6.89%) Microsoft
11 32 (6.30%) Riverbed
12 31 (6.10%) BMC
13 27 (5.31%) Fortinet
14 24 (4.72%) NetApp
14 24 (4.72%) Nokia
15 22 (4.33%) IBM
16 21 (4.13%) CA
16 21 (4.13%) Nortel
17 20 (3.94%) EMC
18 17 (3.35%) Sourcefire
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