The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 340 394 423
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 331 285 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 3.51% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 186 127
Median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +97.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -2.15%

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
8371 8130 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.94% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4645 4469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 525 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +53 324 £413 +3.12% 37
London -18 108 £475 +11.76% 14
South East +40 95 £375 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +34 40 £450 -
Yorkshire +13 30 £360 -10.00% 2
East of England +33 27 £450 +63.63% 7
City of London +23 27 £500 +19.76% 1
West Midlands -23 21 £394 -7.35% 3
Bedfordshire +18 19 £525 +37.70% 4
Surrey - 17 £319 -
South West +13 15 £425 +70.00% 2
Hampshire +8 15 £403 +3.87%
West Yorkshire 0 15 £350 -6.66% 2
North West +11 12 £375 +7.14% 5
South Yorkshire - 11 £388 -
Reading +23 10 £433 -8.46%
East Midlands +7 10 £294 -26.56% 2
Sheffield - 10 £388 -
Kent +15 9 £200 -40.74%
Leeds -6 9 £350 -12.50% 2
Croydon - 9 £450 -
Hertfordshire +7 8 £450 -19.64% 2
Oxfordshire 0 8 £275 -21.42%
Wiltshire +5 7 £425 +21.42%
Oxford -5 7 £275 -12.69%
Telford -23 7 £388 +25.00%
Shropshire -23 7 £388 +25.00%
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Slough +9 6 £375 -16.66%
Farnborough +4 6 £310 -34.04%

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 610 (98.87%) Cisco
2 377 (61.10%) Firewall
3 341 (55.27%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (40.19%) Data Centre
5 237 (38.41%) CCNP
6 233 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
7 205 (33.23%) CheckPoint
8 188 (30.47%) F5
9 184 (29.82%) BGP
10 171 (27.71%) OSPF
11 170 (27.55%) WAN
12 163 (26.42%) LAN
13 148 (23.99%) Wireless
14 139 (22.53%) Juniper
15 132 (21.39%) Network Security
16 118 (19.12%) CCIE
17 117 (18.96%) ITIL
18 111 (17.99%) CCNA
19 108 (17.50%) MPLS
20 105 (17.02%) VPN
21 103 (16.69%) VMware
22 99 (16.05%) Load Balancing
23 97 (15.72%) SolarWinds
24 93 (15.07%) Security Cleared
25 89 (14.42%) Palo Alto
26 85 (13.78%) SC Cleared
27 84 (13.61%) Linux
28 75 (12.16%) Network Design
29 73 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
30 72 (11.67%) Network Management

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.78%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.49%) IIS
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Zimbra
Applications
1 17 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.94%) MS Office
2 12 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.30%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.43%) IaaS
2 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.78%) PaaS
2 11 (1.78%) SaaS
3 9 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.65%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 377 (61.10%) Firewall
2 233 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
3 184 (29.82%) BGP
4 171 (27.71%) OSPF
5 170 (27.55%) WAN
6 163 (26.42%) LAN
7 148 (23.99%) Wireless
8 132 (21.39%) Network Security
9 108 (17.50%) MPLS
10 105 (17.02%) VPN
11 73 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 70 (11.35%) EIGRP
13 67 (10.86%) TCP/IP
14 60 (9.72%) DNS
15 56 (9.08%) SAN
16 55 (8.91%) SSL
17 53 (8.59%) Cisco IOS
18 52 (8.43%) Cisco Wireless
19 48 (7.78%) BIG-IP
20 47 (7.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.78%) MySQL
2 8 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.16%) Informix
4 1 (0.16%) QlikView
4 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 20 (3.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) Hudson
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (11.18%) Finance
2 28 (4.54%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.57%) Banking
4 10 (1.62%) Games
5 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.97%) Legal
6 6 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Billing
7 2 (0.32%) French Language
7 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.32%) Marketing
7 2 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) International Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 311 (50.41%) Network Engineer
2 141 (22.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 124 (20.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 70 (11.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 62 (10.05%) Architect
6 61 (9.89%) Consultant
7 40 (6.48%) Security Engineer
8 39 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 36 (5.83%) Network Architect
10 35 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 34 (5.51%) Network Consultant
12 31 (5.02%) Network Support
13 26 (4.21%) Network Support Engineer
14 25 (4.05%) Designer
14 25 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
15 24 (3.89%) Analyst
16 23 (3.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 22 (3.57%) Network Analyst
18 21 (3.40%) Network Specialist
19 20 (3.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 25 (4.05%) CSS
3 9 (1.46%) Middleware
4 8 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.81%) Web Services
6 4 (0.65%) XMPP
7 2 (0.32%) Node.js
7 2 (0.32%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.16%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.16%) XML
8 1 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 248 (40.19%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.21%) FlexPod
3 25 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.92%) EMC VNX
6 14 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.11%) User Experience
8 10 (1.62%) e-Health
9 9 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.30%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.13%) CMDB
11 7 (1.13%) PKI
11 7 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
13 4 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
14 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.61%) Linux
2 54 (8.75%) Windows
3 26 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.73%) Data ONTAP
5 22 (3.57%) CentOS
6 19 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.43%) Unix
8 11 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.62%) Solaris
10 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (18.96%) ITIL
2 99 (16.05%) Load Balancing
3 75 (12.16%) Network Design
4 72 (11.67%) Network Management
5 48 (7.78%) Change Management
6 44 (7.13%) Migration
7 40 (6.48%) Network Architecture
7 40 (6.48%) Project Management
8 29 (4.70%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (4.54%) Service Management
10 20 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (2.92%) ITIL V3
11 18 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (2.76%) Change Control
12 17 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (2.59%) Configuration Management
14 15 (2.43%) Security Management
15 14 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (2.27%) Information Security
16 12 (1.94%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.73%) Python
2 16 (2.59%) Perl
3 11 (1.78%) SQL
4 8 (1.30%) Tcl
5 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.65%) Java
5 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.49%) PHP
7 2 (0.32%) C
7 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) Korn
8 1 (0.16%) Lisp
8 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 341 (55.27%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (38.41%) CCNP
3 118 (19.12%) CCIE
4 111 (17.99%) CCNA
5 93 (15.07%) Security Cleared
6 85 (13.78%) SC Cleared
7 31 (5.02%) CCDP
8 24 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.08%) Degree
10 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (2.27%) CCDA
11 14 (2.27%) CCDE
12 12 (1.94%) MCSA
13 11 (1.78%) NCDA
13 11 (1.78%) VCAP
14 10 (1.62%) CISSP
14 10 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (1.62%) RHCE
15 9 (1.46%) CCSE
15 9 (1.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.51%) PCI DSS
2 22 (3.57%) SLA
3 20 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.46%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.32%) QA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 53 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (8.43%) vSphere
3 31 (5.02%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.59%) vCloud
5 8 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.49%) Firmware
9 3 (0.49%) NFS
9 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.49%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.16%) Snort
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (7.62%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (4.54%) OPNET
3 25 (4.05%) FortiGate
3 25 (4.05%) Puppet
4 22 (3.57%) Nagios
5 17 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
6 14 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.13%) Cacti
9 7 (1.13%) Nessus
9 7 (1.13%) SCCM
9 7 (1.13%) TrustSec
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco CME
10 3 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.16%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 610 (98.87%) Cisco
2 205 (33.23%) CheckPoint
3 188 (30.47%) F5
4 139 (22.53%) Juniper
5 103 (16.69%) VMware
6 97 (15.72%) SolarWinds
7 89 (14.42%) Palo Alto
8 60 (9.72%) Fortinet
9 58 (9.40%) Microsoft
9 58 (9.40%) Riverbed
10 45 (7.29%) Nokia
11 33 (5.35%) Aruba
12 32 (5.19%) HP
13 31 (5.02%) Blue Coat
13 31 (5.02%) EMC
13 31 (5.02%) IBM
14 29 (4.70%) Citrix
14 29 (4.70%) NetApp
15 23 (3.73%) BMC
16 22 (3.57%) IronPort
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