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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 344 421 449
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 295 167 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 2.34% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 87 89
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £20.09

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +81 285 £400 +6.66% 70
London +95 153 £400 +6.66% 27
South West +2 49 £400 - 5
City of London +51 39 £425 +13.33% 12
South East +16 33 £400 -5.88% 15
Devon - 30 £420 - 1
West Midlands -22 16 £288 -26.51% 9
Plymouth - 15 £450 - 1
East Midlands +15 14 £440 +60.00% 1
Exeter - 13 £375 -
Surrey +4 11 £338 -18.18% 3
Shropshire -13 9 - - 3
East of England -22 8 £375 +11.11% 7
Wiltshire -3 7 £465 - 1
Hampshire -5 7 £269 - 2
Telford -11 7 - - 3
West Yorkshire -1 6 £325 -27.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Leeds -2 6 £325 -26.55% 2
Yorkshire -6 6 £325 -27.77% 3
Berkshire 0 5 £378 -5.62% 8
Milton Keynes -3 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire -9 5 £350 +16.66% 2
South Wales -9 4 £250 -44.44% 2
Bristol -10 4 £213 - 1
North West -15 4 - - 3
Wales -19 4 £250 -44.44% 2
Newport - 4 £250 - 1
Bedford +3 3 £350 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -23 3 £450 +29.03% 1

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 427 (99.30%) Cisco
2 275 (63.95%) Firewall
3 226 (52.56%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (43.72%) CheckPoint
5 185 (43.02%) CCNP
6 149 (34.65%) BGP
7 145 (33.72%) LAN
8 142 (33.02%) OSPF
9 139 (32.33%) F5
10 135 (31.40%) WAN
11 134 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
12 128 (29.77%) Juniper
13 115 (26.74%) Network Security
14 112 (26.05%) VPN
15 94 (21.86%) Load Balancing
16 88 (20.47%) MPLS
17 83 (19.30%) CCIE
18 75 (17.44%) DNS
19 74 (17.21%) TCP/IP
20 70 (16.28%) VMware
21 69 (16.05%) Blue Coat
22 68 (15.81%) ITIL
23 63 (14.65%) Cisco IOS
24 60 (13.95%) CCNA
25 58 (13.49%) SAN
26 57 (13.26%) Finance
27 56 (13.02%) Security Cleared
27 56 (13.02%) Network Management
28 55 (12.79%) VLAN
28 55 (12.79%) Wireless

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (6.28%) Apache
2 16 (3.72%) IIS
3 12 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.09%) Lync
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.47%) Liferay
6 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.93%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) PaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 275 (63.95%) Firewall
2 149 (34.65%) BGP
3 145 (33.72%) LAN
4 142 (33.02%) OSPF
5 135 (31.40%) WAN
6 134 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
7 115 (26.74%) Network Security
8 112 (26.05%) VPN
9 88 (20.47%) MPLS
10 75 (17.44%) DNS
11 74 (17.21%) TCP/IP
12 63 (14.65%) Cisco IOS
13 58 (13.49%) SAN
14 55 (12.79%) VLAN
14 55 (12.79%) Wireless
15 49 (11.40%) SNMP
16 48 (11.16%) EIGRP
17 43 (10.00%) IPsec
17 43 (10.00%) HSRP
18 42 (9.77%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.79%) DB2
3 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.47%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Gradle
1 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (0.23%) Hudson
1 1 (0.23%) Subversion
1 1 (0.23%) Selenium
1 1 (0.23%) JIRA
1 1 (0.23%) MSI
1 1 (0.23%) ProC
1 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.23%) Ant
1 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 57 (13.26%) Finance
2 32 (7.44%) Banking
3 30 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.19%) Retail
5 11 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Billing
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 210 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 74 (17.21%) Security Engineer
3 67 (15.58%) Consultant
4 58 (13.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 48 (11.16%) Network Consultant
6 43 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 39 (9.07%) Architect
8 35 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 33 (7.67%) Network Support
11 30 (6.98%) Network Specialist
12 29 (6.74%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.19%) Senior Security Engineer
14 17 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
15 16 (3.72%) Security Consultant
15 16 (3.72%) Cisco Consultant
16 15 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
17 14 (3.26%) Network Security Consultant
18 13 (3.02%) IP Engineer
19 12 (2.79%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.35%) CSS
2 12 (2.79%) Regular Expression
3 9 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.16%) XMPP
5 4 (0.93%) Middleware
6 3 (0.70%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) WAP
8 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.23%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.65%) FlexPod
2 19 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 11 (2.56%) Clustering
3 11 (2.56%) User Experience
4 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.63%) Firmware
5 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.40%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.16%) Open Source
7 4 (0.93%) EPoS
7 4 (0.93%) Replication
8 3 (0.70%) Statistics
8 3 (0.70%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.47%) PKI
10 1 (0.23%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) FMCG
10 1 (0.23%) SecurID
10 1 (0.23%) Wiki
10 1 (0.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.86%) Windows
2 44 (10.23%) Linux
3 31 (7.21%) UNIX
4 19 (4.42%) AIX
5 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.79%) SUSE
6 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.93%) Solaris
8 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) MVS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.86%) Load Balancing
2 68 (15.81%) ITIL
3 56 (13.02%) Network Management
4 50 (11.63%) Network Design
5 38 (8.84%) Change Management
6 36 (8.37%) Migration
7 26 (6.05%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.12%) Network Architecture
9 20 (4.65%) Change Control
10 18 (4.19%) Service Management
10 18 (4.19%) Line Management
10 18 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.26%) Project Management
13 13 (3.02%) Low Latency
14 11 (2.56%) High Availability
14 11 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (2.33%) Service Delivery
16 9 (2.09%) Asset Management
16 9 (2.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.19%) SQL
2 11 (2.56%) Perl
3 7 (1.63%) R
4 6 (1.40%) Lisp
5 2 (0.47%) C
5 2 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) C-shell
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) Korn
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby
6 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.23%) Tcl
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (52.56%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (43.02%) CCNP
3 83 (19.30%) CCIE
4 60 (13.95%) CCNA
5 56 (13.02%) Security Cleared
6 50 (11.63%) SC Cleared
7 30 (6.98%) CCDP
7 30 (6.98%) CISSP
8 22 (5.12%) CCSE
9 18 (4.19%) Degree
10 17 (3.95%) CCSP
11 14 (3.26%) Check Point Certification
12 10 (2.33%) CCSA
13 8 (1.86%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.93%) CCDA
17 3 (0.70%) VCP5
17 3 (0.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.26%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.86%) SLA
3 5 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) GPG13
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.35%) ProxySG
3 22 (5.12%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.65%) vSphere
5 19 (4.42%) Snort
6 17 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.79%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (0.93%) Nmap
9 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.47%) Xen
10 2 (0.47%) vCloud
10 2 (0.47%) XenServer
11 1 (0.23%) XenApp
11 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.23%) Squid
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (4.88%) OPNET
2 20 (4.65%) FortiGate
3 16 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (3.72%) CA Spectrum
4 9 (2.09%) OpenNMS
4 9 (2.09%) RANCID
5 8 (1.86%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.40%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.16%) SCCM
8 4 (0.93%) SCOM
8 4 (0.93%) Nessus
9 3 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.70%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.47%) Nagios
10 2 (0.47%) Legato
10 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.23%) YUM
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 427 (99.30%) Cisco
2 188 (43.72%) CheckPoint
3 139 (32.33%) F5
4 128 (29.77%) Juniper
5 70 (16.28%) VMware
6 69 (16.05%) Blue Coat
7 50 (11.63%) HP
8 39 (9.07%) Citrix
9 34 (7.91%) Microsoft
10 32 (7.44%) SolarWinds
11 26 (6.05%) Fortinet
11 26 (6.05%) IBM
12 23 (5.35%) BMC
13 22 (5.12%) Riverbed
13 22 (5.12%) NetApp
14 18 (4.19%) Sourcefire
15 17 (3.95%) Oracle
15 17 (3.95%) CA
16 16 (3.72%) Dell
16 16 (3.72%) Nokia
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