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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 376 404 499
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +95
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 293 244 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 3.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 143 72
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
8736 7935 7302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.39% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 4471 3911
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 469 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +38 292 £400 - 51
South East +57 95 £394 +16.66% 14
London -57 75 £450 +5.88% 18
Berkshire +22 50 £450 +50.00% 6
West Midlands -2 36 £375 +17.18% 5
South West +28 30 £375 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 24 £425 +13.33% 3
City of London +21 18 £500 +11.11%
Reading +9 15 £450 +56.52% 2
Leeds -1 15 £469 +33.92% 1
West Yorkshire -2 15 £469 +29.31% 3
Hampshire +21 14 £360 +11.62% 5
East of England +14 12 £425 +13.33% 4
Surrey +5 12 £381 -4.68% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £410 +9.33% 1
North West -8 11 £375 +36.98% 2
Bristol - 11 £360 - 1
Dorset 0 9 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £375 -
Sheffield - 9 £375 -
Bournemouth - 9 £400 -
Birmingham -1 8 £400 - 1
Shropshire -30 8 £388 +25.00% 1
Telford -33 8 £388 +32.47% 1
Milton Keynes +10 7 £410 +9.33% 1
Windsor +5 7 £500 - 2
East Midlands +1 7 £290 -34.09% 2
Worcestershire -3 7 £378 -21.14%
Hertfordshire +15 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Slough +11 6 £356 -10.93% 1

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 548 (98.56%) Cisco
2 338 (60.79%) Firewall
3 317 (57.01%) Cisco Certification
4 251 (45.14%) Data Centre
5 213 (38.31%) CCNP
6 193 (34.71%) Cisco ASA
7 180 (32.37%) CheckPoint
8 178 (32.01%) F5
9 177 (31.83%) BGP
10 162 (29.14%) LAN
10 162 (29.14%) WAN
11 160 (28.78%) OSPF
12 147 (26.44%) MPLS
13 134 (24.10%) Juniper
14 128 (23.02%) Wireless
15 127 (22.84%) VMware
16 117 (21.04%) CCNA
17 115 (20.68%) ITIL
18 107 (19.24%) Network Security
19 106 (19.06%) VPN
20 103 (18.53%) Linux
21 97 (17.45%) CCIE
22 96 (17.27%) Load Balancing
23 88 (15.83%) SolarWinds
24 76 (13.67%) Security Cleared
24 76 (13.67%) Network Design
25 71 (12.77%) EIGRP
25 71 (12.77%) Palo Alto
26 68 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
27 67 (12.05%) SC Cleared

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 16 (2.88%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.62%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.36%) Apache
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.36%) Zimbra
5 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.44%) ProjectWise
4 7 (1.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.22%) IaaS
2 20 (3.60%) PaaS
2 20 (3.60%) SaaS
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 338 (60.79%) Firewall
2 193 (34.71%) Cisco ASA
3 177 (31.83%) BGP
4 162 (29.14%) LAN
4 162 (29.14%) WAN
5 160 (28.78%) OSPF
6 147 (26.44%) MPLS
7 128 (23.02%) Wireless
8 107 (19.24%) Network Security
9 106 (19.06%) VPN
10 71 (12.77%) EIGRP
11 62 (11.15%) DNS
11 62 (11.15%) TCP/IP
12 58 (10.43%) IPsec
13 57 (10.25%) Cisco IOS
14 56 (10.07%) SSL
15 55 (9.89%) SAN
16 54 (9.71%) Internet
17 50 (8.99%) Ethernet
18 48 (8.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.52%) MySQL
2 4 (0.72%) Informix
2 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
2 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) DB2
4 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) Hudson
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 67 (12.05%) Finance
2 33 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.06%) Banking
4 14 (2.52%) Games
5 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 6 (1.08%) Legal
7 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.54%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 291 (52.34%) Network Engineer
2 116 (20.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 98 (17.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 66 (11.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 53 (9.53%) Security Engineer
6 50 (8.99%) Architect
7 44 (7.91%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (7.19%) Support Engineer
9 35 (6.29%) Network Architect
10 30 (5.40%) Network Support
11 29 (5.22%) Consultant
12 27 (4.86%) Network Support Engineer
13 24 (4.32%) Designer
13 24 (4.32%) Senior Security Engineer
14 22 (3.96%) Network Consultant
15 21 (3.78%) Cisco Support
16 20 (3.60%) Analyst
16 20 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
17 19 (3.42%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.04%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.70%) CSS
3 11 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.44%) Middleware
4 8 (1.44%) Web Services
5 7 (1.26%) Node.js
6 3 (0.54%) XMPP
7 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 251 (45.14%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.96%) FlexPod
3 22 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.06%) EMC VNX
6 15 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.34%) e-Health
8 12 (2.16%) PKI
9 10 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.62%) User Experience
11 7 (1.26%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.08%) Statistics
13 5 (0.90%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
14 4 (0.72%) CMDB
14 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.53%) Linux
2 66 (11.87%) Windows
3 21 (3.78%) Data ONTAP
3 21 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.42%) CentOS
4 19 (3.42%) Unix
5 17 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.54%) CatOS
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) SUSE
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.68%) ITIL
2 96 (17.27%) Load Balancing
3 76 (13.67%) Network Design
4 50 (8.99%) Network Management
5 46 (8.27%) Migration
6 39 (7.01%) Project Management
7 37 (6.65%) Change Management
8 30 (5.40%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (5.40%) Network Monitoring
9 25 (4.50%) Network Architecture
10 21 (3.78%) High Availability
11 16 (2.88%) DevOps
11 16 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (2.88%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.70%) Change Control
12 15 (2.70%) Service Management
13 13 (2.34%) Configuration Management
13 13 (2.34%) Incident Management
14 12 (2.16%) ITIL V3
14 12 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.58%) Python
2 24 (4.32%) Perl
3 13 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 12 (2.16%) Tcl
5 9 (1.62%) Java
6 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.90%) SQL
8 4 (0.72%) Lisp
9 2 (0.36%) C
9 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.36%) PHP
9 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) Korn
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 317 (57.01%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (38.31%) CCNP
3 117 (21.04%) CCNA
4 97 (17.45%) CCIE
5 76 (13.67%) Security Cleared
6 67 (12.05%) SC Cleared
7 31 (5.58%) Degree
8 23 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (3.96%) CCDP
10 16 (2.88%) CCSE
11 15 (2.70%) CCDA
12 11 (1.98%) NCDA
12 11 (1.98%) VCAP
13 10 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (1.44%) RHCE
14 8 (1.44%) RHCSA
15 7 (1.26%) CCDE
16 6 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
17 5 (0.90%) CCSA
17 5 (0.90%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.32%) SLA
2 18 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.54%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 68 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (8.99%) vSphere
3 22 (3.96%) vCloud
4 16 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.62%) NFS
7 8 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.72%) Snort
9 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.54%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.36%) XenApp
10 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.18%) SRDF
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (7.73%) Cisco Prime
2 32 (5.76%) Puppet
3 24 (4.32%) FortiGate
4 20 (3.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 19 (3.42%) Nagios
6 16 (2.88%) OPNET
7 11 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.08%) TrustSec
10 5 (0.90%) SCCM
11 4 (0.72%) Cacti
11 4 (0.72%) OpenView
12 3 (0.54%) Cisco CME
12 3 (0.54%) Proventia
12 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.18%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 548 (98.56%) Cisco
2 180 (32.37%) CheckPoint
3 178 (32.01%) F5
4 134 (24.10%) Juniper
5 127 (22.84%) VMware
6 88 (15.83%) SolarWinds
7 71 (12.77%) Palo Alto
8 46 (8.27%) Fortinet
9 38 (6.83%) Nokia
10 32 (5.76%) EMC
10 32 (5.76%) Riverbed
11 29 (5.22%) Citrix
11 29 (5.22%) IBM
12 27 (4.86%) Blue Coat
12 27 (4.86%) Microsoft
13 26 (4.68%) NetApp
14 25 (4.50%) HP
15 20 (3.60%) Aruba
15 20 (3.60%) Red Hat
16 19 (3.42%) IronPort
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