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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 389 409 446
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 286 250 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 3.07% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 140 96
Median daily rate £388 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
8646 8141 7058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.75% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5244 4531 3855
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 474 399
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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 +17 274 £390 +0.64% 47
South East +47 90 £385 +12.40% 15
London -55 77 £425 +3.03% 18
Berkshire +13 40 £423 +43.82% 6
South West +16 27 £370 +2.77% 1
West Midlands +2 27 £375 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +25 25 £425 +21.42% 5
Hampshire +13 20 £360 +105.71% 2
West Yorkshire +9 18 £444 +26.78% 5
Bristol +14 16 £355 -1.38% 1
Leeds +5 16 £463 +32.14% 5
City of London +22 13 £420 -6.66% 5
Reading +10 12 £438 +52.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £425 -20.93% 3
North West +2 12 £413 +58.65% 4
Milton Keynes +4 9 £425 +13.33% 1
Surrey -4 9 £381 -4.68% 1
Dorset -1 8 £400 -
Bournemouth - 8 £400 -
Birmingham +10 7 £400 - 1
East of England -10 7 £300 -20.00%
Manchester -11 7 £175 -32.69% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £185 -
Sheffield - 7 £185 -
Slough - 7 £345 - 3
East Midlands +12 6 £325 -23.52% 2
Worcestershire -8 6 £378 -24.50%
Telford -38 6 £375 +36.36%
Shropshire -40 6 £375 +27.65%
Oxfordshire +14 5 £395 +21.38%

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 545 (98.02%) Cisco
2 332 (59.71%) Firewall
3 325 (58.45%) Cisco Certification
4 253 (45.50%) Data Centre
5 217 (39.03%) CCNP
6 197 (35.43%) Cisco ASA
7 190 (34.17%) F5
8 173 (31.12%) BGP
9 168 (30.22%) CheckPoint
10 162 (29.14%) LAN
11 159 (28.60%) MPLS
12 157 (28.24%) OSPF
12 157 (28.24%) WAN
13 138 (24.82%) Wireless
14 132 (23.74%) CCNA
15 128 (23.02%) Juniper
16 121 (21.76%) VMware
17 111 (19.96%) ITIL
18 109 (19.60%) VPN
19 96 (17.27%) Network Security
20 94 (16.91%) Load Balancing
20 94 (16.91%) SolarWinds
21 92 (16.55%) CCIE
22 89 (16.01%) Linux
23 75 (13.49%) Windows
24 74 (13.31%) EIGRP
24 74 (13.31%) Finance
24 74 (13.31%) Network Design
25 71 (12.77%) Palo Alto
26 70 (12.59%) Security 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 11 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (1.80%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (1.44%) Node.js
5 2 (0.36%) Apache
5 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.36%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.62%) ProjectWise
3 8 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.58%) IaaS
2 21 (3.78%) PaaS
2 21 (3.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 332 (59.71%) Firewall
2 197 (35.43%) Cisco ASA
3 173 (31.12%) BGP
4 162 (29.14%) LAN
5 159 (28.60%) MPLS
6 157 (28.24%) OSPF
6 157 (28.24%) WAN
7 138 (24.82%) Wireless
8 109 (19.60%) VPN
9 96 (17.27%) Network Security
10 74 (13.31%) EIGRP
11 70 (12.59%) DNS
12 65 (11.69%) TCP/IP
13 61 (10.97%) IPsec
14 60 (10.79%) Internet
15 58 (10.43%) Cisco IOS
16 55 (9.89%) SSL
17 51 (9.17%) SAN
18 49 (8.81%) DHCP
19 45 (8.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.70%) MySQL
2 5 (0.90%) Informix
2 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
2 5 (0.90%) 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 27 (4.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Hudson
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 74 (13.31%) Finance
2 39 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.42%) Banking
4 15 (2.70%) Games
5 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 7 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.72%) Legal
8 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 288 (51.80%) Network Engineer
2 115 (20.68%) Cisco Engineer
3 99 (17.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 58 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 57 (10.25%) Security Engineer
6 49 (8.81%) Network Security Engineer
7 44 (7.91%) Architect
8 42 (7.55%) Support Engineer
9 36 (6.47%) Network Support
10 33 (5.94%) Network Support Engineer
11 30 (5.40%) Network Architect
12 29 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (4.68%) Designer
14 25 (4.50%) Consultant
15 24 (4.32%) Cisco Support
16 22 (3.96%) Cisco Support Engineer
16 22 (3.96%) Senior Security Engineer
17 20 (3.60%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
17 20 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (3.60%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.86%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.80%) CSS
3 9 (1.62%) Web Services
4 7 (1.26%) Middleware
5 4 (0.72%) XMPP
6 2 (0.36%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.18%) LAMP
7 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 253 (45.50%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.60%) EMC VNX
6 19 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.34%) e-Health
8 13 (2.34%) FlexPod
9 12 (2.16%) PKI
10 10 (1.80%) Replication
11 9 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.44%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.08%) Statistics
14 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.90%) User Experience
14 5 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
15 4 (0.72%) iSeries
15 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.01%) Linux
2 75 (13.49%) Windows
3 19 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (3.42%) Unix
4 18 (3.24%) CentOS
4 18 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.52%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.54%) CatOS
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.96%) ITIL
2 94 (16.91%) Load Balancing
3 74 (13.31%) Network Design
4 59 (10.61%) Migration
5 45 (8.09%) Network Management
6 40 (7.19%) Project Management
7 36 (6.47%) Change Management
8 27 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
9 26 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (3.96%) High Availability
11 18 (3.24%) Incident Management
11 18 (3.24%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.88%) Change Control
13 14 (2.52%) Capacity Management
13 14 (2.52%) Information Security
13 14 (2.52%) Network Architecture
14 13 (2.34%) Configuration Management
14 13 (2.34%) Service Management
14 13 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (2.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.68%) Python
2 19 (3.42%) Perl
3 15 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.34%) Tcl
5 11 (1.98%) Java
6 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.08%) SQL
7 5 (0.90%) C
7 5 (0.90%) Lisp
8 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) Korn
9 1 (0.18%) PHP
9 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 325 (58.45%) Cisco Certification
2 217 (39.03%) CCNP
3 132 (23.74%) CCNA
4 92 (16.55%) CCIE
5 70 (12.59%) Security Cleared
6 62 (11.15%) SC Cleared
7 41 (7.37%) Degree
8 26 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (3.60%) CCDP
10 17 (3.06%) CCSE
11 13 (2.34%) MCSE
11 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.98%) VCAP
13 10 (1.80%) CCDA
13 10 (1.80%) CISSP
14 9 (1.62%) MCITP
15 8 (1.44%) NCDA
16 7 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
17 6 (1.08%) CCSA
18 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.68%) SLA
2 17 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.72%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.54%) QA
6 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 63 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (8.45%) vSphere
3 23 (4.14%) vCloud
4 18 (3.24%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.06%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 9 (1.62%) NFS
7 7 (1.26%) Snort
8 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.54%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.36%) Firmware
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) SRDF
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (8.81%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (4.86%) FortiGate
3 25 (4.50%) Puppet
4 21 (3.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (2.16%) NetBackup
6 11 (1.98%) Nagios
7 10 (1.80%) SCOM
8 9 (1.62%) OpenView
9 8 (1.44%) SCCM
10 7 (1.26%) OPNET
11 6 (1.08%) Proventia
12 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.90%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.54%) Cacti
13 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco LMS
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
14 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 545 (98.02%) Cisco
2 190 (34.17%) F5
3 168 (30.22%) CheckPoint
4 128 (23.02%) Juniper
5 121 (21.76%) VMware
6 94 (16.91%) SolarWinds
7 71 (12.77%) Palo Alto
8 38 (6.83%) Microsoft
9 37 (6.65%) Fortinet
10 36 (6.47%) EMC
11 35 (6.29%) Nokia
12 31 (5.58%) Blue Coat
12 31 (5.58%) HP
13 29 (5.22%) IBM
14 24 (4.32%) Citrix
15 21 (3.78%) NetApp
15 21 (3.78%) Red Hat
15 21 (3.78%) Riverbed
16 19 (3.42%) Aruba
17 18 (3.24%) IronPort
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