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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
UK
Rank 341 372 355
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 275 257 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 3.54% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 176 162
Median daily rate £383 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +138.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +138.88%

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
6862 7258 7390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 4226 4179
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.38 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +25.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +40 262 £388 - 38
London -24 79 £425 +4.93% 17
South East +29 77 £425 +9.32% 13
Yorkshire +26 33 £300 +3.44%
West Yorkshire +36 26 £325 -13.33%
South West +26 26 £375 +3.44% 2
Berkshire 0 26 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire +17 17 £438 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £438 -10.25%
Milton Keynes +18 15 £425 -12.82%
Leeds +14 15 £238 -36.66%
Bristol +15 14 £373 +2.75% 2
North West +23 13 £338 +7.14%
Surrey +22 13 £380 +38.18% 2
City of London -9 13 £425 +4.93% 5
East Midlands +8 11 £375 +11.94% 2
West Midlands 0 10 £305 -12.85% 3
South Yorkshire -6 10 £175 -37.50%
Sheffield -2 9 £175 -37.50%
Reading +2 7 £385 -6.66%
Manchester +19 6 £300 -
East of England +3 6 £470 +25.33%
Dorset - 6 £438 -
Birmingham +3 5 £285 -24.00% 1
Croydon -5 5 £438 -
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £375 +7.14%
Nottingham +3 4 £375 +7.14%
Wiltshire +1 4 £381 +17.30%
Maidenhead - 4 £500 - 1
Eastleigh - 4 £458 -

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 592 (99.00%) Cisco
2 338 (56.52%) Firewall
3 304 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
4 242 (40.47%) CCNP
5 239 (39.97%) Cisco ASA
6 215 (35.95%) Data Centre
7 201 (33.61%) CheckPoint
8 198 (33.11%) F5
9 178 (29.77%) LAN
10 175 (29.26%) BGP
11 173 (28.93%) WAN
12 149 (24.92%) Wireless
13 147 (24.58%) OSPF
14 143 (23.91%) Juniper
15 127 (21.24%) MPLS
16 126 (21.07%) Network Security
17 125 (20.90%) VPN
18 121 (20.23%) CCNA
19 112 (18.73%) Security Cleared
20 107 (17.89%) CCIE
21 106 (17.73%) Palo Alto
22 105 (17.56%) ITIL
23 103 (17.22%) SC Cleared
24 95 (15.89%) Load Balancing
25 87 (14.55%) VMware
26 83 (13.88%) TCP/IP
27 80 (13.38%) Microsoft
28 76 (12.71%) DNS
29 74 (12.37%) Network Management
30 73 (12.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 24 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.34%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.67%) Confluence
5 4 (0.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.34%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.84%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 338 (56.52%) Firewall
2 239 (39.97%) Cisco ASA
3 178 (29.77%) LAN
4 175 (29.26%) BGP
5 173 (28.93%) WAN
6 149 (24.92%) Wireless
7 147 (24.58%) OSPF
8 127 (21.24%) MPLS
9 126 (21.07%) Network Security
10 125 (20.90%) VPN
11 83 (13.88%) TCP/IP
12 76 (12.71%) DNS
13 73 (12.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 66 (11.04%) DHCP
15 65 (10.87%) IPsec
16 57 (9.53%) EIGRP
16 57 (9.53%) SAN
16 57 (9.53%) SSL
17 52 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
18 47 (7.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.00%) MySQL
3 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.67%) Big Data
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.33%) QlikView
5 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (1.34%) JIRA
4 7 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) PEAR
General
1 63 (10.54%) Finance
2 34 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.18%) Banking
4 9 (1.51%) Retail
5 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.17%) Law
6 5 (0.84%) Billing
6 5 (0.84%) Legal
7 3 (0.50%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) German Language
8 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.17%) International Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 292 (48.83%) Network Engineer
2 140 (23.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 123 (20.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 60 (10.03%) Architect
4 60 (10.03%) Consultant
5 55 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 34 (5.69%) Network Consultant
7 33 (5.52%) Analyst
7 33 (5.52%) Network Analyst
8 31 (5.18%) Network Architect
9 30 (5.02%) Network Support
9 30 (5.02%) Security Engineer
10 29 (4.85%) Firewall Engineer
10 29 (4.85%) Support Engineer
11 28 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
12 27 (4.52%) Administrator
13 23 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
14 19 (3.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 19 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.84%) Middleware
3 10 (1.67%) CSS
4 5 (0.84%) XMPP
5 4 (0.67%) REST
5 4 (0.67%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.67%) Web Services
6 3 (0.50%) XML
6 3 (0.50%) XSLT
7 2 (0.33%) JSON
7 2 (0.33%) RFC 2544
7 2 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (35.95%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (2.01%) Driving Licence
5 11 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.51%) PKI
8 8 (1.34%) EMC VNX
8 8 (1.34%) FlexPod
8 8 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.17%) CMDB
9 7 (1.17%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.17%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.84%) IPTV
11 5 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (0.84%) STB
11 5 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.20%) Linux
1 61 (10.20%) Windows
2 39 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (5.52%) Unix
4 25 (4.18%) CentOS
5 21 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.34%) Solaris
8 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.50%) Android
12 2 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.56%) ITIL
2 95 (15.89%) Load Balancing
3 74 (12.37%) Network Management
4 71 (11.87%) Network Design
5 55 (9.20%) Change Management
5 55 (9.20%) Migration
6 40 (6.69%) Project Management
7 31 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
8 29 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (4.85%) Network Architecture
8 29 (4.85%) Service Management
9 26 (4.35%) Security Management
10 22 (3.68%) Information Security
11 21 (3.51%) Service Delivery
12 20 (3.34%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.34%) Problem Management
13 18 (3.01%) Network Security Management
14 17 (2.84%) Configuration Management
15 16 (2.68%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (2.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.84%) SQL
2 13 (2.17%) Python
3 6 (1.00%) Perl
3 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (0.84%) C
4 5 (0.84%) PHP
5 4 (0.67%) Java
6 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) XPath
8 1 (0.17%) C++
8 1 (0.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 304 (50.84%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (40.47%) CCNP
3 121 (20.23%) CCNA
4 112 (18.73%) Security Cleared
5 107 (17.89%) CCIE
6 103 (17.22%) SC Cleared
7 27 (4.52%) CCDP
8 23 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (3.34%) MCSA
10 16 (2.68%) Degree
11 15 (2.51%) JNCIA
12 13 (2.17%) CCSP
13 12 (2.01%) CCSE
14 11 (1.84%) CCIP
15 10 (1.67%) CCDA
15 10 (1.67%) CISSP
16 9 (1.51%) CCDE
17 8 (1.34%) JNCIP
18 6 (1.00%) CCSA
18 6 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.19%) PCI DSS
2 27 (4.52%) SLA
3 14 (2.34%) Government Security Classifications
4 13 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) GPG13
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.01%) vSphere
4 21 (3.51%) vCloud
5 14 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.17%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.84%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.51%) Firmware
9 7 (1.17%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.00%) BIND 9
11 4 (0.67%) XenApp
12 3 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.33%) SRDF
13 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
2 26 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 21 (3.51%) Nagios
4 14 (2.34%) OPNET
5 12 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (1.67%) Puppet
8 9 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.34%) Cacti
9 8 (1.34%) Nessus
10 7 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (1.00%) vRealize
12 5 (0.84%) Ansible
12 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.67%) OpenView
13 4 (0.67%) Opsview
13 4 (0.67%) QRadar
13 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 592 (99.00%) Cisco
2 201 (33.61%) CheckPoint
3 198 (33.11%) F5
4 143 (23.91%) Juniper
5 106 (17.73%) Palo Alto
6 87 (14.55%) VMware
7 80 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 71 (11.87%) SolarWinds
9 52 (8.70%) Riverbed
10 41 (6.86%) Blue Coat
11 38 (6.35%) Aruba
12 34 (5.69%) HP
13 28 (4.68%) Citrix
14 27 (4.52%) Fortinet
15 22 (3.68%) Brocade
16 21 (3.51%) LogLogic
17 20 (3.34%) Nokia
18 19 (3.18%) TippingPoint
19 18 (3.01%) EMC
19 18 (3.01%) Splunk
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