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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 377 371 423
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +52
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 285 254 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 3.11% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 151 89
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 271 £400 -3.90% 54
London -14 120 £425 +1.19% 22
South East +4 61 £413 +3.12% 9
City of London +5 38 £394 -7.35% 8
Yorkshire -10 24 £400 +23.07% 7
Hampshire +14 20 £388 +23.50% 3
West Yorkshire -13 20 £400 +23.07% 6
West Midlands +21 18 £378 +31.30% 4
Leeds -16 18 £400 +23.07% 6
Berkshire +9 16 £450 +19.20% 3
Oxfordshire - 15 £350 -
East of England +11 13 £275 -26.66% 1
South West -22 13 £350 -18.60% 3
Wiltshire +9 12 £355 -23.65% 1
North West -27 11 £375 - 3
Shropshire 0 9 £310 - 1
Telford -1 9 £310 -
Hertfordshire +8 7 £560 +24.44%
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £440 -2.22%
Andover - 6 £388 -
Oxford - 6 £316 -
Swindon 0 5 £355 -27.91% 1
Merseyside -5 5 £425 -
Liverpool -6 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes -11 4 £450 -
East Midlands -17 4 £400 -10.11% 4
Midlands - 4 £320 -
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 1
Manchester - 4 £375 - 3
Gosport - 4 £525 -

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 519 (96.65%) Cisco
2 338 (62.94%) Firewall
3 330 (61.45%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (45.25%) CCNP
5 232 (43.20%) Data Centre
6 221 (41.15%) Cisco ASA
7 217 (40.41%) WAN
8 212 (39.48%) F5
9 201 (37.43%) CheckPoint
10 196 (36.50%) LAN
11 182 (33.89%) Juniper
12 171 (31.84%) BGP
13 152 (28.31%) VPN
14 144 (26.82%) OSPF
15 134 (24.95%) MPLS
16 123 (22.91%) CCNA
17 120 (22.35%) Finance
18 114 (21.23%) Wireless
19 107 (19.93%) Network Security
20 106 (19.74%) Blue Coat
21 95 (17.69%) Load Balancing
22 88 (16.39%) CCIE
23 85 (15.83%) VMware
24 82 (15.27%) EIGRP
25 78 (14.53%) VLAN
25 78 (14.53%) Network Design
26 77 (14.34%) ITIL
27 71 (13.22%) Windows
27 71 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
28 69 (12.85%) Security Cleared

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.42%) SaaS
2 12 (2.23%) PaaS
3 6 (1.12%) IaaS
4 4 (0.74%) IBM PureFlex
4 4 (0.74%) Office 365
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 338 (62.94%) Firewall
2 221 (41.15%) Cisco ASA
3 217 (40.41%) WAN
4 196 (36.50%) LAN
5 171 (31.84%) BGP
6 152 (28.31%) VPN
7 144 (26.82%) OSPF
8 134 (24.95%) MPLS
9 114 (21.23%) Wireless
10 107 (19.93%) Network Security
11 82 (15.27%) EIGRP
12 78 (14.53%) VLAN
13 71 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
14 66 (12.29%) TCP/IP
15 64 (11.92%) SSL
16 62 (11.55%) VoIP
17 57 (10.61%) DHCP
17 57 (10.61%) DNS
18 56 (10.43%) SAN
19 54 (10.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.86%) Big Data
2 7 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.93%) MySQL
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) GCC
General
1 120 (22.35%) Finance
2 43 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.96%) Banking
4 9 (1.68%) Retail
5 8 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Automotive
8 3 (0.56%) Publishing
8 3 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 297 (55.31%) Network Engineer
2 69 (12.85%) Architect
3 54 (10.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (8.38%) Consultant
5 44 (8.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 40 (7.45%) Security Engineer
7 39 (7.26%) Network Architect
8 34 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 30 (5.59%) Network Support
10 29 (5.40%) Network Consultant
10 29 (5.40%) Network Security Engineer
11 26 (4.84%) Design Engineer
12 25 (4.66%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.66%) Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
14 22 (4.10%) Network Specialist
15 21 (3.91%) Network Design Engineer
16 20 (3.72%) Analyst
17 14 (2.61%) Data Centre Engineer
18 13 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.72%) CSS
3 14 (2.61%) Middleware
4 10 (1.86%) Web Services
5 8 (1.49%) XMPP
6 4 (0.74%) LAMP
7 2 (0.37%) JSF
7 2 (0.37%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.19%) .NET
8 1 (0.19%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 232 (43.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 18 (3.35%) PKI
3 13 (2.42%) EMC VNX
4 9 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.68%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.49%) FlexPod
5 8 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.30%) SecurID
6 7 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.93%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.93%) Replication
9 3 (0.56%) Clustering
9 3 (0.56%) CMDB
9 3 (0.56%) Blog
9 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.22%) Windows
2 52 (9.68%) Linux
3 22 (4.10%) UNIX
4 18 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.79%) Solaris
6 14 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.69%) Load Balancing
2 78 (14.53%) Network Design
3 77 (14.34%) ITIL
4 47 (8.75%) Migration
5 42 (7.82%) Project Management
6 38 (7.08%) Network Management
7 27 (5.03%) Network Architecture
7 27 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.03%) PRINCE2
8 24 (4.47%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (4.10%) TOGAF
10 20 (3.72%) Change Management
10 20 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (3.72%) Mentoring
11 18 (3.35%) Service Management
12 15 (2.79%) Validation
12 15 (2.79%) Change Control
12 15 (2.79%) WAN Optimisation
13 14 (2.61%) Strategic Planning
13 14 (2.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.79%) SQL
2 11 (2.05%) Python
3 8 (1.49%) Lisp
4 5 (0.93%) PHP
5 4 (0.74%) C
6 3 (0.56%) Perl
6 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.37%) Go
7 2 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 330 (61.45%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (45.25%) CCNP
3 123 (22.91%) CCNA
4 88 (16.39%) CCIE
5 69 (12.85%) Security Cleared
6 52 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 38 (7.08%) CCDP
8 36 (6.70%) CCSE
9 28 (5.21%) CCSA
10 25 (4.66%) CCSP
11 18 (3.35%) CISSP
12 15 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (2.05%) MCSE
14 11 (2.05%) CCIP
14 11 (2.05%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.30%) MCSA
17 6 (1.12%) RHCE
17 6 (1.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (2.23%) PCI DSS
1 12 (2.23%) HIPAA
2 11 (2.05%) SLA
3 9 (1.68%) QA
4 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.64%) ProxySG
3 22 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.79%) vSphere
6 13 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.23%) vCloud
8 11 (2.05%) XenServer
9 10 (1.86%) Snort
10 4 (0.74%) Firmware
10 4 (0.74%) KVM
10 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.37%) Docker
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) XenApp
12 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (5.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (2.98%) FortiGate
2 16 (2.98%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (2.61%) Control-M
3 14 (2.61%) BladeLogic
4 10 (1.86%) Nagios
4 10 (1.86%) OPNET
4 10 (1.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (1.49%) EMC VPLEX
6 7 (1.30%) Cacti
7 5 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.74%) Puppet
8 4 (0.74%) SCOM
9 3 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 519 (96.65%) Cisco
2 212 (39.48%) F5
3 201 (37.43%) CheckPoint
4 182 (33.89%) Juniper
5 106 (19.74%) Blue Coat
6 85 (15.83%) VMware
7 62 (11.55%) SolarWinds
8 54 (10.06%) HP
9 49 (9.12%) Citrix
10 46 (8.57%) Fortinet
11 40 (7.45%) Nokia
12 37 (6.89%) Microsoft
13 36 (6.70%) McAfee
14 33 (6.15%) IBM
15 31 (5.77%) Brocade
16 29 (5.40%) NetApp
17 27 (5.03%) CA
17 27 (5.03%) TippingPoint
18 22 (4.10%) Tufin
18 22 (4.10%) Sourcefire
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