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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 359 399 370
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 316 284 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 3.57% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 172 170
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +98.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -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
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +50 302 £400 - 36
London +9 116 £450 +7.78% 9
South East +31 73 £356 -14.47% 12
Yorkshire +11 31 £355 -11.25% 2
East of England +20 21 £455 +82.00% 2
City of London +3 20 £475 +26.66%
Berkshire +13 18 £450 -7.69% 4
West Yorkshire -1 18 £350 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +4 17 £378 -0.98% 2
Surrey +27 15 £363 - 2
North West +26 15 £350 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -20 15 £450 +42.85% 3
Bedfordshire +6 14 £525 +37.70% 2
South West +15 12 £308 -18.27% 1
East Midlands -1 12 £294 +30.55% 2
Kent +13 9 £200 -40.74%
Leeds -13 9 £350 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +8 8 £375 -
Manchester +3 8 £338 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire -14 8 £275 -21.42%
Croydon - 8 £463 -
Sheffield +6 7 £375 -
Hertfordshire -3 7 £450 -4.25%
Oxford -15 7 £275 -12.83%
Farnborough - 6 £310 -
Scotland +21 5 £363 -19.44% 3
Liverpool +9 5 £400 -5.88%
North Yorkshire +7 5 £425 -
Merseyside +7 5 £400 -5.88%
Northamptonshire -2 5 £338 -15.62% 1

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 598 (99.17%) Cisco
2 379 (62.85%) Firewall
3 343 (56.88%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (40.63%) CCNP
5 232 (38.47%) Cisco ASA
6 225 (37.31%) Data Centre
7 214 (35.49%) CheckPoint
8 199 (33.00%) F5
9 184 (30.51%) BGP
10 179 (29.68%) LAN
11 178 (29.52%) WAN
12 166 (27.53%) OSPF
13 156 (25.87%) Wireless
14 143 (23.71%) Juniper
15 137 (22.72%) Network Security
16 128 (21.23%) CCNA
17 122 (20.23%) ITIL
18 119 (19.73%) CCIE
19 110 (18.24%) MPLS
20 102 (16.92%) SolarWinds
21 101 (16.75%) Load Balancing
21 101 (16.75%) VPN
22 97 (16.09%) Palo Alto
23 88 (14.59%) Security Cleared
24 82 (13.60%) SC Cleared
25 80 (13.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 77 (12.77%) VMware
27 76 (12.60%) Network Management
28 73 (12.11%) Network Design
29 71 (11.77%) Finance

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 22 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.66%) IIS
4 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.49%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.32%) MS Office
4 6 (1.00%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.83%) IaaS
4 4 (0.66%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.50%) Office 365
5 3 (0.50%) PaaS
5 3 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 379 (62.85%) Firewall
2 232 (38.47%) Cisco ASA
3 184 (30.51%) BGP
4 179 (29.68%) LAN
5 178 (29.52%) WAN
6 166 (27.53%) OSPF
7 156 (25.87%) Wireless
8 137 (22.72%) Network Security
9 110 (18.24%) MPLS
10 101 (16.75%) VPN
11 80 (13.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 66 (10.95%) EIGRP
12 66 (10.95%) TCP/IP
13 65 (10.78%) DNS
14 57 (9.45%) DHCP
15 54 (8.96%) SSL
16 52 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
17 49 (8.13%) BIG-IP
17 49 (8.13%) Cisco Wireless
18 47 (7.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (1.16%) MySQL
3 6 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.17%) Informix
4 1 (0.17%) QlikView
4 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 19 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Hudson
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 71 (11.77%) Finance
2 28 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.15%) Banking
4 8 (1.33%) Games
5 7 (1.16%) Retail
6 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.83%) Legal
7 2 (0.33%) Billing
7 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) International Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 318 (52.74%) Network Engineer
2 145 (24.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 130 (21.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 73 (12.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 61 (10.12%) Architect
6 55 (9.12%) Consultant
7 42 (6.97%) Security Engineer
8 39 (6.47%) Support Engineer
9 37 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 36 (5.97%) Network Architect
11 32 (5.31%) Network Support
12 29 (4.81%) Firewall Engineer
13 28 (4.64%) Network Consultant
14 26 (4.31%) Network Support Engineer
15 25 (4.15%) Analyst
15 25 (4.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 23 (3.81%) Designer
16 23 (3.81%) Network Analyst
17 22 (3.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 21 (3.48%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.47%) 802.1X
2 25 (4.15%) CSS
3 9 (1.49%) Middleware
4 3 (0.50%) RFC 2544
4 3 (0.50%) Web Services
5 2 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.33%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) COM
6 1 (0.17%) LAMP
6 1 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.17%) XMPP
6 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 225 (37.31%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.99%) FlexPod
5 17 (2.82%) EMC VNX
6 13 (2.16%) User Experience
7 12 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.49%) PKI
9 8 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.16%) CMDB
10 7 (1.16%) e-Health
11 5 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
12 4 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.78%) Linux
2 43 (7.13%) Windows
3 21 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.82%) CentOS
5 13 (2.16%) Unix
6 12 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
7 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.66%) Solaris
9 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (20.23%) ITIL
2 101 (16.75%) Load Balancing
3 76 (12.60%) Network Management
4 73 (12.11%) Network Design
5 52 (8.62%) Change Management
6 42 (6.97%) Migration
7 41 (6.80%) Network Architecture
8 39 (6.47%) Project Management
9 38 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (3.98%) Service Management
11 19 (3.15%) ITIL V3
12 17 (2.82%) Change Control
12 17 (2.82%) Information Security
13 16 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (2.49%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (2.49%) Configuration Management
14 15 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (2.49%) Security Management
14 15 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.65%) Python
2 10 (1.66%) Perl
2 10 (1.66%) SQL
3 5 (0.83%) PHP
3 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.50%) C
4 3 (0.50%) Java
4 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.50%) Tcl
5 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) Korn
5 1 (0.17%) Lisp
5 1 (0.17%) Ruby
5 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 343 (56.88%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (40.63%) CCNP
3 128 (21.23%) CCNA
4 119 (19.73%) CCIE
5 88 (14.59%) Security Cleared
6 82 (13.60%) SC Cleared
7 32 (5.31%) CCDP
8 16 (2.65%) CCDE
8 16 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.49%) Degree
10 14 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.16%) CCDA
12 12 (1.99%) MCSA
13 11 (1.82%) CISSP
14 10 (1.66%) RHCE
15 9 (1.49%) RHCSA
16 8 (1.33%) CCSE
17 7 (1.16%) CCSP
18 6 (1.00%) JNCIE
18 6 (1.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.30%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.15%) SLA
3 9 (1.49%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 36 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.31%) vSphere
3 31 (5.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.00%) Firmware
5 6 (1.00%) vCloud
5 6 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.66%) BIND 9
6 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.50%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.50%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Snort
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (9.45%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (4.64%) OPNET
3 24 (3.98%) FortiGate
4 23 (3.81%) Nagios
5 19 (3.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (2.49%) Puppet
7 14 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (1.49%) Cacti
11 8 (1.33%) Nessus
12 7 (1.16%) SCCM
12 7 (1.16%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
14 2 (0.33%) Cisco CME
14 2 (0.33%) Endace
14 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 598 (99.17%) Cisco
2 214 (35.49%) CheckPoint
3 199 (33.00%) F5
4 143 (23.71%) Juniper
5 102 (16.92%) SolarWinds
6 97 (16.09%) Palo Alto
7 77 (12.77%) VMware
8 61 (10.12%) Microsoft
9 59 (9.78%) Fortinet
10 58 (9.62%) Riverbed
11 44 (7.30%) Nokia
12 36 (5.97%) HP
13 34 (5.64%) Blue Coat
14 32 (5.31%) Aruba
15 30 (4.98%) EMC
16 27 (4.48%) IBM
17 26 (4.31%) Citrix
18 23 (3.81%) BMC
19 21 (3.48%) Tufin
20 20 (3.32%) IronPort
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