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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 365 418 429
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 226 142 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 2.20% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 89 58
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +323.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-90.00% -

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
7434 6451 6892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.07% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4015 3314 3353
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 366 580
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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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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 +53 219 £400 +10.72% 65
London +51 108 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +1 41 £350 +12.00% 17
City of London +34 31 £400 - 18
Berkshire +2 27 £325 +58.53% 6
Yorkshire +18 22 £350 +16.66% 5
West Yorkshire - 18 £363 - 5
Reading -5 14 £300 +50.00% 4
West Midlands -10 11 £450 +16.88% 7
South West +1 10 £360 -20.87% 3
North West -18 10 - - 4
Leeds - 10 £350 - 4
East of England +14 8 £286 -4.58%
East Midlands - 8 £425 - 1
Cheshire +1 6 - -
Hampshire -3 6 £406 +16.07% 7
Shropshire -14 5 £450 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £538 - 1
Bristol - 5 £355 - 2
Macclesfield -1 4 - -
Telford -9 4 £450 +28.57% 3
Scotland -12 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £438 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £453 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £413 -
Oxfordshire -16 3 £320 +1.18%
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 - -

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 537 (98.53%) Cisco
2 331 (60.73%) Firewall
3 314 (57.61%) Cisco Certification
4 236 (43.30%) CCNP
5 235 (43.12%) BGP
6 231 (42.39%) Cisco ASA
7 226 (41.47%) F5
8 199 (36.51%) CheckPoint
9 182 (33.39%) OSPF
10 157 (28.81%) LAN
11 156 (28.62%) WAN
12 153 (28.07%) Juniper
13 146 (26.79%) MPLS
14 116 (21.28%) CCIE
15 114 (20.92%) VPN
16 105 (19.27%) Load Balancing
17 104 (19.08%) VMware
18 101 (18.53%) CCNA
19 100 (18.35%) EIGRP
20 97 (17.80%) Wireless
21 92 (16.88%) Blue Coat
22 86 (15.78%) ITIL
23 84 (15.41%) SolarWinds
24 75 (13.76%) HP
24 75 (13.76%) Finance
25 73 (13.39%) Network Security
26 72 (13.21%) Network Design
27 70 (12.84%) Security Cleared
28 67 (12.29%) SAN
29 65 (11.93%) TCP/IP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (3.30%) IIS
2 12 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.02%) Apache
4 7 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.10%) Lync
5 6 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Office
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Summit
2 1 (0.18%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 331 (60.73%) Firewall
2 235 (43.12%) BGP
3 231 (42.39%) Cisco ASA
4 182 (33.39%) OSPF
5 157 (28.81%) LAN
6 156 (28.62%) WAN
7 146 (26.79%) MPLS
8 114 (20.92%) VPN
9 100 (18.35%) EIGRP
10 97 (17.80%) Wireless
11 73 (13.39%) Network Security
12 67 (12.29%) SAN
13 65 (11.93%) TCP/IP
14 64 (11.74%) DNS
15 62 (11.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 61 (11.19%) Cisco IOS
17 51 (9.36%) VLAN
18 49 (8.99%) DHCP
19 47 (8.62%) NetScaler
20 43 (7.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.65%) DB2
3 2 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (13.76%) Finance
2 43 (7.89%) Banking
3 31 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.20%) Retail
6 8 (1.47%) Games
7 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Local Government
10 3 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 270 (49.54%) Network Engineer
2 64 (11.74%) Consultant
3 53 (9.72%) Architect
4 40 (7.34%) Network Consultant
4 40 (7.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (6.24%) Security Engineer
6 33 (6.06%) Network Specialist
7 32 (5.87%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 28 (5.14%) Analyst
9 28 (5.14%) Network Architect
10 27 (4.95%) Design Engineer
11 22 (4.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (3.85%) Network Analyst
12 21 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
13 17 (3.12%) Support Engineer
14 15 (2.75%) Network Support
15 11 (2.02%) Security Consultant
15 11 (2.02%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.02%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.30%) CSS
2 9 (1.65%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.73%) CGI
3 4 (0.73%) Middleware
4 3 (0.55%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) XMPP
6 1 (0.18%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.77%) FlexPod
2 20 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.02%) User Experience
5 9 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.47%) Online Games
6 8 (1.47%) PKI
7 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.92%) Statistics
8 5 (0.92%) NHS
8 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.73%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.55%) Social Media
10 3 (0.55%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.37%) Replication
11 2 (0.37%) Clustering
11 2 (0.37%) e-Health
11 2 (0.37%) Open Source
11 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.81%) Linux
2 44 (8.07%) Windows
3 24 (4.40%) UNIX
4 11 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.65%) SUSE
5 9 (1.65%) AIX
5 9 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.55%) CentOS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) HPUX
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.27%) Load Balancing
2 86 (15.78%) ITIL
3 72 (13.21%) Network Design
4 57 (10.46%) Network Management
5 41 (7.52%) Migration
6 40 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (6.61%) Change Management
8 34 (6.24%) E-Commerce
9 23 (4.22%) Project Management
10 22 (4.04%) Service Delivery
10 22 (4.04%) Low Latency
11 21 (3.85%) Mentoring
12 20 (3.67%) Service Management
13 19 (3.49%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.30%) Network Architecture
15 17 (3.12%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.12%) Line Management
16 12 (2.20%) Validation
16 12 (2.20%) Supplier Management
17 11 (2.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.67%) Perl
1 20 (3.67%) Python
2 17 (3.12%) SQL
3 14 (2.57%) Lisp
4 8 (1.47%) C
5 5 (0.92%) R
6 1 (0.18%) C#
6 1 (0.18%) Java
6 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 314 (57.61%) Cisco Certification
2 236 (43.30%) CCNP
3 116 (21.28%) CCIE
4 101 (18.53%) CCNA
5 70 (12.84%) Security Cleared
6 57 (10.46%) SC Cleared
7 48 (8.81%) CCDP
8 21 (3.85%) CCSE
9 16 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.94%) VCP4
10 14 (2.57%) CCSP
11 13 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (2.20%) CCSA
13 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.65%) CCIP
14 7 (1.28%) Degree
14 7 (1.28%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.10%) HP ASE
15 6 (1.10%) HP MASE
16 5 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.47%) SLA
2 5 (0.92%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 57 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.95%) vSphere
3 22 (4.04%) ProxySG
4 19 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.75%) Active Directory
7 13 (2.39%) XenServer
8 11 (2.02%) Firmware
9 10 (1.83%) FreeRADIUS
10 8 (1.47%) Snort
11 5 (0.92%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.92%) vCloud
12 3 (0.55%) NFS
12 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) XenApp
13 1 (0.18%) Docker
13 1 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (4.59%) FortiGate
2 23 (4.22%) CiscoWorks
3 21 (3.85%) OPNET
4 20 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
7 12 (2.20%) RANCID
8 8 (1.47%) OpenNMS
9 7 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.10%) Puppet
11 4 (0.73%) SCCM
11 4 (0.73%) SCOM
11 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.55%) Cacti
12 3 (0.55%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.37%) OpenView
13 2 (0.37%) Nagios
13 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.37%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 537 (98.53%) Cisco
2 226 (41.47%) F5
3 199 (36.51%) CheckPoint
4 153 (28.07%) Juniper
5 104 (19.08%) VMware
6 92 (16.88%) Blue Coat
7 84 (15.41%) SolarWinds
8 75 (13.76%) HP
9 54 (9.91%) Fortinet
10 53 (9.72%) Citrix
11 32 (5.87%) IBM
12 31 (5.69%) Riverbed
13 30 (5.50%) Nokia
14 29 (5.32%) NetApp
15 28 (5.14%) EMC
16 27 (4.95%) BMC
17 26 (4.77%) Microsoft
18 24 (4.40%) CA
19 23 (4.22%) Infoblox
20 17 (3.12%) Brocade
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