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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 373 427 345
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -82
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 265 238 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 3.00% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 150 190
Median daily rate £395 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +10.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £24.89
% change year-on-year
+124.48% -1.57%

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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +20 244 £400 - 45
London -38 76 £458 +13.66% 18
South East +45 72 £425 +9.67% 9
Yorkshire +21 31 £300 -14.28% 3
South West +23 22 £300 -17.24% 4
West Yorkshire +14 22 £325 -18.75% 1
Berkshire +4 22 £450 +23.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 17 £475 -2.56%
Hampshire +23 15 £362 -0.41% 1
Milton Keynes +24 14 £450 -7.69%
City of London -11 14 £425 +6.25% 5
North West +17 13 £350 -17.64%
Leeds +7 11 £175 -56.25% 1
East Midlands +2 11 £313 +38.88% 3
South Yorkshire -5 11 £193 -31.25% 1
West Midlands -4 10 £450 +44.00% 5
Sheffield -9 10 £175 -37.50% 1
Surrey +26 8 £380 - 4
Manchester +11 8 £525 -
Gloucestershire +6 7 £275 -31.25%
Dorset - 7 £425 -
Scotland +12 6 £400 +5.26%
Reading +2 6 £463 +2.83% 1
East of England +7 5 £470 +25.33% 2
West Sussex - 5 £383 -
Edinburgh +21 4 £400 -
Cheshire +12 4 £338 -
Slough +10 4 £350 -
Bristol +8 4 £375 +3.80% 3
Wales -2 4 £294 -2.00%

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 588 (98.66%) Cisco
2 339 (56.88%) Firewall
3 319 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (41.61%) CCNP
5 235 (39.43%) Cisco ASA
6 228 (38.26%) Data Centre
7 201 (33.72%) F5
8 200 (33.56%) CheckPoint
9 181 (30.37%) LAN
9 181 (30.37%) WAN
10 180 (30.20%) BGP
11 155 (26.01%) OSPF
12 147 (24.66%) Wireless
13 139 (23.32%) Juniper
14 127 (21.31%) ITIL
15 126 (21.14%) Network Security
16 123 (20.64%) CCNA
17 122 (20.47%) VPN
18 111 (18.62%) MPLS
19 110 (18.46%) Load Balancing
20 109 (18.29%) CCIE
21 104 (17.45%) Security Cleared
21 104 (17.45%) Palo Alto
22 96 (16.11%) SC Cleared
23 91 (15.27%) VMware
24 84 (14.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 83 (13.93%) SolarWinds
26 82 (13.76%) TCP/IP
27 77 (12.92%) Network Management
28 76 (12.75%) Microsoft

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 (3.69%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.67%) Confluence
4 4 (0.67%) IIS
5 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.36%) MS Office
3 10 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.67%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
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
1 339 (56.88%) Firewall
2 235 (39.43%) Cisco ASA
3 181 (30.37%) LAN
3 181 (30.37%) WAN
4 180 (30.20%) BGP
5 155 (26.01%) OSPF
6 147 (24.66%) Wireless
7 126 (21.14%) Network Security
8 122 (20.47%) VPN
9 111 (18.62%) MPLS
10 84 (14.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 82 (13.76%) TCP/IP
12 74 (12.42%) DNS
13 66 (11.07%) IPsec
14 64 (10.74%) DHCP
15 62 (10.40%) EIGRP
15 62 (10.40%) SSL
16 61 (10.23%) SAN
17 50 (8.39%) Cisco Wireless
18 47 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.01%) MySQL
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 2 (0.34%) QlikView
5 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (1.34%) JIRA
4 6 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.34%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) PEAR
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 61 (10.23%) Finance
2 32 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.52%) Banking
4 8 (1.34%) Retail
5 7 (1.17%) Law
5 7 (1.17%) Legal
6 5 (0.84%) Billing
7 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Electronics
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) International Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 289 (48.49%) Network Engineer
2 129 (21.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 111 (18.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 64 (10.74%) Senior Network Engineer
5 63 (10.57%) Consultant
6 51 (8.56%) Architect
7 37 (6.21%) Analyst
8 36 (6.04%) Security Engineer
9 35 (5.87%) Network Analyst
9 35 (5.87%) Support Engineer
10 34 (5.70%) Network Consultant
11 31 (5.20%) Network Security Engineer
12 30 (5.03%) Network Architect
13 29 (4.87%) Firewall Engineer
13 29 (4.87%) Network Support
14 23 (3.86%) Administrator
14 23 (3.86%) Network Support Engineer
15 21 (3.52%) Design Engineer
15 21 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
16 20 (3.36%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.19%) 802.1X
2 18 (3.02%) CSS
3 10 (1.68%) Middleware
4 4 (0.67%) REST
4 4 (0.67%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.50%) RFC 2544
5 3 (0.50%) XML
5 3 (0.50%) XSLT
6 2 (0.34%) JSON
6 2 (0.34%) SOAP
6 2 (0.34%) Web Services
6 2 (0.34%) XMPP
7 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 228 (38.26%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.35%) FlexPod
4 13 (2.18%) CMDB
5 12 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.68%) EMC VNX
7 9 (1.51%) PKI
8 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.34%) User Experience
9 7 (1.17%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.01%) e-Health
10 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.01%) Visualisation
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
12 4 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.74%) Windows
2 63 (10.57%) Linux
3 31 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.52%) Unix
5 21 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.19%) CentOS
7 11 (1.85%) Solaris
7 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) Android
10 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.31%) ITIL
2 110 (18.46%) Load Balancing
3 77 (12.92%) Network Management
4 64 (10.74%) Change Management
5 62 (10.40%) Network Design
6 54 (9.06%) Migration
7 42 (7.05%) Project Management
8 41 (6.88%) Network Architecture
9 35 (5.87%) Network Monitoring
10 34 (5.70%) Service Management
11 22 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (3.19%) ITIL V3
13 18 (3.02%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.02%) Information Security
13 18 (3.02%) Problem Management
14 17 (2.85%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.68%) Service Delivery
16 15 (2.52%) Security Management
17 14 (2.35%) Capacity Management
17 14 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.19%) Python
2 11 (1.85%) Perl
3 10 (1.68%) SQL
4 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.84%) PHP
7 4 (0.67%) C
7 4 (0.67%) Java
8 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.34%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) XPath
10 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 319 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (41.61%) CCNP
3 123 (20.64%) CCNA
4 109 (18.29%) CCIE
5 104 (17.45%) Security Cleared
6 96 (16.11%) SC Cleared
7 29 (4.87%) CCDP
8 18 (3.02%) Degree
9 17 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.35%) MCSA
11 12 (2.01%) CCDE
11 12 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.85%) CISSP
12 11 (1.85%) JNCIA
13 10 (1.68%) CCDA
13 10 (1.68%) CCIP
13 10 (1.68%) CCSE
13 10 (1.68%) CCSP
14 7 (1.17%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.38%) PCI DSS
2 21 (3.52%) SLA
3 15 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.51%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) GPG13
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 50 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.37%) vSphere
4 17 (2.85%) vCloud
5 13 (2.18%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.34%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.17%) Firmware
9 6 (1.01%) BIND 9
9 6 (1.01%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.67%) XenApp
11 2 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.17%) Docker
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (7.38%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (4.53%) OPNET
3 25 (4.19%) FortiGate
4 22 (3.69%) Nagios
5 14 (2.35%) Puppet
6 11 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (1.68%) Cacti
8 9 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.34%) Nessus
9 8 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.67%) OpenView
12 4 (0.67%) SCCM
12 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.34%) SCOM
13 2 (0.34%) WMI
13 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 588 (98.66%) Cisco
2 201 (33.72%) F5
3 200 (33.56%) CheckPoint
4 139 (23.32%) Juniper
5 104 (17.45%) Palo Alto
6 91 (15.27%) VMware
7 83 (13.93%) SolarWinds
8 76 (12.75%) Microsoft
9 61 (10.23%) Riverbed
10 44 (7.38%) Fortinet
11 40 (6.71%) Blue Coat
12 37 (6.21%) HP
13 36 (6.04%) Aruba
14 28 (4.70%) Nokia
15 27 (4.53%) Citrix
16 22 (3.69%) LogLogic
16 22 (3.69%) Tufin
17 21 (3.52%) Brocade
18 20 (3.36%) TippingPoint
19 19 (3.19%) EMC
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £397.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £390 per day
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LA International
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