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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 373 363 446
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +83
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 268 261 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 3.38% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 162 87
Average daily rate £375 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+138.88% -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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 249 £375 - 73
London -15 112 £400 +3.22% 31
South East +44 83 £388 +10.71% 16
Berkshire +13 36 £406 +8.33% 6
Hampshire +16 24 £352 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -19 23 £295 -26.25% 3
Reading -1 19 £438 +16.66% 4
City of London +8 16 £370 -1.33% 6
Surrey +4 14 £340 +13.33% 2
South Yorkshire +2 10 £280 -9.67%
Sheffield -2 10 £280 -9.67%
North West -17 10 £383 +7.36% 1
West Yorkshire -17 9 £375 -6.25% 3
Scotland -1 7 £380 -15.55% 3
East Midlands -13 7 £320 -27.88% 2
East of England -1 6 £325 +18.18% 10
Leeds -13 6 £390 -5.45% 3
South West -3 5 £368 -6.66% 5
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Winchester - 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £550 +14.28% 2
North Yorkshire +6 4 £275 -
Bracknell -1 4 £475 +58.33%
Bristol -1 4 £375 +3.44% 3
Manchester -13 4 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +8 3 £380 -15.55% 3
Slough +7 3 £365 - 1
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Birmingham -1 3 £375 -15.49%

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 508 (97.69%) Cisco
2 321 (61.73%) Firewall
3 318 (61.15%) Cisco Certification
4 238 (45.77%) CCNP
5 223 (42.88%) Data Centre
6 211 (40.58%) F5
7 197 (37.88%) WAN
8 196 (37.69%) LAN
9 177 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
10 171 (32.88%) BGP
11 159 (30.58%) CheckPoint
12 149 (28.65%) Juniper
13 145 (27.88%) OSPF
14 143 (27.50%) VPN
15 134 (25.77%) CCNA
16 127 (24.42%) MPLS
17 118 (22.69%) Wireless
18 109 (20.96%) Load Balancing
19 106 (20.38%) ITIL
20 105 (20.19%) Network Security
21 100 (19.23%) VMware
22 89 (17.12%) EIGRP
23 86 (16.54%) Finance
24 85 (16.35%) DNS
25 78 (15.00%) Migration
26 73 (14.04%) CCIE
27 72 (13.85%) IPsec
28 70 (13.46%) SSL
29 69 (13.27%) Windows
30 67 (12.88%) TCP/IP

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.12%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.35%) Node.js
5 6 (1.15%) IIS
5 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Documentum
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Zimbra
Applications
1 33 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Relativity
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) SaaS
2 12 (2.31%) IaaS
3 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 321 (61.73%) Firewall
2 197 (37.88%) WAN
3 196 (37.69%) LAN
4 177 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
5 171 (32.88%) BGP
6 145 (27.88%) OSPF
7 143 (27.50%) VPN
8 127 (24.42%) MPLS
9 118 (22.69%) Wireless
10 105 (20.19%) Network Security
11 89 (17.12%) EIGRP
12 85 (16.35%) DNS
13 72 (13.85%) IPsec
14 70 (13.46%) SSL
15 67 (12.88%) TCP/IP
16 66 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
17 55 (10.58%) DHCP
18 49 (9.42%) Internet
18 49 (9.42%) VLAN
19 48 (9.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.92%) Big Data
2 5 (0.96%) Informix
2 5 (0.96%) MySQL
2 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
2 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.38%) Redis
4 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Hudson
3 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 86 (16.54%) Finance
2 39 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.58%) Banking
4 12 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.92%) Retail
5 10 (1.92%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.54%) Games
7 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 286 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 125 (24.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 105 (20.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 58 (11.15%) Security Engineer
5 46 (8.85%) Network Security Engineer
6 45 (8.65%) Architect
6 45 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (7.50%) Consultant
7 39 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 37 (7.12%) Network Support
8 37 (7.12%) Support Engineer
9 34 (6.54%) Network Support Engineer
10 33 (6.35%) Network Architect
11 25 (4.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 21 (4.04%) Cisco Support
12 21 (4.04%) Design Engineer
13 19 (3.65%) Network Consultant
13 19 (3.65%) Senior Security Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Analyst
14 18 (3.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.12%) Web Services
3 5 (0.96%) CSS
4 3 (0.58%) HTML
4 3 (0.58%) Middleware
5 2 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.38%) JSF
5 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.38%) XMPP
6 1 (0.19%) COM
6 1 (0.19%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 223 (42.88%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.12%) PKI
6 10 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.92%) EMC VNX
7 9 (1.73%) FlexPod
7 9 (1.73%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.73%) Replication
8 8 (1.54%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.54%) e-Health
9 7 (1.35%) Clustering
9 7 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (0.96%) iSeries
11 5 (0.96%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.27%) Windows
2 56 (10.77%) Linux
3 20 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.27%) Unix
6 13 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.15%) CatOS
10 5 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.58%) CentOS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (20.96%) Load Balancing
2 106 (20.38%) ITIL
3 78 (15.00%) Migration
4 66 (12.69%) Network Design
5 41 (7.88%) Change Management
6 40 (7.69%) Project Management
7 33 (6.35%) Network Management
8 22 (4.23%) Network Architecture
9 21 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (3.85%) High Availability
11 18 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (3.46%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.27%) Information Security
13 14 (2.69%) DDoS Mitigation
13 14 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (2.50%) Capacity Management
14 13 (2.50%) Mentoring
14 13 (2.50%) Problem Management
15 12 (2.31%) Presales
16 11 (2.12%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.08%) Python
2 15 (2.88%) C
3 13 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.92%) Java
4 10 (1.92%) SQL
5 9 (1.73%) Lisp
6 8 (1.54%) Perl
7 7 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.38%) Tcl
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 318 (61.15%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (45.77%) CCNP
3 134 (25.77%) CCNA
4 73 (14.04%) CCIE
5 59 (11.35%) Security Cleared
6 46 (8.85%) SC Cleared
7 32 (6.15%) CCSE
8 31 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (5.19%) Degree
10 26 (5.00%) CISSP
11 22 (4.23%) CCDP
12 21 (4.04%) CCSA
13 19 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (2.88%) MCSE
15 9 (1.73%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.73%) MCITP
16 8 (1.54%) CCSP
17 7 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
17 7 (1.35%) JNCIE
18 6 (1.15%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.65%) SLA
3 9 (1.73%) QA
4 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.96%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.58%) COBIT
6 3 (0.58%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.62%) vSphere
4 16 (3.08%) Snort
5 14 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.69%) NFS
6 13 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.92%) vCloud
8 9 (1.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.35%) Firmware
10 7 (1.35%) ProxySG
11 6 (1.15%) KVM
12 4 (0.77%) XenServer
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (5.58%) FortiGate
2 23 (4.42%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (3.08%) Proventia
4 14 (2.69%) SCOM
4 14 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (2.31%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.73%) OpenView
7 8 (1.54%) Puppet
8 7 (1.35%) Nagios
9 6 (1.15%) SCCM
10 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
11 4 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.58%) Cacti
12 3 (0.58%) Graphite
12 3 (0.58%) Opsview
13 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 508 (97.69%) Cisco
2 211 (40.58%) F5
3 159 (30.58%) CheckPoint
4 149 (28.65%) Juniper
5 100 (19.23%) VMware
6 65 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 54 (10.38%) Palo Alto
8 52 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 49 (9.42%) HP
9 49 (9.42%) Microsoft
10 42 (8.08%) Fortinet
11 35 (6.73%) Citrix
12 28 (5.38%) IBM
13 25 (4.81%) IronPort
13 25 (4.81%) NetApp
14 22 (4.23%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.65%) Sourcefire
16 17 (3.27%) Cyberoam
17 16 (3.08%) EMC
17 16 (3.08%) Nokia
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Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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