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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 368 420 450
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 309 242 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 3.06% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 157 104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
- -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +86.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%

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
8724 7917 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 13.91% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5337 4527 4091
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 489 441
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.04% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +65 306 £400 - 58
London -16 98 £495 +16.47% 20
South East +66 95 £380 -5.00% 15
Berkshire +27 48 £450 -7.69% 3
South West +24 29 £375 +50.00%
West Midlands -19 27 £363 +9.84% 6
City of London +32 23 £500 +25.00% 1
East of England +24 19 £450 +9.09% 8
Hampshire +13 16 £378 -5.03% 6
Yorkshire +6 16 £400 +10.34% 3
Surrey - 14 £381 - 1
Reading +17 13 £450 -9.09% 2
Bedfordshire +10 11 £320 -16.06% 2
North West +1 11 £350 - 5
Telford -22 11 £388 +25.00% 1
Shropshire -26 11 £388 +24.49% 1
Bristol - 10 £358 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £375 -
Sheffield - 10 £375 -
Hertfordshire +11 8 £450 -12.19% 3
Windsor +5 8 £500 -
Dorset +3 8 £400 -
East Midlands -3 8 £320 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £460 +15.00% 2
Kent +13 6 £203 -46.00% 1
Devon +10 6 £365 +46.00%
Slough +10 6 £356 -19.71%
Exeter +6 6 £365 +46.00%
Farnborough +3 6 £310 -34.04%
Manchester -9 6 £325 -18.75% 3

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 573 (98.79%) Cisco
2 354 (61.03%) Firewall
3 315 (54.31%) Cisco Certification
4 250 (43.10%) Data Centre
5 210 (36.21%) CCNP
5 210 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
6 190 (32.76%) CheckPoint
7 183 (31.55%) F5
8 171 (29.48%) BGP
9 162 (27.93%) WAN
10 158 (27.24%) OSPF
11 153 (26.38%) LAN
12 140 (24.14%) Juniper
13 134 (23.10%) Wireless
14 128 (22.07%) MPLS
15 124 (21.38%) VMware
16 117 (20.17%) ITIL
17 114 (19.66%) Network Security
18 112 (19.31%) VPN
19 106 (18.28%) CCIE
20 105 (18.10%) CCNA
21 100 (17.24%) SolarWinds
22 98 (16.90%) Linux
23 93 (16.03%) Load Balancing
24 90 (15.52%) Palo Alto
25 82 (14.14%) Security Cleared
26 74 (12.76%) SC Cleared
27 72 (12.41%) Finance
28 71 (12.24%) EIGRP
29 70 (12.07%) TCP/IP

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 12 (2.07%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.34%) Apache
6 2 (0.34%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.55%) MS Office
4 8 (1.38%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.66%) IaaS
2 20 (3.45%) PaaS
2 20 (3.45%) SaaS
3 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 354 (61.03%) Firewall
2 210 (36.21%) Cisco ASA
3 171 (29.48%) BGP
4 162 (27.93%) WAN
5 158 (27.24%) OSPF
6 153 (26.38%) LAN
7 134 (23.10%) Wireless
8 128 (22.07%) MPLS
9 114 (19.66%) Network Security
10 112 (19.31%) VPN
11 71 (12.24%) EIGRP
12 70 (12.07%) TCP/IP
13 66 (11.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 64 (11.03%) DNS
15 63 (10.86%) SAN
16 56 (9.66%) SSL
17 51 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
17 51 (8.79%) IPsec
18 48 (8.28%) Internet
19 46 (7.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.07%) MySQL
2 5 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.34%) Informix
4 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.17%) DB2
5 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (5.34%) Sonatype Nexus
2 18 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.34%) Hudson
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 72 (12.41%) Finance
2 28 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.79%) Banking
4 12 (2.07%) Games
5 8 (1.38%) Legal
6 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.69%) Retail
8 3 (0.52%) French Language
9 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 288 (49.66%) Network Engineer
2 119 (20.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 102 (17.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 64 (11.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 52 (8.97%) Architect
6 47 (8.10%) Security Engineer
7 45 (7.76%) Consultant
8 40 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
9 36 (6.21%) Network Architect
10 35 (6.03%) Support Engineer
11 31 (5.34%) Network Consultant
12 26 (4.48%) Network Support
13 23 (3.97%) Analyst
13 23 (3.97%) Designer
14 22 (3.79%) Network Support Engineer
15 21 (3.62%) Network Analyst
15 21 (3.62%) Senior Security Engineer
16 19 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 19 (3.28%) Design Engineer
17 17 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.66%) 802.1X
2 22 (3.79%) CSS
3 11 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (1.72%) Middleware
5 7 (1.21%) Web Services
6 5 (0.86%) Node.js
7 4 (0.69%) XMPP
8 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.17%) COM
9 1 (0.17%) LAMP
9 1 (0.17%) REST
9 1 (0.17%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 250 (43.10%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.97%) FlexPod
4 18 (3.10%) EMC VNX
5 17 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.07%) User Experience
8 11 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.72%) e-Health
9 10 (1.72%) PKI
9 10 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.03%) CMDB
12 5 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
12 5 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.69%) Statistics
13 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 98 (16.90%) Linux
2 64 (11.03%) Windows
3 23 (3.97%) CentOS
3 23 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.79%) Data ONTAP
5 20 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.93%) Unix
7 12 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) Solaris
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.17%) ITIL
2 93 (16.03%) Load Balancing
3 69 (11.90%) Network Design
4 50 (8.62%) Network Management
5 47 (8.10%) Change Management
6 43 (7.41%) Migration
7 41 (7.07%) Project Management
8 39 (6.72%) Network Architecture
9 29 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 29 (5.00%) Service Management
10 27 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (2.93%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (2.76%) High Availability
13 15 (2.59%) Configuration Management
13 15 (2.59%) ITIL V3
14 14 (2.41%) DevOps
15 13 (2.24%) Change Control
16 12 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (1.90%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.17%) Python
2 23 (3.97%) Perl
3 13 (2.24%) Tcl
4 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.38%) SQL
6 7 (1.21%) Java
7 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.34%) C
9 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) Lisp
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 315 (54.31%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (36.21%) CCNP
3 106 (18.28%) CCIE
4 105 (18.10%) CCNA
5 82 (14.14%) Security Cleared
6 74 (12.76%) SC Cleared
7 31 (5.34%) Degree
8 26 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (4.31%) CCDP
10 15 (2.59%) CCDA
11 13 (2.24%) CCDE
11 13 (2.24%) CCSE
11 13 (2.24%) VCAP
12 11 (1.90%) NCDA
13 10 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.72%) RHCE
14 9 (1.55%) RHCSA
15 6 (1.03%) JNCIP
16 5 (0.86%) Check Point Certification
16 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.79%) SLA
2 20 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.86%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.52%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 69 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (9.48%) vSphere
3 22 (3.79%) vCloud
4 17 (2.93%) Active Directory
5 12 (2.07%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.03%) NFS
9 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.69%) XenApp
10 3 (0.52%) Firmware
10 3 (0.52%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.34%) Snort
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) SRDF
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (7.07%) Cisco Prime
2 30 (5.17%) Puppet
3 26 (4.48%) FortiGate
4 24 (4.14%) OPNET
5 22 (3.79%) Nagios
6 14 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.38%) SCCM
10 7 (1.21%) TrustSec
11 6 (1.03%) Cacti
12 4 (0.69%) Cisco CME
12 4 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
14 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
14 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
15 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 573 (98.79%) Cisco
2 190 (32.76%) CheckPoint
3 183 (31.55%) F5
4 140 (24.14%) Juniper
5 124 (21.38%) VMware
6 100 (17.24%) SolarWinds
7 90 (15.52%) Palo Alto
8 56 (9.66%) Fortinet
9 53 (9.14%) Riverbed
10 43 (7.41%) Nokia
11 41 (7.07%) Microsoft
12 35 (6.03%) Blue Coat
13 33 (5.69%) EMC
14 31 (5.34%) Aruba
14 31 (5.34%) Citrix
14 31 (5.34%) IBM
15 28 (4.83%) HP
15 28 (4.83%) NetApp
16 21 (3.62%) Tufin
17 20 (3.45%) IronPort
Luton, Bedfordshire
Networking People
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £185 - £215 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago