The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cisco Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Nexus
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 72 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 13 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 2.02% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 8.57% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 10
Median daily rate £486 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +1.93% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £40.00

Cisco Nexus is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Berkshire

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Windsor -3 4 £575 +15.00%
Bracknell +9 3 £485 -
Reading +4 2 £494 +9.72%
Cisco Nexus
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (50.00%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 11 (36.67%) Firewall
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
7 7 (23.33%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (23.33%) Puppet
7 7 (23.33%) vCloud
7 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (23.33%) vRealize
8 6 (20.00%) EMC VNX
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (20.00%) NetApp
8 6 (20.00%) EMC
8 6 (20.00%) CCIE
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
10 4 (13.33%) vCenter Server
10 4 (13.33%) Data Management
10 4 (13.33%) CentOS
10 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (23.33%) MPLS
3 6 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) VSAN
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) HSRP
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless Security
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Billing
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Nagios Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) FlexPod
4 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) CentOS
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Data Management
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Perl
1 4 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 6 (20.00%) CCIE
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) RHCE
5 4 (13.33%) RHCSA
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
6 1 (3.33%) NCDA
6 1 (3.33%) NCIE
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) vCloud
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
1 7 (23.33%) vRealize
2 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 4 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) EMC
3 6 (20.00%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki