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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 80 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 +42  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 15 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 1.67% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 6.70% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 8
Median daily rate £350 £423 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.15% +40.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £504 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £43.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.32% +100.00%  

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 356 612 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.59% 24.86% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 287 342
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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
Reading +6 4 £350 -22.22% 1
Newbury - 1 £320 -
Cisco Nexus
South East

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 17 (40.48%) CCNP
5 16 (38.10%) BGP
6 15 (35.71%) MPLS
7 14 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (28.57%) LAN
9 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
10 10 (23.81%) CCNA
10 10 (23.81%) WAN
10 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
11 9 (21.43%) SAN
11 9 (21.43%) Wireless
12 8 (19.05%) Juniper
12 8 (19.05%) EMC
12 8 (19.05%) VPN
12 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
13 7 (16.67%) vCloud
13 7 (16.67%) F5
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) vRealize
13 7 (16.67%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) VLAN
14 6 (14.29%) Change Management
14 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 6 (14.29%) Citrix

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 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) BGP
3 15 (35.71%) MPLS
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (28.57%) LAN
5 10 (23.81%) WAN
6 9 (21.43%) SAN
6 9 (21.43%) Wireless
7 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
7 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 7 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (16.67%) VLAN
9 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.52%) DNS
10 4 (9.52%) HTTP
10 4 (9.52%) ICMP
10 4 (9.52%) Multicast
10 4 (9.52%) SNMP
10 4 (9.52%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.52%) FlexPod
3 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) IPTV
3 3 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (7.14%) STB
3 3 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (11.90%) Network Design
3 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) Python
1 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) CCIE
5 4 (9.52%) CCIP
5 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCDA
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) CCVP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) NCDA
6 1 (2.38%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) vCloud
3 4 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) vRealize
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) OPNET
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) vMotion
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 8 (19.05%) EMC
5 8 (19.05%) Juniper
6 7 (16.67%) F5
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
7 6 (14.29%) NetApp
8 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.14%) Arista
9 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.14%) Huawei
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
10 2 (4.76%) Nokia
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle