The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 148 170
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 20 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 3.89% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 25
Median daily rate £356 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £353 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £540
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 335 463 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.23% 13.93% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 365 554
Median daily rate £425 £463 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +11.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 25
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +3.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £30.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the City of London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) F5
8 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (23.81%) HSRP
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 4 (19.05%) CCIE
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
9 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) BGP
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) HSRP
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec
6 5 (23.81%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
7 4 (19.05%) SSL
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) NetBackup Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.76%) NetBackup Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (4.76%) CCDA
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Cacti
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) Arista
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) NetScout