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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
London / City of London
Rank 152 151 161
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 1 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.30% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 2.65% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 25
Median daily rate £500 £280 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -34.11%  
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 £19.75
% change year-on-year -36.32% +117.72%  

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 339 377 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.32% 11.47% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 278 500
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.19 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (50.00%) OSPF
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) CCNP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds

Cisco Nexus
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
1 10 (62.50%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
6 3 (18.75%) ICMP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCSA
2 2 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OPNET
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
5 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (18.75%) Arista
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (12.50%) Meraki
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Tufin
8 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (6.25%) Brocade
8 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
8 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
8 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday