Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for NX-OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NX-OS over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 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 NX-OS
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 249 249
Rank change year-on-year +44 0 -14
Contract jobs citing NX-OS 13 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
City of London median daily rate £475 £433 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% -17.62% +26.20%
10th Percentile £386 £378 £491
90th Percentile £525 £544 £546
Central London median daily rate £475 £433 £525
% change year-on-year +9.83% -17.62% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

NX-OS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 610 768 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.81% 10.83% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 594 588
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £196 £157 £205
90th Percentile £659 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.30
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.61% +13.70% -13.16%

NX-OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NX-OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for NX-OS in the City of London

NX-OS
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 NX-OS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NX-OS in the City of London

NX-OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NX-OS in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NX-OS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NX-OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NX-OS.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) F5
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) Network Management
4 6 (46.15%) Junos
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (38.46%) Riverbed
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) H.323
5 5 (38.46%) MGCP

NX-OS
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Junos
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) H.323
5 5 (38.46%) MGCP
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
6 4 (30.77%) IPsec
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Network Management
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Network Design
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Service Design
7 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) ProxySG
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Iperf
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) F5
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Riverbed
6 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) NetScout
7 3 (23.08%) SevOne
8 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
8 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
8 2 (15.38%) Reuters
8 2 (15.38%) Sun
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) Aruba
9 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
9 1 (7.69%) Meraki
9 1 (7.69%) Red Hat