Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 184 124 193
Rank change year-on-year -60 +69 +48
Contract jobs citing NX-OS 3 2 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.075% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.78% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
10th Percentile £352 £610 £460
25th Percentile £410 £625 £470
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £650 £500
Median % change year-on-year -20.77% +30.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £551 £675 £525
90th Percentile £569 £690 -
Central London median daily rate £515 £650 £500
% change year-on-year -20.77% +30.00% +11.11%

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 391 257 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.78% 12.59% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 205 412
10th Percentile £305 £238 £200
25th Percentile £449 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £556 £550
90th Percentile £700 £625 £674
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £435
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.94% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
10th Percentile £19.40 £22.65 £16.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £18.15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +16.46% +4.77%
75th Percentile £40.75 £32.69 £23.25
90th Percentile £48.10 £50.13 £38.03
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +12.20% +9.28%

NX-OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing NX-OS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NX-OS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for NX-OS in the City of London

NX-OS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NX-OS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for NX-OS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) SD-WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) VXLAN
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) GLBP
2 1 (33.33%) SD-WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) VXLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Arista
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee