Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 191 183
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing NX-OS 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.99% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
East of England median daily rate £413 £320 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -26.22% +73.50%
10th Percentile £365 £310 £430
90th Percentile £419 £371 £442
England median daily rate £413 £375 £376
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.27% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 850 807 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.88% 16.86% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 403 413
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £198 £152 £192
90th Percentile £550 £551 £549
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 103 55
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% -18.84% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.11 £13.95
90th Percentile £53.15 £49.25 £44.65
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

NX-OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for NX-OS in the East of England

NX-OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NX-OS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for NX-OS in the East of England

NX-OS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NX-OS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -18 4 £413 +28.91% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
NX-OS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for NX-OS.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) VRRP
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (16.67%) Server Building
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

NX-OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) HSRP
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) VRRP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Network Operations Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware