Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 20 July 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 Nexus
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 526 416
Rank change year-on-year +82 -110 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 413 355 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 2.80% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 207 321
England median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £294
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
England median hourly rate £35.00 £53.33 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.37% +94.78% -35.95%
10th Percentile £24.60 £45.95 £23.03
90th Percentile £66.81 £55.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £53.33 £27.38
% change year-on-year -15.62% +94.78% -35.95%

Cisco Nexus 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,785 12,665 12,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.69% 13.33% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,699 7,807 7,285
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 707 698
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -22.00%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
London +75 176 £475 +11.76% 17
South East +22 73 £413 -8.33% 21
South West +5 62 £425 +12.12% 6
North of England +33 38 £338 -20.59% 11
East of England +15 38 £425 +6.25% 9
Midlands +20 24 £375 +25.00% 12
North West +15 23 £375 -11.76% 6
West Midlands +10 14 £381 +90.63% 4
North East +29 10 £295 -
East Midlands +16 10 £260 -33.97% 8
Yorkshire +16 5 £300 -9.43% 5
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 407 (98.55%) Cisco
2 297 (71.91%) Firewall
3 272 (65.86%) Cisco Certification
4 222 (53.75%) CCNP
5 192 (46.49%) F5
6 186 (45.04%) BGP
7 183 (44.31%) Data Centre
8 181 (43.83%) Cisco ASA
9 176 (42.62%) OSPF
10 171 (41.40%) WAN
11 168 (40.68%) CheckPoint
12 145 (35.11%) LAN
13 107 (25.91%) Wireless
14 104 (25.18%) VPN
15 98 (23.73%) Palo Alto
16 84 (20.34%) CCIE
17 82 (19.85%) VMware
17 82 (19.85%) Network Security
18 79 (19.13%) Load Balancing
19 78 (18.89%) CCNA
20 76 (18.40%) Security Cleared
21 72 (17.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 69 (16.71%) Finance
23 67 (16.22%) Network Design
24 64 (15.50%) SolarWinds
25 62 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
26 61 (14.77%) Juniper
27 58 (14.04%) MPLS
28 57 (13.80%) Multicast
29 56 (13.56%) TCP/IP

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (3.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.94%) IIS
3 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.45%) Apache
4 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.21%) Confluence
5 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.33%) Office 365
4 16 (3.87%) IaaS
5 15 (3.63%) PaaS
6 6 (1.45%) Akamai
7 4 (0.97%) Datadog
7 4 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.73%) GitHub
8 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 297 (71.91%) Firewall
2 186 (45.04%) BGP
3 181 (43.83%) Cisco ASA
4 176 (42.62%) OSPF
5 171 (41.40%) WAN
6 145 (35.11%) LAN
7 107 (25.91%) Wireless
8 104 (25.18%) VPN
9 82 (19.85%) Network Security
10 72 (17.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 58 (14.04%) MPLS
12 57 (13.80%) Multicast
13 56 (13.56%) TCP/IP
14 55 (13.32%) EIGRP
15 49 (11.86%) Cisco Firepower
15 49 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 47 (11.38%) DNS
17 45 (10.90%) Cisco IOS
18 42 (10.17%) VLAN
19 37 (8.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.42%) Big Data
2 6 (1.45%) MySQL
3 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (8.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.94%) MSI
4 8 (1.94%) WiX
5 7 (1.69%) JIRA
6 6 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.48%) Hudson
8 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.24%) Gradle
General
1 69 (16.71%) Finance
2 28 (6.78%) Banking
3 19 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.39%) Retail
5 12 (2.91%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.45%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.73%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 247 (59.81%) Network Engineer
2 62 (15.01%) Senior Network Engineer
3 49 (11.86%) Architect
4 48 (11.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 44 (10.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 37 (8.96%) Network Architect
7 28 (6.78%) Consultant
7 28 (6.78%) Security Engineer
8 26 (6.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 23 (5.57%) Designer
10 20 (4.84%) Network Consultant
10 20 (4.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 17 (4.12%) Network Designer
12 14 (3.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 14 (3.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.66%) LAN Engineer
14 11 (2.66%) NOC Engineer
15 10 (2.42%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
15 10 (2.42%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.51%) 802.1X
2 17 (4.12%) Spine.js
3 8 (1.94%) .NET
4 7 (1.69%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.69%) XMPP
5 6 (1.45%) J2EE
5 6 (1.45%) JSON
5 6 (1.45%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.45%) YAML
6 3 (0.73%) Django
7 2 (0.48%) Web Services
8 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.24%) LDAP
8 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 183 (44.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.42%) Clustering
3 10 (2.42%) Driving Licence
4 8 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 7 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 6 (1.45%) CLARiiON
7 4 (0.97%) BBC
7 4 (0.97%) PKI
8 3 (0.73%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.73%) NHS
9 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.20%) Linux
2 34 (8.23%) Windows
3 28 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.18%) Unix
6 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.13%) Load Balancing
2 67 (16.22%) Network Design
3 49 (11.86%) ITIL
4 40 (9.69%) Network Monitoring
5 38 (9.20%) Migration
6 34 (8.23%) Network Architecture
7 31 (7.51%) Network Virtualisation
8 30 (7.26%) Network Management
9 18 (4.36%) Data Protection
10 17 (4.12%) Change Management
10 17 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (4.12%) Low Latency
11 16 (3.87%) DevOps
12 15 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (3.39%) Project Management
14 13 (3.15%) Mentoring
15 12 (2.91%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (2.91%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.91%) Web Filtering
16 11 (2.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.30%) Python
2 14 (3.39%) SQL
3 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.94%) Perl
4 8 (1.94%) VB
5 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) Lingo
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) R
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 272 (65.86%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (53.75%) CCNP
3 84 (20.34%) CCIE
4 78 (18.89%) CCNA
5 76 (18.40%) Security Cleared
6 55 (13.32%) SC Cleared
7 34 (8.23%) DV Cleared
8 29 (7.02%) CCDP
9 16 (3.87%) CCSA
10 15 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.18%) Degree
12 8 (1.94%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (1.69%) CCDA
13 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.45%) CCDE
14 6 (1.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 6 (1.45%) CCSE
15 5 (1.21%) CCSP
16 4 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) GDPR
4 2 (0.48%) MiFID
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 62 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (8.23%) VMware NSX
3 26 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.12%) ProxySG
6 15 (3.63%) XenApp
7 13 (3.15%) vSphere
8 11 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.94%) Docker
10 6 (1.45%) Squid
10 6 (1.45%) Varnish
10 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.97%) KVM
13 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (7.26%) Cisco Prime
2 29 (7.02%) FortiGate
3 19 (4.60%) Ansible
3 19 (4.60%) SCOM
4 17 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (3.63%) vCenter Server
6 14 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.39%) Puppet
7 12 (2.91%) SCCM
8 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.18%) TrustSec
9 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.94%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.69%) QRadar
11 6 (1.45%) Stealthwatch
12 5 (1.21%) Cacti
13 4 (0.97%) Salt
14 3 (0.73%) Cisco CME
14 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 407 (98.55%) Cisco
2 192 (46.49%) F5
3 168 (40.68%) CheckPoint
4 98 (23.73%) Palo Alto
5 82 (19.85%) VMware
6 64 (15.50%) SolarWinds
7 61 (14.77%) Juniper
8 54 (13.08%) Fortinet
9 53 (12.83%) Citrix
10 45 (10.90%) Microsoft
10 45 (10.90%) Riverbed
11 29 (7.02%) Blue Coat
12 23 (5.57%) Meraki
13 22 (5.33%) McAfee
14 18 (4.36%) Aruba
15 16 (3.87%) HP
16 15 (3.63%) Arista
16 15 (3.63%) Symantec
17 14 (3.39%) EMC
18 13 (3.15%) Dell