Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 495 403
Rank change year-on-year +9 -92 +49
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 396 374 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 2.98% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 228 373
England median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £311 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
England median hourly rate £46.75 £31.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.60% -20.38% -1.88%
10th Percentile £45.73 £21.89 £36.08
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.13 £43.03
UK median hourly rate £46.75 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +49.60% -20.38% -1.88%

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 12,493 12,563 14,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.23% 13.75% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,561 7,726 9,208
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 654 738
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.64 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -1.63% -15.41% +14.18%

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 22 October 2018.

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
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 22 October 2018. 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 +11 174 £425 - 20
South East -33 68 £413 -8.33% 27
South West -8 49 £410 +9.33% 7
North of England -18 43 £350 -12.50% 33
East of England +25 32 £375 -9.64% 4
Midlands -37 31 £365 -2.67% 12
North West -8 22 £425 +6.38% 23
East Midlands +19 18 £338 -22.86% 5
Yorkshire -17 17 £325 -24.42% 10
West Midlands -34 13 £375 - 7
North East +8 4 £390 -13.33%
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 392 (98.99%) Cisco
2 269 (67.93%) Firewall
3 236 (59.60%) Cisco Certification
4 196 (49.49%) CCNP
5 183 (46.21%) Cisco ASA
6 150 (37.88%) WAN
7 148 (37.37%) Data Centre
8 147 (37.12%) BGP
9 142 (35.86%) F5
10 136 (34.34%) CheckPoint
11 130 (32.83%) OSPF
12 128 (32.32%) LAN
13 111 (28.03%) Network Security
14 110 (27.78%) Wireless
15 105 (26.52%) Juniper
16 102 (25.76%) VPN
17 87 (21.97%) CCNA
18 86 (21.72%) Security Cleared
19 75 (18.94%) Palo Alto
20 74 (18.69%) Cisco ISE
21 70 (17.68%) CCIE
22 68 (17.17%) SC Cleared
23 66 (16.67%) Load Balancing
23 66 (16.67%) TCP/IP
24 64 (16.16%) VMware
25 63 (15.91%) MPLS
26 60 (15.15%) EIGRP
27 59 (14.90%) Cisco Firepower
28 58 (14.65%) ITIL
29 57 (14.39%) SolarWinds

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 10 (2.53%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.52%) CMS
4 6 (1.52%) Confluence
5 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) Site Server
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.02%) Office 365
4 6 (1.52%) PaaS
4 6 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.26%) IaaS
6 3 (0.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 269 (67.93%) Firewall
2 183 (46.21%) Cisco ASA
3 150 (37.88%) WAN
4 147 (37.12%) BGP
5 130 (32.83%) OSPF
6 128 (32.32%) LAN
7 111 (28.03%) Network Security
8 110 (27.78%) Wireless
9 102 (25.76%) VPN
10 74 (18.69%) Cisco ISE
11 66 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 63 (15.91%) MPLS
13 60 (15.15%) EIGRP
14 59 (14.90%) Cisco Firepower
15 54 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
15 54 (13.64%) DNS
15 54 (13.64%) IPsec
16 48 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
17 47 (11.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 41 (10.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) Big Data
2 1 (0.25%) DTS
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (2.02%) JIRA
4 6 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.52%) SonarQube
5 5 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 56 (14.14%) Finance
2 24 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.81%) Banking
4 6 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.01%) Retail
6 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.76%) Law
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 226 (57.07%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 58 (14.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (12.63%) Security Engineer
5 49 (12.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 32 (8.08%) Architect
7 31 (7.83%) Senior Network Engineer
8 22 (5.56%) Consultant
9 21 (5.30%) Network Architect
10 18 (4.55%) Analyst
11 17 (4.29%) Network Analyst
12 16 (4.04%) Network Specialist
13 15 (3.79%) Network Support
14 14 (3.54%) Firewall Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Senior Security Engineer
15 13 (3.28%) Network Consultant
15 13 (3.28%) Network Support Engineer
15 13 (3.28%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 13 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.62%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.02%) LDAP
3 7 (1.77%) Spine.js
3 7 (1.77%) XMPP
4 6 (1.52%) Web Services
5 5 (1.26%) CSS
6 3 (0.76%) .NET
6 3 (0.76%) JSON
7 2 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) Flash
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) REST
8 1 (0.25%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.25%) SAML
8 1 (0.25%) Velocity
8 1 (0.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 148 (37.37%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.77%) PKI
7 6 (1.52%) BBC
7 6 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.76%) CESG
8 3 (0.76%) Clustering
8 3 (0.76%) Smart Home
8 3 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.51%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.51%) Handset
9 2 (0.51%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.60%) Windows
2 35 (8.84%) Linux
3 20 (5.05%) Unix
4 16 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.26%) CentOS
6 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 58 (14.65%) ITIL
3 56 (14.14%) Network Design
4 47 (11.87%) Network Management
5 27 (6.82%) Change Management
5 27 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (6.31%) Network Architecture
7 21 (5.30%) Migration
7 21 (5.30%) Network Virtualisation
8 19 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (4.55%) Change Control
10 17 (4.29%) Data Protection
11 15 (3.79%) Project Management
12 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (3.28%) Incident Management
14 12 (3.03%) Service Management
15 11 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
15 11 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.06%) Python
2 8 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.77%) Java
4 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.52%) SQL
5 5 (1.26%) Tcl
6 4 (1.01%) Perl
7 3 (0.76%) Java 8
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) C
9 1 (0.25%) Lisp
9 1 (0.25%) R
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 236 (59.60%) Cisco Certification
2 196 (49.49%) CCNP
3 87 (21.97%) CCNA
4 86 (21.72%) Security Cleared
5 70 (17.68%) CCIE
6 68 (17.17%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.81%) CCDP
8 19 (4.80%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.29%) CCSE
10 16 (4.04%) CCSA
11 13 (3.28%) Degree
12 11 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.77%) CCIE Security
14 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.26%) MCSE
16 4 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (1.01%) CCSM
16 4 (1.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.52%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) GDPR
3 4 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (1.01%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.80%) ProxySG
4 16 (4.04%) VMware NSX
5 12 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.02%) vSphere
7 6 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.01%) KVM
8 4 (1.01%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.51%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Docker
10 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.25%) NDS
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (7.07%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 12 (3.03%) SCOM
5 11 (2.78%) SCCM
5 11 (2.78%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (2.27%) Nagios
8 7 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.77%) Stealthwatch
9 6 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.26%) Opsview
10 5 (1.26%) TrustSec
11 4 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
12 3 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.51%) Ansible
13 2 (0.51%) Cacti
13 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 392 (98.99%) Cisco
2 142 (35.86%) F5
3 136 (34.34%) CheckPoint
4 105 (26.52%) Juniper
5 75 (18.94%) Palo Alto
6 64 (16.16%) VMware
7 57 (14.39%) SolarWinds
8 43 (10.86%) Blue Coat
9 35 (8.84%) Riverbed
10 33 (8.33%) Fortinet
11 31 (7.83%) Infoblox
11 31 (7.83%) Microsoft
12 28 (7.07%) Aruba
12 28 (7.07%) Meraki
13 17 (4.29%) Citrix
14 15 (3.79%) HP
15 13 (3.28%) Forcepoint
16 11 (2.78%) Atlassian
17 9 (2.27%) McAfee
18 8 (2.02%) Qualys