Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 607 367 470
Rank change year-on-year -240 +103 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 140 139 333
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 3.79% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 116 226
10th Percentile £320 £309 £300
25th Percentile £400 £381 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
75th Percentile £570 £469 £495
90th Percentile £625 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.09% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £46.75 £46.40 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.75% +157.78% -61.29%
UK median hourly rate £46.75 £46.40 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +157.78% -61.29%

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 7,817 3,668 10,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.43% 13.15% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,095 2,344 6,404
10th Percentile £213 £213 £192
25th Percentile £358 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £588 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £625 £610
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 163 502
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £12.51
25th Percentile £13.70 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate £20.51 £31.50 £25.12
Median % change year-on-year -34.89% +25.40% +32.21%
75th Percentile £48.62 £45.13 £47.22
90th Percentile £63.75 £54.80 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £31.25 £25.12
% change year-on-year -30.40% +24.40% +33.90%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in England

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -182 52 £538 +26.47% 2
South East -82 31 £425 +21.43% 12
South West -49 21 £450 -2.70% 5
Midlands -85 9 £300 -38.46% 11
West Midlands -79 8 £300 -35.14% 3
East of England -50 6 £463 +19.35% 3
North of England -94 4 £475 +15.15% 12
Yorkshire -39 2 £475 +59.13% 5
North West -61 2 £475 +15.15% 7
East Midlands -42 1 £275 -44.30% 8
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Cisco
2 85 (60.71%) Firewall
3 64 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (40.00%) WAN
5 55 (39.29%) CCNP
6 54 (38.57%) LAN
6 54 (38.57%) Data Centre
7 53 (37.86%) F5
8 51 (36.43%) BGP
9 50 (35.71%) OSPF
10 43 (30.71%) VMware
11 39 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (27.14%) CheckPoint
13 32 (22.86%) VPN
13 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 32 (22.86%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (20.71%) Ansible
16 28 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 28 (20.00%) Wireless
17 26 (18.57%) Palo Alto
18 25 (17.86%) MPLS
19 24 (17.14%) SAN
19 24 (17.14%) DNS
19 24 (17.14%) Load Balancing
19 24 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 24 (17.14%) Azure
19 24 (17.14%) Social Skills
20 22 (15.71%) SD-WAN
20 22 (15.71%) Cisco Firepower

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 9 (6.43%) Confluence
2 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Azure
2 15 (10.71%) AWS
3 7 (5.00%) GCP
3 7 (5.00%) GitHub
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (60.71%) Firewall
2 56 (40.00%) WAN
3 54 (38.57%) LAN
4 51 (36.43%) BGP
5 50 (35.71%) OSPF
6 39 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (22.86%) VPN
8 28 (20.00%) Wireless
9 25 (17.86%) MPLS
10 24 (17.14%) DNS
10 24 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 24 (17.14%) SAN
11 22 (15.71%) Cisco Firepower
11 22 (15.71%) SD-WAN
12 18 (12.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 17 (12.14%) Cisco ISE
13 17 (12.14%) IPsec
14 16 (11.43%) DHCP
14 16 (11.43%) NAS
15 15 (10.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.43%) HBase
2 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (22.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
3 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (17.14%) Social Skills
2 16 (11.43%) Finance
3 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Military
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Police
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Architect
3 18 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Consultant
7 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Security Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) Middleware
2 6 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.29%) Spine.js
3 3 (2.14%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) HTML
4 2 (1.43%) LDAP
4 2 (1.43%) XSLT
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (38.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.86%) PKI
4 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.14%) Replication
5 3 (2.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.43%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) e-Health
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Storwize
7 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (5.00%) Solaris
3 7 (5.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.14%) Load Balancing
2 22 (15.71%) ITIL
3 17 (12.14%) Migration
4 16 (11.43%) Network Virtualisation
5 15 (10.71%) Network Design
6 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.14%) Project Delivery
8 8 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) Network Management
9 7 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.00%) Validation
10 6 (4.29%) Benchmarking
10 6 (4.29%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.29%) High Availability
10 6 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) Python
2 9 (6.43%) Java
3 7 (5.00%) SQL
4 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.43%) C
5 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.43%) R
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (39.29%) CCNP
3 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 28 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 20 (14.29%) CCIE
6 16 (11.43%) CCNA
7 12 (8.57%) Degree
8 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.00%) CCDP
10 6 (4.29%) MCP
11 5 (3.57%) CCSE
11 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.57%) MCSE
12 4 (2.86%) CCSA
13 3 (2.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (2.14%) MCSA
14 2 (1.43%) CCIE Security
14 2 (1.43%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.86%) VMware NSX
4 9 (6.43%) vSphere
5 8 (5.71%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.71%) KVM
5 8 (5.71%) Xen
6 7 (5.00%) NFS
6 7 (5.00%) SRDF
7 3 (2.14%) Docker
7 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (20.71%) Ansible
2 8 (5.71%) Terraform
3 7 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (5.00%) Puppet
4 4 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.86%) WSUS
5 3 (2.14%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (2.14%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.43%) SCOM
6 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.71%) OPNET
7 1 (0.71%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (37.86%) F5
3 43 (30.71%) VMware
4 38 (27.14%) CheckPoint
5 26 (18.57%) Palo Alto
6 18 (12.86%) Juniper
7 17 (12.14%) Citrix
8 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.86%) EMC
10 10 (7.14%) HP
10 10 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 9 (6.43%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.43%) Meraki
11 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.71%) Google
12 8 (5.71%) Oracle
13 7 (5.00%) Infoblox
13 7 (5.00%) NetApp
14 6 (4.29%) CommVault