Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 431 399
Rank change year-on-year -94 -32 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 362 453 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 3.74% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 293 391
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
England median hourly rate £53.33 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £45.95 £23.03 £41.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.25 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £53.33 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +77.77% -29.41% +6.25%

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 12,580 12,118 15,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 13.76% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,733 7,315 9,563
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £208 £224
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 678 691
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -27.28% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.97 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.58% -23.50% +21.95%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -33 158 £415 -7.78% 21
South East -77 77 £425 -5.56% 14
North of England -23 39 £413 +3.13% 8
South West -14 35 £390 +4.00% 4
East of England +12 31 £400 -5.88% 5
Midlands -24 22 £338 -3.57% 9
Yorkshire -23 19 £325 -35.00% 2
North West -17 17 £425 +9.68% 4
East Midlands +9 14 £320 -1.54% 7
West Midlands -40 8 £365 +0.69% 2
North East -3 3 - - 2
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 357 (98.62%) Cisco
2 224 (61.88%) Firewall
3 190 (52.49%) Cisco Certification
4 161 (44.48%) Cisco ASA
5 145 (40.06%) CCNP
6 135 (37.29%) BGP
7 134 (37.02%) WAN
8 128 (35.36%) LAN
9 121 (33.43%) Data Centre
10 111 (30.66%) OSPF
11 103 (28.45%) F5
12 102 (28.18%) Network Security
13 99 (27.35%) Wireless
14 96 (26.52%) Security Cleared
15 89 (24.59%) CheckPoint
16 87 (24.03%) Juniper
17 82 (22.65%) Palo Alto
18 81 (22.38%) VPN
19 77 (21.27%) Cisco ISE
20 74 (20.44%) SC Cleared
21 71 (19.61%) VMware
22 60 (16.57%) Finance
22 60 (16.57%) CCNA
22 60 (16.57%) EIGRP
23 59 (16.30%) ITIL
24 56 (15.47%) CCIE
25 55 (15.19%) Cisco Firepower
26 50 (13.81%) MPLS
27 47 (12.98%) Cisco IOS
28 46 (12.71%) Windows

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 (2.76%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.93%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.83%) Confluence
3 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.55%) Site Server
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (2.21%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.93%) PaaS
4 5 (1.38%) IaaS
5 4 (1.10%) SaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Office 365
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.55%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 224 (61.88%) Firewall
2 161 (44.48%) Cisco ASA
3 135 (37.29%) BGP
4 134 (37.02%) WAN
5 128 (35.36%) LAN
6 111 (30.66%) OSPF
7 102 (28.18%) Network Security
8 99 (27.35%) Wireless
9 81 (22.38%) VPN
10 77 (21.27%) Cisco ISE
11 60 (16.57%) EIGRP
12 55 (15.19%) Cisco Firepower
13 50 (13.81%) MPLS
14 47 (12.98%) Cisco IOS
15 44 (12.15%) TCP/IP
16 42 (11.60%) DNS
17 39 (10.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 39 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (10.50%) IPsec
19 35 (9.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) Big Data
2 1 (0.28%) DTS
2 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 60 (16.57%) Finance
2 25 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.08%) Banking
4 9 (2.49%) Retail
5 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.10%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (54.42%) Network Engineer
2 63 (17.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (14.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (13.81%) Security Engineer
5 49 (13.54%) Architect
6 47 (12.98%) Network Security Engineer
7 32 (8.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 24 (6.63%) Network Architect
9 22 (6.08%) Consultant
10 16 (4.42%) Analyst
10 16 (4.42%) Network Analyst
10 16 (4.42%) Security Architect
11 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 12 (3.31%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 12 (3.31%) Network Consultant
13 11 (3.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Data Network Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Network Support
13 11 (3.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.84%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.21%) LDAP
3 6 (1.66%) Web Services
4 4 (1.10%) JSON
4 4 (1.10%) Spine.js
5 2 (0.55%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) Middleware
5 2 (0.55%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.28%) WAP
6 1 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (33.43%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.76%) Driving Licence
3 10 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.38%) PKI
4 5 (1.38%) Private Cloud
4 5 (1.38%) Smart Home
5 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.83%) CESG
6 3 (0.83%) Clustering
6 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.28%) Handset
8 1 (0.28%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.28%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.28%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.71%) Windows
2 25 (6.91%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.35%) Linux
4 14 (3.87%) Unix
5 8 (2.21%) CentOS
6 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.66%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.30%) ITIL
2 40 (11.05%) Network Design
3 37 (10.22%) Network Management
4 34 (9.39%) Load Balancing
5 29 (8.01%) Change Management
6 26 (7.18%) Migration
6 26 (7.18%) Network Monitoring
7 24 (6.63%) Service Management
8 21 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (4.97%) Change Control
10 17 (4.70%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.70%) Network Architecture
10 17 (4.70%) Network Virtualisation
11 15 (4.14%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.59%) Data Protection
13 12 (3.31%) High Availability
14 11 (3.04%) DNA
14 11 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (2.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.91%) Python
2 11 (3.04%) C
3 7 (1.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.10%) Perl
4 4 (1.10%) Tcl
5 3 (0.83%) Java
6 2 (0.55%) Lisp
6 2 (0.55%) PHP
6 2 (0.55%) SQL
7 1 (0.28%) R
7 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 190 (52.49%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (40.06%) CCNP
3 96 (26.52%) Security Cleared
4 74 (20.44%) SC Cleared
5 60 (16.57%) CCNA
6 56 (15.47%) CCIE
7 20 (5.52%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.59%) CCSA
9 12 (3.31%) CCDP
10 11 (3.04%) CCSE
11 10 (2.76%) Degree
12 7 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 5 (1.38%) CCIE Security
14 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.10%) CCIE Service Provider
15 4 (1.10%) CCSP
16 3 (0.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) PCI DSS
1 7 (1.93%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) GDPR
3 4 (1.10%) SLA
4 3 (0.83%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.18%) vSphere
3 17 (4.70%) VMware NSX
4 16 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.42%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.83%) XenApp
8 2 (0.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) NDS
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (5.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (4.42%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.21%) Opsview
5 6 (1.66%) TrustSec
5 6 (1.66%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.10%) Nagios
7 4 (1.10%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.55%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.55%) Puppet
9 2 (0.55%) SCCM
9 2 (0.55%) SCOM
9 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 357 (98.62%) Cisco
2 103 (28.45%) F5
3 89 (24.59%) CheckPoint
4 87 (24.03%) Juniper
5 82 (22.65%) Palo Alto
6 71 (19.61%) VMware
7 37 (10.22%) SolarWinds
8 33 (9.12%) Blue Coat
9 32 (8.84%) NetApp
10 31 (8.56%) Infoblox
11 23 (6.35%) Riverbed
12 22 (6.08%) Aruba
12 22 (6.08%) Fortinet
12 22 (6.08%) Microsoft
13 17 (4.70%) Meraki
13 17 (4.70%) Sophos
14 16 (4.42%) HP
15 15 (4.14%) Citrix
16 13 (3.59%) McAfee
17 8 (2.21%) Arista