Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 442 470 519
Rank change year-on-year +28 +49 -119
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 337 426 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 3.40% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 269 207
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £302 £313 £265
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
England median hourly rate £18.00 £46.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.08% +42.31% -40.91%
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -61.08% +42.31% -40.91%

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 10,253 12,545 12,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.37% 13.17% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,231 7,591 7,991
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £190
90th Percentile £606 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 579 681
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £25.40 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.68% -2.56% -13.33%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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 +53 151 £438 +2.94% 23
South East +26 66 £425 +6.25% 12
North of England +24 40 £381 +9.71% 13
South West -25 37 £425 -2.86% 2
North West +35 30 £400 -4.19% 6
East of England +37 26 £350 -6.67% 6
Midlands +29 17 £388 +3.33% 6
East Midlands +15 10 £263 -19.08% 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £308 -5.38% 7
West Midlands +38 7 £500 +33.33% 4
North East +22 3 £270 -30.77%
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 324 (96.14%) Cisco
2 225 (66.77%) Cisco Certification
3 217 (64.39%) Firewall
4 165 (48.96%) CCNP
5 142 (42.14%) Data Centre
6 123 (36.50%) Cisco ASA
7 119 (35.31%) F5
8 115 (34.12%) WAN
9 114 (33.83%) BGP
10 111 (32.94%) CheckPoint
11 106 (31.45%) OSPF
12 105 (31.16%) LAN
13 99 (29.38%) VPN
14 72 (21.36%) CCNA
15 71 (21.07%) CCIE
15 71 (21.07%) Wireless
16 69 (20.47%) Juniper
17 66 (19.58%) MPLS
17 66 (19.58%) Migration
18 62 (18.40%) Palo Alto
19 58 (17.21%) Network Security
20 56 (16.62%) Security Cleared
21 53 (15.73%) Finance
22 52 (15.43%) VMware
23 48 (14.24%) Cisco IOS
24 46 (13.65%) Cisco Firepower
25 45 (13.35%) SolarWinds
26 43 (12.76%) Change Management
27 41 (12.17%) TCP/IP
27 41 (12.17%) Fortinet

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 8 (2.37%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.89%) nginx
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.04%) Azure
2 16 (4.75%) AWS
3 8 (2.37%) SaaS
4 6 (1.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 4 (1.19%) GCP
5 4 (1.19%) GitHub
6 3 (0.89%) IaaS
6 3 (0.89%) PaaS
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 217 (64.39%) Firewall
2 123 (36.50%) Cisco ASA
3 115 (34.12%) WAN
4 114 (33.83%) BGP
5 106 (31.45%) OSPF
6 105 (31.16%) LAN
7 99 (29.38%) VPN
8 71 (21.07%) Wireless
9 66 (19.58%) MPLS
10 58 (17.21%) Network Security
11 48 (14.24%) Cisco IOS
12 46 (13.65%) Cisco Firepower
13 41 (12.17%) TCP/IP
14 37 (10.98%) NX-OS
14 37 (10.98%) WLAN
15 36 (10.68%) EIGRP
15 36 (10.68%) Ethernet
16 35 (10.39%) VXLAN
17 34 (10.09%) VLAN
18 32 (9.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) Big Data
3 1 (0.30%) DB2
3 1 (0.30%) Informix
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (6.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (4.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.89%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.59%) MSI
6 2 (0.59%) WiX
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) Gradle
7 1 (0.30%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 53 (15.73%) Finance
2 25 (7.42%) Banking
2 25 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.56%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.26%) Games
5 8 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.78%) Front Office
6 6 (1.78%) Publishing
7 5 (1.48%) Retail
8 3 (0.89%) Back Office
8 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 231 (68.55%) Network Engineer
2 46 (13.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 42 (12.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (11.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 35 (10.39%) Architect
6 32 (9.50%) Network Architect
7 22 (6.53%) Security Engineer
8 20 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
9 19 (5.64%) Administrator
9 19 (5.64%) Network Administrator
10 15 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.15%) Network Support
12 13 (3.86%) Consultant
13 12 (3.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 11 (3.26%) Design Engineer
14 11 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
14 11 (3.26%) Support Engineer
15 10 (2.97%) Cisco Architect
15 10 (2.97%) Network Design Engineer
15 10 (2.97%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.12%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.19%) JSON
3 3 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.59%) .NET
4 2 (0.59%) Django
4 2 (0.59%) Middleware
4 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 142 (42.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.48%) Driving Licence
3 5 (1.48%) PKI
4 4 (1.19%) Clustering
5 3 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.89%) IPTV
5 3 (0.89%) Replication
5 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.01%) Windows
2 23 (6.82%) Linux
3 18 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.56%) Unix
5 11 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.58%) Migration
2 43 (12.76%) Change Management
3 39 (11.57%) ITIL
3 39 (11.57%) Load Balancing
4 38 (11.28%) Network Design
5 18 (5.34%) High Availability
5 18 (5.34%) Project Delivery
5 18 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 16 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (4.75%) Network Management
7 15 (4.45%) Network Architecture
8 13 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (3.86%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.67%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.67%) Low Latency
11 9 (2.67%) Runbook
11 9 (2.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.82%) Python
2 14 (4.15%) Perl
3 9 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.48%) PHP
6 4 (1.19%) SQL
7 3 (0.89%) Ruby
8 2 (0.59%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Java
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 225 (66.77%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (48.96%) CCNP
3 72 (21.36%) CCNA
4 71 (21.07%) CCIE
5 56 (16.62%) Security Cleared
6 36 (10.68%) SC Cleared
7 24 (7.12%) DV Cleared
8 20 (5.93%) CCDP
8 20 (5.93%) JNCIP
9 9 (2.67%) CCIP
10 8 (2.37%) Degree
11 7 (2.08%) CCDA
12 5 (1.48%) CCSA
12 5 (1.48%) CISSP
12 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.19%) CCIE Data Center
13 4 (1.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (1.19%) CCSP
13 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.19%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 37 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.72%) VMware NSX
3 12 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.08%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.08%) vSphere
7 5 (1.48%) KVM
8 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.89%) XenApp
10 2 (0.59%) Docker
11 1 (0.30%) NFS
11 1 (0.30%) SRDF
11 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (8.90%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (6.82%) Nagios
3 18 (5.34%) FortiGate
4 16 (4.75%) Ansible
5 14 (4.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (4.15%) Puppet
6 8 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.08%) Cacti
7 7 (2.08%) SCOM
7 7 (2.08%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.48%) SCCM
9 4 (1.19%) PowerCLI
9 4 (1.19%) Salt
9 4 (1.19%) Stealthwatch
9 4 (1.19%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.89%) Kibana
10 3 (0.89%) logstash
10 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.59%) QRadar
Vendors
1 324 (96.14%) Cisco
2 119 (35.31%) F5
3 111 (32.94%) CheckPoint
4 69 (20.47%) Juniper
5 62 (18.40%) Palo Alto
6 52 (15.43%) VMware
7 45 (13.35%) SolarWinds
8 41 (12.17%) Fortinet
9 36 (10.68%) Citrix
10 27 (8.01%) Microsoft
11 25 (7.42%) Riverbed
12 22 (6.53%) Aruba
13 18 (5.34%) Blue Coat
14 17 (5.04%) McAfee
15 14 (4.15%) Meraki
15 14 (4.15%) NetScout
16 10 (2.97%) Twitter
17 8 (2.37%) HP
17 8 (2.37%) Symantec
18 6 (1.78%) Ensim