Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 382 446
Rank change year-on-year -128 +64 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 357 594 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 3.99% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 379 322
England median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
England median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +29.41% +88.89%
10th Percentile £30.25 £43.30 £17.85
90th Percentile £54.75 £55.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -40.91% +29.41% +88.89%

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 13006 14904 14659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.83% 15.43% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7975 9077 8592
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 751 956
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.24 £47.50 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -48 159 £425 -5.56% 8
South East -88 74 £425 +3.03% 7
Midlands +4 41 £375 +9.09% 2
North of England +5 32 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +4 32 £375 +4.17%
West Midlands +17 29 £375 -3.23% 2
East of England -32 19 £319 -29.17% 1
North West +15 18 £400 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire -32 14 £430 +22.86% 1
East Midlands -5 12 £438 +48.94%
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 353 (98.88%) Cisco
2 218 (61.06%) Firewall
3 194 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
4 159 (44.54%) Data Centre
5 145 (40.62%) CCNP
6 136 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 116 (32.49%) WAN
8 114 (31.93%) BGP
9 111 (31.09%) LAN
10 109 (30.53%) MPLS
11 103 (28.85%) CheckPoint
11 103 (28.85%) Wireless
12 96 (26.89%) CCIE
13 95 (26.61%) OSPF
14 92 (25.77%) VPN
15 77 (21.57%) Network Security
15 77 (21.57%) F5
16 70 (19.61%) EIGRP
17 69 (19.33%) Network Design
18 66 (18.49%) Finance
19 63 (17.65%) Juniper
20 62 (17.37%) Palo Alto
21 54 (15.13%) IPsec
22 51 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
23 49 (13.73%) Load Balancing
23 49 (13.73%) Citrix
24 48 (13.45%) Security Cleared
25 45 (12.61%) CCNA
25 45 (12.61%) VMware
26 44 (12.32%) ITIL

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 11 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.12%) Apache
2 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.84%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) nginx
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.12%) G Suite
4 3 (0.84%) Akamai
4 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.56%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 218 (61.06%) Firewall
2 136 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 116 (32.49%) WAN
4 114 (31.93%) BGP
5 111 (31.09%) LAN
6 109 (30.53%) MPLS
7 103 (28.85%) Wireless
8 95 (26.61%) OSPF
9 92 (25.77%) VPN
10 77 (21.57%) Network Security
11 70 (19.61%) EIGRP
12 54 (15.13%) IPsec
13 51 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
14 40 (11.20%) Cisco Wireless
14 40 (11.20%) VoIP
14 40 (11.20%) WLAN
15 37 (10.36%) DHCP
16 35 (9.80%) NetScaler
17 31 (8.68%) TCP/IP
18 27 (7.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.68%) MySQL
2 5 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 66 (18.49%) Finance
2 36 (10.08%) Banking
3 26 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.80%) Retail
5 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.68%) Marketing
6 4 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 235 (65.83%) Network Engineer
2 110 (30.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 101 (28.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 42 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 42 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 34 (9.52%) Architect
5 34 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (5.04%) Network Architect
7 17 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
8 16 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) Designer
10 13 (3.64%) Network Specialist
11 12 (3.36%) Data Centre Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Network Support
12 11 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (2.80%) Cisco Architect
13 10 (2.80%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.12%) XMPP
3 3 (0.84%) RFC 2544
4 2 (0.56%) CGI
4 2 (0.56%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 159 (44.54%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (1.40%) FMCG
4 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.12%) BYOD
5 4 (1.12%) EMC VNX
6 3 (0.84%) Clustering
6 3 (0.84%) PKI
6 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.28%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.44%) Linux
2 15 (4.20%) Windows
3 9 (2.52%) Unix
3 9 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.84%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.33%) Network Design
2 49 (13.73%) Load Balancing
3 44 (12.32%) ITIL
4 43 (12.04%) Migration
5 34 (9.52%) Network Management
6 27 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 25 (7.00%) Change Control
8 22 (6.16%) Problem Management
9 20 (5.60%) High Availability
9 20 (5.60%) Statistics
9 20 (5.60%) WAN Optimisation
10 18 (5.04%) Service Management
11 16 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.48%) Change Management
11 16 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (4.20%) Service Design
13 14 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
13 14 (3.92%) Validation
14 12 (3.36%) Programme Management
14 12 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.08%) Python
2 7 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.68%) Perl
4 5 (1.40%) C
5 4 (1.12%) Java
6 3 (0.84%) SQL
7 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 194 (54.34%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (40.62%) CCNP
3 96 (26.89%) CCIE
4 48 (13.45%) Security Cleared
5 45 (12.61%) CCNA
6 33 (9.24%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.20%) Degree
8 11 (3.08%) CCDP
9 9 (2.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (2.24%) CCSP
11 7 (1.96%) CCIE Service Provider
11 7 (1.96%) CCSA
12 5 (1.40%) CCDA
12 5 (1.40%) CCSE
13 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.84%) CCIE Data Center
14 3 (0.84%) CCIE Security
14 3 (0.84%) CCVP
14 3 (0.84%) NCDA
14 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.52%) SLA
2 7 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 20 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.48%) VMware NSX
3 11 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.08%) iptables
3 11 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (3.08%) vSphere
4 7 (1.96%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.40%) NFS
5 5 (1.40%) XenApp
6 4 (1.12%) XenServer
7 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (7.56%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.92%) Cacti
2 14 (3.92%) Nagios
3 11 (3.08%) SELinux
4 9 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.24%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.68%) SCOM
6 6 (1.68%) Stealthwatch
6 6 (1.68%) vRealize
7 5 (1.40%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.40%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.12%) Ansible
8 4 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.12%) Opsview
8 4 (1.12%) QRadar
8 4 (1.12%) SCCM
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 353 (98.88%) Cisco
2 103 (28.85%) CheckPoint
3 77 (21.57%) F5
4 63 (17.65%) Juniper
5 62 (17.37%) Palo Alto
6 49 (13.73%) Citrix
7 45 (12.61%) VMware
8 44 (12.32%) Fortinet
9 41 (11.48%) Riverbed
10 34 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 34 (9.52%) SolarWinds
11 25 (7.00%) HP
12 19 (5.32%) Blue Coat
13 11 (3.08%) Avaya
13 11 (3.08%) CA
14 10 (2.80%) Arista
15 9 (2.52%) NetApp
16 8 (2.24%) Brocade
16 8 (2.24%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.96%) Foundry