Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 418 548
Rank change year-on-year +21 +130 -172
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 285 496 334
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 4.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 346 193
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £239
90th Percentile £600 £600 £599
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 3
Median hourly rate £21.53 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.17% +38.46% -40.91%
10th Percentile £19.12 £26.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £32.53 £66.81 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £21.53 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -52.17% +38.46% -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 7,446 11,204 12,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.39% 12.64% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,431 6,934 7,659
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £180 £206 £200
90th Percentile £603 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 499 663
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.80 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.44
% change year-on-year +20.32% -3.81% -9.58%

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 6 April 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +81 142 £431 -6.76% 11
South East +61 51 £425 +14.09% 4
Midlands +69 39 £570 +57.24% 9
West Midlands +74 35 £570 +38.18% 8
North of England +40 23 £363 -2.36% 16
East of England +3 16 £425 -
Yorkshire +41 13 £371 -4.81% 8
South West -25 13 £450 +5.88% 4
North West +25 9 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands +18 3 £281 -10.79% 1
North East +26 1 - - 5
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 271 (95.09%) Cisco
2 195 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
3 161 (56.49%) CCNP
4 155 (54.39%) Firewall
5 128 (44.91%) BGP
6 124 (43.51%) OSPF
7 113 (39.65%) LAN
8 112 (39.30%) WAN
9 99 (34.74%) Data Centre
10 96 (33.68%) Juniper
11 95 (33.33%) VPN
12 85 (29.82%) MPLS
13 82 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
14 73 (25.61%) Wireless
15 71 (24.91%) CCIE
15 71 (24.91%) F5
16 64 (22.46%) Finance
17 63 (22.11%) Change Management
18 62 (21.75%) EIGRP
18 62 (21.75%) Migration
18 62 (21.75%) Security Cleared
19 60 (21.05%) CheckPoint
20 59 (20.70%) CCNA
21 56 (19.65%) SolarWinds
21 56 (19.65%) Cisco ISE
22 52 (18.25%) Palo Alto
22 52 (18.25%) Ethernet
23 50 (17.54%) Wireshark
24 49 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
25 40 (14.04%) 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 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.47%) Azure
2 23 (8.07%) AWS
3 8 (2.81%) GCP
4 5 (1.75%) Office 365
5 4 (1.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (0.70%) IaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (54.39%) Firewall
2 128 (44.91%) BGP
3 124 (43.51%) OSPF
4 113 (39.65%) LAN
5 112 (39.30%) WAN
6 95 (33.33%) VPN
7 85 (29.82%) MPLS
8 82 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
9 73 (25.61%) Wireless
10 62 (21.75%) EIGRP
11 56 (19.65%) Cisco ISE
12 52 (18.25%) Ethernet
13 50 (17.54%) Wireshark
14 49 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (13.68%) Network Security
16 37 (12.98%) Multicast
16 37 (12.98%) TCP/IP
17 35 (12.28%) Cisco Firepower
18 34 (11.93%) WLAN
19 32 (11.23%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
3 1 (0.35%) Informix
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 35 (12.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (2.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (22.46%) Finance
2 28 (9.82%) Banking
3 21 (7.37%) Investment Banking
3 21 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.32%) Front Office
5 11 (3.86%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.75%) French Language
6 5 (1.75%) German Language
6 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.75%) Publishing
7 4 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 208 (72.98%) Network Engineer
2 62 (21.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (10.88%) Architect
4 29 (10.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (9.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (9.47%) Network Architect
6 20 (7.02%) Administrator
6 20 (7.02%) Network Administrator
7 18 (6.32%) Juniper Engineer
8 16 (5.61%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) IP Network Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 10 (3.51%) Data Network Engineer
11 10 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Design Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Network Design Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) Network Support
13 8 (2.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.42%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.40%) JSON
2 4 (1.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (34.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.11%) CMDB
5 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.70%) CESG
6 2 (0.70%) Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.35%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.98%) Linux
2 14 (4.91%) Windows
3 6 (2.11%) CatOS
3 6 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.75%) CentOS
5 4 (1.40%) Unix
5 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.11%) Change Management
2 62 (21.75%) Migration
3 40 (14.04%) ITIL
4 30 (10.53%) Network Design
5 21 (7.37%) Service Management
6 20 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 19 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 18 (6.32%) Incident Management
9 17 (5.96%) ITSM
9 17 (5.96%) Network Management
9 17 (5.96%) Project Delivery
10 16 (5.61%) Validation
11 15 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 13 (4.56%) Cryptography
12 13 (4.56%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (4.21%) Knowledge Management
13 12 (4.21%) Network Architecture
14 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (3.86%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.98%) Python
2 23 (8.07%) Perl
3 4 (1.40%) PHP
3 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.40%) SQL
4 3 (1.05%) C
5 1 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 195 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (56.49%) CCNP
3 71 (24.91%) CCIE
4 62 (21.75%) Security Cleared
5 59 (20.70%) CCNA
6 33 (11.58%) DV Cleared
7 26 (9.12%) SC Cleared
8 20 (7.02%) CCDP
8 20 (7.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 16 (5.61%) JNCIP
10 15 (5.26%) CCDA
11 12 (4.21%) Degree
12 8 (2.81%) CCIE Collaboration
13 6 (2.11%) CCDE
13 6 (2.11%) CCIE Security
13 6 (2.11%) CISSP
14 5 (1.75%) CCIP
14 5 (1.75%) CCSP
14 5 (1.75%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.05%) PMO
3 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.35%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.51%) VMware NSX
3 8 (2.81%) vSphere
4 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.40%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.35%) SRDF
7 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (11.58%) Nagios
2 23 (8.07%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (7.02%) Puppet
4 17 (5.96%) Ansible
4 17 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.26%) Cacti
5 15 (5.26%) NetMRI
5 15 (5.26%) Statseeker
5 15 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 13 (4.56%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.81%) Terraform
8 6 (2.11%) OpenView
9 3 (1.05%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.05%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.70%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (0.70%) Iperf
11 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.35%) Packer
11 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 271 (95.09%) Cisco
2 96 (33.68%) Juniper
3 71 (24.91%) F5
4 60 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 56 (19.65%) SolarWinds
6 52 (18.25%) Palo Alto
7 29 (10.18%) Fortinet
8 28 (9.82%) VMware
9 24 (8.42%) Dell
10 22 (7.72%) NetScout
10 22 (7.72%) Splunk
11 20 (7.02%) Microsoft
12 17 (5.96%) Citrix
12 17 (5.96%) Solarflare
13 16 (5.61%) Blue Coat
13 16 (5.61%) Meraki
14 15 (5.26%) Oracle
15 14 (4.91%) McAfee
16 13 (4.56%) Aruba
17 8 (2.81%) Riverbed