Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 391 417
Rank change year-on-year -151 +26 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 328 496 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 4.21% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 352 358
England median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -4.40%
10th Percentile £260 £294 £270
90th Percentile £600 £537 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
England median hourly rate £53.33 £34.94 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% -18.74% +66.99%
10th Percentile £31.25 £23.80 £41.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £45.20
UK median hourly rate £53.33 £34.94 £43.00
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.74% +66.99%

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 12,391 11,779 14,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 14.00% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,660 7,248 8,793
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £224
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 655 621
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £21.08 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% -15.69% +16.06%

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 27 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 -89 128 £450 - 33
South East -104 75 £456 +1.39% 8
North of England -26 36 £388 +1.64% 11
East of England +17 33 £369 -13.24% 8
South West -16 29 £363 -1.02% 6
Midlands -27 28 £300 -11.11% 8
North West -7 22 £425 +18.88% 5
East Midlands -1 16 £313 +2.04% 8
Yorkshire -31 14 £325 -24.42% 6
West Midlands -32 12 £200 -44.83%
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 327 (99.70%) Cisco
2 195 (59.45%) Firewall
3 147 (44.82%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (39.63%) BGP
5 128 (39.02%) LAN
6 127 (38.72%) WAN
7 123 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 113 (34.45%) Data Centre
9 105 (32.01%) OSPF
10 98 (29.88%) CCNP
11 95 (28.96%) F5
12 92 (28.05%) VPN
13 89 (27.13%) CheckPoint
14 86 (26.22%) MPLS
15 83 (25.30%) Security Cleared
16 78 (23.78%) Juniper
17 69 (21.04%) Wireless
18 67 (20.43%) Network Security
19 64 (19.51%) VMware
20 62 (18.90%) Palo Alto
21 59 (17.99%) Finance
21 59 (17.99%) ITIL
22 56 (17.07%) SC Cleared
23 53 (16.16%) CCIE
24 49 (14.94%) EIGRP
24 49 (14.94%) Cisco Firepower
25 48 (14.63%) Cisco ISE
26 45 (13.72%) CCNA
27 44 (13.41%) Windows
27 44 (13.41%) Cisco IOS

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 (0.91%) IIS
2 2 (0.61%) Confluence
2 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) Site Server
2 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Relativity
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.52%) IaaS
4 5 (1.52%) PaaS
5 4 (1.22%) SaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 195 (59.45%) Firewall
2 130 (39.63%) BGP
3 128 (39.02%) LAN
4 127 (38.72%) WAN
5 123 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 105 (32.01%) OSPF
7 92 (28.05%) VPN
8 86 (26.22%) MPLS
9 69 (21.04%) Wireless
10 67 (20.43%) Network Security
11 49 (14.94%) Cisco Firepower
11 49 (14.94%) EIGRP
12 48 (14.63%) Cisco ISE
13 44 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
14 43 (13.11%) DNS
15 40 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 38 (11.59%) NX-OS
17 36 (10.98%) TCP/IP
18 35 (10.67%) DHCP
19 32 (9.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.61%) Big Data
2 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 59 (17.99%) Finance
2 22 (6.71%) Banking
3 16 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.44%) Retail
5 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Local Government
6 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 167 (50.91%) Network Engineer
2 75 (22.87%) Architect
3 45 (13.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (11.89%) Network Architect
6 33 (10.06%) Security Engineer
7 30 (9.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 24 (7.32%) Analyst
8 24 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (7.01%) Network Analyst
10 18 (5.49%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.27%) Consultant
12 13 (3.96%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 12 (3.66%) Cisco Architect
14 11 (3.35%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
14 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
15 10 (3.05%) Network Consultant
16 9 (2.74%) Cisco Network Architect
17 8 (2.44%) Network Security Architect
17 8 (2.44%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.35%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.22%) JSON
3 3 (0.91%) Core Data
3 3 (0.91%) RESTful
4 2 (0.61%) XMPP
5 1 (0.30%) CGI
5 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) WAP
5 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (34.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.74%) Private Cloud
3 6 (1.83%) Driving Licence
3 6 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (0.91%) PKI
4 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.61%) Clustering
5 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.61%) NHS
5 2 (0.61%) Smart Home
5 2 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.30%) CMDB
6 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.30%) Life Science
6 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.41%) Windows
2 23 (7.01%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.83%) Unix
3 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.91%) CentOS
5 3 (0.91%) Linux
5 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.61%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.99%) ITIL
2 36 (10.98%) Network Architecture
3 31 (9.45%) Network Design
4 30 (9.15%) Network Management
5 25 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 22 (6.71%) Migration
6 22 (6.71%) Service Management
7 20 (6.10%) Change Control
7 20 (6.10%) Change Management
7 20 (6.10%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.79%) High Availability
9 18 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (4.88%) Translating Business Requirements
11 14 (4.27%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (3.35%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.05%) Capacity Management
14 10 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.45%) Python
2 12 (3.66%) C
3 7 (2.13%) Perl
3 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.91%) Java
4 3 (0.91%) SQL
5 2 (0.61%) Lisp
5 2 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 147 (44.82%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (29.88%) CCNP
3 83 (25.30%) Security Cleared
4 56 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 53 (16.16%) CCIE
6 45 (13.72%) CCNA
7 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (5.49%) MCSE
9 16 (4.88%) DV Cleared
10 14 (4.27%) MCP
11 13 (3.96%) CCSA
12 10 (3.05%) CCDP
12 10 (3.05%) Degree
13 9 (2.74%) CISSP
14 7 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (2.13%) CCSP
15 6 (1.83%) CCDA
15 6 (1.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.35%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.13%) GCP
2 7 (2.13%) QA
2 7 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.62%) vSphere
3 19 (5.79%) VMware NSX
4 16 (4.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (4.27%) ProxySG
6 8 (2.44%) XenApp
7 6 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.52%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.22%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.91%) XenServer
11 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (6.40%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.96%) FortiGate
3 10 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.44%) Ansible
4 8 (2.44%) Opsview
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.91%) vRealize
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.61%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.30%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.30%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 327 (99.70%) Cisco
2 95 (28.96%) F5
3 89 (27.13%) CheckPoint
4 78 (23.78%) Juniper
5 64 (19.51%) VMware
6 62 (18.90%) Palo Alto
7 30 (9.15%) Fortinet
8 27 (8.23%) NetApp
9 25 (7.62%) Citrix
9 25 (7.62%) Infoblox
10 23 (7.01%) Blue Coat
11 21 (6.40%) Microsoft
12 20 (6.10%) SolarWinds
13 17 (5.18%) Meraki
14 15 (4.57%) HP
15 13 (3.96%) Sophos
16 12 (3.66%) Aruba
17 11 (3.35%) McAfee
18 10 (3.05%) Arista
18 10 (3.05%) Riverbed