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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 353 403
Rank change year-on-year -10 +50  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 231 289 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 3.68% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 181 137
Median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +1.93% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.57% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £40.00

Cisco Nexus is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5880 7860 7562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 4878 4329
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 355 436
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 82 £450 - 14
South East -17 70 £416 +2.77% 3
South West +5 30 £370 -1.33%
North West +28 14 £376 -5.93% 5
Yorkshire +16 14 £430 +1.17% 5
West Midlands -10 11 £425 +13.33% 6
East of England -12 6 £400 -5.88% 4
East Midlands -7 5 £375 +29.31%
North East +68 1 £450 -
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 464 (98.93%) Cisco
2 271 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
3 264 (56.29%) Firewall
4 201 (42.86%) CCNP
5 178 (37.95%) Data Centre
6 170 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
7 139 (29.64%) F5
8 137 (29.21%) BGP
9 133 (28.36%) Wireless
10 128 (27.29%) CheckPoint
11 119 (25.37%) OSPF
12 116 (24.73%) WAN
13 112 (23.88%) MPLS
14 111 (23.67%) LAN
15 101 (21.54%) Security Cleared
16 97 (20.68%) VPN
16 97 (20.68%) CCNA
17 93 (19.83%) CCIE
18 84 (17.91%) ITIL
18 84 (17.91%) Juniper
19 80 (17.06%) SC Cleared
20 79 (16.84%) EIGRP
20 79 (16.84%) VMware
21 76 (16.20%) Palo Alto
22 65 (13.86%) Cisco IOS
22 65 (13.86%) Load Balancing
23 59 (12.58%) Finance
24 55 (11.73%) DNS
24 55 (11.73%) Cisco Wireless
25 52 (11.09%) SolarWinds

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 (1.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.28%) Confluence
3 4 (0.85%) ArcGIS
3 4 (0.85%) SAS
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) Apache
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.21%) Odoo
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.35%) IaaS
3 7 (1.49%) PaaS
4 5 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) G Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 264 (56.29%) Firewall
2 170 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
3 137 (29.21%) BGP
4 133 (28.36%) Wireless
5 119 (25.37%) OSPF
6 116 (24.73%) WAN
7 112 (23.88%) MPLS
8 111 (23.67%) LAN
9 97 (20.68%) VPN
10 79 (16.84%) EIGRP
11 65 (13.86%) Cisco IOS
12 55 (11.73%) Cisco Wireless
12 55 (11.73%) DNS
13 46 (9.81%) Network Security
14 44 (9.38%) DHCP
15 43 (9.17%) TCP/IP
16 42 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
17 38 (8.10%) IPsec
18 37 (7.89%) VoIP
18 37 (7.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 59 (12.58%) Finance
2 32 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.90%) Banking
4 8 (1.71%) Electronics
4 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.71%) Marketing
4 8 (1.71%) Retail
5 7 (1.49%) Law
6 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.07%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 245 (52.24%) Network Engineer
2 120 (25.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 103 (21.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 67 (14.29%) Architect
5 37 (7.89%) Consultant
6 32 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 27 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 26 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.33%) Network Architect
10 24 (5.12%) Network Support
11 23 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
11 23 (4.90%) Security Engineer
12 21 (4.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 20 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
14 19 (4.05%) Analyst
15 18 (3.84%) Network Consultant
16 17 (3.62%) Network Analyst
17 16 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
18 14 (2.99%) Cisco Support
18 14 (2.99%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.97%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.28%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.64%) CSS
3 3 (0.64%) Web Services
4 2 (0.43%) RFC 2544
4 2 (0.43%) XMPP
5 1 (0.21%) CGI
5 1 (0.21%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 178 (37.95%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (3.62%) EMC VNX
4 17 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.56%) BYOD
6 10 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
7 9 (1.92%) FlexPod
7 9 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 8 (1.71%) Clustering
9 6 (1.28%) BBC
10 5 (1.07%) PKI
11 4 (0.85%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.85%) NHS
12 3 (0.64%) FMCG
12 3 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.38%) Linux
2 32 (6.82%) Windows
3 20 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.35%) Unix
5 10 (2.13%) CentOS
6 9 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.07%) Solaris
9 4 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.43%) CatOS
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.91%) ITIL
2 65 (13.86%) Load Balancing
3 49 (10.45%) High Availability
4 48 (10.23%) Network Design
5 45 (9.59%) Migration
6 40 (8.53%) Network Management
7 36 (7.68%) Service Management
8 34 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (6.61%) Converged Infrastructure
10 28 (5.97%) Service Design
11 27 (5.76%) Scrum
12 26 (5.54%) DevOps
13 21 (4.48%) Change Management
13 21 (4.48%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.62%) ITIL V3
15 17 (3.62%) Network Architecture
16 14 (2.99%) Problem Management
17 13 (2.77%) Integration Testing
17 13 (2.77%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.41%) Python
2 15 (3.20%) Perl
3 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.28%) C
4 6 (1.28%) C#
5 4 (0.85%) SQL
6 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.43%) Java
8 1 (0.21%) Lisp
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 271 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 201 (42.86%) CCNP
3 101 (21.54%) Security Cleared
4 97 (20.68%) CCNA
5 93 (19.83%) CCIE
6 80 (17.06%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.05%) DV Cleared
8 16 (3.41%) CCDP
9 15 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.35%) Degree
11 10 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.71%) CCSP
13 8 (1.71%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.28%) MCP
15 5 (1.07%) CCIE Service Provider
16 4 (0.85%) CCIE Security
16 4 (0.85%) Master's Degree
16 4 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 13 (2.77%) GPG13
3 13 (2.77%) SLA
4 9 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.90%) vCloud
3 20 (4.26%) vSphere
4 10 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (2.13%) XenApp
4 10 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.92%) ProxySG
5 9 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.64%) SRDF
7 2 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
7 2 (0.43%) NFS
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (9.59%) Cisco Prime
2 33 (7.04%) FortiGate
3 15 (3.20%) Puppet
4 13 (2.77%) Nagios
4 13 (2.77%) vRealize
5 11 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (2.13%) AppDNA
6 10 (2.13%) Cacti
7 9 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.71%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.49%) Forum Sentry
9 7 (1.49%) PowerCLI
9 7 (1.49%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.28%) QRadar
10 6 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.07%) EnCase
11 5 (1.07%) OpenView
11 5 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 464 (98.93%) Cisco
2 139 (29.64%) F5
3 128 (27.29%) CheckPoint
4 84 (17.91%) Juniper
5 79 (16.84%) VMware
6 76 (16.20%) Palo Alto
7 52 (11.09%) SolarWinds
8 47 (10.02%) Microsoft
9 37 (7.89%) Fortinet
10 36 (7.68%) Citrix
11 34 (7.25%) HP
12 32 (6.82%) Riverbed
13 25 (5.33%) Blue Coat
14 24 (5.12%) EMC
15 23 (4.90%) Nokia
16 17 (3.62%) Red Hat
17 16 (3.41%) NetApp
18 15 (3.20%) Arista
18 15 (3.20%) Brocade
19 13 (2.77%) ArcSight
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