Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 541 396 466
Rank change year-on-year -145 +70 +58
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 146 157 404
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 3.62% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 120 283
10th Percentile £301 £300 £313
25th Percentile £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +6.06%
75th Percentile £509 £495 £500
90th Percentile £619 £600 £555
UK median daily rate £426 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.29% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
10th Percentile " £46.56 £22.95
25th Percentile £45.88 £46.80 £26.25
Median hourly rate £46.75 £47.20 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.95% +4.89% -15.62%
75th Percentile £47.63 £47.60 £66.81
90th Percentile £49.65 £47.84 "
UK median hourly rate £46.75 £47.20 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.95% +4.89% -15.62%

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 6,454 4,338 10,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.40% 13.00% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,155 2,721 6,764
10th Percentile £233 £205 £200
25th Percentile £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £550 £549 £538
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 195 477
10th Percentile £11.95 £14.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £63.30 £51.45 £50.35
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +18.14%

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 24 July 2021.

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
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 24 July 2021. 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 -130 66 £475 +11.76% 9
South East -22 35 £428 +0.59% 4
South West -1 18 £438 +10.06% 4
Midlands -55 10 £300 -49.15% 9
West Midlands -60 7 £288 -51.27% 5
North of England -51 5 £425 +14.48% 7
North West -30 4 £449 +12.19% 4
East Midlands -15 3 £375 - 4
East of England -22 3 £363 +7.09%
Yorkshire -22 1 £325 -11.56% 2
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 143 (97.95%) Cisco
2 87 (59.59%) Firewall
3 69 (47.26%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (41.78%) WAN
4 61 (41.78%) Data Centre
5 60 (41.10%) LAN
6 56 (38.36%) F5
7 54 (36.99%) CCNP
8 50 (34.25%) OSPF
9 47 (32.19%) BGP
10 43 (29.45%) VMware
11 42 (28.77%) Security Cleared
12 35 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (23.29%) Palo Alto
14 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
14 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (21.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 31 (21.23%) VPN
17 30 (20.55%) MPLS
18 28 (19.18%) CheckPoint
18 28 (19.18%) Ansible
19 27 (18.49%) Wireless
20 26 (17.81%) Linux
21 25 (17.12%) CCNA
21 25 (17.12%) Azure
21 25 (17.12%) Social Skills
22 24 (16.44%) Multicast
22 24 (16.44%) Network Security
23 23 (15.75%) CCIE
23 23 (15.75%) Windows

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 (7.53%) Tomcat
1 11 (7.53%) WebSphere
1 11 (7.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (6.16%) Confluence
3 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.12%) Azure
2 19 (13.01%) AWS
3 12 (8.22%) GCP
3 12 (8.22%) GitHub
4 8 (5.48%) IaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
5 4 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (59.59%) Firewall
2 61 (41.78%) WAN
3 60 (41.10%) LAN
4 50 (34.25%) OSPF
5 47 (32.19%) BGP
6 35 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (21.23%) VPN
8 30 (20.55%) MPLS
9 27 (18.49%) Wireless
10 24 (16.44%) Multicast
10 24 (16.44%) Network Security
11 22 (15.07%) BIG-IP
11 22 (15.07%) SAN
12 21 (14.38%) Cisco Firepower
13 18 (12.33%) Cisco ISE
13 18 (12.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (11.64%) NAS
14 17 (11.64%) WLAN
15 15 (10.27%) TCP/IP
15 15 (10.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.11%) HBase
2 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.16%) JIRA
4 6 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (17.12%) Social Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Banking
3 11 (7.53%) Finance
4 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.79%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (4.11%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.74%) Police
8 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.05%) Marketing
8 3 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Advertising
10 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (56.85%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.44%) Architect
3 22 (15.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (9.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Consultant
11 6 (4.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.11%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.11%) WAN Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Administrator
12 5 (3.42%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) LAN Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) Middleware
2 8 (5.48%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.42%) Jinja
4 4 (2.74%) LDAP
4 4 (2.74%) Spine.js
5 3 (2.05%) JSON
5 3 (2.05%) XML
5 3 (2.05%) YAML
6 2 (1.37%) HTML
6 2 (1.37%) SAML
6 2 (1.37%) XSLT
7 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) Velocity
7 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (41.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.05%) Replication
4 2 (1.37%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) e-Health
5 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) Linux
2 23 (15.75%) Windows
3 11 (7.53%) Solaris
4 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.42%) Unix
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.37%) CatOS
7 2 (1.37%) CentOS
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.70%) ITIL
1 20 (13.70%) Migration
2 19 (13.01%) Load Balancing
3 15 (10.27%) Network Design
4 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.85%) Benchmarking
6 10 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.16%) Project Delivery
8 8 (5.48%) Change Management
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (5.48%) Network Architecture
9 7 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.11%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.11%) Network Management
10 6 (4.11%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.59%) Java
2 11 (7.53%) Python
3 7 (4.79%) SQL
4 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (47.26%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (36.99%) CCNP
3 42 (28.77%) Security Cleared
4 33 (22.60%) SC Cleared
5 25 (17.12%) CCNA
6 23 (15.75%) CCIE
7 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.11%) MCP
10 5 (3.42%) CCSA
10 5 (3.42%) CCSE
11 4 (2.74%) CCDP
12 3 (2.05%) Degree
12 3 (2.05%) MCSE
12 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.37%) CCDA
13 2 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (1.37%) CISSP
13 2 (1.37%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) BS25999
3 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) NIST
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
2 13 (8.90%) KVM
3 12 (8.22%) vSphere
4 11 (7.53%) NFS
4 11 (7.53%) SRDF
4 11 (7.53%) VMware NSX
4 11 (7.53%) Xen
5 8 (5.48%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.48%) Docker
6 6 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.74%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) vCloud
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (19.18%) Ansible
2 13 (8.90%) Puppet
3 12 (8.22%) Terraform
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (5.48%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.05%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.37%) Nessus
8 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.37%) Salt
8 2 (1.37%) SCOM
8 2 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.68%) OPNET
9 1 (0.68%) SCCM
9 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.68%) vMotion
9 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (97.95%) Cisco
2 56 (38.36%) F5
3 43 (29.45%) VMware
4 34 (23.29%) Palo Alto
5 28 (19.18%) CheckPoint
6 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
7 16 (10.96%) Citrix
7 16 (10.96%) Fortinet
8 15 (10.27%) Meraki
9 14 (9.59%) Riverbed
10 13 (8.90%) EMC
10 13 (8.90%) SolarWinds
11 12 (8.22%) Google
11 12 (8.22%) Oracle
12 11 (7.53%) NetApp
13 10 (6.85%) Juniper
13 10 (6.85%) McAfee
14 9 (6.16%) HP
15 8 (5.48%) Aruba
15 8 (5.48%) Dell