Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 534 370
Rank change year-on-year +90 -164 +56
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 459 318 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 2.59% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 177 368
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £255 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £533
UK median daily rate £425 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +10.39% -0.65% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -40.91% +27.91%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +44.00% -43.18% +27.91%

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 11,673 12,267 13,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.89% 13.49% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,075 7,647 8,126
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 528 620 668
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.59
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.33 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.13% -16.89% +2.27%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +65 188 £464 +9.12% 33
South East +21 87 £385 -1.28% 25
North of England +13 63 £390 +20.00% 18
South West +8 61 £420 +68.00% 15
Midlands +1 33 £375 +3.45% 17
East of England +11 30 £388 +6.90% 5
Yorkshire +6 29 £370 +13.85% 12
North West +8 27 £351 +2.55% 6
East Midlands +14 20 £315 +5.00% 9
West Midlands -23 13 £388 +3.33% 8
North East - 7 £503 -
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 459 (100.00%) Cisco
2 304 (66.23%) Firewall
3 285 (62.09%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (52.94%) CCNP
5 216 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
6 180 (39.22%) F5
7 176 (38.34%) Data Centre
8 175 (38.13%) BGP
9 173 (37.69%) CheckPoint
10 159 (34.64%) OSPF
11 151 (32.90%) WAN
12 147 (32.03%) VPN
13 145 (31.59%) Network Security
14 141 (30.72%) Security Cleared
15 135 (29.41%) LAN
16 132 (28.76%) Wireless
17 127 (27.67%) SC Cleared
18 116 (25.27%) Juniper
19 101 (22.00%) Load Balancing
20 97 (21.13%) CCNA
21 78 (16.99%) MPLS
22 74 (16.12%) TCP/IP
22 74 (16.12%) Cisco Firepower
23 73 (15.90%) ITIL
24 71 (15.47%) Cisco ISE
25 70 (15.25%) Network Design
25 70 (15.25%) DNS
26 68 (14.81%) Palo Alto
27 67 (14.60%) IPsec
28 65 (14.16%) CCIE

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 7 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.31%) CMS
3 5 (1.09%) Confluence
3 5 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.65%) IIS
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 37 (8.06%) Datadog
4 24 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (4.79%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (3.05%) Office 365
7 5 (1.09%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.87%) IaaS
9 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.65%) PaaS
10 2 (0.44%) Akamai
10 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.22%) GitHub
11 1 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 304 (66.23%) Firewall
2 216 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 175 (38.13%) BGP
4 159 (34.64%) OSPF
5 151 (32.90%) WAN
6 147 (32.03%) VPN
7 145 (31.59%) Network Security
8 135 (29.41%) LAN
9 132 (28.76%) Wireless
10 78 (16.99%) MPLS
11 74 (16.12%) Cisco Firepower
11 74 (16.12%) TCP/IP
12 71 (15.47%) Cisco ISE
13 70 (15.25%) DNS
14 67 (14.60%) IPsec
15 61 (13.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 58 (12.64%) Cisco IOS
17 56 (12.20%) VoIP
18 44 (9.59%) EIGRP
19 42 (9.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.27%) Amazon Aurora
1 15 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.65%) Big Data
4 2 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) DTS
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (12.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 44 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.53%) JIRA
3 7 (1.53%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.65%) MSI
6 3 (0.65%) WiX
7 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 54 (11.76%) Finance
2 24 (5.23%) Banking
3 22 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.74%) Electronics
5 8 (1.74%) Marketing
6 5 (1.09%) Law
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.65%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 72 (15.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 61 (13.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 45 (9.80%) Security Engineer
5 40 (8.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 36 (7.84%) Architect
7 34 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 26 (5.66%) Network Architect
9 25 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (5.23%) Support Engineer
11 21 (4.58%) Firewall Engineer
12 20 (4.36%) Senior DevOps
13 19 (4.14%) Network Specialist
13 19 (4.14%) Network Support
13 19 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
14 16 (3.49%) Consultant
15 14 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 12 (2.61%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.40%) XMPP
3 6 (1.31%) .NET
3 6 (1.31%) Spine.js
4 5 (1.09%) CSS
5 2 (0.44%) J2EE
5 2 (0.44%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.22%) Flash
6 1 (0.22%) Node.js
6 1 (0.22%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.22%) SAML
6 1 (0.22%) Velocity
6 1 (0.22%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 176 (38.34%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (2.61%) Private Cloud
4 9 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.53%) Clustering
6 7 (1.53%) PKI
7 6 (1.31%) BBC
7 6 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.87%) EMC VNX
8 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.44%) CMDB
10 2 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.44%) Handset
10 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.07%) Linux
2 37 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (7.41%) Windows
4 18 (3.92%) Unix
5 17 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.00%) Load Balancing
2 73 (15.90%) ITIL
3 70 (15.25%) Network Design
4 47 (10.24%) Network Monitoring
5 46 (10.02%) Network Architecture
6 42 (9.15%) DevOps
7 40 (8.71%) Migration
8 35 (7.63%) Network Management
9 22 (4.79%) Change Management
10 19 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (3.92%) Change Control
12 17 (3.70%) Project Management
12 17 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
13 15 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (3.05%) Data Protection
14 14 (3.05%) Network Virtualisation
15 13 (2.83%) Decision-Making
16 12 (2.61%) Security Operations
17 11 (2.40%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.14%) Python
2 9 (1.96%) SQL
3 8 (1.74%) Java
3 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.53%) Perl
5 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.87%) Tcl
6 4 (0.87%) VB
7 3 (0.65%) Java 8
8 1 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 285 (62.09%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (52.94%) CCNP
3 141 (30.72%) Security Cleared
4 127 (27.67%) SC Cleared
5 97 (21.13%) CCNA
6 65 (14.16%) CCIE
7 34 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 33 (7.19%) RHCE
9 19 (4.14%) CCDP
10 14 (3.05%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.83%) CCSA
12 11 (2.40%) CCSE
12 11 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.74%) Degree
14 7 (1.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 6 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
16 5 (1.09%) GIAC
16 5 (1.09%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
17 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.53%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) GDPR
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.45%) ProxySG
3 21 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.27%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.31%) XenApp
7 5 (1.09%) KVM
8 4 (0.87%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.65%) vSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Docker
10 2 (0.44%) Firmware
10 2 (0.44%) Squid
10 2 (0.44%) Varnish
10 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 38 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (8.06%) Puppet
3 36 (7.84%) Ansible
4 26 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 23 (5.01%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (3.27%) Nagios
7 14 (3.05%) SCOM
8 12 (2.61%) FortiGate
9 10 (2.18%) SCCM
10 9 (1.96%) ArcSight ESM
11 8 (1.74%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
14 4 (0.87%) Forum Sentry
14 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.87%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.87%) Stealthwatch
14 4 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 459 (100.00%) Cisco
2 180 (39.22%) F5
3 173 (37.69%) CheckPoint
4 116 (25.27%) Juniper
5 68 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 56 (12.20%) SolarWinds
7 53 (11.55%) VMware
8 52 (11.33%) Blue Coat
9 45 (9.80%) Riverbed
10 39 (8.50%) Citrix
10 39 (8.50%) Qualys
10 39 (8.50%) Splunk
11 38 (8.28%) Red Hat
12 29 (6.32%) Meraki
13 25 (5.45%) Fortinet
13 25 (5.45%) Microsoft
14 24 (5.23%) Infoblox
15 17 (3.70%) Aruba
15 17 (3.70%) NetApp
15 17 (3.70%) Oracle