Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 392 423
Rank change year-on-year -68 +31 +131
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 152 240 485
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 3.84% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 170 336
10th Percentile £291 £337 £313
25th Percentile £344 £393 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £480 £538 £500
90th Percentile £525 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 17
Median hourly rate - £20.16 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - -55.19% -15.62%
UK median hourly rate - £20.16 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -55.19% -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 5,012 6,257 10,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.27% 13.44% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,246 3,878 6,691
10th Percentile £219 £181 £206
25th Percentile £340 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £425 £430
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16% +1.18%
75th Percentile £530 £527 £538
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 332 465
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.25 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% -1.03%
75th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% +10.53% +1.60%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 -84 60 £425 -5.03% 10
South East +52 44 £425 -10.53% 10
South West +47 18 £425 -5.56% 3
Midlands 0 14 £400 -33.33% 7
East Midlands +29 8 £475 - 4
North of England +26 6 £376 +5.99% 15
East of England +20 6 £438 +16.67%
West Midlands -19 6 £375 -37.50% 3
North West +19 4 £376 +7.50% 9
Yorkshire +12 2 £363 +0.35% 6
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 147 (96.71%) Cisco
2 94 (61.84%) Firewall
3 77 (50.66%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (44.74%) WAN
4 68 (44.74%) Data Centre
5 64 (42.11%) LAN
6 59 (38.82%) CCNP
7 56 (36.84%) OSPF
8 52 (34.21%) Security Cleared
9 50 (32.89%) F5
10 49 (32.24%) BGP
11 44 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 44 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (28.29%) VMware
13 35 (23.03%) Wireless
14 34 (22.37%) Palo Alto
15 33 (21.71%) CCIE
15 33 (21.71%) Network Security
16 31 (20.39%) MPLS
17 30 (19.74%) VPN
17 30 (19.74%) Social Skills
18 26 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (16.45%) Cisco ISE
20 24 (15.79%) VMware NSX
21 23 (15.13%) Fortinet
21 23 (15.13%) CCNA
21 23 (15.13%) Linux
22 22 (14.47%) CheckPoint
23 21 (13.82%) Juniper
24 20 (13.16%) 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 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.97%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) AWS
2 18 (11.84%) Azure
3 15 (9.87%) IaaS
4 6 (3.95%) GCP
4 6 (3.95%) GitHub
5 5 (3.29%) PaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 94 (61.84%) Firewall
2 68 (44.74%) WAN
3 64 (42.11%) LAN
4 56 (36.84%) OSPF
5 49 (32.24%) BGP
6 44 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (23.03%) Wireless
8 33 (21.71%) Network Security
9 31 (20.39%) MPLS
10 30 (19.74%) VPN
11 25 (16.45%) Cisco ISE
12 20 (13.16%) WLAN
13 19 (12.50%) BIG-IP
13 19 (12.50%) SD-WAN
13 19 (12.50%) VLAN
14 17 (11.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 16 (10.53%) Multicast
15 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.87%) Cisco Firepower
16 15 (9.87%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.63%) HBase
1 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.97%) JIRA
3 3 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (19.74%) Social Skills
2 17 (11.18%) Finance
3 11 (7.24%) Banking
4 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.95%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.63%) Billing
7 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.97%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.97%) Police
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (11.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 16 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (9.87%) Architect
5 14 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Consultant
8 8 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Network Consultant
9 7 (4.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Network Support
10 6 (3.95%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.29%) Jinja
2 5 (3.29%) Middleware
3 4 (2.63%) Spine.js
4 3 (1.97%) LDAP
4 3 (1.97%) YAML
5 2 (1.32%) JSON
5 2 (1.32%) SAML
6 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.66%) Velocity
6 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.97%) NHS
4 3 (1.97%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.13%) Linux
2 20 (13.16%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.29%) Solaris
5 3 (1.97%) Unix
6 2 (1.32%) CatOS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.84%) Load Balancing
2 17 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (11.18%) ITIL
3 16 (10.53%) Network Design
4 15 (9.87%) Change Management
5 13 (8.55%) Migration
5 13 (8.55%) Project Delivery
6 12 (7.89%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.58%) DNA
7 10 (6.58%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (5.92%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (5.26%) Information Security
9 8 (5.26%) Network Management
10 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.61%) Service Management
10 7 (4.61%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.95%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (3.95%) DevOps
11 6 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.26%) Java
1 8 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (50.66%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (38.82%) CCNP
3 52 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 44 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 33 (21.71%) CCIE
6 23 (15.13%) CCNA
7 13 (8.55%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.29%) Degree
10 4 (2.63%) CCDP
10 4 (2.63%) CCIE Data Center
10 4 (2.63%) CCSA
11 3 (1.97%) CCSE
11 3 (1.97%) MCSE
11 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (1.32%) CISM
12 2 (1.32%) CISSP
12 2 (1.32%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) BS25999
2 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.66%) GDPR
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.79%) VMware NSX
3 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.92%) Docker
4 9 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.61%) KVM
6 6 (3.95%) NFS
6 6 (3.95%) vSphere
7 5 (3.29%) SRDF
7 5 (3.29%) Xen
8 4 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.63%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.32%) vCloud
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Ansible
2 14 (9.21%) vCenter Server
3 13 (8.55%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (5.92%) Kubernetes
4 9 (5.92%) vRealize
5 7 (4.61%) Puppet
6 6 (3.95%) Terraform
7 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (2.63%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.97%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.97%) Nessus
10 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.32%) Salt
10 2 (1.32%) SCOM
10 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.66%) OPNET
11 1 (0.66%) SCCM
11 1 (0.66%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 147 (96.71%) Cisco
2 50 (32.89%) F5
3 43 (28.29%) VMware
4 34 (22.37%) Palo Alto
5 23 (15.13%) Fortinet
6 22 (14.47%) CheckPoint
7 21 (13.82%) Juniper
8 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
8 18 (11.84%) SolarWinds
9 16 (10.53%) Dell
10 14 (9.21%) Meraki
11 12 (7.89%) Citrix
12 10 (6.58%) Riverbed
13 9 (5.92%) Aruba
13 9 (5.92%) HP
14 8 (5.26%) Blue Coat
15 7 (4.61%) EMC
15 7 (4.61%) Oracle
16 6 (3.95%) Google
16 6 (3.95%) NetApp