Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 396 424
Rank change year-on-year -131 +28 -36
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 314 499 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 3.87% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 335 313
England median daily rate £383 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £246 £268 £270
90th Percentile £597 £535 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £391
% change year-on-year -1.32% -2.88% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
England median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +27.91% +100.00%
10th Percentile £31.25 £33.62 £23.45
90th Percentile £33.75 £55.00 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -40.91% +27.91% +100.00%

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 12,218 12,880 13,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.21% 14.70% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,612 7,880 8,224
England median daily rate £413 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £593 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 680 771
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 -71 132 £425 - 23
South East -86 66 £413 +1.48% 17
Midlands -15 34 £350 -1.75% 6
East of England +1 33 £363 -17.14% 9
North of England -4 27 £325 -3.70% 9
South West -16 21 £325 -12.16% 4
West Midlands +3 20 £350 -6.67% 3
North West +11 17 £343 -2.14% 3
East Midlands -8 14 £325 +6.12% 3
Yorkshire -35 10 £325 - 6
Cisco Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 312 (99.36%) Cisco
2 186 (59.24%) Firewall
3 146 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (42.36%) Data Centre
5 121 (38.54%) BGP
6 118 (37.58%) CheckPoint
6 118 (37.58%) Cisco ASA
7 109 (34.71%) LAN
8 102 (32.48%) MPLS
8 102 (32.48%) OSPF
9 97 (30.89%) WAN
10 95 (30.25%) CCNP
11 91 (28.98%) VPN
12 82 (26.11%) F5
13 67 (21.34%) Security Cleared
14 66 (21.02%) CCIE
15 65 (20.70%) Juniper
16 58 (18.47%) Wireless
17 56 (17.83%) Network Design
18 49 (15.61%) ITIL
19 47 (14.97%) EIGRP
19 47 (14.97%) SC Cleared
19 47 (14.97%) Network Security
20 46 (14.65%) CCNA
21 44 (14.01%) NX-OS
22 43 (13.69%) Palo Alto
23 42 (13.38%) Fortinet
24 41 (13.06%) Finance
24 41 (13.06%) VMware
24 41 (13.06%) 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 (0.96%) IIS
1 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (5.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.64%) Relativity
1 2 (0.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (1.27%) Office 365
5 2 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.64%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (59.24%) Firewall
2 121 (38.54%) BGP
3 118 (37.58%) Cisco ASA
4 109 (34.71%) LAN
5 102 (32.48%) MPLS
5 102 (32.48%) OSPF
6 97 (30.89%) WAN
7 91 (28.98%) VPN
8 58 (18.47%) Wireless
9 47 (14.97%) EIGRP
9 47 (14.97%) Network Security
10 44 (14.01%) NX-OS
11 41 (13.06%) Cisco IOS
12 39 (12.42%) DNS
13 38 (12.10%) DHCP
14 35 (11.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 34 (10.83%) TCP/IP
16 32 (10.19%) VoIP
17 31 (9.87%) Internet
18 24 (7.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Big Data
2 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (13.06%) Finance
2 19 (6.05%) Banking
2 19 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.59%) Local Government
3 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.27%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (53.82%) Network Engineer
2 70 (22.29%) Architect
3 67 (21.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 63 (20.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (12.42%) Network Architect
6 27 (8.60%) Network Security Engineer
6 27 (8.60%) Security Engineer
7 21 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (5.73%) Cisco Architect
9 17 (5.41%) Analyst
9 17 (5.41%) Cisco Network Architect
10 16 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (4.46%) Network Analyst
12 12 (3.82%) Consultant
12 12 (3.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 11 (3.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 11 (3.50%) Designer
13 11 (3.50%) Network Consultant
14 9 (2.87%) Domain Architect
14 9 (2.87%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.91%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.96%) Core Data
3 2 (0.64%) CGI
3 2 (0.64%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.32%) REST
4 1 (0.32%) RESTful
4 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (42.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.87%) Private Cloud
3 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.59%) PKI
5 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.64%) FMCG
7 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.32%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.32%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.92%) Windows
2 14 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.87%) Linux
5 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.23%) Unix
7 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.83%) Network Design
2 49 (15.61%) ITIL
3 35 (11.15%) Network Architecture
4 34 (10.83%) Load Balancing
5 23 (7.32%) Network Management
6 22 (7.01%) Change Control
6 22 (7.01%) Service Delivery
7 21 (6.69%) Migration
8 18 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (4.78%) Service Management
10 14 (4.46%) High Availability
11 13 (4.14%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (3.82%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (3.82%) Statistics
13 11 (3.50%) Capacity Management
14 10 (3.18%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (3.18%) Programme Management
15 9 (2.87%) Change Management
15 9 (2.87%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.01%) Python
2 6 (1.91%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.59%) Perl
4 4 (1.27%) C
5 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.64%) SQL
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (30.25%) CCNP
3 67 (21.34%) Security Cleared
4 66 (21.02%) CCIE
5 47 (14.97%) SC Cleared
6 46 (14.65%) CCNA
7 18 (5.73%) MCSE
7 18 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.46%) CCSA
9 13 (4.14%) MCP
10 12 (3.82%) Degree
11 10 (3.18%) CCSP
12 8 (2.55%) CCDP
12 8 (2.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 7 (2.23%) CCDA
13 7 (2.23%) CISSP
14 4 (1.27%) CCSE
14 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.96%) CCIE Security
15 3 (0.96%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.87%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.23%) GCP
3 7 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.59%) QA
5 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.10%) VMware NSX
3 14 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.50%) ProxySG
4 11 (3.50%) vSphere
5 9 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.55%) XenApp
7 7 (2.23%) iptables
8 5 (1.59%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.27%) NFS
10 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.96%) XenServer
11 2 (0.64%) Firmware
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.46%) FortiGate
3 11 (3.50%) Ansible
4 7 (2.23%) SELinux
5 6 (1.91%) Opsview
5 6 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.59%) SCCM
6 5 (1.59%) vRealize
7 4 (1.27%) Cacti
7 4 (1.27%) SCOM
8 3 (0.96%) Nagios
8 3 (0.96%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.64%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.64%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.32%) Grafana
10 1 (0.32%) Icinga
10 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 312 (99.36%) Cisco
2 118 (37.58%) CheckPoint
3 82 (26.11%) F5
4 65 (20.70%) Juniper
5 43 (13.69%) Palo Alto
6 42 (13.38%) Fortinet
7 41 (13.06%) VMware
8 39 (12.42%) Citrix
9 25 (7.96%) Microsoft
10 21 (6.69%) SolarWinds
11 18 (5.73%) Blue Coat
12 17 (5.41%) Riverbed
13 16 (5.10%) Meraki
14 12 (3.82%) HP
15 10 (3.18%) Arista
16 8 (2.55%) Avaya
16 8 (2.55%) NetApp
17 7 (2.23%) Aruba
17 7 (2.23%) Infoblox
17 7 (2.23%) Red Hat