Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 July 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 425 436
Rank change year-on-year -64 +11 -44
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 152 170 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 3.49% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 130
London median daily rate £425 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.41% +7.58%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £310
90th Percentile £593 £557 £558
England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £53.33 £27.38 £42.75
% change year-on-year +94.78% -35.95% +22.14%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,664 4,867 6,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.18% 11.53% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,924 3,228 4,143
London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £208 £236 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 137 94
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +1.95% +7.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.84 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £48.67
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% -25.24% +21.95%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in London

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in London

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Central London -43 26 £414 -4.06% 9
West London -31 15 £400 +6.67% 8
South London -41 6 £400 -
East London -18 1 - - 1
North London - 1 £350 -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 150 (98.68%) Cisco
2 88 (57.89%) Firewall
3 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (46.71%) BGP
5 59 (38.82%) Wireless
5 59 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (38.16%) WAN
7 57 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 56 (36.84%) CCNP
9 55 (36.18%) OSPF
10 50 (32.89%) F5
11 45 (29.61%) LAN
12 40 (26.32%) VPN
13 39 (25.66%) Finance
14 38 (25.00%) Network Security
15 37 (24.34%) CheckPoint
16 34 (22.37%) MPLS
17 33 (21.71%) ITIL
18 32 (21.05%) Palo Alto
19 29 (19.08%) CCIE
20 28 (18.42%) EIGRP
20 28 (18.42%) Juniper
21 25 (16.45%) DNS
22 22 (14.47%) Banking
22 22 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 22 (14.47%) Cisco Firepower
23 21 (13.82%) VMware
24 20 (13.16%) Windows
25 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
25 19 (12.50%) CCNA

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
1 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.29%) PaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.63%) IaaS
5 4 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 88 (57.89%) Firewall
2 71 (46.71%) BGP
3 59 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
3 59 (38.82%) Wireless
4 58 (38.16%) WAN
5 55 (36.18%) OSPF
6 45 (29.61%) LAN
7 40 (26.32%) VPN
8 38 (25.00%) Network Security
9 34 (22.37%) MPLS
10 28 (18.42%) EIGRP
11 25 (16.45%) DNS
12 22 (14.47%) Cisco Firepower
12 22 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 18 (11.84%) Cisco ISE
14 18 (11.84%) VLAN
15 17 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (11.18%) IPsec
16 16 (10.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 39 (25.66%) Finance
2 22 (14.47%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.97%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 32 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (19.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (14.47%) Architect
5 21 (13.82%) Security Engineer
6 20 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (11.18%) Network Architect
8 16 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Data Network Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Network Security Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Network Support
12 5 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.95%) Web Services
3 4 (2.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) REST
5 1 (0.66%) WAP
5 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.29%) Smart Home
4 4 (2.63%) PKI
5 3 (1.97%) Clustering
5 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.66%) Handset
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) MPEG
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.16%) Windows
2 12 (7.89%) Linux
3 9 (5.92%) Unix
4 5 (3.29%) CentOS
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) ITIL
2 18 (11.84%) Migration
2 18 (11.84%) Network Management
3 17 (11.18%) Network Design
4 16 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 13 (8.55%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (7.24%) Change Management
8 10 (6.58%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (5.92%) Project Management
9 9 (5.92%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.92%) Service Management
10 8 (5.26%) Change Control
10 8 (5.26%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 8 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.26%) Network Architecture
11 7 (4.61%) Validation
12 6 (3.95%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Python
2 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.63%) Perl
4 3 (1.97%) C
5 1 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (36.84%) CCNP
3 29 (19.08%) CCIE
4 19 (12.50%) CCNA
5 16 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 14 (9.21%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.29%) CCDP
8 4 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (1.97%) Degree
10 2 (1.32%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (1.32%) CCSA
10 2 (1.32%) CCSE
10 2 (1.32%) CCSP
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.66%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) GDPR
3 4 (2.63%) GCP
4 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.66%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.95%) VMware NSX
3 6 (3.95%) vSphere
4 5 (3.29%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) vCloud
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.63%) Ansible
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.97%) vRealize
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco CME
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.66%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.66%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.66%) Opsview
6 1 (0.66%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.66%) QRadar
6 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 150 (98.68%) Cisco
2 50 (32.89%) F5
3 37 (24.34%) CheckPoint
4 32 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 28 (18.42%) Juniper
6 21 (13.82%) VMware
7 19 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
9 13 (8.55%) Meraki
9 13 (8.55%) Riverbed
10 10 (6.58%) Infoblox
11 9 (5.92%) Blue Coat
11 9 (5.92%) Citrix
11 9 (5.92%) HP
12 8 (5.26%) Aruba
12 8 (5.26%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.61%) Arista
14 6 (3.95%) AlienVault
14 6 (3.95%) Bloomberg
14 6 (3.95%) Reuters