Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 454 463 433
Rank change year-on-year +9 -30 -57
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 174 159 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 3.10% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 130
London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £265 £330
90th Percentile £538 £553 £575
England median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £46.75 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +49.60% -20.38% -1.88%

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 5,271 5,121 6,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.43% 11.37% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,646 3,466 4,116
London median daily rate £455 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +9.59%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 139 138
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +2.61% -1.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.75 £49.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -22 35 £425 -6.85% 6
West London +7 18 £400 +6.67% 1
South London - 3 £475 - 1
North London 0 1 £350 -6.67% 1
East London -24 1 - - 2
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 172 (98.85%) Cisco
2 114 (65.52%) Firewall
3 102 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 82 (47.13%) CCNP
6 80 (45.98%) Wireless
7 76 (43.68%) BGP
8 69 (39.66%) Data Centre
9 63 (36.21%) OSPF
10 55 (31.61%) CheckPoint
10 55 (31.61%) WAN
10 55 (31.61%) F5
11 51 (29.31%) VPN
12 50 (28.74%) LAN
13 46 (26.44%) Network Security
14 45 (25.86%) Juniper
15 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
16 36 (20.69%) CCIE
16 36 (20.69%) Palo Alto
17 35 (20.11%) Finance
18 33 (18.97%) MPLS
19 32 (18.39%) EIGRP
19 32 (18.39%) SolarWinds
20 31 (17.82%) Cisco ISE
20 31 (17.82%) CCNA
21 30 (17.24%) DNS
21 30 (17.24%) ITIL
21 30 (17.24%) 802.1X
22 29 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
22 29 (16.67%) IPsec

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 7 (4.02%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.45%) CMS
3 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.30%) IaaS
4 4 (2.30%) PaaS
5 3 (1.72%) SaaS
6 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 114 (65.52%) Firewall
2 87 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 80 (45.98%) Wireless
4 76 (43.68%) BGP
5 63 (36.21%) OSPF
6 55 (31.61%) WAN
7 51 (29.31%) VPN
8 50 (28.74%) LAN
9 46 (26.44%) Network Security
10 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
11 33 (18.97%) MPLS
12 32 (18.39%) EIGRP
13 31 (17.82%) Cisco ISE
14 30 (17.24%) DNS
15 29 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
15 29 (16.67%) IPsec
16 25 (14.37%) Cisco Wireless
17 21 (12.07%) Ethernet
17 21 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 20 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 35 (20.11%) Finance
2 16 (9.20%) Banking
3 12 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Law
6 2 (1.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.15%) Legal
6 2 (1.15%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (57.47%) Network Engineer
2 37 (21.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (18.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (14.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (14.94%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Consultant
8 11 (6.32%) Architect
9 8 (4.60%) Data Centre Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Data Network Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Administrator
10 7 (4.02%) Network Specialist
10 7 (4.02%) Network Support
11 6 (3.45%) Network Administrator
11 6 (3.45%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.24%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.02%) XMPP
3 6 (3.45%) Web Services
4 3 (1.72%) .NET
4 3 (1.72%) JSON
5 2 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) Flash
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (39.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.45%) PKI
4 6 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.72%) Smart Home
6 2 (1.15%) Clustering
6 2 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.15%) Handset
6 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) CESG
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.57%) MPEG
7 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.77%) Unix
2 16 (9.20%) Windows
3 15 (8.62%) Linux
4 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.15%) CentOS
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.24%) ITIL
2 27 (15.52%) Load Balancing
3 25 (14.37%) Network Design
4 19 (10.92%) Network Management
5 17 (9.77%) Change Management
6 12 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.32%) Migration
7 11 (6.32%) Project Management
8 9 (5.17%) Network Virtualisation
9 8 (4.60%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.02%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.02%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (3.45%) Change Control
11 6 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (3.45%) Time Management
11 6 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) Python
2 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.30%) Perl
4 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.15%) Tcl
5 1 (0.57%) SQL
5 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (47.13%) CCNP
3 36 (20.69%) CCIE
4 31 (17.82%) CCNA
5 15 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) CCDP
7 5 (2.87%) Degree
8 4 (2.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (2.30%) CCSE
8 4 (2.30%) CCSP
8 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.72%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (1.72%) CCSM
10 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.15%) GIAC
10 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.75%) ProxySG
3 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.02%) VMware NSX
5 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.30%) vSphere
7 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.57%) KVM
8 1 (0.57%) vCloud
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (7.47%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (4.60%) Nagios
4 6 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.72%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.15%) Ansible
6 2 (1.15%) Cacti
6 2 (1.15%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.15%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.15%) Terraform
6 2 (1.15%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.57%) Grafana
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.57%) QRadar
7 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 172 (98.85%) Cisco
2 55 (31.61%) CheckPoint
2 55 (31.61%) F5
3 45 (25.86%) Juniper
4 36 (20.69%) Palo Alto
5 32 (18.39%) SolarWinds
6 23 (13.22%) VMware
7 21 (12.07%) Meraki
8 19 (10.92%) Riverbed
9 18 (10.34%) Blue Coat
10 14 (8.05%) Fortinet
10 14 (8.05%) Infoblox
11 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
12 10 (5.75%) Aruba
12 10 (5.75%) Forcepoint
13 8 (4.60%) Citrix
14 7 (4.02%) Symantec
15 6 (3.45%) AlienVault
15 6 (3.45%) Bloomberg
15 6 (3.45%) Reuters