Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 417 385
Rank change year-on-year -61 -32 -35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 156 194 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.93% 3.10% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 119 158
London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £309 £307
90th Percentile £549 £538 £505
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.91% +244.00%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -40.91% +29.41% +88.89%

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 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -28 27 £463 -2.63%
West London -3 8 £375 -11.76%
East London -16 2 £554 +47.67%
North London -9 1 £375 -6.25%
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 155 (99.36%) Cisco
2 99 (63.46%) Firewall
3 85 (54.49%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 69 (44.23%) CCNP
5 69 (44.23%) BGP
6 60 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (37.82%) MPLS
8 55 (35.26%) WAN
9 54 (34.62%) OSPF
10 52 (33.33%) CCIE
10 52 (33.33%) LAN
10 52 (33.33%) Wireless
11 49 (31.41%) Network Security
12 47 (30.13%) EIGRP
13 44 (28.21%) Finance
14 40 (25.64%) CheckPoint
15 39 (25.00%) Palo Alto
16 38 (24.36%) IPsec
16 38 (24.36%) Cisco IOS
17 34 (21.79%) VPN
18 33 (21.15%) Network Design
19 32 (20.51%) Riverbed
20 31 (19.87%) WLAN
20 31 (19.87%) Cisco Wireless
21 30 (19.23%) Banking
22 28 (17.95%) Citrix
23 26 (16.67%) F5
24 25 (16.03%) Juniper
24 25 (16.03%) Migration

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 (4.49%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.28%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (63.46%) Firewall
2 69 (44.23%) BGP
3 60 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (37.82%) MPLS
5 55 (35.26%) WAN
6 54 (34.62%) OSPF
7 52 (33.33%) LAN
7 52 (33.33%) Wireless
8 49 (31.41%) Network Security
9 47 (30.13%) EIGRP
10 38 (24.36%) Cisco IOS
10 38 (24.36%) IPsec
11 34 (21.79%) VPN
12 31 (19.87%) Cisco Wireless
12 31 (19.87%) WLAN
13 24 (15.38%) VoIP
14 21 (13.46%) NetScaler
14 21 (13.46%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.54%) Software-Defined Networking
16 15 (9.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.28%) InfluxDB
1 2 (1.28%) MySQL
1 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (28.21%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Banking
3 16 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.92%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (72.44%) Network Engineer
2 64 (41.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 57 (36.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (16.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 25 (16.03%) Security Engineer
5 17 (10.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Lead Network Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Architect
8 13 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Network Architect
10 8 (5.13%) Network Support
10 8 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Cisco Support
11 7 (4.49%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Telecoms Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
12 6 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Cisco Network Architect
13 5 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.56%) XMPP
3 3 (1.92%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 78 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.56%) BYOD
4 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.92%) Clustering
5 3 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.28%) FMCG
6 2 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Linux
2 7 (4.49%) Windows
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.92%) CentOS
4 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.92%) Unix
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.15%) Network Design
2 25 (16.03%) Migration
3 24 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 19 (12.18%) WAN Optimisation
5 14 (8.97%) ITIL
5 14 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (7.69%) Change Control
7 11 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.05%) High Availability
8 9 (5.77%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.13%) Change Management
9 8 (5.13%) Low Latency
10 6 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.85%) Time Management
11 5 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.21%) Network Optimisation
11 5 (3.21%) Statistics
12 4 (2.56%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.85%) Perl
1 6 (3.85%) Python
2 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.92%) C
4 2 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (54.49%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (44.23%) CCNP
3 52 (33.33%) CCIE
4 13 (8.33%) CCNA
5 12 (7.69%) Degree
6 9 (5.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.21%) CCDP
9 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.92%) CCDA
10 3 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.92%) CCVP
10 3 (1.92%) NCDA
11 2 (1.28%) CCIE Data Center
11 2 (1.28%) CCSA
11 2 (1.28%) NCIE
12 1 (0.64%) CCIE Security
12 1 (0.64%) CCIP
12 1 (0.64%) CCSE
12 1 (0.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) iptables
2 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.21%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.28%) NFS
6 2 (1.28%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (7.05%) SELinux
3 10 (6.41%) Cacti
4 8 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (3.85%) Nagios
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.92%) OpenView
7 3 (1.92%) Puppet
7 3 (1.92%) QRadar
7 3 (1.92%) SCCM
7 3 (1.92%) SCOM
7 3 (1.92%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (1.28%) Ansible
8 2 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.28%) Grafana
8 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 155 (99.36%) Cisco
2 40 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 39 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 32 (20.51%) Riverbed
5 28 (17.95%) Citrix
6 26 (16.67%) F5
7 25 (16.03%) Juniper
8 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.90%) SolarWinds
9 16 (10.26%) VMware
10 14 (8.97%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.05%) HP
12 9 (5.77%) Arista
13 8 (5.13%) NetApp
14 7 (4.49%) Avaya
14 7 (4.49%) Blue Coat
15 6 (3.85%) ScanSafe
16 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
16 5 (3.21%) Tufin
17 4 (2.56%) CA