Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 416 387
Rank change year-on-year -67 -29 -61
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 144 196 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 3.45% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 122 154
London median daily rate £425 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.42% +6.13%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £300
90th Percentile £800 £538 £500
England median daily rate £386 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.44% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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 £43.00
% change year-on-year -40.91% +27.91% +138.49%

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 5,369 5,674 5,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.49% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,667 3,701 3,546
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 160
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -14.44% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.50 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -37 19 £450 +0.56% 8
South London -41 9 £813 +80.56% 2
West London -12 3 £388 -3.13% 5
North London -7 1 £375 -6.25% 1
East London -15 1 - - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Cisco
2 97 (67.36%) Firewall
3 75 (52.08%) Data Centre
4 72 (50.00%) BGP
5 68 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (45.14%) MPLS
7 62 (43.06%) WAN
8 60 (41.67%) OSPF
9 57 (39.58%) CheckPoint
10 56 (38.89%) LAN
11 53 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (30.56%) CCNP
13 40 (27.78%) VPN
13 40 (27.78%) Juniper
14 38 (26.39%) Network Security
14 38 (26.39%) CCIE
15 35 (24.31%) EIGRP
16 32 (22.22%) Network Design
17 29 (20.14%) Finance
17 29 (20.14%) Palo Alto
18 28 (19.44%) F5
18 28 (19.44%) Wireless
19 27 (18.75%) IPsec
20 26 (18.06%) Fortinet
21 24 (16.67%) Internet
22 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
23 22 (15.28%) Cisco IOS
23 22 (15.28%) Load Balancing
23 22 (15.28%) Riverbed
24 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared

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 1 (0.69%) IIS
1 1 (0.69%) nginx
1 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.39%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (67.36%) Firewall
2 72 (50.00%) BGP
3 65 (45.14%) MPLS
4 62 (43.06%) WAN
5 60 (41.67%) OSPF
6 56 (38.89%) LAN
7 53 (36.81%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (27.78%) VPN
9 38 (26.39%) Network Security
10 35 (24.31%) EIGRP
11 28 (19.44%) Wireless
12 27 (18.75%) IPsec
13 24 (16.67%) Internet
14 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
15 22 (15.28%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (13.89%) WLAN
17 19 (13.19%) SSL
18 17 (11.81%) VoIP
19 16 (11.11%) VPLS
20 15 (10.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) InfluxDB
1 2 (1.39%) MySQL
1 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 39 (27.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 36 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 32 (22.22%) Architect
5 23 (15.97%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (15.97%) Security Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Cisco Architect
7 13 (9.03%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Network Architect
8 12 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
9 10 (6.94%) Lead Network Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Security Architect
11 7 (4.86%) Telecoms Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (3.47%) Data Centre Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Designer
13 5 (3.47%) Firewall Architect
13 5 (3.47%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.47%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 75 (52.08%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.39%) FMCG
4 2 (1.39%) PKI
4 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) Linux
3 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) CentOS
7 2 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.69%) SUSE
8 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Network Design
2 22 (15.28%) Load Balancing
3 19 (13.19%) Network Architecture
4 18 (12.50%) ITIL
5 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.72%) Change Control
7 13 (9.03%) Migration
8 10 (6.94%) High Availability
8 10 (6.94%) WAN Optimisation
9 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.56%) Change Management
11 6 (4.17%) Network Management
11 6 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
12 5 (3.47%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.47%) Project Management
12 5 (3.47%) Statistics
12 5 (3.47%) Strategic Planning
13 4 (2.78%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) Perl
1 4 (2.78%) Python
2 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.39%) C
3 2 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (30.56%) CCNP
3 38 (26.39%) CCIE
4 21 (14.58%) CCNA
4 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.72%) Degree
5 14 (9.72%) MCSE
5 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (9.03%) MCP
7 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 7 (4.86%) CCSA
8 7 (4.86%) CCSP
8 7 (4.86%) CISSP
9 4 (2.78%) Master's Degree
10 3 (2.08%) NCDA
11 2 (1.39%) CCDP
11 2 (1.39%) CCIE Data Center
11 2 (1.39%) CCIE Security
11 2 (1.39%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) iptables
2 8 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.47%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.78%) vSphere
6 3 (2.08%) XenApp
7 2 (1.39%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) SELinux
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.78%) Cacti
3 4 (2.78%) Nagios
4 3 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.08%) Puppet
4 3 (2.08%) SCCM
4 3 (2.08%) SCOM
5 2 (1.39%) Ansible
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.39%) Grafana
5 2 (1.39%) Icinga
5 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.39%) Salt
5 2 (1.39%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.69%) Graylog
6 1 (0.69%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) Cisco
2 57 (39.58%) CheckPoint
3 40 (27.78%) Juniper
4 29 (20.14%) Palo Alto
5 28 (19.44%) F5
6 26 (18.06%) Fortinet
7 22 (15.28%) Riverbed
8 17 (11.81%) Citrix
9 15 (10.42%) VMware
10 13 (9.03%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.94%) HP
11 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.56%) Arista
13 7 (4.86%) Avaya
14 6 (4.17%) NetApp
14 6 (4.17%) ScanSafe
14 6 (4.17%) Tufin
15 5 (3.47%) Meraki
16 4 (2.78%) Blue Coat
16 4 (2.78%) Red Hat