The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 2 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 1.76% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 7.28% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £494 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +56.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +1.93% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £40.00

Cisco Nexus is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 206 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.22% 24.12% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 110 53
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Reading

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) LTE

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) ICMP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) HP