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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 62 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 4 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.61% 1.58% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 5.32% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £43.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.32% +100.00%  

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 147 301 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.37% 29.77% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 158 81
Median daily rate £435 £395 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +18.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +158.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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 28 March 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
6 4 (30.77%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) CMDB
7 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
7 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
7 3 (23.08%) OPNET
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Arista
7 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
7 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) Riverbed

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 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) HSRP
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) ICMP
7 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Support
5 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIP
5 1 (7.69%) CCVP
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 3 (23.08%) Arista
5 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) HP