Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 175 197
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.21% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -16.67% +13.21%
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 597 721 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.07% 16.61% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 432 307
Scotland median daily rate £355 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +3.03% +0.76%
10th Percentile £149 £210 £167
90th Percentile £538 £450 £459
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in Scotland

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland 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
Edinburgh -12 4 £350 -6.67%
Glasgow -8 3 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £413 -
Cisco Nexus
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (50.00%) BGP
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Law
6 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Wireless

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) 802.11
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) VMware