The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 173 217
Rank change year-on-year -4 +44  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 66 97 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.08% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.97% 5.56% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 14
Median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £331 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £386 £363
% change year-on-year +2.26% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.64 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1327 1746 1780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.17% 19.45% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2197 2750 2349
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 317 356
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.46 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the South East

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 26 £450 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -18 14 £485 +7.77%
West Sussex +19 7 £395 +12.85%
Kent +3 7 £210 -35.38%
Buckinghamshire -20 7 £369 -10.06% 1
Surrey 0 3 £500 +31.14%
Oxfordshire -8 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 156 (100.00%) Cisco
2 87 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (46.79%) Firewall
4 72 (46.15%) CCNP
5 65 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 55 (35.26%) Data Centre
7 50 (32.05%) SC Cleared
7 50 (32.05%) F5
8 47 (30.13%) Cisco ASA
9 44 (28.21%) MPLS
10 42 (26.92%) ITIL
11 41 (26.28%) CCNA
12 34 (21.79%) WAN
13 33 (21.15%) BGP
14 31 (19.87%) Wireless
14 31 (19.87%) VPN
15 30 (19.23%) LAN
16 27 (17.31%) Converged Infrastructure
17 26 (16.67%) OSPF
18 25 (16.03%) CheckPoint
19 24 (15.38%) VMware
19 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (14.74%) Palo Alto
21 22 (14.10%) Service Design
22 21 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 21 (13.46%) Scrum
22 21 (13.46%) CCIE
23 19 (12.18%) Service Management
23 19 (12.18%) Load Balancing
24 17 (10.90%) Juniper

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) IaaS
2 5 (3.21%) PaaS
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (46.79%) Firewall
2 47 (30.13%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (28.21%) MPLS
4 34 (21.79%) WAN
5 33 (21.15%) BGP
6 31 (19.87%) VPN
6 31 (19.87%) Wireless
7 30 (19.23%) LAN
8 26 (16.67%) OSPF
9 16 (10.26%) DHCP
9 16 (10.26%) DNS
9 16 (10.26%) IPsec
10 13 (8.33%) Network Security
11 11 (7.05%) BIG-IP
11 11 (7.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (7.05%) NetScaler
12 10 (6.41%) EIGRP
12 10 (6.41%) SAN
12 10 (6.41%) VoIP
13 9 (5.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.49%) Banking
2 7 (4.49%) Finance
3 2 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (42.95%) Network Engineer
2 28 (17.95%) Architect
3 26 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (14.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Consultant
6 13 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Network Architect
10 9 (5.77%) Network Integration Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Network Analyst
13 6 (3.85%) Network Consultant
13 6 (3.85%) Network Support
13 6 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
14 5 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) Middleware
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.05%) EMC VNX
3 9 (5.77%) Fat Client
3 9 (5.77%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.49%) EMC VMAX
4 7 (4.49%) FlexPod
5 6 (3.85%) BBC
5 6 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.21%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.92%) NHS
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
8 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.28%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Linux
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 4 (2.56%) CentOS
3 4 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (1.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.92%) ITIL
2 27 (17.31%) Converged Infrastructure
3 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.10%) Service Design
5 21 (13.46%) Scrum
6 19 (12.18%) Load Balancing
6 19 (12.18%) Service Management
7 16 (10.26%) DevOps
8 14 (8.97%) High Availability
8 14 (8.97%) Network Design
9 12 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Change Management
10 10 (6.41%) Network Management
10 10 (6.41%) Protective Monitoring
10 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.13%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.85%) V-Model
13 5 (3.21%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.21%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.56%) Perl
1 4 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 87 (55.77%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (46.15%) CCNP
3 65 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 50 (32.05%) SC Cleared
5 41 (26.28%) CCNA
6 21 (13.46%) CCIE
7 16 (10.26%) DV Cleared
8 11 (7.05%) CCDP
9 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.85%) Degree
11 4 (2.56%) CCIE Service Provider
11 4 (2.56%) CCSP
11 4 (2.56%) RHCE
11 4 (2.56%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.28%) CCSA
12 2 (1.28%) Master's Degree
12 2 (1.28%) NCDA
12 2 (1.28%) NCIE
13 1 (0.64%) CCSE
13 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 10 (6.41%) GPG13
4 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (5.77%) vCloud
2 9 (5.77%) XenApp
2 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
3 8 (5.13%) vSphere
4 4 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.92%) SRDF
6 2 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) AppDNA
2 7 (4.49%) vRealize
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.85%) Puppet
4 5 (3.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.21%) Nagios
4 5 (3.21%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.28%) Ansible
6 2 (1.28%) Netcool
7 1 (0.64%) Opsview
7 1 (0.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 156 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (32.05%) F5
3 25 (16.03%) CheckPoint
4 24 (15.38%) VMware
5 23 (14.74%) Palo Alto
6 17 (10.90%) Juniper
7 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.69%) Citrix
9 11 (7.05%) EMC
10 10 (6.41%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.77%) AppSense
12 7 (4.49%) HP
13 6 (3.85%) NetApp
13 6 (3.85%) Rackspace
13 6 (3.85%) Virgin Media
14 5 (3.21%) 3PAR
14 5 (3.21%) Aruba
14 5 (3.21%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.56%) Foundry
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