The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 66
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.05% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £386 £363
% change year-on-year +2.26% +6.55%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 95 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.12% 20.08% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 174 88
Median daily rate £305 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.73% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Median hourly rate £18.77 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £62.50 £16.00
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in South Wales

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in South Wales

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales 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
Cardiff - 1 £338 -
Cisco Nexus
Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (37.50%) FCoE
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Lisp
7 1 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) IPv4
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) PPP
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (12.50%) HNC
7 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) FCoE
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) IPv4
6 1 (12.50%) L2TP
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) PPP
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Installations Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed