Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 2018 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 159 203
Rank change year-on-year -14 +44 -61
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 20 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 6.11% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 13
South West median daily rate £250 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.89% +2.76% -7.05%
10th Percentile £221 £254 £314
90th Percentile £386 £446 £420
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -40.91% +27.91% +138.49%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 671 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.63% 12.69% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 408 484
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £181 £146 £180
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 69
South West median hourly rate £26.75 £37.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.14% -3.21% +65.96%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.98 £16.19
90th Percentile £43.63 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the South West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the South West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the South West

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Wiltshire +7 10 £413 +8.26% 3
Dorset -4 7 £250 -41.18%
Bristol -19 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire +17 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) LAN
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 7 (35.00%) CCNA
7 6 (30.00%) BGP
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Opsview
8 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
8 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
8 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
8 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.00%) F5
10 3 (15.00%) Finance

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 5 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 5 (25.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
8 1 (5.00%) Internet
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (5.00%) Skype
8 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opsview
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) QRadar
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.00%) Nortel
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk