Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 159 170
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 50 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 4.88% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 31
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +18.33%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £225
90th Percentile £540 £475 £438
England median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £46.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +50.40% -20.38% -1.88%

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 861 820 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.24% 15.01% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 488 525
South West median daily rate £390 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +4.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £185
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 88
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.74% -14.01%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.70 £12.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +10 29 £475 +40.74% 5
Bristol -17 11 £400 +7.38% 1
Gloucestershire +3 5 £320 +64.10%
Devon 0 1 £379 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (58.00%) Firewall
4 28 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (38.00%) CCNP
7 17 (34.00%) WAN
7 17 (34.00%) VMware
8 15 (30.00%) BGP
9 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (26.00%) OSPF
10 13 (26.00%) CCNA
10 13 (26.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) Windows
11 12 (24.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 11 (22.00%) Network Architecture
12 11 (22.00%) DMVPN
12 11 (22.00%) Multicast
12 11 (22.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (22.00%) VXLAN
12 11 (22.00%) Atlassian
13 10 (20.00%) Network Design
13 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (20.00%) LAN
13 10 (20.00%) Juniper
13 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
2 17 (34.00%) WAN
3 15 (30.00%) BGP
4 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (26.00%) OSPF
6 11 (22.00%) DMVPN
6 11 (22.00%) Multicast
6 11 (22.00%) VXLAN
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (20.00%) LAN
8 8 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
9 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (12.00%) VLAN
10 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
11 5 (10.00%) Network Security
12 4 (8.00%) NX-OS
12 4 (8.00%) VoIP
12 4 (8.00%) Wireless
13 3 (6.00%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) SonarQube
3 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Network Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Network Design Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Designer
6 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Network Designer
7 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Spine.js
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) Velocity
3 1 (2.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Smart City
5 1 (2.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (22.00%) Network Architecture
3 10 (20.00%) Network Design
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 8 (16.00%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
7 6 (12.00%) IT Strategy
7 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Change Control
8 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.00%) NsoIT
9 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Python
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Java 8
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) Tcl
5 1 (2.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) CCNP
5 13 (26.00%) CCNA
6 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (14.00%) CCIE
7 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (4.00%) CCDP
10 2 (4.00%) CCSA
10 2 (4.00%) CCSE
10 2 (4.00%) JNCIP
11 1 (2.00%) CCIE Security
11 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (2.00%) MCSE
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.00%) VMware NSX
4 3 (6.00%) KVM
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Docker
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
1 8 (16.00%) SCOM
1 8 (16.00%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.00%) Opsview
4 2 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Atlassian
4 10 (20.00%) Juniper
5 9 (18.00%) F5
6 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) Infoblox
9 3 (6.00%) HP
9 3 (6.00%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
10 2 (4.00%) McAfee
10 2 (4.00%) Meraki
10 2 (4.00%) Nortel
10 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 1 (2.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) Nokia
11 1 (2.00%) Red Hat