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 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 111 136
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 31 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 1.00% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 5.70% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 4
South West median daily rate £370 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +50.00%  
10th Percentile £313 £209 £225
90th Percentile £475 £440 £345
England median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.95 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +6.25%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 432 526 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.80% 17.47% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1166 590
South West median daily rate £371 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.57%  
10th Percentile £209 £250 £213
90th Percentile £512 £500 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 96 56
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £28.15 £12.50 £12.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Bristol -4 14 £370 +2.77% 1
Dorset +4 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire -2 4 £325 -
Cornwall - 3 £338 -
Devon -10 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £195 -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
3 28 (50.00%) Firewall
4 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
5 20 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
6 18 (32.14%) Wireless
7 17 (30.36%) F5
8 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
8 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (26.79%) CCNP
10 14 (25.00%) LAN
10 14 (25.00%) WAN
11 13 (23.21%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (23.21%) OSPF
11 13 (23.21%) BGP
12 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 12 (21.43%) FWSM
13 11 (19.64%) Nokia
13 11 (19.64%) TACACS
13 11 (19.64%) VPN
14 10 (17.86%) HP
14 10 (17.86%) MPLS
14 10 (17.86%) Finance
14 10 (17.86%) Blue Coat
14 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
14 10 (17.86%) Network Management
15 9 (16.07%) High Availability

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 3 (5.36%) ArcGIS
1 3 (5.36%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (32.14%) Wireless
4 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (25.00%) LAN
5 14 (25.00%) WAN
6 13 (23.21%) BGP
6 13 (23.21%) OSPF
7 12 (21.43%) FWSM
8 11 (19.64%) TACACS
8 11 (19.64%) VPN
9 10 (17.86%) MPLS
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (12.50%) DNS
11 7 (12.50%) IP Telephony
11 7 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.71%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) German Language
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Data Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
1 10 (17.86%) Network Management
2 9 (16.07%) High Availability
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) DevOps
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) SIEM
4 3 (5.36%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNP
3 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.36%) vCloud
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 5 (8.93%) vRealize
4 2 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.57%) Netcool
5 1 (1.79%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
4 17 (30.36%) F5
5 11 (19.64%) Nokia
6 10 (17.86%) Blue Coat
6 10 (17.86%) HP
7 8 (14.29%) ArcSight
8 7 (12.50%) CA
8 7 (12.50%) IBM
8 7 (12.50%) IronPort
8 7 (12.50%) Juniper
8 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 5 (8.93%) VMware
10 4 (7.14%) Infoblox
11 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.36%) ESRI
11 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.36%) Software AG
11 3 (5.36%) webMethods