Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 169 161
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 51 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 0.70% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 5.01% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 42
South West median daily rate £438 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £310 £313
90th Percentile £488 £545 £475
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £46.50 -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £53.33 £30.00
% change year-on-year -66.25% +77.77% -29.41%

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 1,024 778 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.10% 14.05% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 438 521
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +1.35% +4.23%
10th Percentile £181 £208 £200
90th Percentile £590 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 60
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +16.79%
10th Percentile £18.11 £16.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.63 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -12 32 £450 -12.20% 4
Gloucestershire -14 12 £425 +32.81% 1
Bristol +10 6 £445 - 2
Dorset - 1 £250 - 3
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (84.31%) Firewall
3 34 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
5 31 (60.78%) CCNP
6 28 (54.90%) OSPF
6 28 (54.90%) BGP
7 23 (45.10%) DV Cleared
7 23 (45.10%) F5
8 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
8 21 (41.18%) WAN
8 21 (41.18%) VMware
9 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (37.25%) Data Centre
11 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
12 13 (25.49%) Linux
12 13 (25.49%) VMware NSX
13 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
13 11 (21.57%) Security Monitoring
13 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
13 11 (21.57%) Windows
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
13 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (21.57%) SCCM
13 11 (21.57%) SCOM
13 11 (21.57%) Data Protection
13 11 (21.57%) NX-OS

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 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 43 (84.31%) Firewall
2 28 (54.90%) BGP
2 28 (54.90%) OSPF
3 21 (41.18%) WAN
4 14 (27.45%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (21.57%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (21.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (21.57%) NX-OS
5 11 (21.57%) Unified Communications
6 10 (19.61%) LAN
6 10 (19.61%) VPN
7 9 (17.65%) DMVPN
7 9 (17.65%) Multicast
7 9 (17.65%) VXLAN
8 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
8 7 (13.73%) VLAN
8 7 (13.73%) WLAN
9 6 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Network Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Designer
7 5 (9.80%) Network Designer
8 4 (7.84%) Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) WAN Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Spine.js
2 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 11 (21.57%) Data Protection
2 11 (21.57%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 9 (17.65%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.76%) NsoIT
5 6 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.88%) High Availability
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (62.75%) Security Cleared
3 31 (60.78%) CCNP
4 23 (45.10%) DV Cleared
5 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) CCIE
7 7 (13.73%) CCNA
8 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.84%) CCDP
10 2 (3.92%) CCIE Security
10 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) VMware NSX
3 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
1 11 (21.57%) SCOM
2 5 (9.80%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.92%) systemd
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.96%) Nessus
4 1 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.96%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) F5
3 21 (41.18%) VMware
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.73%) McAfee
5 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.88%) IronPort
7 2 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.96%) Meraki
8 1 (1.96%) Mitel
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec