Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 149 186
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 29 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.96% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 6.41% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 15
South West median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £225 £283 £305
90th Percentile £500 £440 £498
England median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.33 £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.04% +27.91% +138.89%

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 767 780 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.89% 15.00% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 485 557
South West median daily rate £390 £365 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +2.10% -1.04%
10th Percentile £193 £193 £209
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 64
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +6.67% +58.73%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.76 £14.23
90th Percentile £44.35 £77.50 £46.18
England median hourly rate £19.51 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.26% -14.00% +13.64%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +13 13 £420 +12.00% 3
Gloucestershire +12 8 £355 +22.41% 2
Dorset -8 5 £250 -41.18%
Devon - 3 £325 -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
6 10 (34.48%) BGP
6 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
8 8 (27.59%) Service Management
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
8 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
8 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
8 8 (27.59%) Opsview
8 8 (27.59%) NX-OS
8 8 (27.59%) Security Patching
8 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (17.24%) Wireless
11 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) DNA

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 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) LAN
2 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) BGP
3 10 (34.48%) EIGRP
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) NX-OS
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
5 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
6 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (10.34%) Skype
8 3 (10.34%) WLAN
9 2 (6.90%) DHCP
9 2 (6.90%) DNS
9 2 (6.90%) OSPF
10 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
1 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
1 8 (27.59%) Security Patching
1 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
4 4 (13.79%) DNA
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) People Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (27.59%) Opsview
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.34%) Meraki
4 3 (10.34%) Nortel
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Zscaler