Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 147 160
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 36 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 0.97% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 5.89% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 25
South West median daily rate £379 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £307 £230
90th Percentile £520 £475 £475
England median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £46.50 - -
England median hourly rate £53.33 £27.38 £42.75
% change year-on-year +94.78% -35.95% +22.14%

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 777 900 1,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.59% 16.39% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 552 629
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% -0.68%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £530 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 68 86
South West median hourly rate £40.27 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +15.11% +68.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.47 £11.49
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.88 £46.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -26.00% +21.95%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +17 16 £475 +46.15% 4
Gloucestershire +7 10 £320 +10.34% 2
Devon +15 4 £352 -
Bristol -20 4 - -
Dorset -11 2 £363 -19.44%
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) LAN
5 17 (47.22%) VMware
6 16 (44.44%) BGP
7 15 (41.67%) WAN
7 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (38.89%) CCNP
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Prime
9 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (33.33%) EIGRP
11 11 (30.56%) Firewall
11 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
12 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
13 9 (25.00%) CCNA
13 9 (25.00%) ITIL
13 9 (25.00%) Python
13 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
14 8 (22.22%) Wireless
14 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
14 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
14 8 (22.22%) VoIP
14 8 (22.22%) Service Management
14 8 (22.22%) OSPF
14 8 (22.22%) Security Patching
14 8 (22.22%) Opsview
14 8 (22.22%) NX-OS
15 6 (16.67%) Windows

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) LAN
2 16 (44.44%) BGP
3 15 (41.67%) WAN
4 12 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (22.22%) NX-OS
7 8 (22.22%) OSPF
7 8 (22.22%) VoIP
7 8 (22.22%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (16.67%) VLAN
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (11.11%) DMVPN
9 4 (11.11%) Multicast
9 4 (11.11%) WLAN
10 3 (8.33%) DHCP
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Subject Matter Expert
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Spine.js
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 8 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Change Control
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.11%) DNA
5 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Lisp
2 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (38.89%) CCNP
5 9 (25.00%) CCNA
6 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (8.33%) CCIE
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.78%) CCDP
10 1 (2.78%) CCIE Security
10 1 (2.78%) CCSA
10 1 (2.78%) CCSE
10 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) XenServer
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (22.22%) Opsview
3 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) F5
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
3 4 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 3 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Meraki
4 3 (8.33%) Nortel
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) Capita
6 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk