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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 127 140
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 25 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 2.78% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 6
Median daily rate £338 £399 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.36% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £43.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.32% +100.00%  

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 431 467 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.58% 16.04% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 308 183
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 26
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.18% -7.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £16.10 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 12 £348 -12.85% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £375 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £290 -
Somerset - 2 £351 -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 22 (45.83%) CheckPoint
4 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (33.33%) F5
6 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (25.00%) WAN
7 12 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 11 (22.92%) LAN
8 11 (22.92%) Wireless
8 11 (22.92%) FWSM
8 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) OSPF
9 10 (20.83%) BGP
9 10 (20.83%) Nokia
9 10 (20.83%) CCNP
10 9 (18.75%) HP
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (18.75%) VPN
10 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) Network Security
11 8 (16.67%) SLA
12 7 (14.58%) Juniper
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
12 7 (14.58%) MPLS
12 7 (14.58%) High Availability
12 7 (14.58%) Network Management

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 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 3 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 12 (25.00%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) FWSM
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) Wireless
6 10 (20.83%) BGP
6 10 (20.83%) OSPF
7 9 (18.75%) Network Security
7 9 (18.75%) VPN
8 7 (14.58%) MPLS
9 6 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
11 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.25%) TACACS
12 2 (4.17%) DNS
12 2 (4.17%) PPP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) High Availability
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
1 7 (14.58%) Network Management
2 6 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.33%) Network Design
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.25%) SIEM
5 3 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) CCNP
4 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) GPG13
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) vCloud
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.25%) vRealize
3 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Opsview
4 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 16 (33.33%) F5
4 12 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (20.83%) Nokia
6 9 (18.75%) HP
7 7 (14.58%) Juniper
8 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
9 5 (10.42%) CA
9 5 (10.42%) IBM
9 5 (10.42%) IronPort
10 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.25%) ESRI
10 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle
10 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.25%) VMware
10 3 (6.25%) webMethods
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Lawrence Harvey
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