Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 179 160
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 60 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 2.85% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 34
South West median daily rate £420 £288 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.09% -22.82% +2.76%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £254
90th Percentile £519 £450 £446
England median daily rate £425 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +10.03% -3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% -40.91% +27.91%

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 940 772 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.76% 14.65% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 462 419
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -
10th Percentile £150 £182 £147
90th Percentile £538 £549 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 73
South West median hourly rate £38.78 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.32% -29.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.73 £13.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £48.98 £43.60 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -17 28 £385 -6.72% 5
Bristol +9 26 £419 +11.67% 3
Dorset 0 1 - - 5
Somerset - 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (66.67%) Firewall
3 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
5 22 (36.67%) OSPF
6 20 (33.33%) BGP
7 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (30.00%) F5
9 17 (28.33%) Juniper
9 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
10 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (23.33%) Network Security
11 12 (20.00%) CCNP
11 12 (20.00%) Atlassian
11 12 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
12 11 (18.33%) Wireless
13 10 (16.67%) VMware
13 10 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (16.67%) Multicast
13 10 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
14 9 (15.00%) VXLAN
14 9 (15.00%) Network Virtualisation
14 9 (15.00%) Network Design
14 9 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (15.00%) Linux
15 8 (13.33%) Windows
15 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
15 8 (13.33%) Migration

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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (66.67%) Firewall
2 22 (36.67%) OSPF
3 20 (33.33%) BGP
4 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (23.33%) Network Security
6 11 (18.33%) Wireless
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (16.67%) Multicast
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (15.00%) VXLAN
9 8 (13.33%) DMVPN
10 7 (11.67%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (11.67%) TACACS
10 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
10 7 (11.67%) WAN
11 6 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (10.00%) VPN
12 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
12 4 (6.67%) OpenFlow
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) SonarQube
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Architect
3 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Network Specialist
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Java Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Spine.js
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) Velocity
2 1 (1.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) Smart City
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.00%) Network Design
2 9 (15.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
4 7 (11.67%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Service Design
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.67%) Network Management
7 4 (6.67%) NsoIT
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Java 8
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.00%) CCNP
5 7 (11.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
6 5 (8.33%) CCNA
6 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) CCDP
8 1 (1.67%) CCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCSE
8 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.67%) MCSE
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) KVM
2 4 (6.67%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
1 7 (11.67%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) F5
3 17 (28.33%) Juniper
4 12 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 10 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.67%) Nokia
9 4 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (6.67%) SAP
10 3 (5.00%) ArcSight
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (5.00%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) HP
11 1 (1.67%) Meraki
11 1 (1.67%) Red Hat