Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 July 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
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 547 427
Rank change year-on-year +103 -120 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 450 371 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 2.70% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 213 338
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +2.79% +0.94%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £284
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £53.33 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +94.78% -35.95%
10th Percentile £26.25 £45.95 £23.03
90th Percentile £66.81 £55.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £53.33 £27.38
% change year-on-year -32.03% +94.78% -36.33%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,791 13,745 12,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.70% 13.26% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,251 8,451 7,822
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £205
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £386
% change year-on-year +1.27% +2.27% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 762 767
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.73% -21.36%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.75% +5.26% -24.00%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 July 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
England +90 414 £438 +4.17% 75
UK excluding London +69 254 £425 +3.03% 57
London +70 177 £475 +11.76% 18
South East +39 74 £406 -15.36% 22
South West +2 61 £425 +12.12% 9
North of England +34 38 £338 -20.59% 9
East of England +15 38 £425 +6.25% 8
Midlands +13 24 £375 +44.23% 9
North West +31 23 £375 -11.76% 6
West Midlands +21 14 £381 +90.63% 4
Scotland +29 13 £313 -26.47%
North East +30 10 £295 -
East Midlands +20 10 £260 -40.57% 5
Yorkshire +13 5 £300 -9.43% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £508 -
Wales +9 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 442 (98.22%) Cisco
2 322 (71.56%) Firewall
3 294 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
4 238 (52.89%) CCNP
5 203 (45.11%) F5
6 202 (44.89%) BGP
6 202 (44.89%) Data Centre
7 199 (44.22%) Cisco ASA
8 188 (41.78%) OSPF
9 186 (41.33%) WAN
10 183 (40.67%) CheckPoint
11 159 (35.33%) LAN
12 117 (26.00%) Wireless
13 108 (24.00%) VPN
14 102 (22.67%) Palo Alto
15 96 (21.33%) CCIE
16 93 (20.67%) VMware
17 88 (19.56%) Network Security
18 85 (18.89%) CCNA
19 82 (18.22%) Load Balancing
20 79 (17.56%) Security Cleared
21 73 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
22 72 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 71 (15.78%) Finance
23 71 (15.78%) Network Design
24 68 (15.11%) Juniper
25 67 (14.89%) SolarWinds
26 65 (14.44%) MPLS
27 63 (14.00%) Multicast
28 60 (13.33%) Citrix

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (2.67%) IIS
1 12 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.56%) Confluence
2 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.33%) Apache
3 6 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.11%) Office 365
4 17 (3.78%) IaaS
5 16 (3.56%) PaaS
6 6 (1.33%) Akamai
7 5 (1.11%) GitHub
8 4 (0.89%) Datadog
8 4 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 322 (71.56%) Firewall
2 202 (44.89%) BGP
3 199 (44.22%) Cisco ASA
4 188 (41.78%) OSPF
5 186 (41.33%) WAN
6 159 (35.33%) LAN
7 117 (26.00%) Wireless
8 108 (24.00%) VPN
9 88 (19.56%) Network Security
10 72 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 65 (14.44%) MPLS
12 63 (14.00%) Multicast
13 60 (13.33%) TCP/IP
14 58 (12.89%) EIGRP
15 55 (12.22%) Cisco Firepower
16 53 (11.78%) DNS
17 49 (10.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 48 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (10.00%) VLAN
20 40 (8.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.44%) Big Data
2 6 (1.33%) MySQL
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (9.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (2.00%) JIRA
4 9 (2.00%) MSI
4 9 (2.00%) WiX
5 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.44%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 71 (15.78%) Finance
2 28 (6.22%) Banking
3 21 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.11%) Retail
5 12 (2.67%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.33%) Law
8 4 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 272 (60.44%) Network Engineer
2 63 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 54 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 53 (11.78%) Architect
5 50 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 41 (9.11%) Network Architect
7 30 (6.67%) Consultant
8 28 (6.22%) Security Engineer
9 26 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (5.11%) Designer
10 23 (5.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 20 (4.44%) Network Consultant
12 17 (3.78%) Network Designer
13 14 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 14 (3.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (2.67%) LAN Engineer
15 11 (2.44%) Design Engineer
15 11 (2.44%) NOC Engineer
15 11 (2.44%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.11%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.22%) Spine.js
3 9 (2.00%) .NET
4 7 (1.56%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.56%) XMPP
5 6 (1.33%) J2EE
5 6 (1.33%) JSON
5 6 (1.33%) Regular Expression
5 6 (1.33%) YAML
6 3 (0.67%) Django
7 2 (0.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 202 (44.89%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.44%) Clustering
3 11 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 8 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (1.33%) CLARiiON
6 6 (1.33%) PKI
7 4 (0.89%) BBC
8 3 (0.67%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.67%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.89%) Linux
2 39 (8.67%) Windows
3 33 (7.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.22%) Unix
4 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.22%) Load Balancing
2 71 (15.78%) Network Design
3 57 (12.67%) ITIL
4 45 (10.00%) Migration
5 44 (9.78%) Network Monitoring
6 38 (8.44%) Network Architecture
7 34 (7.56%) Network Virtualisation
8 33 (7.33%) Network Management
9 21 (4.67%) Change Management
10 20 (4.44%) DevOps
10 20 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (4.00%) Data Protection
12 17 (3.78%) Low Latency
13 16 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (3.56%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.56%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (3.56%) Project Management
14 14 (3.11%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.89%) NsoIT
15 13 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.22%) Python
2 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.33%) SQL
3 9 (2.00%) VB
4 8 (1.78%) Perl
5 7 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (0.22%) C
7 1 (0.22%) Lingo
7 1 (0.22%) PHP
7 1 (0.22%) R
7 1 (0.22%) Ruby
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 294 (65.33%) Cisco Certification
2 238 (52.89%) CCNP
3 96 (21.33%) CCIE
4 85 (18.89%) CCNA
5 79 (17.56%) Security Cleared
6 58 (12.89%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.56%) DV Cleared
8 30 (6.67%) CCDP
9 16 (3.56%) CCSA
9 16 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.22%) Degree
11 8 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (1.56%) CCDA
12 7 (1.56%) CCDE
12 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (1.33%) CCSE
14 5 (1.11%) CCSP
14 5 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) SLA
2 10 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) MiFID
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (8.44%) VMware NSX
3 29 (6.44%) Active Directory
4 26 (5.78%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.22%) XenApp
6 18 (4.00%) vSphere
7 17 (3.78%) ProxySG
8 12 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.78%) Docker
10 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.33%) KVM
11 6 (1.33%) Squid
11 6 (1.33%) Varnish
12 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (7.33%) FortiGate
2 32 (7.11%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (4.89%) SCOM
4 21 (4.67%) Ansible
4 21 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.56%) Puppet
5 16 (3.56%) vCenter Server
6 14 (3.11%) SCCM
7 12 (2.67%) SCOrch
8 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.00%) TrustSec
10 7 (1.56%) QRadar
11 6 (1.33%) Nagios
11 6 (1.33%) Salt
11 6 (1.33%) Stealthwatch
12 5 (1.11%) Cacti
13 4 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 442 (98.22%) Cisco
2 203 (45.11%) F5
3 183 (40.67%) CheckPoint
4 102 (22.67%) Palo Alto
5 93 (20.67%) VMware
6 68 (15.11%) Juniper
7 67 (14.89%) SolarWinds
8 60 (13.33%) Citrix
9 54 (12.00%) Fortinet
10 52 (11.56%) Microsoft
11 45 (10.00%) Riverbed
12 29 (6.44%) Blue Coat
13 26 (5.78%) McAfee
14 23 (5.11%) Meraki
15 22 (4.89%) HP
16 19 (4.22%) Aruba
16 19 (4.22%) EMC
17 16 (3.56%) Arista
17 16 (3.56%) NetApp
17 16 (3.56%) Symantec