Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 469 493 544
Rank change year-on-year +24 +51 -121
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 360 451 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 3.34% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 275 223
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £285 £311 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £46.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.08% +42.31% -40.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -61.08% +42.31% -28.57%

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 11,257 13,488 13,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.41% 13.12% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,756 8,102 8,426
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £194 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £608 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 636 730
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.84% -2.88% -14.64%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.04 £47.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £18.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year +27.03% -4.54% -22.48%

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 12 November 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
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 12 November 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 +10 333 £425 +3.03% 63
UK excluding London -1 194 £419 +4.69% 42
London +36 149 £444 +4.41% 24
South East +20 65 £425 +3.66% 11
North of England +33 39 £381 +9.71% 11
South West -19 37 £425 -5.56% 3
North West +35 29 £400 -4.19% 5
East of England +33 26 £350 -6.67% 7
Midlands +27 17 £388 +3.33% 7
East Midlands +8 10 £263 -19.08% 3
Yorkshire +11 8 £308 -5.38% 6
West Midlands +33 7 £500 +33.33% 4
Scotland +11 7 £450 -5.26% 3
Wales +34 3 £260 -35.00%
North East +17 3 £270 -30.77%
Northern Ireland - 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 344 (95.56%) Cisco
2 238 (66.11%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (64.72%) Firewall
4 174 (48.33%) CCNP
5 149 (41.39%) Data Centre
6 132 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
7 126 (35.00%) F5
8 122 (33.89%) CheckPoint
9 119 (33.06%) WAN
10 115 (31.94%) BGP
11 107 (29.72%) OSPF
12 106 (29.44%) LAN
13 97 (26.94%) VPN
14 80 (22.22%) Wireless
15 77 (21.39%) CCIE
16 75 (20.83%) CCNA
17 73 (20.28%) Juniper
18 71 (19.72%) Migration
19 70 (19.44%) Palo Alto
20 65 (18.06%) MPLS
21 62 (17.22%) Network Security
22 58 (16.11%) Security Cleared
23 57 (15.83%) Finance
23 57 (15.83%) VMware
24 50 (13.89%) Cisco Firepower
25 47 (13.06%) Cisco IOS
26 46 (12.78%) SolarWinds
27 42 (11.67%) Load Balancing
28 41 (11.39%) Fortinet
28 41 (11.39%) Change Management

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 8 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.83%) nginx
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.72%) Azure
2 16 (4.44%) AWS
3 8 (2.22%) SaaS
4 6 (1.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (1.67%) GitHub
5 4 (1.11%) GCP
6 3 (0.83%) IaaS
6 3 (0.83%) PaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 233 (64.72%) Firewall
2 132 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
3 119 (33.06%) WAN
4 115 (31.94%) BGP
5 107 (29.72%) OSPF
6 106 (29.44%) LAN
7 97 (26.94%) VPN
8 80 (22.22%) Wireless
9 65 (18.06%) MPLS
10 62 (17.22%) Network Security
11 50 (13.89%) Cisco Firepower
12 47 (13.06%) Cisco IOS
13 41 (11.39%) TCP/IP
14 37 (10.28%) EIGRP
14 37 (10.28%) NX-OS
15 36 (10.00%) WLAN
16 35 (9.72%) Ethernet
16 35 (9.72%) VXLAN
17 34 (9.44%) VLAN
18 31 (8.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.28%) DB2
3 1 (0.28%) Informix
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (6.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.56%) MSI
6 2 (0.56%) WiX
7 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.28%) Gradle
7 1 (0.28%) Hudson
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 57 (15.83%) Finance
2 25 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.67%) Banking
4 12 (3.33%) Games
4 12 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.67%) Publishing
7 5 (1.39%) Front Office
7 5 (1.39%) Retail
8 3 (0.83%) Back Office
8 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 246 (68.33%) Network Engineer
2 52 (14.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 41 (11.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 35 (9.72%) Architect
6 32 (8.89%) Network Architect
7 23 (6.39%) Security Engineer
8 21 (5.83%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (5.00%) Administrator
9 18 (5.00%) Network Administrator
10 16 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.17%) Consultant
12 14 (3.89%) Network Support
13 13 (3.61%) Data Centre Engineer
14 12 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) Design Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) Network Support Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) WAN Engineer
16 10 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.11%) JSON
3 3 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.56%) .NET
4 2 (0.56%) Django
4 2 (0.56%) Middleware
4 2 (0.56%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 149 (41.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.39%) Driving Licence
3 5 (1.39%) PKI
4 4 (1.11%) Clustering
5 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.83%) IPTV
5 3 (0.83%) Replication
5 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) FMCG
7 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.06%) Windows
2 25 (6.94%) Linux
3 20 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.33%) Unix
5 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.72%) Migration
2 42 (11.67%) Load Balancing
3 41 (11.39%) Change Management
4 39 (10.83%) Network Design
5 37 (10.28%) ITIL
6 20 (5.56%) High Availability
7 18 (5.00%) Project Delivery
7 18 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (4.44%) Network Management
10 15 (4.17%) Network Architecture
11 14 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (3.61%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (3.33%) DNA
14 10 (2.78%) Low Latency
15 9 (2.50%) Incident Management
15 9 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.94%) Python
2 13 (3.61%) Perl
3 11 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.39%) PHP
6 4 (1.11%) SQL
7 3 (0.83%) Ruby
8 2 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) C#
9 1 (0.28%) Java
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 238 (66.11%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (48.33%) CCNP
3 77 (21.39%) CCIE
4 75 (20.83%) CCNA
5 58 (16.11%) Security Cleared
6 38 (10.56%) SC Cleared
7 25 (6.94%) DV Cleared
8 20 (5.56%) CCDP
8 20 (5.56%) JNCIP
9 9 (2.50%) CCIP
10 8 (2.22%) Degree
11 7 (1.94%) CCDA
12 5 (1.39%) CCSA
12 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.11%) CCIE Data Center
13 4 (1.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (1.11%) CCSP
13 4 (1.11%) CISSP
13 4 (1.11%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 40 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.61%) VMware NSX
3 12 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.50%) vSphere
7 7 (1.94%) KVM
7 7 (1.94%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.83%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) Docker
11 1 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.28%) SRDF
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (6.11%) FortiGate
2 22 (6.11%) Nagios
3 19 (5.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (5.00%) Ansible
5 15 (4.17%) Puppet
6 9 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.94%) SCOM
7 7 (1.94%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.67%) Cacti
8 6 (1.67%) Salt
9 5 (1.39%) SCCM
10 4 (1.11%) PowerCLI
10 4 (1.11%) Stealthwatch
11 3 (0.83%) Kibana
11 3 (0.83%) logstash
11 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco LMS
12 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 344 (95.56%) Cisco
2 126 (35.00%) F5
3 122 (33.89%) CheckPoint
4 73 (20.28%) Juniper
5 70 (19.44%) Palo Alto
6 57 (15.83%) VMware
7 46 (12.78%) SolarWinds
8 41 (11.39%) Fortinet
9 37 (10.28%) Citrix
10 29 (8.06%) Microsoft
11 25 (6.94%) Riverbed
12 23 (6.39%) Aruba
13 20 (5.56%) Blue Coat
14 17 (4.72%) McAfee
15 14 (3.89%) Meraki
16 13 (3.61%) NetScout
17 10 (2.78%) Symantec
17 10 (2.78%) Twitter
18 8 (2.22%) HP
19 7 (1.94%) Dell