Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 400 467
Rank change year-on-year -135 +67 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 376 622 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 3.79% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 397 328
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +29.41% +88.89%
10th Percentile £30.25 £43.30 £17.85
90th Percentile £54.75 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -40.91% +155.52% -6.41%

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 14034 16407 15981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.75% 15.53% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8536 9905 9237
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 843 1023
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.97 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the UK

Cisco Nexus
Top 14 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 18 November 2017. 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 -113 355 £400 - 14
UK excluding London -109 212 £375 - 11
London -46 157 £425 -5.56% 5
South East -87 73 £425 +4.55% 4
Midlands +10 41 £375 +9.09% 2
North of England +11 33 £400 +14.29% 2
South West +5 32 £375 +4.17%
West Midlands +29 29 £375 -3.23% 2
East of England -35 19 £319 -29.17% 1
North West +21 18 £400 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire -24 15 £430 +22.86% 1
East Midlands -1 12 £438 +48.94%
Wales +15 11 £338 +12.31% 1
Scotland -1 8 £363 -3.33% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 372 (98.94%) Cisco
2 227 (60.37%) Firewall
3 211 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (43.88%) Data Centre
5 159 (42.29%) CCNP
6 150 (39.89%) Cisco ASA
7 123 (32.71%) BGP
8 119 (31.65%) MPLS
8 119 (31.65%) WAN
9 114 (30.32%) LAN
10 108 (28.72%) OSPF
10 108 (28.72%) CheckPoint
11 104 (27.66%) Wireless
12 98 (26.06%) VPN
13 97 (25.80%) CCIE
14 92 (24.47%) F5
15 82 (21.81%) Network Security
16 72 (19.15%) EIGRP
17 69 (18.35%) Finance
18 65 (17.29%) Network Design
19 64 (17.02%) Palo Alto
20 62 (16.49%) Juniper
21 59 (15.69%) IPsec
22 53 (14.10%) CCNA
23 52 (13.83%) Cisco IOS
24 51 (13.56%) Security Cleared
25 50 (13.30%) Citrix
26 49 (13.03%) ITIL
26 49 (13.03%) VMware
26 49 (13.03%) Load Balancing

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 11 (2.93%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.06%) Apache
2 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) nginx
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (4.52%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) G Suite
4 3 (0.80%) Akamai
4 3 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.80%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.53%) Office 365
5 2 (0.53%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 227 (60.37%) Firewall
2 150 (39.89%) Cisco ASA
3 123 (32.71%) BGP
4 119 (31.65%) MPLS
4 119 (31.65%) WAN
5 114 (30.32%) LAN
6 108 (28.72%) OSPF
7 104 (27.66%) Wireless
8 98 (26.06%) VPN
9 82 (21.81%) Network Security
10 72 (19.15%) EIGRP
11 59 (15.69%) IPsec
12 52 (13.83%) Cisco IOS
13 42 (11.17%) Cisco Wireless
14 40 (10.64%) VoIP
15 38 (10.11%) DHCP
15 38 (10.11%) WLAN
16 37 (9.84%) NetScaler
17 31 (8.24%) TCP/IP
18 28 (7.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.60%) MySQL
2 5 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.53%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (3.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 69 (18.35%) Finance
2 36 (9.57%) Banking
3 28 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.66%) Retail
5 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.60%) Marketing
6 4 (1.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.06%) Law
7 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 254 (67.55%) Network Engineer
2 111 (29.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 102 (27.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 47 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 36 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 33 (8.78%) Architect
7 19 (5.05%) Network Architect
8 17 (4.52%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.99%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 15 (3.99%) Network Specialist
11 13 (3.46%) Designer
12 12 (3.19%) Consultant
12 12 (3.19%) Data Centre Engineer
12 12 (3.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Network Support
13 11 (2.93%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.93%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.06%) XMPP
3 3 (0.80%) RFC 2544
4 2 (0.53%) CGI
4 2 (0.53%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 165 (43.88%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.33%) FMCG
6 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.06%) BYOD
7 4 (1.06%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.80%) Clustering
8 3 (0.80%) PKI
8 3 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.27%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.38%) Linux
2 15 (3.99%) Windows
3 9 (2.39%) Unix
3 9 (2.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.80%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.29%) Network Design
2 49 (13.03%) ITIL
2 49 (13.03%) Load Balancing
3 45 (11.97%) Migration
4 34 (9.04%) Network Management
5 27 (7.18%) Service Delivery
6 24 (6.38%) Change Control
7 22 (5.85%) Problem Management
8 20 (5.32%) High Availability
8 20 (5.32%) Statistics
9 19 (5.05%) WAN Optimisation
10 18 (4.79%) Service Management
11 17 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (4.52%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (4.26%) Change Management
13 15 (3.99%) Service Design
14 14 (3.72%) Performance Metrics
14 14 (3.72%) Validation
15 12 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (2.66%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.93%) Python
2 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.60%) Perl
4 5 (1.33%) C
5 4 (1.06%) Java
6 3 (0.80%) SQL
7 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 211 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (42.29%) CCNP
3 97 (25.80%) CCIE
4 53 (14.10%) CCNA
5 51 (13.56%) Security Cleared
6 38 (10.11%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.26%) Degree
8 12 (3.19%) CCDP
9 10 (2.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (2.13%) CCDA
10 8 (2.13%) CCIE Service Provider
10 8 (2.13%) CCSP
11 7 (1.86%) CCSA
12 5 (1.33%) CCSE
13 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.80%) CCIE Data Center
14 3 (0.80%) CCVP
14 3 (0.80%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.80%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) SLA
2 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 21 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.52%) VMware NSX
3 12 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.19%) vSphere
4 11 (2.93%) iptables
4 11 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.86%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.33%) NFS
6 5 (1.33%) XenApp
7 4 (1.06%) XenServer
8 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.53%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.27%) vCloud
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (7.45%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (3.99%) Cacti
3 14 (3.72%) Nagios
4 11 (2.93%) SELinux
5 10 (2.66%) FortiGate
6 9 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.60%) SCOM
8 6 (1.60%) Stealthwatch
8 6 (1.60%) vRealize
9 5 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (1.33%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.06%) Ansible
10 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.06%) Opsview
10 4 (1.06%) QRadar
10 4 (1.06%) SCCM
11 3 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 372 (98.94%) Cisco
2 108 (28.72%) CheckPoint
3 92 (24.47%) F5
4 64 (17.02%) Palo Alto
5 62 (16.49%) Juniper
6 50 (13.30%) Citrix
7 49 (13.03%) VMware
8 45 (11.97%) Fortinet
9 40 (10.64%) Riverbed
10 36 (9.57%) SolarWinds
11 35 (9.31%) Microsoft
12 26 (6.91%) HP
13 19 (5.05%) Blue Coat
14 11 (2.93%) Arista
14 11 (2.93%) Avaya
14 11 (2.93%) CA
15 9 (2.39%) NetApp
16 8 (2.13%) Brocade
16 8 (2.13%) Meraki
16 8 (2.13%) Red Hat