The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 124 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 16 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 1.11% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
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£370 - £392
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
489 270 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 12.05% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 136 197
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 65
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 7 £465 - 1
Bristol -19 3 £213 - 1
Devon - 3 £403 -
Dorset - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Nexus.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (40.91%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) F5
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) NetApp
9 3 (13.64%) CCNP
9 3 (13.64%) FlexPod
9 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) WAN
10 2 (9.09%) ADSL
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) Websense
10 2 (9.09%) NetScreen

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Nexus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (9.09%) ADSL
6 2 (9.09%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.55%) Multicast
7 1 (4.55%) SNA
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Change Control
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.55%) Snort
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
2 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Websense
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) BT
7 1 (4.55%) IBM