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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 128 136 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 1.66% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
Cisco Nexus
England

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
388 421 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.14% 13.82% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 248 154
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.62% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.65 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend 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 29 July 2015. 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 -1 8 £350 -18.60% 2
Devon 0 3 £250 -37.50%
Dorset - 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) OSPF
5 7 (46.67%) BGP
5 7 (46.67%) MPLS
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) F5
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) VRRP
7 5 (33.33%) Radware
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
8 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Network Design
9 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (20.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) OSPF
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (33.33%) HSRP
6 5 (33.33%) VRRP
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (13.33%) FWSM
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) Radware
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (13.33%) IronPort
7 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (13.33%) CA
7 2 (13.33%) Nokia
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) VMware