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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 126 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-90.00% -
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
425 301 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 12.28% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 149 172
Average daily rate £356 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.80 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
Bristol - 5 £363 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £438 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (97.10%) Cisco
2 58 (84.06%) Firewall
3 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (57.97%) LAN
5 38 (55.07%) WAN
6 36 (52.17%) CCNP
7 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
7 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
8 32 (46.38%) MPLS
8 32 (46.38%) OSPF
9 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 20 (28.99%) BGP
11 19 (27.54%) Network Management
12 18 (26.09%) Network Design
13 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
13 16 (23.19%) CCIE
14 15 (21.74%) FTP
14 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (20.29%) SNMP
15 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
15 14 (20.29%) Telnet
16 13 (18.84%) CISSP
17 12 (17.39%) Juniper
17 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
18 11 (15.94%) High Availability
19 10 (14.49%) Fortinet
19 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (13.04%) Network Security
20 9 (13.04%) HP
21 8 (11.59%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (84.06%) Firewall
2 40 (57.97%) LAN
3 38 (55.07%) WAN
4 32 (46.38%) MPLS
4 32 (46.38%) OSPF
5 20 (28.99%) BGP
6 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
7 15 (21.74%) FTP
7 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (20.29%) SNMP
8 14 (20.29%) Telnet
9 9 (13.04%) Network Security
10 8 (11.59%) VPN
11 6 (8.70%) IP Telephony
12 5 (7.25%) Wireless
12 5 (7.25%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (7.25%) FWSM
12 5 (7.25%) Unified Communications
12 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Network Specialist
2 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Network Support
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
7 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Junior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.35%) Social Media
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 19 (27.54%) Network Management
3 18 (26.09%) Network Design
4 11 (15.94%) High Availability
5 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Management
6 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Network Performance Management
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
7 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.80%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.45%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.45%) Security Architecture
9 1 (1.45%) ERP
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (52.17%) CCNP
3 34 (49.28%) SC Cleared
3 34 (49.28%) Security Cleared
4 16 (23.19%) CCIE
5 13 (18.84%) CISSP
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
7 5 (7.25%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 67 (97.10%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) Juniper
2 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 10 (14.49%) Fortinet
4 9 (13.04%) HP
5 6 (8.70%) NetApp
5 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 5 (7.25%) IronPort
6 5 (7.25%) F5
6 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.25%) CA
6 5 (7.25%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Nokia
7 3 (4.35%) Brocade
7 3 (4.35%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.45%) BT
9 1 (1.45%) Nortel
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya