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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 127 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 20 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.042% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -34.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.77 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.71% -
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
465 304 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 12.89% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 151 186
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.60 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Devon - 8 £275 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £438 -
Bristol -11 4 £375 +35.13% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 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 35 (50.72%) SC Cleared
7 35 (50.72%) Security Cleared
8 29 (42.03%) MPLS
8 29 (42.03%) OSPF
9 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 18 (26.09%) Network Design
11 17 (24.64%) BGP
12 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.19%) CCIE
12 16 (23.19%) Network Management
13 15 (21.74%) FTP
14 14 (20.29%) SNMP
14 14 (20.29%) Telnet
14 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
15 13 (18.84%) CISSP
15 13 (18.84%) Juniper
15 13 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (15.94%) High Availability
17 10 (14.49%) Fortinet
17 10 (14.49%) Network Security
17 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
18 8 (11.59%) Performance Management
18 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
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 29 (42.03%) MPLS
4 29 (42.03%) OSPF
5 17 (24.64%) BGP
6 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
7 15 (21.74%) FTP
8 14 (20.29%) SNMP
8 14 (20.29%) Telnet
9 13 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (14.49%) Network Security
11 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (8.70%) VPN
11 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
12 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
13 3 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 3 (4.35%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Network Specialist
2 18 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Network Support
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Security Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Junior
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Junior Designer
9 3 (4.35%) Junior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Network Design
3 16 (23.19%) Network Management
4 11 (15.94%) High Availability
5 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Management
6 8 (11.59%) Network Performance Management
6 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow
8 1 (1.45%) Migration
8 1 (1.45%) ERP
8 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.45%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.45%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (52.17%) CCNP
3 35 (50.72%) SC Cleared
3 35 (50.72%) 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 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 67 (97.10%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) Juniper
3 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
3 10 (14.49%) Fortinet
4 7 (10.14%) F5
5 6 (8.70%) VMware
6 5 (7.25%) NetApp
6 5 (7.25%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.35%) Brocade
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.90%) IronPort
9 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 2 (2.90%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Nokia
9 2 (2.90%) CA
10 1 (1.45%) Nortel
10 1 (1.45%) Avaya