The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 135 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 1.71% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 292 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.60% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 153 192
Average daily rate £375 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco Nexus
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 5 £430 -14.00% 1
Bristol -23 1 - -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Dorset - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Websense
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) SNA
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) ADSL
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
7 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) SNA
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
5 1 (10.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) Information Security
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
1 1 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Websense
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) IBM