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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 129 137 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.59% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £409 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +36.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.50
Cisco Nexus
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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
344 378 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.53% 12.62% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 224 162
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 20
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 - 2 £360 -
Dorset -3 1 - - 4
Devon - 1 £250 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (58.82%) OSPF
6 9 (52.94%) BGP
7 8 (47.06%) HP
7 8 (47.06%) VPN
7 8 (47.06%) Wireless
8 7 (41.18%) MPLS
8 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
8 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
8 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
8 7 (41.18%) IronPort
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (41.18%) IBM
8 7 (41.18%) Nokia
8 7 (41.18%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (41.18%) CA
8 7 (41.18%) Network Management
8 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
8 7 (41.18%) FWSM
8 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (29.41%) F5
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) Wireless
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
6 7 (41.18%) FWSM
6 7 (41.18%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
10 1 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (5.88%) FTP
10 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Designer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Management
2 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
4 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
4 7 (41.18%) IronPort
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) Nokia
4 7 (41.18%) CA
5 5 (29.41%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
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