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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 122 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.096% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 0.81% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £370 £360 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £360 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £392 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
479 370 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.90% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 182 253
Average daily rate £363 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 25
Average hourly rate £43.00 £21.09 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.86% +14.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.18 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 14 £370 +2.77% 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (36.00%) Juniper
6 9 (36.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
7 8 (32.00%) Network Design
8 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 6 (24.00%) CCNA
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 5 (20.00%) Network Management
10 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
10 5 (20.00%) FWSM
10 5 (20.00%) VXLAN
10 5 (20.00%) CA
10 5 (20.00%) Nokia
10 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) OSPF
10 5 (20.00%) Wireless
10 5 (20.00%) Validation
11 4 (16.00%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (44.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (20.00%) FWSM
6 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (20.00%) OSPF
6 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 5 (20.00%) VXLAN
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) IPsec
7 4 (16.00%) Junos
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) TACACS
8 3 (12.00%) 2G
8 3 (12.00%) 3G
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Optimisation Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Network Optimisation
3 4 (16.00%) Security Hardening
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.00%) CCIE
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (24.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) CA
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) Nokia
6 4 (16.00%) IronPort
6 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard