The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 103 113 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.21% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 1.51% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £402 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £418 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.03%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
306 331 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.99% 14.13% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 154 126
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £164 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the West Midlands region.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the West Midlands region.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Shropshire +3 7 £311 -25.89% 1
Birmingham - 4 £400 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £479 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (75.00%) CCNP
5 23 (71.88%) F5
6 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (65.63%) WAN
6 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
6 21 (65.63%) BIG-IP
7 20 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
8 18 (56.25%) Fortinet
8 18 (56.25%) CSS
9 16 (50.00%) BMC
9 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
10 15 (46.88%) Juniper
11 13 (40.63%) McAfee
11 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
11 13 (40.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 13 (40.63%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (37.50%) MPLS
12 12 (37.50%) OSPF
12 12 (37.50%) CCNA
13 11 (34.38%) VoIP
13 11 (34.38%) CiscoWorks
13 11 (34.38%) DMVPN
14 10 (31.25%) WLAN
14 10 (31.25%) LAN
14 10 (31.25%) IBM
14 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) BIG-IP
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (40.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (37.50%) MPLS
5 12 (37.50%) OSPF
6 11 (34.38%) VoIP
6 11 (34.38%) DMVPN
7 10 (31.25%) WLAN
7 10 (31.25%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) BGP
9 3 (9.38%) Network Security
9 3 (9.38%) HSRP
10 2 (6.25%) VRRP
11 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.13%) VPN
11 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.13%) Cisco ICM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Network Support
3 5 (15.63%) Network Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) SecurID
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) WAN Optimisation
2 10 (31.25%) Network Design
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (21.88%) Network Architecture
6 6 (18.75%) Network Management
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (6.25%) Change Control
10 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) CCNP
3 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) CCNA
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (18.75%) OPNET
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) F5
3 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
4 18 (56.25%) Fortinet
5 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 16 (50.00%) BMC
6 15 (46.88%) Juniper
7 13 (40.63%) McAfee
7 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
8 10 (31.25%) IBM
9 6 (18.75%) Nokia
9 6 (18.75%) Riverbed
10 2 (6.25%) Remedy
10 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
10 2 (6.25%) Brocade
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