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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 106 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 27 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 4.57% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
393 416 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.87% 16.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 237 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £226 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.59 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 7 £400 - 1
Worcestershire -7 6 £378 -24.50%
Shropshire -37 6 £375 +27.65%
Coventry - 2 £208 -
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) Firewall
3 18 (62.07%) OSPF
3 18 (62.07%) BGP
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (48.28%) Juniper
6 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
6 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
8 11 (37.93%) F5
8 11 (37.93%) CCNP
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
10 8 (27.59%) LAN
10 8 (27.59%) VoIP
10 8 (27.59%) Nokia
11 7 (24.14%) CCNA
11 7 (24.14%) VPN
11 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
11 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
11 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (24.14%) Network Management
12 6 (20.69%) VLAN
12 6 (20.69%) CSS
12 6 (20.69%) Wireless

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) BGP
2 18 (62.07%) OSPF
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) H.323
9 3 (10.34%) HSRP
9 3 (10.34%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) NX-OS
9 3 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Network Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) EMC VNX
3 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) CentOS
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Network Management
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) System Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) CCNP
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
6 3 (10.34%) CCDP
6 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 1 (3.45%) CCDA
8 1 (3.45%) CCVP
8 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) OPNET
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
4 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
5 11 (37.93%) F5
6 8 (27.59%) Nokia
7 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
8 5 (17.24%) BMC
8 5 (17.24%) Riverbed
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) EMC
10 3 (10.34%) Trustwave
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
11 2 (6.90%) Aruba
11 2 (6.90%) Avaya
11 2 (6.90%) BT
11 2 (6.90%) Fujitsu
11 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto