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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 1.13% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £370 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +138.88%

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
324 265 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.53% 11.00% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 144
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +6 5 £285 -24.00%
Shropshire - 5 £373 -
Warwickshire - 2 £550 -
Solihull - 1 £265 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Firewall
3 19 (73.08%) F5
4 14 (53.85%) BGP
5 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (50.00%) Juniper
5 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
7 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
8 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) Network Management
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) LAN
9 8 (30.77%) WAN
9 8 (30.77%) CCNP
10 7 (26.92%) MPLS
10 7 (26.92%) BMC
10 7 (26.92%) Nokia
10 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
10 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
11 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
11 6 (23.08%) OPNET
11 6 (23.08%) CCNA
11 6 (23.08%) Riverbed
11 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
12 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) BGP
3 13 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) MPLS
7 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
8 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (15.38%) ISDN
9 4 (15.38%) Junos
9 4 (15.38%) Multicast
9 4 (15.38%) Network Security
9 4 (15.38%) NX-OS
9 4 (15.38%) VPLS
10 3 (11.54%) DMVPN
10 3 (11.54%) VoIP
10 3 (11.54%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Network Management
3 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) OPNET
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView
2 1 (3.85%) Opsview
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) F5
3 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (34.62%) Fortinet
5 7 (26.92%) BMC
5 7 (26.92%) Nokia
6 6 (23.08%) Riverbed
6 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.85%) Remedy
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk