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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 121 102 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 27 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.79% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 7.20% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Median daily rate £363 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
- -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
446 264 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.14% 10.96% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 140 188
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £218 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Shropshire -26 11 £388 +24.49% 1
Worcestershire 0 4 £350 -26.89%
Staffordshire - 3 £325 -
Birmingham -15 1 £450 +50.00% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (86.36%) Firewall
3 30 (68.18%) OSPF
3 30 (68.18%) BGP
4 26 (59.09%) Juniper
5 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
6 24 (54.55%) SolarWinds
7 22 (50.00%) F5
8 19 (43.18%) Fortinet
8 19 (43.18%) Load Balancing
8 19 (43.18%) Nokia
9 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (40.91%) ITIL
9 18 (40.91%) BIG-IP
9 18 (40.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (38.64%) CSS
11 16 (36.36%) BMC
11 16 (36.36%) OPNET
11 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
11 16 (36.36%) Riverbed
12 14 (31.82%) Network Management
12 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
13 13 (29.55%) CCNP
14 12 (27.27%) Network Architecture
14 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
14 12 (27.27%) User Experience
14 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
15 10 (22.73%) CCNA

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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) Firewall
2 30 (68.18%) BGP
2 30 (68.18%) OSPF
3 18 (40.91%) BIG-IP
3 18 (40.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (20.45%) WAN
6 8 (18.18%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) VoIP
6 8 (18.18%) VPN
7 7 (15.91%) VLAN
7 7 (15.91%) Wireless
8 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
10 4 (9.09%) HSRP
10 4 (9.09%) NX-OS
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (6.82%) MPLS
11 3 (6.82%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Network Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Monitoring Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 6 (13.64%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) CentOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Load Balancing
2 18 (40.91%) ITIL
3 14 (31.82%) Network Management
4 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 12 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (20.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) Network Design
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
9 4 (9.09%) System Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.55%) Coaching
11 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
11 2 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (4.55%) Service Management
12 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.27%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.55%) Python
1 2 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (29.55%) CCNP
5 10 (22.73%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.82%) CCDP
8 2 (4.55%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) CCDA
9 1 (2.27%) CCVP
9 1 (2.27%) Degree
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) OPNET
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (9.09%) Nagios
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (59.09%) Juniper
3 25 (56.82%) CheckPoint
4 24 (54.55%) SolarWinds
5 22 (50.00%) F5
6 19 (43.18%) Fortinet
6 19 (43.18%) Nokia
7 16 (36.36%) BMC
7 16 (36.36%) Riverbed
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 3 (6.82%) Trustwave
9 3 (6.82%) VMware
10 2 (4.55%) Aruba
10 2 (4.55%) Avaya
10 2 (4.55%) BT
10 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
10 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.27%) Intel Security