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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 121 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 4 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.23% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.63% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+138.88% -90.00%
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
267 307 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.29% 14.08% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 128 122
Average daily rate £375 £298 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.65 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £29.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
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 14 February 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
Birmingham -3 3 £375 -15.49%
Shropshire -19 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) Network Management
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) OSPF
8 2 (14.29%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.14%) FWSM
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) TACACS
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Designer
4 3 (21.43%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto