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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 94 112 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 19 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.27% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 1.54% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £288 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £318 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -
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
276 455 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 17.55% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 236 151
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Shropshire +1 9 £310 -
Birmingham - 4 £300 -
Worcestershire - 2 £489 -
Coventry - 1 £425 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) CCNP
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (72.73%) Firewall
3 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 23 (69.70%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 18 (54.55%) F5
6 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
7 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
8 14 (42.42%) BIG-IP
9 13 (39.39%) LAN
10 12 (36.36%) Juniper
10 12 (36.36%) MPLS
10 12 (36.36%) Network Design
10 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
11 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
11 11 (33.33%) Fortinet
11 11 (33.33%) McAfee
11 11 (33.33%) CCNA
11 11 (33.33%) CSS
12 10 (30.30%) VoIP
12 10 (30.30%) BMC
12 10 (30.30%) DMVPN
12 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 10 (30.30%) SolarWinds
13 9 (27.27%) IBM
13 9 (27.27%) WLAN
13 9 (27.27%) CiscoWorks

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) BIG-IP
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 12 (36.36%) MPLS
5 12 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (30.30%) VoIP
6 10 (30.30%) DMVPN
7 9 (27.27%) WLAN
8 6 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (12.12%) HSRP
10 3 (9.09%) VRRP
11 2 (6.06%) Wireless
11 2 (6.06%) BGP
12 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
12 1 (3.03%) VPN
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Network Support
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) SecurID
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Design
2 11 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.03%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) CCNP
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.03%) OPNET
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) F5
3 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Juniper
5 11 (33.33%) McAfee
5 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 11 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 10 (30.30%) SolarWinds
6 10 (30.30%) BMC
7 9 (27.27%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.09%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Nokia
10 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.03%) Remedy