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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 102 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 11 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 8.94% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
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£450 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £295 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £426 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £180.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
303 235 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.28% 10.92% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 105 93
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 11 46
Average hourly rate £28.69 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.87% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.51 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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
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 6 March 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 -14 5 £450 +28.57% 3
Birmingham - 1 £475 - 3
Coventry - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (72.73%) OSPF
4 23 (69.70%) BGP
5 22 (66.67%) Load Balancing
6 20 (60.61%) CCNA
7 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
7 19 (57.58%) Firewall
8 17 (51.52%) BIG-IP
8 17 (51.52%) F5
9 16 (48.48%) Network Management
9 16 (48.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (45.45%) SolarWinds
10 15 (45.45%) Fortinet
10 15 (45.45%) CCNP
10 15 (45.45%) CSS
11 13 (39.39%) BMC
11 13 (39.39%) Nokia
11 13 (39.39%) Network Design
12 12 (36.36%) CiscoWorks
12 12 (36.36%) Juniper
13 11 (33.33%) CCDP
14 10 (30.30%) ITIL
14 10 (30.30%) OPNET
14 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
14 10 (30.30%) User Experience
15 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
15 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
15 9 (27.27%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) OSPF
2 23 (69.70%) BGP
3 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 17 (51.52%) BIG-IP
5 16 (48.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (27.27%) Network Security
7 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.12%) MPLS
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) VoIP
10 3 (9.09%) WLAN
10 3 (9.09%) DMVPN
11 1 (3.03%) DHCP
11 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.03%) VPN
11 1 (3.03%) DNS
11 1 (3.03%) SAN
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Design Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Network Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Support
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Security Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) User Experience
2 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Fedora
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 16 (48.48%) Network Management
2 16 (48.48%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (39.39%) Network Design
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) CCNA
3 15 (45.45%) CCNP
4 11 (33.33%) CCDP
5 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) VCP4
8 1 (3.03%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (30.30%) OPNET
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
3 17 (51.52%) F5
4 15 (45.45%) SolarWinds
4 15 (45.45%) Fortinet
5 13 (39.39%) BMC
5 13 (39.39%) Nokia
6 12 (36.36%) Juniper
7 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
8 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.12%) McAfee
9 3 (9.09%) IBM
10 2 (6.06%) BT
10 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
11 1 (3.03%) VMware
11 1 (3.03%) Remedy
11 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.03%) HP
11 1 (3.03%) EMC
11 1 (3.03%) CommVault
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