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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 100 77 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 20 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 1.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 7.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -35.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £20.09
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
440 323 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.18% 15.31% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 154 147
Average daily rate £325 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 49
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £12.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2014. 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 -11 11 £327 -16.48% 1
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) Firewall
4 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
5 18 (69.23%) CCNP
6 17 (65.38%) CSS
6 17 (65.38%) OSPF
6 17 (65.38%) BGP
7 16 (61.54%) ITIL
7 16 (61.54%) CCNA
7 16 (61.54%) Load Balancing
7 16 (61.54%) Fortinet
7 16 (61.54%) F5
8 15 (57.69%) Network Management
8 15 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (57.69%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (57.69%) BIG-IP
9 14 (53.85%) Juniper
9 14 (53.85%) Nokia
10 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
11 11 (42.31%) Visualisation
11 11 (42.31%) Riverbed
11 11 (42.31%) Network Architecture
11 11 (42.31%) OPNET
11 11 (42.31%) BMC
11 11 (42.31%) User Experience
12 9 (34.62%) WAN
13 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
14 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) OSPF
2 17 (65.38%) BGP
3 15 (57.69%) BIG-IP
3 15 (57.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) MPLS
7 4 (15.38%) VoIP
7 4 (15.38%) DMVPN
8 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (7.69%) Network Security
9 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.85%) VLAN
10 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Monitoring Specialist
4 6 (23.08%) Network Support
5 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Visualisation
1 11 (42.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
1 16 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 15 (57.69%) Network Management
2 15 (57.69%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (42.31%) Network Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Network Design
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) CCNP
3 16 (61.54%) CCNA
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
6 1 (3.85%) CCVP
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) OPNET
2 3 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) CheckPoint
3 16 (61.54%) Fortinet
3 16 (61.54%) F5
4 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 14 (53.85%) Nokia
5 12 (46.15%) SolarWinds
6 11 (42.31%) Riverbed
6 11 (42.31%) BMC
7 5 (19.23%) Blue Coat
7 5 (19.23%) McAfee
8 1 (3.85%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
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