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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 107 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 6 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.96% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 6.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% -48.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £31.00
Cisco Nexus
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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
434 307 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.12% 14.78% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 150 143
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 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 3 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (76.47%) CCNP
5 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
6 11 (64.71%) CSS
7 10 (58.82%) Fortinet
7 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (58.82%) F5
8 9 (52.94%) WAN
8 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (47.06%) ITIL
9 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
9 8 (47.06%) BIG-IP
10 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
10 7 (41.18%) McAfee
11 6 (35.29%) MPLS
11 6 (35.29%) VoIP
11 6 (35.29%) Juniper
11 6 (35.29%) DMVPN
12 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (29.41%) Nokia
12 5 (29.41%) OSPF
12 5 (29.41%) BGP
12 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
13 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
13 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
13 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
13 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
13 4 (23.53%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) Lync
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
4 8 (47.06%) BIG-IP
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) DMVPN
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 5 (29.41%) OSPF
6 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Support
3 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 3 (17.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCDA
6 1 (5.88%) CCVP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) Fortinet
3 10 (58.82%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
4 7 (41.18%) McAfee
5 6 (35.29%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) Nokia
7 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
7 4 (23.53%) BMC
8 3 (17.65%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 2 (11.76%) TOWER Software
10 1 (5.88%) VMware
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