The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cisco Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 47 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.72% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £43.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -36.32% +117.72%  

Cisco Nexus is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 106 87 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.59% 13.55% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 51
Median daily rate £363 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in Birmingham

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Birmingham

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in Birmingham

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) F5
4 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (73.33%) WAN
5 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (60.00%) Wireless
7 8 (53.33%) BGP
7 8 (53.33%) LAN
8 7 (46.67%) OSPF
8 7 (46.67%) Network Management
9 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
9 6 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (40.00%) Migration
9 6 (40.00%) Network Design
10 5 (33.33%) Finance
10 5 (33.33%) MPLS
10 5 (33.33%) Juniper
10 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (26.67%) Multicast
11 4 (26.67%) NX-OS
11 4 (26.67%) Junos
11 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (26.67%) Network Security
11 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
11 4 (26.67%) CCNA
11 4 (26.67%) ISDN

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (60.00%) Wireless
5 8 (53.33%) BGP
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
6 7 (46.67%) OSPF
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (33.33%) MPLS
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
9 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (26.67%) ISDN
9 4 (26.67%) Junos
9 4 (26.67%) Multicast
9 4 (26.67%) Network Security
9 4 (26.67%) NX-OS
9 4 (26.67%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.67%) VMware