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 June 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.

Cisco Nexus
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.98% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 6.56% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +1.93% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £40.00

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 84 122 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.68% 14.99% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 86
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -52.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £13.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) CCNP
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (64.29%) Wireless
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (57.14%) F5
7 7 (50.00%) WAN
8 6 (42.86%) Migration
8 6 (42.86%) Network Design
8 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (35.71%) Finance
10 4 (28.57%) LAN
10 4 (28.57%) CCNA
10 4 (28.57%) Juniper
10 4 (28.57%) OSPF
10 4 (28.57%) BGP
10 4 (28.57%) Network Management
11 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
11 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
11 3 (21.43%) DMVPN
11 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
11 3 (21.43%) CCIE
11 3 (21.43%) VPN
11 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
12 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (21.43%) DMVPN
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (7.14%) ISDN
8 1 (7.14%) Junos
8 1 (7.14%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) Multicast
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCIE
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) VMware