The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 104 100
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 10 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.27% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 9.38% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 10
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £378 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +1.34%  
10th Percentile £305 £325 £296
90th Percentile £438 £471 £498
England median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £39.95 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +6.25%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 325 405 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.78% 13.51% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 687 571
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £269 £200 £213
90th Percentile £506 £500 £451
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 52 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +19.44%  
10th Percentile £10.23 £12.25 £10.12
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.75 £29.21
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the West Midlands

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Shropshire +8 1 - -
Worcestershire +7 1 - -
Staffordshire +1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £325 -
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 20 (74.07%) CCNP
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (74.07%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) Wireless
3 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (44.44%) WAN
5 11 (40.74%) F5
6 9 (33.33%) CCNA
6 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 8 (29.63%) Network Design
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) VPN
8 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
8 7 (25.93%) Network Management
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (22.22%) DMVPN
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) VoIP
10 5 (18.52%) LAN
10 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) OSPF
10 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
11 4 (14.81%) McAfee
11 4 (14.81%) BGP
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) MPLS
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (55.56%) Wireless
3 12 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
4 7 (25.93%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) DMVPN
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
7 4 (14.81%) BGP
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (14.81%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 2 (7.41%) WLAN
10 1 (3.70%) HSRP
10 1 (3.70%) Internet
10 1 (3.70%) IPsec
10 1 (3.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Network Design
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Statistics
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) CCNP
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CCDP
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
5 4 (14.81%) McAfee
6 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) VMware
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