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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 123 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 17 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.075% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 0.69% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Median daily rate £363 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £500
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 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.32% +100.00%  

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 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 322 290 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.97% 10.81% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 135 163
Median daily rate £395 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 44
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 March 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 +8 11 £363 - 1
Shropshire +35 3 £454 -
Solihull - 1 £265 -
Herefordshire - 1 £338 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (62.96%) F5
5 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
5 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (51.85%) WAN
7 13 (48.15%) Wireless
8 11 (40.74%) BGP
9 10 (37.04%) LAN
9 10 (37.04%) Network Management
10 9 (33.33%) CCNA
11 8 (29.63%) ITIL
11 8 (29.63%) OSPF
11 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
12 7 (25.93%) Network Design
12 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
12 7 (25.93%) MPLS
12 7 (25.93%) Juniper
12 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
13 6 (22.22%) DMVPN
13 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (22.22%) Migration
14 5 (18.52%) Finance
14 5 (18.52%) VPN
14 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 4 (14.81%) Multicast

Cisco Nexus
Top Related 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%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) Wireless
5 11 (40.74%) BGP
6 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) OSPF
8 7 (25.93%) MPLS
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (22.22%) DMVPN
9 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (18.52%) VPN
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
11 4 (14.81%) ISDN
11 4 (14.81%) Multicast
11 4 (14.81%) Network Security
11 4 (14.81%) NX-OS
11 4 (14.81%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Network Management
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 7 (25.93%) Network Design
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
7 1 (3.70%) CCDA
7 1 (3.70%) CCVP
7 1 (3.70%) MCITP
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
1 1 (3.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) F5
3 16 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
4 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.41%) Nokia
7 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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