The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 65 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+554.54% +1.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.02% 16.40% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 66
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £249 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Cisco Nexus
North West

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Network Management
6 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (40.00%) Wireless
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) BGP
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
8 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (26.67%) Netcool
8 4 (26.67%) Banking

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
6 3 (20.00%) Extranet
6 3 (20.00%) WAAS
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) PSTN
7 2 (13.33%) ADSL
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Network Management
2 6 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (26.67%) NetScout
6 3 (20.00%) Nortel
6 3 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
7 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (6.67%) Fortinet