The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 149 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.39% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £413 £260 £730
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.65% -64.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Cisco Nexus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
601 505 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.41% 13.74% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 237 180
Median daily rate £378 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 53 34
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco Nexus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Cisco Nexus Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco Nexus Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -3 7 £175 -32.69% 2
Merseyside - 3 £444 -
Cheshire -10 2 £425 - 1
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) CCNP
6 7 (31.82%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) Network Security
7 6 (27.27%) Juniper
8 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
8 5 (22.73%) Network Design
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Network Management
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 3 (13.64%) CCIE
10 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
10 3 (13.64%) BGP
10 3 (13.64%) MPLS
10 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
11 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
11 2 (9.09%) CCENT
11 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (9.09%) OSPF
11 2 (9.09%) Wireless

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (63.64%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) Broadband
7 2 (9.09%) DSL
7 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) SSH
8 1 (4.55%) TACACS
8 1 (4.55%) Telnet
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
1 5 (22.73%) Network Design
1 5 (22.73%) Network Management
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (4.55%) Escalation Management
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) CCDP
4 2 (9.09%) CCENT
5 1 (4.55%) CISMP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Nokia
3 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds