The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Nexus skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 23 July 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Nexus
Rank 126 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 3.40% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £345 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +68.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 382 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.04% 14.34% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 180 197
Average daily rate £300 £284 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.74% +60.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -4 3 - -
Manchester - - - -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Linux

Cisco Nexus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) PSTN
3 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 2 (15.38%) ISDN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
1 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (15.38%) Network Management
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds