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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Nexus
Rank 135 155 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 13 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.048% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 0.34% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £350 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £18.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £24.89
% change year-on-year
+124.48% -1.57%
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
472 587 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 14.13% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 347 239
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 36
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +6 8 £525 - 1
Cheshire +17 4 £338 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (84.62%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) CCIE
4 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 11 (42.31%) SAN
6 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 9 (34.62%) VoIP
7 9 (34.62%) Network Design
8 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) DHCP
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (26.92%) FWSM
10 6 (23.08%) VLAN
11 5 (19.23%) F5
11 5 (19.23%) Brocade
11 5 (19.23%) HP
11 5 (19.23%) CCNP
11 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (19.23%) NX-OS
12 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) CCDP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) SAN
4 10 (38.46%) VPN
5 9 (34.62%) VoIP
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (26.92%) DHCP
6 7 (26.92%) DNS
6 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (26.92%) FWSM
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
7 6 (23.08%) VLAN
8 5 (19.23%) NX-OS
9 4 (15.38%) IPsec
9 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
9 4 (15.38%) SSL
10 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (11.54%) MPLS
10 3 (11.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Network Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Design
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCIE
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
5 2 (7.69%) CCDA
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Cacti
2 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Brocade
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Polycom
5 2 (7.69%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) VMware