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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Nexus
Rank 139 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 12 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.17% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.29% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
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
476 387 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.30% 12.79% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 191 176
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Manchester - 4 £400 - 1
Cheshire -7 3 - -
Merseyside -13 3 - -
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
7 7 (33.33%) LAN
7 7 (33.33%) F5
8 6 (28.57%) DHCP
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) CCIE
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) VLAN
10 4 (19.05%) Change Control
10 4 (19.05%) Juniper
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) VoIP
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (14.29%) OSPF
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) VLAN
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (9.52%) FCoE
9 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) SecurID
3 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
1 4 (19.05%) Change Control
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) NCIE
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) CCSE
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (4.76%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) Brocade
7 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
7 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) EMC
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.76%) Meraki
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