The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cisco Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Nexus over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Nexus
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 2.82% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £43.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.32% +100.00%  

Cisco Nexus is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 199 248 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.03% 13.80% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 132 119
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in Manchester

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
4 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) NX-OS

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) FCoE
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCDA
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed