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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 99 90
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 1.47% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £382 £175 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.42% -36.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £175 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +1.93% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - £40.00

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 193 272 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.13% 15.39% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 144 113
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Median hourly rate £15.75 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Network Design
5 5 (41.67%) F5
6 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Change Control
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
8 2 (16.67%) FMCG
8 2 (16.67%) WAAS
8 2 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (16.67%) DMZ
8 2 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (16.67%) SAP

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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 2 (16.67%) WAAS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
6 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed