Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 17 December 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 196 193
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +41
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 26 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.92% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 17
North West median daily rate £406 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.07% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £247
90th Percentile £613 £463 £478
England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £31.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +47.20% -43.18% +29.41%

Cisco Nexus is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 830 728 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.78% 12.87% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 456 575
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.89%
10th Percentile £200 £158 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 53
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £18.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +0.69% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.03 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.20 £44.62 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.61% +8.54%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Nexus in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Nexus in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Nexus 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 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 11 £438 +32.08% 3
Cheshire +8 7 £425 +9.68% 2
Merseyside +2 7 £376 +25.42% 3
Lancashire -24 1 £288 -31.95% 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) WAN
3 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (88.46%) Firewall
4 21 (80.77%) CCNP
5 18 (69.23%) LAN
5 18 (69.23%) Load Balancing
5 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
6 17 (65.38%) Network Security
7 15 (57.69%) OSPF
7 15 (57.69%) BGP
8 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (53.85%) F5
9 13 (50.00%) CCIE
10 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
11 11 (42.31%) Wireless
11 11 (42.31%) DNS
11 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
11 11 (42.31%) DHCP
11 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (42.31%) NX-OS
11 11 (42.31%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
12 10 (38.46%) VPN
13 9 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (34.62%) VMware
13 9 (34.62%) Network Design
13 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
14 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
14 8 (30.77%) WLAN

Cisco Nexus
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) LAN
4 17 (65.38%) Network Security
5 15 (57.69%) BGP
5 15 (57.69%) OSPF
6 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco Firepower
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (42.31%) DHCP
7 11 (42.31%) DNS
7 11 (42.31%) NX-OS
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) Wireless
8 10 (38.46%) VPN
9 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
9 9 (34.62%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
10 8 (30.77%) WLAN
11 7 (26.92%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Load Balancing
2 9 (34.62%) Network Design
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Network Management
5 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Network Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (15.38%) SFIA
6 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) DNA
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Runbook
8 1 (3.85%) Security Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (80.77%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) CCIE
4 7 (26.92%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE Security
6 4 (15.38%) CCDP
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) GIAC
7 2 (7.69%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Stealthwatch
2 4 (15.38%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) F5
3 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 10 (38.46%) Palo Alto
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Infoblox
6 6 (23.08%) Meraki
7 5 (19.23%) Juniper
7 5 (19.23%) Tufin
8 4 (15.38%) BMC
9 3 (11.54%) HP
10 2 (7.69%) Citrix
10 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
10 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Nokia
10 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
10 2 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (3.85%) jetNEXUS
11 1 (3.85%) Twitter