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 3 months to 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 156 140
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 1.57% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +46.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +0.96% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 460 574 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.30% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 324 240
Median daily rate £375 £382 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +17.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 24 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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 +20 11 £400 +128.28% 1
Cheshire +27 4 £356 -16.17% 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) OSPF
3 10 (47.62%) BGP
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) Wireless
5 8 (38.10%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) CCIE
6 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 6 (28.57%) Network Design
6 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 5 (23.81%) F5
8 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Change Control
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (14.29%) Change Management
9 3 (14.29%) DMZ
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) BGP
2 10 (47.62%) OSPF
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (14.29%) DMZ
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
9 2 (9.52%) NX-OS
9 2 (9.52%) WAAS
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless Security
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.52%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 5 (23.81%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed