Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 181 205
Rank change year-on-year +51 +24 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 10 24 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 3.90% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 13
Median daily rate £363 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -11.76% +11.48%
10th Percentile £315 £307 £226
90th Percentile £400 £564 £450
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
England median hourly rate £47.20 £45.00 £53.33
% change year-on-year +4.89% -15.62% +78.12%

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 363 616 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.15% 11.53% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 363 450
Median daily rate £363 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £178 £190 £206
90th Percentile £553 £575 £575
England median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 88
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £13.99 £12.50 £11.96
90th Percentile £68.75 £28.62 £42.50
Median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.14% +5.00% +5.26%

Cisco Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco Nexus as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Nexus in the North West

Cisco Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Nexus in the North West.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +58 5 £381 -10.29% 6
Lancashire +24 3 - - 1
Cheshire +24 1 - -
Merseyside +11 1 £300 -14.59% 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) AWS
6 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
6 3 (30.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) OpenScape
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Stability
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) IronPort
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 2 (20.00%) Siemens
5 1 (10.00%) Arista
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec