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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Nexus
England / North West
Rank 126 148 146
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.76% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £481 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.07% -  
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 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 374 568 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.48% 14.80% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 326 234
Median daily rate £388 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.98% -8.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Cheshire +29 2 £363 -23.68%
Manchester +8 2 £265 -
Cisco Nexus
England

Cisco Nexus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Nexus.

1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) VLAN
4 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
5 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) CCIE
6 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) Network Design
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) F5
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) H.323
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) CCDP
9 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Degree

Cisco Nexus
Top Related 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) VLAN
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) BGP
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) H.323
8 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (11.76%) IPsec
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
10 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCIE
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) CCDA
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.88%) VMware