Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 183 218
Rank change year-on-year -16 +35 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 20 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 2.68% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 13
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £279 £260
90th Percentile £569 £444 £438
England median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +50.40% -20.38% -1.88%

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 824 822 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.92% 14.71% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 492 617
North West median daily rate £398 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £180 £213
90th Percentile £554 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 60 57
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% -0.97% -5.44%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.10 £53.04 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -24 9 £294 -26.47% 15
Cheshire -13 8 £425 +9.68% 1
Merseyside - 3 £380 - 5
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (85.00%) LAN
4 15 (75.00%) CCNP
4 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (70.00%) Network Security
5 14 (70.00%) OSPF
5 14 (70.00%) BGP
6 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (55.00%) CCIE
8 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (45.00%) F5
10 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
10 8 (40.00%) NX-OS
10 8 (40.00%) DNS
10 8 (40.00%) WLAN
10 8 (40.00%) DHCP
10 8 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
11 7 (35.00%) VoIP
11 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (35.00%) VPN
11 7 (35.00%) Wireless
11 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
12 6 (30.00%) CCIE Security
12 6 (30.00%) Network Design

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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 17 (85.00%) LAN
4 14 (70.00%) BGP
4 14 (70.00%) Network Security
4 14 (70.00%) OSPF
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 8 (40.00%) DHCP
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (40.00%) NX-OS
6 8 (40.00%) WLAN
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) Wireless
8 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design
3 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) SFIA
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) CCIE
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE Security
5 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) CCDP
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) HP APS
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) Tufin
7 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
8 3 (15.00%) Meraki
9 2 (10.00%) BMC
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
9 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) Nokia
10 1 (5.00%) Brocade
10 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds