Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 190 220
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 22 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 2.13% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
North West median daily rate £425 £358 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £208 £319 £253
90th Percentile £450 £394 £494
England median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £53.33 £34.94 £43.00
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.74% +66.99%

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 769 799 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.21% 14.68% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 466 655
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £256 £261
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 55
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -26.19% +15.83%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £38.75 £57.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Merseyside +23 9 £425 +21.43%
Manchester -23 8 £208 -41.74% 1
Cheshire -17 5 £425 +25.93% 1
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (72.73%) Firewall
4 15 (68.18%) WAN
5 14 (63.64%) LAN
6 12 (54.55%) CCNP
7 10 (45.45%) VoIP
7 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (40.91%) High Availability
9 7 (31.82%) Network Management
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (31.82%) OSPF
9 7 (31.82%) BGP
10 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
10 6 (27.27%) MPLS
10 6 (27.27%) Finance
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
11 5 (22.73%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (22.73%) Programme Delivery
11 5 (22.73%) Task Automation
11 5 (22.73%) Change Management
11 5 (22.73%) Security Management
11 5 (22.73%) VPN
11 5 (22.73%) DNS
11 5 (22.73%) CCNA
11 5 (22.73%) CCIE
12 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) WAN
3 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 10 (45.45%) VoIP
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (31.82%) BGP
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (31.82%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 6 (27.27%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (9.09%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) Network Management
3 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
4 5 (22.73%) Task Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCIE
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint