Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 183 216
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 16 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.55% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
North West median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £241
90th Percentile £456 £432 £438
England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.33 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +77.77% -29.41% +6.25%

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 795 823 1,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.05% 14.30% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 468 648
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 50
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% - -6.06%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £43.03 £51.04 £42.33
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Cheshire -3 6 £425 +9.68%
Merseyside - 6 £425 - 2
Manchester -31 4 £250 -34.60% 5
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (68.75%) Network Security
5 10 (62.50%) CCNP
6 9 (56.25%) VoIP
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (37.50%) OSPF
8 6 (37.50%) BGP
8 6 (37.50%) CCIE
8 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
8 6 (37.50%) Network Management
8 6 (37.50%) High Availability
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
8 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (31.25%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
9 5 (31.25%) MPLS
9 5 (31.25%) Change Management
9 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) Security Management
10 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
11 3 (18.75%) F5

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 (93.75%) Firewall
1 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
3 11 (68.75%) Network Security
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) VoIP
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 3 (18.75%) NX-OS
9 3 (18.75%) WLAN
10 2 (12.50%) DNS
10 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
1 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Security Management
2 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE Security
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (12.50%) Tufin
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint