Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 199 187
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing Cisco Nexus 19 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.77% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
North West median daily rate £350 £390 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +13.45% -14.06%
10th Percentile £286 £208 £249
90th Percentile £590 £450 £388
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £53.33 £55.00
% change year-on-year -15.62% -3.04% +27.91%

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 627 721 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.28% 12.48% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 414 474
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.95% -3.94%
10th Percentile £206 £183 £247
90th Percentile £600 £600 £552
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 80 60
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -28.89%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £37.50 £49.72
England median hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% -6.98% -13.13%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +16 5 £310 +3.33% 1
Lancashire - 5 £288 -
Manchester +2 4 £575 +176.44% 1
Merseyside -16 4 £350 -17.65%
Cisco Nexus
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (42.11%) Network Security
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
7 7 (36.84%) OSPF
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
8 6 (31.58%) CCNA
8 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (26.32%) Network Design
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (26.32%) Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) CCSA
10 4 (21.05%) VMware
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) CCIE
10 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
10 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (26.32%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Network Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Support
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Tech Ops
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.53%) SFIA
6 1 (5.26%) DNA
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCSA
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) CheckPoint
3 9 (47.37%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) CyberArk
6 3 (15.79%) Infoblox
6 3 (15.79%) Meraki
6 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) BMC
7 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) jetNEXUS
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
8 1 (5.26%) IronPort
8 1 (5.26%) Sony