Period
to 28 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meraki products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Meraki over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Meraki.

Meraki
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 268 256
Rank change year-on-year +69 -12 -5
Contract jobs citing Meraki 20 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.32% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.77% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 14
Central London median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% +16.04%
10th Percentile £187 £241 £274
90th Percentile £475 £538 £475
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £50.00 - £160.00

Meraki is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,459 3,379 3,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.57% 37.91% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,850 2,429 2,503
Central London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £669
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 78
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +2.63%
10th Percentile £12.52 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.81 £28.20 £35.39
London median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.91
% change year-on-year +5.63% -4.35% +7.23%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Meraki as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in Central London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Meraki in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in Central London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in Central London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in Central London

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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
City of London +37 9 £215 -54.13% 7
City of Westminster +11 6 £450 +140.00%
Camden - 2 £430 -
West End of London - 1 £550 -
Meraki
London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Meraki 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 Central London region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Office 365
4 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) DHCP
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) Azure
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) MPLS
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (30.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (30.00%) Android
8 6 (30.00%) NAS
8 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (25.00%) AirWatch
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (10.00%) AWS
4 2 (10.00%) IaaS
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (5.00%) G Suite
5 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
1 11 (55.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) SAN
5 6 (30.00%) MPLS
5 6 (30.00%) NAS
5 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (20.00%) Skype
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (10.00%) SSL
9 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
10 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) LAN Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) WAN Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Home Automation
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Android
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Tech Ops
5 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Avaya
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (5.00%) Bomgar
7 1 (5.00%) BT
7 1 (5.00%) Darktrace
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Polycom
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter
7 1 (5.00%) Zscaler