Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 21 February 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.

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

Meraki
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Meraki 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £325 - -
North West median daily rate £319 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 551 533 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.84% 43.44% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 342 459
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +6.11%
10th Percentile £226 £177 £238
90th Percentile £625 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -0.99% +1.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.61
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.25 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% -8.75% +25.00%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in Cheshire

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in Cheshire

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Warrington - 3 £338 -
Meraki
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp