Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 May 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.

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

Meraki
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 240 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Meraki 21 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.30% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 1
City of London median daily rate £450 £199 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +126.42% -54.05% +57.27%
10th Percentile £300 £94 £429
90th Percentile £533 £491 £436
Central London median daily rate £425 £199 £314
% change year-on-year +113.84% -36.65% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £16.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,463 2,688 2,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.25% 38.42% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,819 2,008 1,824
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £283
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 31
City of London median hourly rate £20.57 £20.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +27.88% -21.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.79 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.23 £31.43 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -22.50%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the City of London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in the City of London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (19.05%) CCNP
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Replication
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (14.29%) Veeam

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
1 8 (38.10%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (14.29%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.52%) FTP
6 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) SNMP
6 2 (9.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Telephony Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Sophos
5 3 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
7 1 (4.76%) AirMagnet
7 1 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Ekahau
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Splunk