Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 243 246
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Meraki 16 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.13% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.34% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
City of London median daily rate £461 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £128 £184 £425
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
Central London median daily rate £458 £419 £450
% change year-on-year +9.25% -6.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,687 2,669 2,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.23% 38.51% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,997 2,005 2,153
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 50 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.83 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £18.69 £17.75
% change year-on-year +1.02% +5.30% +1.43%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
4 10 (62.50%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 7 (43.75%) ISDN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
7 7 (43.75%) Network Security
7 7 (43.75%) XMPP
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (37.50%) ProxySG
8 6 (37.50%) CMS
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) WLAN
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP

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 6 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (12.50%) G Suite
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) MPLS
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (43.75%) ISDN
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) WLAN
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XMPP
2 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.25%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) CWNA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) ProxySG
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Rundeck
3 2 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) Arista
7 2 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 1 (6.25%) Riverbed