Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 116 218
Rank change year-on-year -48 +102 +27
Contract jobs citing Meraki 13 2 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.31% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 12
10th Percentile £195 £273 £168
25th Percentile £218 £288 £287
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £325 £406
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -20.00% -11.92%
75th Percentile £506 £363 £481
90th Percentile £540 £378 £487
Central London median daily rate £425 £375 £431
% change year-on-year +13.33% -13.04% -5.22%

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 1,293 655 2,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.19% 36.51% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 479 1,837
10th Percentile £330 £300 £282
25th Percentile £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 48
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.60
25th Percentile £13.00 £14.44 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -7.32% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.13 £23.56
90th Percentile £26.65 £22.65 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £14.47 £18.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year -19.64% -13.94% +11.67%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Meraki as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Meraki in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Meraki in the City of London

Meraki
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Meraki in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Meraki in the City of London

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £220 -
Meraki
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) Azure
4 7 (53.85%) SD-WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) WLAN
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Information Security
7 4 (30.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (30.77%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (30.77%) Social Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (15.38%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps

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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
4 1 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) SD-WAN
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) IPsec
8 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Junior
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Network Segmentation
1 4 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Bill of Materials
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Situational Awareness
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSP
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Adyen
4 1 (7.69%) AlienVault
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Zscaler