The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Contract jobs citing Meraki 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £253
% change year-on-year +7.14% +38.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 - -

Meraki is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 685 597 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.45% 39.35% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 373 373
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 35
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £10.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Meraki as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the East Midlands

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in the East Midlands

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -9 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Meraki also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
3 8 (72.73%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (72.73%) JNCIA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 1 (9.09%) Local Government
5 1 (9.09%) Northgate
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) HSRP
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Aruba
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Northgate
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) VMware