Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 12 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 759 821
Rank change year-on-year +9 +62 -6
Contract jobs citing Meraki 106 82 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 36
England median daily rate £325 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% -9.43%
10th Percentile £130 £154 £189
90th Percentile £475 £473 £500
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
England median hourly rate £89.75 - £38.75
10th Percentile £12.50 - £8.53
90th Percentile £165.00 - £60.00
UK median hourly rate £89.75 - £38.75

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40446 43330 44324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.54% 45.10% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25554 26772 26596
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £435 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +3.08% +5.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1308 1562 1887
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.82%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.42%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in England

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in England

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in England

Meraki
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Meraki in England

Meraki
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Meraki in England

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 0 60 £388 +10.71% 6
South East +5 17 £275 -8.33% 2
North of England +60 10 £313 - 6
South West +13 9 £238 - 1
North West - 9 £313 - 2
Midlands +23 7 £240 -36.00% 1
West Midlands +17 4 £240 - 1
East Midlands -6 3 - -
East of England -19 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +24 1 - - 3
Meraki
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 England region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 86 (81.13%) Cisco
2 51 (48.11%) Firewall
3 45 (42.45%) Windows
4 41 (38.68%) LAN
5 38 (35.85%) Active Directory
6 33 (31.13%) WAN
6 33 (31.13%) Wireless
7 32 (30.19%) Windows Server
8 31 (29.25%) VPN
9 29 (27.36%) DNS
9 29 (27.36%) DHCP
10 27 (25.47%) VMware
11 25 (23.58%) Office 365
12 24 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (20.75%) Juniper
14 19 (17.92%) ITIL
15 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (16.04%) CCNP
17 16 (15.09%) CCNA
17 16 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (15.09%) Windows 10
18 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (14.15%) MPLS
18 15 (14.15%) OSPF
19 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
19 14 (13.21%) Finance
20 13 (12.26%) VoIP

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.58%) Office 365
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.66%) G Suite
5 3 (2.83%) SaaS
6 2 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.94%) Akamai
7 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
7 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (48.11%) Firewall
2 41 (38.68%) LAN
3 33 (31.13%) WAN
3 33 (31.13%) Wireless
4 31 (29.25%) VPN
5 29 (27.36%) DHCP
5 29 (27.36%) DNS
6 24 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (14.15%) MPLS
8 15 (14.15%) OSPF
9 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
10 13 (12.26%) VoIP
11 10 (9.43%) VLAN
12 9 (8.49%) BGP
12 9 (8.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.55%) SAN
14 7 (6.60%) WLAN
15 6 (5.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (37.74%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (16.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (15.09%) Support Engineer
5 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) IT Support
7 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.55%) Network Support
9 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Mac Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Office 365 Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.77%) REST
3 3 (2.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) BYOD
5 2 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.94%) Fintech
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.09%) Windows 10
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.32%) Mac OS X
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.43%) Android
7 9 (8.49%) Linux
8 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) High Availability
3 8 (7.55%) Service Management
4 7 (6.60%) ITSM
4 7 (6.60%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (6.60%) Project Management
5 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.72%) Network Design
5 5 (4.72%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (3.77%) Migration
6 4 (3.77%) Network Planning
6 4 (3.77%) Presales
6 4 (3.77%) Statistics
6 4 (3.77%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.83%) Change Management
7 3 (2.83%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.83%) Network Management
7 3 (2.83%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) Java
1 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.83%) Python
2 1 (0.94%) C
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.04%) CCNP
3 16 (15.09%) CCNA
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.66%) MCSE
6 4 (3.77%) MCITP
6 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.83%) CCIE
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 2 (1.89%) MCP
8 2 (1.89%) MCSA
8 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Docker
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.94%) NFS
6 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Jamf Pro
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
2 6 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.77%) TrustSec
3 4 (3.77%) WSUS
4 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.83%) SafeCom
5 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.89%) Ansible
5 2 (1.89%) Cacti
5 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.89%) Puppet
5 2 (1.89%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.89%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.94%) Nagios
6 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (81.13%) Cisco
2 27 (25.47%) VMware
3 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.75%) Juniper
5 11 (10.38%) Aruba
6 10 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.49%) Apple
7 9 (8.49%) Avaya
7 9 (8.49%) Palo Alto
8 8 (7.55%) HP
8 8 (7.55%) NetApp
8 8 (7.55%) Veeam
9 7 (6.60%) F5
9 7 (6.60%) Fortinet
9 7 (6.60%) Google
9 7 (6.60%) Nortel
10 6 (5.66%) Dell
10 6 (5.66%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.72%) Citrix
11 5 (4.72%) SonicWALL