Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 754 804
Rank change year-on-year +26 +50 -2
Contract jobs citing Meraki 108 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.073% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 31
England median daily rate £350 £348 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -13.23% +0.13%
10th Percentile £189 £227 £263
90th Percentile £475 £448 £500
UK median daily rate £344 £348 £413
% change year-on-year -1.08% -15.81% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
England median hourly rate £160.00 £16.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +900.00% -55.56% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.50 £7.10
90th Percentile £165.00 £16.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £160.00 £16.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +900.00% -55.56% -

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 38,793 39,865 42,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 44.81% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,677 24,727 25,451
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,306 1,469 1,753
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £46.72 £44.80 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -19 56 £375 +7.14% 21
South East +7 25 £331 +10.42% 10
North of England +34 9 £313 - 16
East of England -18 9 £450 - 5
South West +22 7 £273 - 4
North West - 7 £319 - 5
Midlands -1 2 - - 7
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 7
East Midlands -12 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £215 - 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 5
Meraki
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 England region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 87 (80.56%) Cisco
2 45 (41.67%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Firewall
3 42 (38.89%) Wireless
4 39 (36.11%) LAN
5 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
6 32 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (29.63%) WAN
7 31 (28.70%) VPN
7 31 (28.70%) VMware
8 30 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 26 (24.07%) CCNP
10 24 (22.22%) DHCP
11 23 (21.30%) DNS
12 21 (19.44%) Juniper
12 21 (19.44%) MPLS
12 21 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (17.59%) OSPF
14 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (16.67%) Office 365
14 18 (16.67%) Windows 10
15 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (15.74%) CCNA
15 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
15 17 (15.74%) ITIL
16 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (13.89%) BGP

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 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Office 365
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.78%) G Suite
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (41.67%) Firewall
2 42 (38.89%) Wireless
3 39 (36.11%) LAN
4 32 (29.63%) WAN
5 31 (28.70%) VPN
6 24 (22.22%) DHCP
7 23 (21.30%) DNS
8 21 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (19.44%) MPLS
8 21 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (17.59%) OSPF
10 16 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (13.89%) BGP
12 11 (10.19%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.19%) SAN
12 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.19%) VoIP
13 10 (9.26%) VXLAN
14 9 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
14 9 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) IT Support
8 7 (6.48%) Network Support
8 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Mac Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.70%) REST
3 3 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.93%) CCTV
3 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) Social Media
3 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Windows
2 30 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.26%) Linux
7 7 (6.48%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.63%) Android
10 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.85%) CentOS
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.74%) ITIL
2 10 (9.26%) High Availability
3 9 (8.33%) Presales
4 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.56%) Network Management
4 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (4.63%) ITSM
5 5 (4.63%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (4.63%) Project Management
5 5 (4.63%) Service Management
6 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.70%) Network Planning
6 4 (3.70%) Runbook
7 3 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.78%) Change Management
7 3 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.78%) Open Source
7 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) Java
1 3 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) C
2 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (24.07%) CCNP
3 17 (15.74%) CCNA
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.63%) CCDA
5 5 (4.63%) CCIE
5 5 (4.63%) MCSE
6 4 (3.70%) MCSA
6 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) MCITP
8 2 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
6 3 (2.78%) Docker
7 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.85%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.85%) Squid
7 2 (1.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.93%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (4.63%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.63%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.70%) TrustSec
4 3 (2.78%) Nagios
4 3 (2.78%) OpenView
5 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.85%) Cacti
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.85%) SCCM
5 2 (1.85%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.93%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (80.56%) Cisco
2 31 (28.70%) VMware
3 21 (19.44%) Juniper
4 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.11%) HP
6 11 (10.19%) Aruba
7 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.48%) Apple
8 7 (6.48%) Avaya
8 7 (6.48%) Citrix
8 7 (6.48%) NetApp
8 7 (6.48%) Nortel
9 6 (5.56%) F5
9 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.56%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.56%) Veeam
10 4 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.70%) Mitel
10 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL