Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 761 803
Rank change year-on-year +48 +42 +14
Contract jobs citing Meraki 139 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.063% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 44
England median daily rate £375 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -20.00% +35.59%
10th Percentile £133 £263 £261
90th Percentile £493 £410 £492
UK median daily rate £375 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +17.19% -20.00% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £125.00 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +681.25% +33.33% -
UK median hourly rate £125.00 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +681.25% +33.33% -

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 38,385 37,052 42,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.68% 44.03% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,096 22,969 26,386
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,346 1,260 1,515
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.37
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 71 £325 +8.33% 21
South East +7 30 £394 +5.42% 9
Midlands -3 20 - - 18
West Midlands - 20 - - 17
East of England +7 9 £450 +29.50% 6
North of England -7 6 £313 - 8
South West +10 3 £390 -2.50% 4
North West -10 3 £365 - 6
North East - 2 £258 -
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 2
Meraki
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 114 (82.01%) Cisco
2 58 (41.73%) WAN
3 53 (38.13%) Wireless
4 47 (33.81%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (30.94%) LAN
5 43 (30.94%) VMware
6 41 (29.50%) Windows
7 40 (28.78%) Wi-Fi
8 39 (28.06%) Active Directory
9 34 (24.46%) CCNP
10 31 (22.30%) Firewall
10 31 (22.30%) MPLS
11 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
11 28 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (19.42%) Juniper
13 26 (18.71%) Office 365
13 26 (18.71%) Windows Server
14 23 (16.55%) VPN
14 23 (16.55%) CCNA
15 21 (15.11%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (14.39%) VoIP
16 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (13.67%) Aruba
18 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (12.95%) HP
19 17 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (11.51%) Cisco ISE
20 16 (11.51%) Retail
20 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
20 16 (11.51%) Finance

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 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.32%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Office 365
2 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.16%) IaaS
5 3 (2.16%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.16%) PaaS
5 3 (2.16%) SaaS
6 2 (1.44%) Akamai
6 2 (1.44%) G Suite
6 2 (1.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (41.73%) WAN
2 53 (38.13%) Wireless
3 43 (30.94%) LAN
4 40 (28.78%) Wi-Fi
5 31 (22.30%) Firewall
5 31 (22.30%) MPLS
6 23 (16.55%) VPN
7 21 (15.11%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (14.39%) VoIP
9 17 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (11.51%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (10.79%) BGP
11 15 (10.79%) DHCP
11 15 (10.79%) OSPF
11 15 (10.79%) WLAN
12 14 (10.07%) DNS
12 14 (10.07%) SAN
13 13 (9.35%) Cisco Firepower
13 13 (9.35%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (7.91%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Redis
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
1 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
1 16 (11.51%) Retail
2 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.74%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (11.51%) Architect
3 16 (11.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
4 12 (8.63%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Wireless Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Cisco Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Implementation Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Cisco Network Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Network Technician
9 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.35%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) e-Health
5 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) BYOD
6 1 (0.72%) CCTV
6 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) IPTV
6 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.50%) Windows
2 26 (18.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.07%) Windows 10
5 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.60%) Linux
8 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.44%) CentOS
9 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.79%) Project Management
2 12 (8.63%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Migration
2 12 (8.63%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (7.91%) DNA
4 10 (7.19%) BCP
4 10 (7.19%) Supplier Management
5 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.04%) Network Design
6 7 (5.04%) Presales
6 7 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.32%) Network Management
7 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.60%) SIEM
9 4 (2.88%) Network Planning
9 4 (2.88%) Runbook
10 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
1 7 (5.04%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) C
2 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (33.81%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.46%) CCNP
3 23 (16.55%) CCNA
4 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.76%) CCIE
8 7 (5.04%) MCSE
9 6 (4.32%) MCSA
10 5 (3.60%) CCDA
11 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (2.16%) MCP
13 2 (1.44%) CCIE Wireless
13 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.44%) Degree
13 2 (1.44%) MCITP
13 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.72%) CCDP
14 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.44%) QA
1 2 (1.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.60%) vSphere
6 4 (2.88%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.16%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.44%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.44%) Squid
8 2 (1.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.16%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.16%) OpenView
4 3 (2.16%) SCCM
4 3 (2.16%) vCenter Server
4 3 (2.16%) WSUS
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.44%) Nagios
5 2 (1.44%) SCOM
5 2 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 114 (82.01%) Cisco
2 43 (30.94%) VMware
3 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
4 27 (19.42%) Juniper
5 19 (13.67%) Aruba
6 18 (12.95%) HP
7 15 (10.79%) Mitel
8 12 (8.63%) BT
8 12 (8.63%) CheckPoint
8 12 (8.63%) Red Box
9 11 (7.91%) Aastra
9 11 (7.91%) Citrix
9 11 (7.91%) Polycom
10 10 (7.19%) Ericsson
10 10 (7.19%) Tandberg
11 8 (5.76%) F5
12 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.04%) Veeam
13 6 (4.32%) Apple
13 6 (4.32%) SonicWALL