The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meridio products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Meridio over the 3 months to 28 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 Meridio, Inc.

Meridio
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 596 621
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25  
Contract jobs citing Meridio 6 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.049% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.11% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £335 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.46% -13.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £280 £325
% change year-on-year +19.46% -13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

Meridio 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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11614 13765 13470
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 738 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Meridio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Meridio in England

Meridio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meridio in England

Meridio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meridio in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meridio in England

Meridio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Meridio in England

Meridio
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 Meridio within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +15 4 £335 +71.53%
North East +70 2 - -
Meridio
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Meridio 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 Meridio.

1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) EMC
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) Veritas
6 6 (40.00%) Unicenter
6 6 (40.00%) Thin Client
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) MS Access
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) Netcool
6 6 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
6 6 (40.00%) Clustering
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Meridio
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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MS Access
3 4 (26.67%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Web Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Flash
2 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
1 6 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
1 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (40.00%) Netcool
1 6 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) Unicenter
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.67%) Lumension
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Varonis