Period
to 9 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 9 December 2021 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 > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 510 364 453
Rank change year-on-year -146 +89 +112
Contract jobs citing Meraki 69 24 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 74
10th Percentile £211 £212 £274
25th Percentile £281 £313 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £488 £425
Median % change year-on-year -17.95% +14.71% -3.82%
75th Percentile £494 £525 £488
90th Percentile £576 £550 £554
England median daily rate £400 £428 £385
% change year-on-year -6.43% +11.04% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £43.49 £22.75
% change year-on-year -51.71% +91.16% -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,112 6,462 13,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.95% 39.50% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,743 4,402 9,554
10th Percentile £331 £300 £263
25th Percentile £450 £400 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £508 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +9.14% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 61 246
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.75 £12.47
25th Percentile £18.06 £17.96 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year - +23.46% +8.29%
75th Percentile £45.89 £42.00 £28.56
90th Percentile £61.75 £60.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.22 £24.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -19.94% +28.34% +8.41%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Meraki as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Meraki in London.

Daily rate trend for Meraki in London

Meraki
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Meraki in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Meraki in London.

Hourly rate trend for Meraki in London

Meraki
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Meraki in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. 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
Central London -52 12 £425 +30.77% 12
West London -24 1 £525 +61.54% 9
South London - 1 £300 -
East London - 1 £350 - 1
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 54 (78.26%) Cisco
2 32 (46.38%) Firewall
3 31 (44.93%) WAN
4 26 (37.68%) Windows
5 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (31.88%) Wireless
7 20 (28.99%) Microsoft 365
7 20 (28.99%) SD-WAN
8 18 (26.09%) Azure
9 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (21.74%) LAN
11 14 (20.29%) VMware
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
12 13 (18.84%) Social Skills
12 13 (18.84%) ITIL
12 13 (18.84%) AWS
13 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
13 12 (17.39%) Palo Alto
13 12 (17.39%) VPN
13 12 (17.39%) Change Management
14 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (13.04%) CCNP
15 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (11.59%) Finance
16 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.59%) Juniper
16 8 (11.59%) Aruba
16 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 7 (10.14%) Fortinet

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maximo
1 1 (1.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (26.09%) Azure
3 13 (18.84%) AWS
4 6 (8.70%) Google Workspace
5 5 (7.25%) Mimecast
6 4 (5.80%) SaaS
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.90%) IaaS
8 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) AWS Direct Connect
9 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.45%) PaaS
9 1 (1.45%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (46.38%) Firewall
2 31 (44.93%) WAN
3 22 (31.88%) Wireless
4 20 (28.99%) SD-WAN
5 15 (21.74%) LAN
6 12 (17.39%) VPN
7 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.14%) DHCP
8 7 (10.14%) DNS
8 7 (10.14%) VoIP
9 6 (8.70%) Network Security
10 5 (7.25%) Internet
10 5 (7.25%) MPLS
11 4 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.80%) WLAN
12 3 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
12 3 (4.35%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (18.84%) Social Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) IT Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support
6 5 (7.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) OAuth
1 1 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.45%) BYOD
4 1 (1.45%) CCTV
4 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.45%) VMS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (8.70%) Information Security
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) Data Science
7 3 (4.35%) Network Design
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) Network Segmentation
8 2 (2.90%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (2.90%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (2.90%) Security Operations
8 2 (2.90%) Situational Awareness
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.04%) CCNP
3 7 (10.14%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) CCSP
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.90%) CCIE
5 2 (2.90%) CEH
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCP
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ACMT
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
6 1 (1.45%) HND
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) NIST
3 3 (4.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 4 (5.80%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.80%) Terraform
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) CASB
5 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 54 (78.26%) Cisco
2 14 (20.29%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Palo Alto
4 8 (11.59%) Aruba
4 8 (11.59%) Juniper
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.70%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) Zscaler
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.45%) Broadcom
11 1 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.45%) F5
11 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.45%) Polycom
11 1 (1.45%) Splunk