Period
to 9 December 2018

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 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
England > London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 553 582 587
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 +33
Contract jobs citing Meraki 81 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 35
London median daily rate £433 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.61% +8.93% +54.70%
10th Percentile £233 £129 £158
90th Percentile £535 £481 £533
England median daily rate £423 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +30.15% -7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
London median hourly rate - £160.00 -
England median hourly rate - £89.75 -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,685 19,051 19,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.07% 40.42% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,688 12,978 12,766
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 299 292
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.17 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in London

Meraki
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Central London -9 25 £460 +8.24% 8
West London +15 14 £475 +11.76% 8
East London -22 1 £400 -41.18% 3
Meraki
England

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

1 76 (93.83%) Cisco
2 43 (53.09%) Firewall
3 42 (51.85%) Wireless
4 37 (45.68%) LAN
5 35 (43.21%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (39.51%) WAN
6 32 (39.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (38.27%) Windows
8 28 (34.57%) CCNP
9 26 (32.10%) Office 365
10 25 (30.86%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (30.86%) CheckPoint
11 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
11 22 (27.16%) DNS
11 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
12 21 (25.93%) VMware
13 20 (24.69%) VPN
14 19 (23.46%) BGP
14 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (23.46%) SolarWinds
15 18 (22.22%) OSPF
15 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
16 17 (20.99%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
17 16 (19.75%) Palo Alto
17 16 (19.75%) Network Security
17 16 (19.75%) DHCP
18 15 (18.52%) WLAN
18 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (32.10%) Office 365
3 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.09%) Firewall
2 42 (51.85%) Wireless
3 37 (45.68%) LAN
4 32 (39.51%) WAN
5 25 (30.86%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (27.16%) DNS
7 20 (24.69%) VPN
8 19 (23.46%) BGP
8 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (22.22%) OSPF
10 17 (20.99%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (19.75%) DHCP
11 16 (19.75%) Network Security
12 15 (18.52%) WLAN
13 14 (17.28%) MPLS
13 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
14 13 (16.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (16.05%) VoIP
15 11 (13.58%) Cisco Wireless
15 11 (13.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.23%) Hudson
2 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) IT Support
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.17%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.17%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.64%) XMPP
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.28%) Linux
4 10 (12.35%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.88%) Unix
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.23%) VMS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Project Management
2 12 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 8 (9.88%) Change Control
5 8 (9.88%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.41%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.17%) Security Management
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security
8 4 (4.94%) Network Design
8 4 (4.94%) Network Management
8 4 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (3.70%) Change Management
9 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.70%) CRM
9 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Python
2 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) C
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.57%) CCNP
3 8 (9.88%) CCIE
4 7 (8.64%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCDP
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.23%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) CWNA
7 1 (1.23%) CWNE
7 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.23%) PMP
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.41%) ProxySG
5 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.17%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.47%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (7.41%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.47%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.47%) SCOM
4 2 (2.47%) Terraform
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (93.83%) Cisco
2 25 (30.86%) CheckPoint
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.93%) VMware
5 19 (23.46%) SolarWinds
6 16 (19.75%) Palo Alto
7 15 (18.52%) F5
8 12 (14.81%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
9 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.41%) Symantec
10 5 (6.17%) Apple
10 5 (6.17%) Arista
10 5 (6.17%) Avaya
10 5 (6.17%) Citrix
10 5 (6.17%) Rackspace
11 4 (4.94%) Google
11 4 (4.94%) Juniper
12 3 (3.70%) AirMagnet
12 3 (3.70%) Aruba