Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 570 585
Rank change year-on-year +31 +15 +26
Contract jobs citing Meraki 74 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 15
London median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +66.67%
10th Percentile £143 £138 £168
90th Percentile £524 £488 £550
England median daily rate £418 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +33.68% -10.78% +33.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
London median hourly rate - £160.00 -
England median hourly rate £125.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +733.33% - -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,361 18,215 18,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.94% 41.17% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,460 12,331 12,779
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 253 249
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.43 £50.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -16 20 £455 +7.06% 10
West London -11 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (89.19%) Cisco
2 33 (44.59%) Firewall
3 30 (40.54%) VMware
3 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (40.54%) WAN
4 28 (37.84%) LAN
4 28 (37.84%) Wireless
5 27 (36.49%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (35.14%) Windows
6 26 (35.14%) CCNP
7 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (31.08%) Office 365
8 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
9 22 (29.73%) MPLS
9 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
10 20 (27.03%) VoIP
10 20 (27.03%) VPN
11 18 (24.32%) Project Management
12 17 (22.97%) DNS
13 16 (21.62%) Mitel
13 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
14 15 (20.27%) SolarWinds
14 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (20.27%) OSPF
14 15 (20.27%) Juniper
14 15 (20.27%) CCNA
14 15 (20.27%) Finance

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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Office 365
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.05%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.70%) G Suite
7 2 (2.70%) SaaS
8 1 (1.35%) Akamai
8 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.35%) IaaS
8 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.59%) Firewall
2 30 (40.54%) WAN
3 28 (37.84%) LAN
3 28 (37.84%) Wireless
4 27 (36.49%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (29.73%) MPLS
6 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (27.03%) VoIP
6 20 (27.03%) VPN
7 17 (22.97%) DNS
8 15 (20.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (20.27%) OSPF
9 14 (18.92%) BGP
10 12 (16.22%) DHCP
11 11 (14.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (14.86%) PABX
12 10 (13.51%) EIGRP
12 10 (13.51%) MD110
12 10 (13.51%) WLAN
13 9 (12.16%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Redis
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) IT Support
4 7 (9.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Network Technician
6 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) BYOD
6 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.76%) Unix
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Project Management
2 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (17.57%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Supplier Management
4 10 (13.51%) BCP
4 10 (13.51%) DNA
5 8 (10.81%) Change Control
6 7 (9.46%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.11%) SIEM
8 5 (6.76%) CRM
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Security Management
9 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.05%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.70%) High Availability
11 2 (2.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (35.14%) CCNP
3 15 (20.27%) CCNA
4 4 (5.41%) CCIE
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) CWNE
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
1 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.70%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.70%) StorNext
7 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) AirWatch
2 7 (9.46%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.41%) SCOM
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (2.70%) Nagios
6 2 (2.70%) WSUS
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (89.19%) Cisco
2 30 (40.54%) VMware
3 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
4 20 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 16 (21.62%) Mitel
6 15 (20.27%) Juniper
6 15 (20.27%) SolarWinds
7 14 (18.92%) Red Box
8 12 (16.22%) BT
9 11 (14.86%) Aastra
9 11 (14.86%) F5
9 11 (14.86%) Polycom
10 10 (13.51%) Ericsson
11 9 (12.16%) Tandberg
12 8 (10.81%) Fortinet
12 8 (10.81%) Palo Alto
13 6 (8.11%) Symantec
14 5 (6.76%) Aruba
14 5 (6.76%) Citrix
15 4 (5.41%) WatchGuard