Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 555 592
Rank change year-on-year -3 +37 +6
Contract jobs citing Meraki 65 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.080% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.19% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 7
London median daily rate £325 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -19.38% +90.48%
10th Percentile £131 £213 £274
90th Percentile £483 £441 £500
England median daily rate £372 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +18.10% -21.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.17% -
England median hourly rate £125.00 £14.61 £12.00
% change year-on-year +755.72% +21.73% -

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 17,798 16,767 18,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.55% 42.07% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,040 11,307 12,289
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £263
90th Percentile £656 £640 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 217 251
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +0.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.25 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -35 14 £199 -54.05% 1
West London -25 5 £419 -4.29% 4
East London -15 2 - -
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 49 (75.38%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) WAN
3 28 (43.08%) VMware
4 25 (38.46%) Firewall
4 25 (38.46%) Windows
4 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 24 (36.92%) LAN
6 23 (35.38%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (30.77%) MPLS
8 19 (29.23%) Wireless
9 18 (27.69%) CCNP
9 18 (27.69%) VoIP
10 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (26.15%) Office 365
11 16 (24.62%) Finance
11 16 (24.62%) Juniper
11 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
12 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 14 (21.54%) Mitel
13 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
14 13 (20.00%) Red Box
15 12 (18.46%) CCNA
15 12 (18.46%) Project Management
15 12 (18.46%) BT
16 11 (16.92%) VPN
16 11 (16.92%) Polycom

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 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.08%) G Suite
5 2 (3.08%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Akamai
6 1 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) WAN
2 25 (38.46%) Firewall
3 24 (36.92%) LAN
4 23 (35.38%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (30.77%) MPLS
6 19 (29.23%) Wireless
7 18 (27.69%) VoIP
8 13 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (16.92%) PABX
9 11 (16.92%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) MD110
10 10 (15.38%) SAN
11 9 (13.85%) ADSL
12 7 (10.77%) BGP
12 7 (10.77%) DHCP
12 7 (10.77%) DNS
12 7 (10.77%) OSPF
13 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
13 6 (9.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Redis
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Network Technician
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Linux
8 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.08%) CentOS
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) BCP
2 10 (15.38%) DNA
2 10 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) SIEM
5 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
7 2 (3.08%) High Availability
7 2 (3.08%) Line Management
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Network Design
7 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.08%) Open Source
7 2 (3.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.69%) CCNP
3 12 (18.46%) CCNA
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.15%) MCSA
5 4 (6.15%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
6 2 (3.08%) Squid
7 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.08%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Cisco
2 28 (43.08%) VMware
3 16 (24.62%) Juniper
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) Mitel
6 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (20.00%) Red Box
7 12 (18.46%) BT
8 11 (16.92%) Aastra
8 11 (16.92%) Polycom
9 10 (15.38%) Ericsson
9 10 (15.38%) HP
9 10 (15.38%) Tandberg
10 7 (10.77%) Citrix
11 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
12 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
12 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
12 5 (7.69%) Veeam
13 4 (6.15%) WatchGuard
14 3 (4.62%) Aruba