Period
to 16 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 February 2019 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 141 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +157
Contract jobs citing Meraki 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.52% 0.037% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Manchester median daily rate £275 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
North West median daily rate £300 £319 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,196 1,137 1,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.13% 41.72% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 706 776
Manchester median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +0.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £209 £213 £239
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £420 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% +4.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 26
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £17.00 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +16.24% -2.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.68 £10.33
90th Percentile £31.69 £37.93 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.06% -10.00%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in Manchester

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in Manchester

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meraki in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Veeam
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
5 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (13.33%) NX-OS
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365 Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 2 (13.33%) OWASP
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCDP
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (6.67%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) Veeam
4 4 (26.67%) BMC
4 4 (26.67%) Infoblox
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.67%) IronPort