Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 October 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +61
Contract jobs citing Meraki 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.87% 0.19% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Merseyside median daily rate £390 - -
North West median daily rate £425 £313 -
% change year-on-year +36.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 215 203 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 46.74% 37.94% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 125 173
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £230 £160 £263
90th Percentile £600 £554 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -9.34% -14.39%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £10.45
90th Percentile £19.65 £19.35 £18.97
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year +9.38% -16.56% +11.68%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in Merseyside

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Liverpool +7 3 £370 -
Meraki
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) IronPort
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) WAAS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) FWSM
4 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) VMware