Period
to 18 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 June 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 179 199
Rank change year-on-year -33 +20 +4
Contract jobs citing Meraki 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.27% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
South West median daily rate £475 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £455 £402 £390
90th Percentile £495 £535 £410
England median daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +6.67% +19.05% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.50 £125.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -83.60% +733.33% +25.00%

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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,534 1,827 2,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.28% 36.71% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,531 1,056 1,312
South West median daily rate £440 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +3.88% +2.77%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 100 110
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £22.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.09% -43.95% +53.92%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.78 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £46.75 £50.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%

Meraki
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Meraki as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Meraki in the South West

Meraki
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meraki in the South West

Meraki
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meraki within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
Devon - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £475 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Meraki.

1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) DNA
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Polycom
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
5 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) TrustSec
5 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

Meraki
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) 5G
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Design Authority
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) DNA
3 1 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) Stealthwatch
1 1 (14.29%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Zscaler