Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 213 191
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 +17
Contract jobs citing Meraki 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
South West median daily rate £350 £348 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +46.40% -
10th Percentile £150 £327 £169
90th Percentile £447 £530 £274
England median daily rate £388 £425 £311
% change year-on-year -8.82% +36.55% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.75 - £17.25

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 2,653 2,492 2,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.94% 39.56% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,681 1,513 1,360
South West median daily rate £438 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £225 £251 £200
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 133 102
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.53 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +44.45% +35.29%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.31 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meraki in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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
Wiltshire -15 4 £388 +11.45% 4
Bristol +11 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -8 2 £150 -72.73% 3
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Meraki
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Azure
3 5 (55.56%) AWS
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) SoftLayer
6 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) AVG

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) 5G
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Design Authority
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) AVG
5 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Micro Focus
5 1 (11.11%) Zscaler