Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Meridio products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Meridio over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 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 Meridio, Inc.

Meridio
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 853 890
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 -42
Contract jobs citing Meridio 10 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.065% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
UK median daily rate £269 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.93% -13.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £210 £161 £313
90th Percentile £374 £325 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £280 £325
% change year-on-year -3.93% -13.85% -14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

Meridio is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 42076 49096 50304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.68% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25740 30132 29059
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £249 £219
90th Percentile £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1431 1624 2190
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.24% +2.43% +3.03%

Meridio
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Meridio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Meridio in the UK

Meridio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Meridio in the UK

Meridio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Meridio over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Meridio in the UK

Meridio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meridio.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Meridio in the UK

Meridio
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meridio within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
England +30 10 £269 -3.93% 1
UK excluding London +30 10 £269 -3.93% 1
South East +23 5 £335 +71.54%
North of England +72 3 £195 -30.97% 1
North East +41 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £195 -

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Meridio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Meridio.

1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) EMC
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) Veritas
5 5 (50.00%) Unicenter
5 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) MS Access
5 5 (50.00%) Netcool
5 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Meridio
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Author
2 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Netcool
1 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Varonis
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