Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 Meridio, Inc.

Meridio
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 846 863
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -20
Contract jobs citing Meridio 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
UK median daily rate £280 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.94% -6.21%
10th Percentile £198 £252 £276
90th Percentile £368 £466 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -20.00% +18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

Meridio 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,170 43,743 46,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 45.14% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,644 26,778 27,453
UK median daily rate £437 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,370 1,659 1,953
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 January 2018.

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 8 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 19 January 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
UK excluding London -1 3 £280 -20.00%
England -7 3 £280 -20.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North of England - 1 £375 -
London - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £185 -
North East - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £185 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (25.00%) Varonis
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) EFT
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) NIST 800
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) Compuware
2 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Thycotic
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) VMware