The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 370 410 395
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 39 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.056% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.060% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 12
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£400 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £279 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £44.60 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +41.58%
Senior Network Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Network Engineer across the London region.

Senior Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Network Engineer across the London region.

Senior Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 13 £450 +24.13% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Network Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (76.81%) Cisco
2 44 (63.77%) WAN
3 42 (60.87%) Firewall
4 35 (50.72%) LAN
5 32 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (36.23%) Juniper
7 25 (36.23%) Network Security
8 24 (34.78%) Finance
8 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
9 22 (31.88%) BGP
9 22 (31.88%) CCNP
9 22 (31.88%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (30.43%) Banking
10 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 21 (30.43%) OSPF
10 21 (30.43%) F5
11 18 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (24.64%) VPN
13 15 (21.74%) VLAN
13 15 (21.74%) Blue Coat
13 15 (21.74%) CCIE
14 14 (20.29%) ITIL
14 14 (20.29%) HSRP
15 13 (18.84%) CCNA
16 12 (17.39%) Citrix
16 12 (17.39%) MPLS
17 11 (15.94%) Multicast
18 10 (14.49%) VRRP
19 9 (13.04%) Microsoft

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (63.77%) WAN
2 42 (60.87%) Firewall
3 35 (50.72%) LAN
4 27 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (36.23%) Network Security
6 22 (31.88%) BGP
6 22 (31.88%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 21 (30.43%) OSPF
8 18 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (24.64%) VPN
10 15 (21.74%) VLAN
11 14 (20.29%) HSRP
12 12 (17.39%) MPLS
13 11 (15.94%) Multicast
14 10 (14.49%) VRRP
15 8 (11.59%) DNS
15 8 (11.59%) Wireless
16 7 (10.14%) SAN
17 6 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) EqualLogic
1 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Low Latency
3 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.80%) Network Management
5 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.35%) Change Control
5 3 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.90%) Time Management
6 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.45%) Analytics
7 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.88%) CCNP
3 15 (21.74%) CCIE
4 13 (18.84%) CCNA
5 6 (8.70%) CCSE
6 5 (7.25%) MCSE
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.25%) MCITP
7 4 (5.80%) CCDA
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.90%) CISSP
9 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CISM
9 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Snort
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.45%) UAG
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) RHEV
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) Juniper
3 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
4 21 (30.43%) F5
5 15 (21.74%) Blue Coat
6 12 (17.39%) Citrix
7 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.04%) Sourcefire
8 7 (10.14%) VMware
9 6 (8.70%) SonicWALL
9 6 (8.70%) Dell
10 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.80%) HP
11 3 (4.35%) Nokia
12 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.90%) McAfee
13 1 (1.45%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (1.45%) Symantec
13 1 (1.45%) Brocade
13 1 (1.45%) ProCurve