The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 518 536 511
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 91 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 18
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£425 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £478 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -38.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.42 £27.50 £44.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.50 £48.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - £44.60

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Senior Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Senior Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
England +10 76 £425 +6.25% 37
London +3 38 £425 +11.47% 16
South East -5 15 £430 -4.97% 7
City of London -5 13 £425 +77.08% 6
Hampshire +10 11 £465 +3.33% 1
East of England +7 8 £344 - 3
North West -10 7 £353 -21.66% 1
Scotland - 5 £450 -
South Wales - 5 £363 - 1
Wales - 5 £363 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £400 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £400 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £363 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -8 3 £470 - 3
Leeds -15 3 - - 4
West Yorkshire -18 3 - - 5
Yorkshire -20 3 - - 5
East Midlands - 3 £403 - 2
Winchester - 3 £430 -
Manchester - 3 £305 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -2 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Ipswich - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £479 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £344 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £479 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £479 - 3

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 159 (87.85%) Cisco
2 115 (63.54%) Firewall
3 113 (62.43%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (50.28%) WAN
5 82 (45.30%) LAN
6 79 (43.65%) CCNP
7 61 (33.70%) CheckPoint
8 60 (33.15%) Juniper
9 56 (30.94%) F5
10 53 (29.28%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (26.52%) VPN
12 47 (25.97%) BGP
13 45 (24.86%) MPLS
13 45 (24.86%) Wireless
14 44 (24.31%) OSPF
15 43 (23.76%) CCIE
16 41 (22.65%) Finance
17 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
17 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
18 38 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (19.34%) DNS
20 34 (18.78%) DHCP
21 32 (17.68%) Network Design
22 31 (17.13%) Load Balancing
22 31 (17.13%) VoIP
22 31 (17.13%) EIGRP
23 30 (16.57%) CCNA
23 30 (16.57%) Network Security
24 28 (15.47%) Ethernet
25 26 (14.36%) HSRP

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (63.54%) Firewall
2 91 (50.28%) WAN
3 82 (45.30%) LAN
4 53 (29.28%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (26.52%) VPN
6 47 (25.97%) BGP
7 45 (24.86%) MPLS
7 45 (24.86%) Wireless
8 44 (24.31%) OSPF
9 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
10 38 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (19.34%) DNS
12 34 (18.78%) DHCP
13 31 (17.13%) VoIP
13 31 (17.13%) EIGRP
14 30 (16.57%) Network Security
15 28 (15.47%) Ethernet
16 26 (14.36%) HSRP
17 25 (13.81%) VLAN
17 25 (13.81%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) GCC
General
1 41 (22.65%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.73%) Banking
4 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Local Government
5 3 (1.66%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) XMPP
2 2 (1.10%) WAP
3 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) PKI
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Wiki
8 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.94%) Windows
2 13 (7.18%) Linux
3 8 (4.42%) UNIX
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.68%) Network Design
2 31 (17.13%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.26%) ITIL
4 21 (11.60%) Network Management
5 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.08%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (5.52%) Low Latency
8 8 (4.42%) Change Management
8 8 (4.42%) Project Management
9 7 (3.87%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.31%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.31%) Change Control
10 6 (3.31%) Migration
11 5 (2.76%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.21%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.21%) Resource Management
12 4 (2.21%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.76%) VB
2 3 (1.66%) C
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (62.43%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (43.65%) CCNP
3 43 (23.76%) CCIE
4 30 (16.57%) CCNA
5 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.08%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.08%) Degree
7 7 (3.87%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.31%) CCSA
8 6 (3.31%) CCDP
9 5 (2.76%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.76%) CCSE
10 4 (2.21%) CCDE
10 4 (2.21%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.21%) CCDA
10 4 (2.21%) CCSP
11 3 (1.66%) CCVP
11 3 (1.66%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.66%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.10%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) Snort
2 4 (2.21%) vSphere
3 2 (1.10%) XenApp
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (9.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.21%) NetCrunch
3 4 (2.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.66%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView
5 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.55%) Netcool
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 159 (87.85%) Cisco
2 61 (33.70%) CheckPoint
3 60 (33.15%) Juniper
4 56 (30.94%) F5
5 22 (12.15%) Blue Coat
6 21 (11.60%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.18%) Sourcefire
8 10 (5.52%) VMware
9 9 (4.97%) Riverbed
9 9 (4.97%) HP
9 9 (4.97%) Citrix
10 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.42%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.87%) Dell
12 6 (3.31%) NetApp
12 6 (3.31%) Brocade
13 5 (2.76%) Nortel
13 5 (2.76%) Avaya
14 4 (2.21%) McAfee
14 4 (2.21%) SonicWALL
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