The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 520 556 581
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 121 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 30
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Senior Network Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 109 £406 -4.41% 41
London +18 52 £425 -2.85% 18
South East +3 27 £416 -2.05% 8
City of London +54 17 £413 -5.71% 7
West Midlands +2 11 £338 -27.80% 1
Scotland -6 11 £350 +2.94% 1
Berkshire +3 9 £500 +12.67% 3
Hampshire +8 8 £403 -26.81% 1
Surrey -8 7 £381 -10.29% 1
Reading - 7 £500 - 2
South West -2 6 £400 +23.07% 2
Harrow - 6 £420 -
Redhill - 5 £380 -
East of England +5 4 £400 +1.58% 3
Worcestershire -6 4 £363 -22.45%
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
Hertfordshire +14 3 £400 -14.89% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £350 - 4
Edinburgh -7 3 £325 -4.41%
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Exeter +5 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -2 2 £350 - 4
Devon -2 2 £400 -
Leeds -5 2 £350 - 4
North West -11 2 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £315 -

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 223 (90.28%) Cisco
2 157 (63.56%) Cisco Certification
3 140 (56.68%) Firewall
4 124 (50.20%) CCNP
5 102 (41.30%) WAN
6 88 (35.63%) LAN
7 81 (32.79%) Wireless
8 73 (29.55%) CheckPoint
9 72 (29.15%) Cisco ASA
10 69 (27.94%) Network Security
11 63 (25.51%) BGP
12 58 (23.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 55 (22.27%) MPLS
13 55 (22.27%) OSPF
13 55 (22.27%) CCNA
14 54 (21.86%) VPN
15 52 (21.05%) F5
16 51 (20.65%) Finance
16 51 (20.65%) Network Design
17 49 (19.84%) Juniper
18 43 (17.41%) Security Cleared
19 40 (16.19%) SolarWinds
19 40 (16.19%) Data Centre
20 38 (15.38%) DNS
20 38 (15.38%) TCP/IP
20 38 (15.38%) CCIE
21 36 (14.57%) VoIP
22 35 (14.17%) ITIL
22 35 (14.17%) SC Cleared
23 33 (13.36%) DHCP

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (0.81%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.40%) Apache
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (56.68%) Firewall
2 102 (41.30%) WAN
3 88 (35.63%) LAN
4 81 (32.79%) Wireless
5 72 (29.15%) Cisco ASA
6 69 (27.94%) Network Security
7 63 (25.51%) BGP
8 58 (23.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 55 (22.27%) MPLS
9 55 (22.27%) OSPF
10 54 (21.86%) VPN
11 38 (15.38%) DNS
11 38 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 36 (14.57%) VoIP
13 33 (13.36%) DHCP
14 31 (12.55%) EIGRP
15 26 (10.53%) IPsec
16 25 (10.12%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (9.72%) Cisco Wireless
18 20 (8.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.81%) Informix
1 2 (0.81%) MySQL
1 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
1 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (4.45%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) Hudson
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 51 (20.65%) Finance
2 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.02%) Games
3 5 (2.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.62%) Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.81%) Publishing
5 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Local Government
6 1 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.43%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.43%) PKI
5 5 (2.02%) CMDB
5 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.21%) BBC
7 3 (1.21%) Clustering
7 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Fintech
9 1 (0.40%) New Media
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.91%) Windows
2 17 (6.88%) Linux
3 13 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.64%) Unix
5 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.02%) CatOS
8 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) SUSE
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.65%) Network Design
2 35 (14.17%) ITIL
3 30 (12.15%) Load Balancing
4 23 (9.31%) Project Management
5 21 (8.50%) Network Architecture
5 21 (8.50%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (8.10%) High Availability
7 18 (7.29%) Network Management
8 16 (6.48%) Configuration Management
9 15 (6.07%) Migration
10 14 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (5.26%) Change Management
12 11 (4.45%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.45%) Service Management
13 10 (4.05%) Change Control
13 10 (4.05%) Requirements Management
14 9 (3.64%) Information Security
14 9 (3.64%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (2.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.07%) C
2 7 (2.83%) Python
3 6 (2.43%) Perl
4 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.62%) SQL
6 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 157 (63.56%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (50.20%) CCNP
3 55 (22.27%) CCNA
4 43 (17.41%) Security Cleared
5 38 (15.38%) CCIE
6 35 (14.17%) SC Cleared
7 31 (12.55%) Degree
8 12 (4.86%) JNCIP
9 10 (4.05%) CCSE
10 6 (2.43%) CCDP
10 6 (2.43%) CCNP Voice
10 6 (2.43%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.02%) CCSA
11 5 (2.02%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.62%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.21%) CCIP
13 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.81%) CCDA
14 2 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.29%) SLA
2 11 (4.45%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.81%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.81%) Snort
5 2 (0.81%) UAG
5 2 (0.81%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.40%) Squid
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (4.05%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.43%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.43%) Nagios
5 5 (2.02%) OPNET
6 4 (1.62%) TrustSec
7 3 (1.21%) Cacti
8 2 (0.81%) Proventia
8 2 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.40%) AppManager
9 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.40%) Graphite
9 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.40%) Opsview
Vendors
1 223 (90.28%) Cisco
2 73 (29.55%) CheckPoint
3 52 (21.05%) F5
4 49 (19.84%) Juniper
5 40 (16.19%) SolarWinds
6 30 (12.15%) Palo Alto
7 27 (10.93%) Riverbed
8 20 (8.10%) VMware
9 19 (7.69%) HP
10 18 (7.29%) Fortinet
11 13 (5.26%) Aruba
11 13 (5.26%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.86%) Citrix
13 11 (4.45%) Microsoft
14 8 (3.24%) Avaya
15 7 (2.83%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 6 (2.43%) Brocade
16 6 (2.43%) Nokia
16 6 (2.43%) Siemens
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