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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 533 546 504
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 76 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.077% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.084% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 17
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£400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £240 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 - -

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +16 68 £400 +14.28% 33
London +4 29 £413 +37.50% 12
South East +5 22 £425 +6.25% 9
Berkshire - 8 £450 - 1
City of London +10 7 £500 +102.02% 4
East of England - 6 £388 - 3
Surrey +8 5 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £375 -6.25% 2
Milton Keynes -5 4 £375 -6.25% 2
New Malden - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
South West +9 2 £325 -7.14% 2
Scotland -1 2 £340 - 3
Birmingham -6 2 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
North West -20 2 £305 -32.22% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Bracknell - 2 £425 -
Cambridge - 2 £388 -
Edinburgh - 2 £340 - 2
Manchester - 2 £305 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £388 -
Hampshire -1 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £470 - 2

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 140 (85.89%) Cisco
2 107 (65.64%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (57.67%) Firewall
4 77 (47.24%) CCNP
5 74 (45.40%) WAN
6 70 (42.94%) LAN
7 61 (37.42%) CheckPoint
8 56 (34.36%) F5
9 49 (30.06%) Juniper
10 47 (28.83%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (26.38%) CCIE
12 38 (23.31%) VPN
13 37 (22.70%) CCNA
14 35 (21.47%) Network Design
15 34 (20.86%) MPLS
15 34 (20.86%) Finance
16 33 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (19.63%) Network Security
18 29 (17.79%) Blue Coat
19 28 (17.18%) Wireless
19 28 (17.18%) OSPF
19 28 (17.18%) BGP
20 26 (15.95%) TCP/IP
20 26 (15.95%) VoIP
21 25 (15.34%) Security Cleared
22 23 (14.11%) Load Balancing
23 22 (13.50%) DHCP
23 22 (13.50%) DNS
24 21 (12.88%) Low Latency
25 20 (12.27%) ITIL

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (1.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Office
2 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 94 (57.67%) Firewall
2 74 (45.40%) WAN
3 70 (42.94%) LAN
4 47 (28.83%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (23.31%) VPN
6 34 (20.86%) MPLS
7 33 (20.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (19.63%) Network Security
9 28 (17.18%) Wireless
9 28 (17.18%) OSPF
9 28 (17.18%) BGP
10 26 (15.95%) TCP/IP
10 26 (15.95%) VoIP
11 22 (13.50%) DHCP
11 22 (13.50%) DNS
12 18 (11.04%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.43%) VLAN
14 15 (9.20%) Multicast
15 13 (7.98%) IP Telephony
15 13 (7.98%) Cisco IOS
General
1 34 (20.86%) Finance
2 18 (11.04%) Banking
3 14 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) WAP
2 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.07%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.84%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.61%) e-Health
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) Tandem
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 9 (5.52%) Linux
3 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.68%) CentOS
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.47%) Network Design
2 23 (14.11%) Load Balancing
3 21 (12.88%) Low Latency
4 20 (12.27%) ITIL
5 18 (11.04%) Network Management
6 11 (6.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.52%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.29%) Migration
8 7 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.68%) Project Management
9 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.68%) Change Management
10 5 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.07%) Network Architecture
11 4 (2.45%) Service Management
11 4 (2.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.23%) Python
1 2 (1.23%) C
1 2 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 107 (65.64%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (47.24%) CCNP
3 43 (26.38%) CCIE
4 37 (22.70%) CCNA
5 25 (15.34%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.13%) Degree
8 8 (4.91%) CCSE
9 7 (4.29%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.84%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.84%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.84%) CCSA
11 3 (1.84%) CCDA
12 2 (1.23%) CCDP
12 2 (1.23%) CCSP
12 2 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CCVP
13 1 (0.61%) HND
13 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Firmware
2 5 (3.07%) Snort
3 4 (2.45%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.84%) vSphere
4 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) XenServer
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.07%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Netcool
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 140 (85.89%) Cisco
2 61 (37.42%) CheckPoint
3 56 (34.36%) F5
4 49 (30.06%) Juniper
5 29 (17.79%) Blue Coat
6 17 (10.43%) SolarWinds
7 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.36%) Sourcefire
9 11 (6.75%) Citrix
10 10 (6.13%) Fortinet
11 9 (5.52%) VMware
12 7 (4.29%) HP
13 5 (3.07%) BMC
14 4 (2.45%) NetApp
14 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.45%) Remedy
14 4 (2.45%) McAfee
14 4 (2.45%) Polycom
14 4 (2.45%) Infoblox
14 4 (2.45%) Riverbed
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