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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 512 524 560
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 138 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 91 35
Median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £21.53 £30.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.19 £55.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £59.00
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -59.74%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 August 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
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 August 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 +9 135 £413 -3.50% 30
London -2 68 £473 +8.62% 10
South East +4 26 £418 +10.29% 3
Berkshire +22 19 £428 -2.78% 1
Yorkshire +9 15 £350 +3.70% 4
Reading +21 14 £435 -1.13% 1
City of London +32 12 £475 +5.55% 1
South West +20 11 £375 +3.44% 2
West Yorkshire +9 10 £360 -12.72% 4
Wiltshire +13 7 £400 +10.34%
Swindon - 7 £400 -
East of England +11 5 £250 -20.00% 4
Leeds +7 5 £383 -7.15% 4
Essex +10 4 £250 -58.33%
North West +6 4 £300 -25.00% 2
Hampshire -6 4 £396 -7.84%
North Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Croydon - 4 £470 -
Belfast - 3 £388 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £350 -
Bristol - 3 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £388 -
County Antrim - 3 £388 -
Cheshire +7 2 £300 - 1
Manchester -2 2 - - 1
East Midlands -2 2 £276 -31.15% 2
North East - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £276 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Sunderland - 2 - -

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 216 (83.40%) Cisco
2 163 (62.93%) Firewall
3 144 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (44.40%) CCNP
5 101 (39.00%) Cisco ASA
6 94 (36.29%) CheckPoint
7 73 (28.19%) WAN
8 71 (27.41%) Network Security
9 70 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 67 (25.87%) Wireless
11 61 (23.55%) Data Centre
12 60 (23.17%) Juniper
13 56 (21.62%) LAN
14 55 (21.24%) BGP
15 53 (20.46%) VPN
16 52 (20.08%) F5
17 50 (19.31%) Network Design
18 49 (18.92%) SolarWinds
19 48 (18.53%) CCIE
20 47 (18.15%) Finance
20 47 (18.15%) Palo Alto
21 45 (17.37%) CCNA
22 42 (16.22%) OSPF
23 39 (15.06%) MPLS
24 36 (13.90%) DNS
25 31 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
25 31 (11.97%) Security Cleared
26 30 (11.58%) BIG-IP
26 30 (11.58%) DHCP
27 29 (11.20%) TCP/IP

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 1 (0.39%) Apache
1 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.39%) IIS
1 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.39%) nginx
1 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Eikon
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (62.93%) Firewall
2 101 (39.00%) Cisco ASA
3 73 (28.19%) WAN
4 71 (27.41%) Network Security
5 70 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 67 (25.87%) Wireless
7 56 (21.62%) LAN
8 55 (21.24%) BGP
9 53 (20.46%) VPN
10 42 (16.22%) OSPF
11 39 (15.06%) MPLS
12 36 (13.90%) DNS
13 31 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (11.58%) BIG-IP
14 30 (11.58%) DHCP
15 29 (11.20%) TCP/IP
16 28 (10.81%) EIGRP
17 24 (9.27%) Cisco Wireless
17 24 (9.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 20 (7.72%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.54%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (18.15%) Finance
2 25 (9.65%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.63%) Banking
4 6 (2.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Local Government
6 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.77%) CSS
1 2 (0.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.70%) CMDB
5 7 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.16%) Statistics
7 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.77%) Clustering
8 2 (0.77%) Fintech
8 2 (0.77%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) BBC
9 1 (0.39%) IVR
9 1 (0.39%) MPEG
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.04%) Windows
2 16 (6.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.86%) Linux
4 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.54%) Unix
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.77%) CatOS
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.77%) SUSE
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.31%) Network Design
2 27 (10.42%) ITIL
3 25 (9.65%) Network Architecture
3 25 (9.65%) Network Management
4 24 (9.27%) Load Balancing
5 21 (8.11%) Change Management
6 18 (6.95%) Project Management
7 15 (5.79%) High Availability
7 15 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (4.25%) Migration
10 9 (3.47%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.09%) Change Control
11 8 (3.09%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.09%) Security Operations
11 8 (3.09%) SIEM
12 7 (2.70%) E-Commerce
13 6 (2.32%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.32%) Service Design
13 6 (2.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.93%) Perl
1 5 (1.93%) Python
2 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.16%) C
2 3 (1.16%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 144 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (44.40%) CCNP
3 48 (18.53%) CCIE
4 45 (17.37%) CCNA
5 31 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.72%) Degree
6 20 (7.72%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.41%) CCDP
8 10 (3.86%) JNCIE
8 10 (3.86%) JNCIP
9 7 (2.70%) CCSE
10 6 (2.32%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.93%) CCSA
11 5 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.54%) CCIP
13 3 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.16%) CCSP
13 3 (1.16%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) SLA
2 6 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.54%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.70%) ProxySG
2 7 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.77%) UAG
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) Squid
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (5.41%) OPNET
3 9 (3.47%) Nagios
4 7 (2.70%) Cacti
5 6 (2.32%) TrustSec
6 5 (1.93%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.39%) AppManager
9 1 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 216 (83.40%) Cisco
2 94 (36.29%) CheckPoint
3 60 (23.17%) Juniper
4 52 (20.08%) F5
5 49 (18.92%) SolarWinds
6 47 (18.15%) Palo Alto
7 27 (10.42%) Riverbed
8 22 (8.49%) Fortinet
9 19 (7.34%) Blue Coat
9 19 (7.34%) Citrix
10 18 (6.95%) Tufin
10 18 (6.95%) VMware
11 17 (6.56%) Microsoft
12 15 (5.79%) HP
13 14 (5.41%) Aruba
14 9 (3.47%) Nokia
14 9 (3.47%) TippingPoint
15 7 (2.70%) Avaya
15 7 (2.70%) FireEye
16 6 (2.32%) Trustwave
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