The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 537 502 498
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 50 42 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 48
Average daily rate £335 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% +8.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -72 48 £335 -17.28% 21
London -9 33 £300 -25.51% 11
City of London +1 16 £248 -17.50% 6
South East -10 10 £425 +8.97% 7
Hampshire - 5 £450 - 1
Surrey -7 3 £335 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Cheshire -12 1 £450 -
Scotland -14 1 - - 1
North West -16 1 £450 -
South West -22 1 £350 -17.64%
East of England -28 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Bridgend - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 78 (89.66%) Cisco
2 51 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (54.02%) WAN
4 46 (52.87%) Firewall
5 37 (42.53%) LAN
5 37 (42.53%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (39.08%) CheckPoint
7 32 (36.78%) CCNP
8 27 (31.03%) VPN
8 27 (31.03%) BGP
9 22 (25.29%) CCIE
10 20 (22.99%) Network Security
11 19 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (21.84%) Juniper
12 18 (20.69%) Wireless
13 17 (19.54%) MPLS
13 17 (19.54%) OSPF
14 16 (18.39%) CCNA
15 15 (17.24%) VoIP
16 14 (16.09%) Citrix
16 14 (16.09%) Finance
17 13 (14.94%) VMware
17 13 (14.94%) EIGRP
18 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
18 12 (13.79%) Windows
18 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
18 12 (13.79%) F5
19 11 (12.64%) DNS
19 11 (12.64%) IP Telephony

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.15%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.02%) WAN
2 46 (52.87%) Firewall
3 37 (42.53%) LAN
3 37 (42.53%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (31.03%) VPN
4 27 (31.03%) BGP
5 20 (22.99%) Network Security
6 19 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (20.69%) Wireless
8 17 (19.54%) MPLS
8 17 (19.54%) OSPF
9 15 (17.24%) VoIP
10 13 (14.94%) EIGRP
11 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.64%) DNS
12 11 (12.64%) IP Telephony
13 10 (11.49%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (10.34%) SAN
15 8 (9.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MS Access
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) EqualLogic
1 7 (8.05%) Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) CESG
2 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Debian
3 1 (1.15%) HPUX
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.05%) Network Management
1 7 (8.05%) Network Design
1 7 (8.05%) ITIL
2 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (6.90%) Fault Management
3 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.75%) Project Management
4 4 (4.60%) Time Management
4 4 (4.60%) Change Control
5 3 (3.45%) Information Security
6 2 (2.30%) Security Management
6 2 (2.30%) Service Management
6 2 (2.30%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.30%) Change Management
6 2 (2.30%) QMS
6 2 (2.30%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.15%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (36.78%) CCNP
3 22 (25.29%) CCIE
4 16 (18.39%) CCNA
5 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.34%) MCSE
6 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.05%) MCITP
8 6 (6.90%) CCSE
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.30%) CCDA
10 2 (2.30%) CCSA
10 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 2 (2.30%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.15%) CCVP
11 1 (1.15%) CEH
11 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.15%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) KVM
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 78 (89.66%) Cisco
2 34 (39.08%) CheckPoint
3 19 (21.84%) Juniper
4 14 (16.09%) Citrix
5 13 (14.94%) VMware
6 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.79%) F5
7 9 (10.34%) Blue Coat
8 8 (9.20%) Dell
8 8 (9.20%) Riverbed
8 8 (9.20%) SonicWALL
9 6 (6.90%) Nokia
10 5 (5.75%) HP
11 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.45%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.45%) Avaya
13 2 (2.30%) McAfee
13 2 (2.30%) Sophos
13 2 (2.30%) Brocade
13 2 (2.30%) Tufin
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