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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Network Engineer
UK
Rank 486 512 525
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 109 106 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 57
Median daily rate £425 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £488 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £371 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £22.24 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.14 £51.50 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +100.00%

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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 95 £425 +6.58% 31
London +16 50 £450 +9.09% 11
City of London +11 22 £436 +5.75% 2
South East +8 22 £383 -13.06% 12
Scotland +39 13 £375 +6.38% 1
Yorkshire +17 8 £425 +28.30%
Hampshire +7 8 £425 -2.29%
Reading +10 6 £500 +13.63% 2
Berkshire +4 6 £500 +13.63% 3
North West +15 5 £375 +3.44% 1
Aberdeen -11 5 £390 +10.63%
Edinburgh - 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £550 +46.66%
Surrey +13 3 £380 -20.00% 3
Hook +12 3 £450 +3.44%
South Yorkshire -2 3 £425 +30.76%
New Malden -5 3 - -
Woking - 3 £380 - 3
Fife - 3 - -
Cheshire +24 2 £438 +10.06%
South West +13 2 £385 +2.66%
North Yorkshire +7 2 £425 +30.76%
Sheffield +2 2 £425 +30.76%
Southampton +2 2 - -
East of England 0 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £363 - 3
North East -18 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £450 - 6
West Sussex - 2 £374 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 169 (79.72%) Cisco
2 126 (59.43%) Firewall
3 114 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (42.45%) CCNP
5 75 (35.38%) CheckPoint
6 67 (31.60%) WAN
7 62 (29.25%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (28.77%) LAN
9 55 (25.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (24.53%) Data Centre
11 49 (23.11%) F5
11 49 (23.11%) Wireless
12 47 (22.17%) Juniper
12 47 (22.17%) Network Security
13 45 (21.23%) Network Design
14 44 (20.75%) OSPF
15 43 (20.28%) VPN
16 41 (19.34%) CCNA
17 39 (18.40%) MPLS
17 39 (18.40%) Finance
17 39 (18.40%) Palo Alto
18 37 (17.45%) BGP
19 35 (16.51%) Windows
20 32 (15.09%) CCIE
21 30 (14.15%) VMware
22 29 (13.68%) Security Cleared
23 28 (13.21%) Riverbed
24 27 (12.74%) SolarWinds
24 27 (12.74%) Network Management
25 26 (12.26%) Windows Server

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 10 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.89%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (0.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Akamai
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (59.43%) Firewall
2 67 (31.60%) WAN
3 62 (29.25%) Cisco ASA
4 61 (28.77%) LAN
5 55 (25.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 49 (23.11%) Wireless
7 47 (22.17%) Network Security
8 44 (20.75%) OSPF
9 43 (20.28%) VPN
10 39 (18.40%) MPLS
11 37 (17.45%) BGP
12 23 (10.85%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (10.38%) TCP/IP
14 21 (9.91%) DNS
15 20 (9.43%) DHCP
15 20 (9.43%) EIGRP
15 20 (9.43%) IPsec
16 18 (8.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 17 (8.02%) Internet
17 17 (8.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (2.36%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (18.40%) Finance
2 16 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.25%) Web Services
2 5 (2.36%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.94%) COM
3 2 (0.94%) XMPP
4 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.47%) RESTful
4 1 (0.47%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.66%) CMDB
3 7 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.42%) Statistics
7 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) PKI
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.47%) DataPower
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.51%) Windows
2 26 (12.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.02%) Linux
4 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.19%) SUSE
5 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.36%) CatOS
7 3 (1.42%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) Network Design
2 27 (12.74%) Network Management
3 23 (10.85%) ITIL
3 23 (10.85%) Load Balancing
3 23 (10.85%) Project Management
4 18 (8.49%) Network Architecture
5 16 (7.55%) Change Management
6 10 (4.72%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.77%) Asset Management
7 8 (3.77%) Change Control
8 7 (3.30%) High Availability
8 7 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (3.30%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.30%) Process Improvement
9 6 (2.83%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.83%) Requirements Management
9 6 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.83%) Security Operations
9 6 (2.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.60%) SQL
2 7 (3.30%) C
3 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (42.45%) CCNP
3 41 (19.34%) CCNA
4 32 (15.09%) CCIE
5 29 (13.68%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.49%) SC Cleared
7 15 (7.08%) Degree
8 11 (5.19%) CCDP
9 10 (4.72%) CCSA
9 10 (4.72%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.77%) CCDA
10 8 (3.77%) CCSE
11 7 (3.30%) CCSP
11 7 (3.30%) JNCIP
11 7 (3.30%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.36%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.89%) CCIP
14 4 (1.89%) CCMSE
15 2 (0.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) SLA
2 6 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.36%) QA
4 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.83%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.25%) OPNET
2 7 (3.30%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.94%) Cacti
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.94%) Nagios
6 2 (0.94%) Nessus
7 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 169 (79.72%) Cisco
2 75 (35.38%) CheckPoint
3 49 (23.11%) F5
4 47 (22.17%) Juniper
5 39 (18.40%) Palo Alto
6 30 (14.15%) VMware
7 28 (13.21%) Riverbed
8 27 (12.74%) SolarWinds
9 25 (11.79%) Citrix
10 22 (10.38%) Blue Coat
11 20 (9.43%) Fortinet
12 19 (8.96%) HP
13 15 (7.08%) Aruba
13 15 (7.08%) Dell
14 12 (5.66%) Microsoft
15 11 (5.19%) BT
15 11 (5.19%) Red Hat
16 7 (3.30%) TippingPoint
17 5 (2.36%) Meraki
18 4 (1.89%) Sourcefire
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