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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 494 541 566
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 150 95 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 53 32
Median daily rate £400 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +15.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +57 144 £400 -5.88% 24
London +27 66 £420 -1.17% 9
South East +21 41 £422 -1.97% 4
Berkshire - 23 £438 - 1
Reading - 18 £444 - 1
City of London +53 17 £425 - 3
South West +11 14 £400 +23.07%
Hampshire +4 8 £403 -19.50% 2
West Midlands -19 8 £350 -26.89% 2
Surrey +1 7 £381 +0.32% 1
East of England +13 5 £388 +12.72% 1
Swindon +3 5 £375 +15.38%
Wiltshire -1 5 £375 +15.38%
Redhill - 5 £380 -
Worcestershire -6 4 £363 -24.28%
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
Dorset - 4 £400 -
North East - 4 - -
Yorkshire +4 3 £335 - 4
Scotland -14 3 £388 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £388 -
Belfast - 3 £388 -
Bristol - 3 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £388 -
Hertfordshire +15 2 £388 -17.55% 1
Bedfordshire +6 2 - -
East Midlands +6 2 £278 -31.05%
Slough - 2 - -
Sunderland - 2 - -

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 243 (87.73%) Cisco
2 167 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
3 157 (56.68%) Firewall
4 133 (48.01%) CCNP
5 99 (35.74%) WAN
6 87 (31.41%) CheckPoint
6 87 (31.41%) Cisco ASA
7 79 (28.52%) LAN
8 76 (27.44%) Wireless
9 70 (25.27%) Network Security
10 69 (24.91%) BGP
11 67 (24.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (23.10%) Network Design
13 62 (22.38%) F5
14 58 (20.94%) Data Centre
15 54 (19.49%) Finance
15 54 (19.49%) OSPF
16 53 (19.13%) MPLS
16 53 (19.13%) CCNA
16 53 (19.13%) VPN
17 51 (18.41%) Juniper
18 47 (16.97%) SolarWinds
19 44 (15.88%) CCIE
20 42 (15.16%) Security Cleared
21 40 (14.44%) DNS
22 35 (12.64%) EIGRP
22 35 (12.64%) TCP/IP
23 34 (12.27%) DHCP
23 34 (12.27%) Palo Alto
24 33 (11.91%) ITIL

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 (0.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.36%) Apache
2 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.36%) nginx
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.78%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Eikon
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 157 (56.68%) Firewall
2 99 (35.74%) WAN
3 87 (31.41%) Cisco ASA
4 79 (28.52%) LAN
5 76 (27.44%) Wireless
6 70 (25.27%) Network Security
7 69 (24.91%) BGP
8 67 (24.19%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (19.49%) OSPF
10 53 (19.13%) MPLS
10 53 (19.13%) VPN
11 40 (14.44%) DNS
12 35 (12.64%) EIGRP
12 35 (12.64%) TCP/IP
13 34 (12.27%) DHCP
14 32 (11.55%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (10.11%) VoIP
16 26 (9.39%) BIG-IP
17 24 (8.66%) Cisco Wireless
18 23 (8.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Informix
1 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.36%) MySQL
1 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.36%) Redis
1 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (3.61%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 54 (19.49%) Finance
2 25 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.33%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.72%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.25%) CMDB
4 8 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.72%) BBC
8 2 (0.72%) PKI
8 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Fintech
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.94%) Windows
2 14 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.33%) Linux
4 8 (2.89%) Unix
5 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.81%) CatOS
7 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.10%) Network Design
2 33 (11.91%) ITIL
3 32 (11.55%) Load Balancing
4 26 (9.39%) Network Architecture
5 24 (8.66%) Project Management
6 23 (8.30%) Network Management
7 21 (7.58%) Change Management
7 21 (7.58%) High Availability
7 21 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (5.42%) Configuration Management
9 15 (5.42%) Migration
10 11 (3.97%) Performance Management
11 10 (3.61%) Change Control
11 10 (3.61%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (2.89%) Information Security
13 8 (2.89%) Requirements Management
14 7 (2.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.33%) C
2 6 (2.17%) Perl
2 6 (2.17%) Python
3 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.72%) SQL
5 2 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 167 (60.29%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (48.01%) CCNP
3 53 (19.13%) CCNA
4 44 (15.88%) CCIE
5 42 (15.16%) Security Cleared
6 32 (11.55%) SC Cleared
7 30 (10.83%) Degree
8 14 (5.05%) CCDP
9 12 (4.33%) JNCIP
10 10 (3.61%) CCSE
11 8 (2.89%) JNCIE
12 6 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.81%) CCSA
14 4 (1.44%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.44%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.08%) CCIP
15 3 (1.08%) CCNP Voice
15 3 (1.08%) CISSP
15 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.42%) SLA
2 10 (3.61%) QA
3 5 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) Snort
5 2 (0.72%) UAG
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (4.33%) OPNET
3 10 (3.61%) Nagios
4 8 (2.89%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.17%) Cacti
5 6 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.17%) TrustSec
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.72%) Proventia
7 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.36%) AppManager
8 1 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.36%) Graphite
8 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.36%) OpenView
8 1 (0.36%) Opsview
8 1 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 243 (87.73%) Cisco
2 87 (31.41%) CheckPoint
3 62 (22.38%) F5
4 51 (18.41%) Juniper
5 47 (16.97%) SolarWinds
6 34 (12.27%) Palo Alto
7 27 (9.75%) Riverbed
8 20 (7.22%) Fortinet
8 20 (7.22%) HP
9 17 (6.14%) Blue Coat
10 16 (5.78%) VMware
11 13 (4.69%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.69%) Tufin
12 12 (4.33%) Citrix
13 11 (3.97%) Aruba
14 10 (3.61%) Nokia
15 6 (2.17%) Avaya
15 6 (2.17%) Brocade
15 6 (2.17%) Trustwave
16 5 (1.81%) Meraki