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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 517 533 535
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 116 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 43 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £308 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.75 £59.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.74% +32.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £59.00 £44.60
% change year-on-year
-59.74% +32.28%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 111 £425 - 43
London +20 51 £435 -3.33% 17
South East -14 27 £370 -17.77% 12
City of London +12 17 £450 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire - 12 £350 - 3
Berkshire -4 10 £440 -2.22% 7
East of England +11 9 £313 -2.34% 3
Reading -4 7 £440 -2.22% 5
North West -27 7 £400 +17.30% 1
Hampshire +4 6 £370 -17.77% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £413 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £275 -
Leeds - 6 £413 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 4 £470 +17.50%
Oxfordshire -13 4 £350 -
Wales -17 4 £363 -
West Sussex - 4 £338 -
Cardiff - 4 £363 -
South Wales - 4 £363 -
Liverpool - 4 £400 -
Merseyside - 4 £400 -
Crawley - 4 £338 -
Winchester - 4 £348 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Bedfordshire +11 2 £313 -
Wiltshire -1 2 £363 +3.57% 1
East Midlands -8 2 £401 +167.50% 3
South West -10 2 £363 +3.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £400 -

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 181 (88.73%) Cisco
2 139 (68.14%) Firewall
3 122 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (55.88%) WAN
5 94 (46.08%) LAN
6 88 (43.14%) CCNP
7 85 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 76 (37.25%) Cisco ASA
9 73 (35.78%) BGP
9 73 (35.78%) VPN
10 70 (34.31%) OSPF
11 69 (33.82%) Juniper
12 67 (32.84%) Wireless
12 67 (32.84%) F5
13 65 (31.86%) MPLS
13 65 (31.86%) TCP/IP
14 57 (27.94%) Data Centre
15 54 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (24.51%) VLAN
17 49 (24.02%) Load Balancing
18 47 (23.04%) EIGRP
19 46 (22.55%) VoIP
20 44 (21.57%) IPsec
21 41 (20.10%) CCNA
21 41 (20.10%) HSRP
22 38 (18.63%) ITIL
22 38 (18.63%) Finance
22 38 (18.63%) Cisco IOS
23 37 (18.14%) Network Security
23 37 (18.14%) DHCP

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (68.14%) Firewall
2 114 (55.88%) WAN
3 94 (46.08%) LAN
4 76 (37.25%) Cisco ASA
5 73 (35.78%) BGP
5 73 (35.78%) VPN
6 70 (34.31%) OSPF
7 67 (32.84%) Wireless
8 65 (31.86%) MPLS
8 65 (31.86%) TCP/IP
9 54 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 50 (24.51%) VLAN
11 47 (23.04%) EIGRP
12 46 (22.55%) VoIP
13 44 (21.57%) IPsec
14 41 (20.10%) HSRP
15 38 (18.63%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (18.14%) Network Security
16 37 (18.14%) DHCP
16 37 (18.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) GCC
General
1 38 (18.63%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.86%) Banking
4 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (0.98%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.25%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.47%) XMPP
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) WAP
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.39%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.96%) Clustering
5 4 (1.96%) PKI
5 4 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) CMDB
7 2 (0.98%) Wiki
7 2 (0.98%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.25%) Linux
2 21 (10.29%) Windows
3 15 (7.35%) UNIX
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.02%) Load Balancing
2 38 (18.63%) ITIL
3 32 (15.69%) Network Design
3 32 (15.69%) Network Management
4 21 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (5.88%) Change Management
7 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.39%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (4.41%) Project Management
8 9 (4.41%) Asset Management
9 8 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (2.94%) Migration
10 6 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (2.45%) Low Latency
11 5 (2.45%) Change Control
12 4 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.90%) VB
2 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.98%) Perl
2 2 (0.98%) PHP
2 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.49%) C
3 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 122 (59.80%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (43.14%) CCNP
3 41 (20.10%) CCNA
4 33 (16.18%) CCIE
5 21 (10.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.39%) CCDP
6 11 (5.39%) CCSA
6 11 (5.39%) CCSE
7 9 (4.41%) CCSP
8 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.43%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.43%) Degree
10 6 (2.94%) CISSP
10 6 (2.94%) CCDA
11 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.96%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.96%) CCDE
12 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.47%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.47%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.96%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.45%) vSphere
3 4 (1.96%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.96%) Snort
3 4 (1.96%) NFS
4 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.96%) NetCrunch
3 4 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.96%) Cacti
4 3 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.49%) Opsview
5 1 (0.49%) Graphite
5 1 (0.49%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.49%) Nessus
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 181 (88.73%) Cisco
2 85 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 69 (33.82%) Juniper
4 67 (32.84%) F5
5 35 (17.16%) SolarWinds
6 29 (14.22%) Blue Coat
7 20 (9.80%) Riverbed
8 17 (8.33%) VMware
9 13 (6.37%) Citrix
10 10 (4.90%) Fortinet
10 10 (4.90%) Aruba
11 8 (3.92%) Tufin
11 8 (3.92%) Sourcefire
11 8 (3.92%) McAfee
11 8 (3.92%) HP
12 7 (3.43%) Dell
13 6 (2.94%) Avaya
13 6 (2.94%) Nortel
13 6 (2.94%) Nokia
13 6 (2.94%) Brocade
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago