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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 507 554 552
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 113 103 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 53
Median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £488 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £415 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.74 £21.96 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% +10.00%

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
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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 +18 108 £431 +2.07% 31
London +1 45 £458 +7.64% 11
South East +13 25 £400 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +36 17 £425 +25.92% 2
Berkshire +7 10 £470 +6.81%
City of London +3 10 £440 +3.52% 4
West Yorkshire +19 8 £430 +12.78% 1
Reading +7 8 £470 +6.81%
Hampshire +13 7 £425 -2.29% 1
North West +10 7 £438 +19.04% 3
New Malden -5 7 - -
Scotland +17 5 £400 +13.47% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Southampton +9 4 - -
Manchester +5 4 £320 -12.32% 1
East of England +2 4 £440 +4.76% 2
South Yorkshire -3 4 £403 +23.84%
West Midlands -10 4 £450 -5.26% 5
Shropshire - 4 £450 - 2
Telford - 4 £450 - 2
Knaresborough - 4 £425 -
Leeds +18 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Cheshire +11 3 £438 +10.06%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £400 -
North East - 3 £400 -
Surrey +18 2 £378 -20.52% 1
West Sussex +15 2 £374 +10.74%
Stevenage +4 2 £440 -
Chester +4 2 £438 +10.06%
Bracknell +4 2 £413 -13.15%

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 191 (77.64%) Cisco
2 148 (60.16%) Firewall
3 135 (54.88%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (42.68%) CCNP
5 92 (37.40%) CheckPoint
6 83 (33.74%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (26.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 64 (26.02%) Data Centre
8 62 (25.20%) Juniper
9 59 (23.98%) WAN
9 59 (23.98%) F5
10 58 (23.58%) Wireless
11 53 (21.54%) Network Security
11 53 (21.54%) Network Design
12 51 (20.73%) LAN
13 50 (20.33%) VPN
14 49 (19.92%) CCNA
15 47 (19.11%) Palo Alto
16 44 (17.89%) Finance
17 41 (16.67%) OSPF
17 41 (16.67%) BGP
18 39 (15.85%) SolarWinds
19 37 (15.04%) CCIE
20 36 (14.63%) Network Management
21 34 (13.82%) Riverbed
22 32 (13.01%) DNS
22 32 (13.01%) Security Cleared
23 31 (12.60%) MPLS
24 30 (12.20%) DHCP
24 30 (12.20%) Windows

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 (0.41%) Apache
1 1 (0.41%) IIS
1 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (10.16%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Eikon
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (60.16%) Firewall
2 83 (33.74%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (26.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 59 (23.98%) WAN
5 58 (23.58%) Wireless
6 53 (21.54%) Network Security
7 51 (20.73%) LAN
8 50 (20.33%) VPN
9 41 (16.67%) BGP
9 41 (16.67%) OSPF
10 32 (13.01%) DNS
11 31 (12.60%) MPLS
12 30 (12.20%) DHCP
13 28 (11.38%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (10.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 24 (9.76%) BIG-IP
15 24 (9.76%) TCP/IP
16 23 (9.35%) EIGRP
16 23 (9.35%) IPsec
17 22 (8.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (1.63%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 18 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.85%) Retail
4 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.66%) Web Services
2 4 (1.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.81%) COM
3 2 (0.81%) CSS
3 2 (0.81%) XMPP
4 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.47%) CMDB
3 9 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.66%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) PKI
6 2 (0.81%) Statistics
6 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.41%) Fintech
7 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.20%) Windows
2 21 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.10%) Linux
4 14 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.47%) SUSE
7 3 (1.22%) Unix
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.54%) Network Design
2 36 (14.63%) Network Management
3 27 (10.98%) Network Architecture
4 24 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 23 (9.35%) ITIL
6 22 (8.94%) Change Management
6 22 (8.94%) Project Management
7 10 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (3.66%) Security Operations
8 9 (3.66%) SIEM
9 8 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (2.85%) Change Control
10 7 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (2.85%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.85%) Migration
11 6 (2.44%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.44%) High Availability
11 6 (2.44%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.44%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.41%) C
2 1 (0.41%) Perl
2 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.41%) Python
2 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (54.88%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (42.68%) CCNP
3 49 (19.92%) CCNA
4 37 (15.04%) CCIE
5 32 (13.01%) Security Cleared
6 20 (8.13%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.69%) Degree
8 10 (4.07%) CCDP
8 10 (4.07%) JNCIP
9 9 (3.66%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.25%) CCDA
10 8 (3.25%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.44%) CCSA
11 6 (2.44%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.63%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.22%) CCSP
13 3 (1.22%) CISSP
14 2 (0.81%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) SLA
2 8 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.63%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 13 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.47%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.22%) vSphere
5 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Xen
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) OPNET
2 7 (2.85%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (2.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.44%) Nagios
4 5 (2.03%) Cacti
4 5 (2.03%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.81%) Nessus
6 2 (0.81%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 191 (77.64%) Cisco
2 92 (37.40%) CheckPoint
3 62 (25.20%) Juniper
4 59 (23.98%) F5
5 47 (19.11%) Palo Alto
6 39 (15.85%) SolarWinds
7 34 (13.82%) Riverbed
8 29 (11.79%) Blue Coat
9 24 (9.76%) Fortinet
10 23 (9.35%) Citrix
10 23 (9.35%) VMware
11 15 (6.10%) HP
11 15 (6.10%) Microsoft
12 14 (5.69%) Aruba
12 14 (5.69%) Dell
13 12 (4.88%) Tufin
14 11 (4.47%) Red Hat
15 9 (3.66%) TippingPoint
16 7 (2.85%) BT
16 7 (2.85%) FireEye
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