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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 491 517 498
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 91 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.085% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 21
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£413 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £306 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £472 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 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
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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 +28 87 £413 +23.13% 49
London +15 38 £413 +26.92% 15
South East +14 32 £425 -1.04% 18
Berkshire - 18 £450 - 2
City of London +23 13 £413 +46.01% 3
Surrey 0 5 £425 +26.86% 2
South West -4 5 £238 -32.14% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
East of England +16 3 £388 +21.09% 1
West Midlands +2 3 £225 -30.76% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £388 +21.09%
Birmingham -3 3 £225 -30.76% 3
Hampshire -10 3 £375 -16.57% 6
Scotland -12 3 £340 -2.85%
Reading - 3 £451 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £388 -
Edinburgh +2 2 £340 -
Gloucestershire -11 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 3
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £251 - 2
Horsham - 1 £251 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Dorking - 1 £400 -
Dunstable - - - -

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 135 (82.82%) Cisco
2 98 (60.12%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (53.99%) Firewall
4 73 (44.79%) WAN
5 69 (42.33%) CCNP
6 66 (40.49%) LAN
7 60 (36.81%) CheckPoint
8 51 (31.29%) F5
9 47 (28.83%) CCIE
10 44 (26.99%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (24.54%) Juniper
12 38 (23.31%) CCNA
13 34 (20.86%) OSPF
14 33 (20.25%) MPLS
14 33 (20.25%) Finance
14 33 (20.25%) VPN
15 32 (19.63%) BGP
16 31 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (17.79%) Blue Coat
18 28 (17.18%) Network Design
19 27 (16.56%) Network Security
20 25 (15.34%) Wireless
20 25 (15.34%) TCP/IP
21 23 (14.11%) VoIP
22 22 (13.50%) ITIL
22 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
23 21 (12.88%) EIGRP
23 21 (12.88%) Banking
24 19 (11.66%) Low Latency
25 18 (11.04%) SolarWinds

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Office
2 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (53.99%) Firewall
2 73 (44.79%) WAN
3 66 (40.49%) LAN
4 44 (26.99%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (20.86%) OSPF
6 33 (20.25%) VPN
6 33 (20.25%) MPLS
7 32 (19.63%) BGP
8 31 (19.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (16.56%) Network Security
10 25 (15.34%) Wireless
10 25 (15.34%) TCP/IP
11 23 (14.11%) VoIP
12 21 (12.88%) EIGRP
13 18 (11.04%) VLAN
14 16 (9.82%) IP Telephony
14 16 (9.82%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (9.82%) DNS
15 14 (8.59%) DHCP
15 14 (8.59%) Multicast
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 16 (9.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) WAP
2 2 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.84%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
5 2 (1.23%) Clustering
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.23%) e-Health
5 2 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Tandem
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) Linux
3 6 (3.68%) CentOS
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.45%) UNIX
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) VMS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) Network Design
2 22 (13.50%) ITIL
3 19 (11.66%) Low Latency
4 18 (11.04%) Load Balancing
5 15 (9.20%) Network Management
6 11 (6.75%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.91%) Migration
8 7 (4.29%) Change Management
8 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.68%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.07%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.07%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.07%) Project Management
10 5 (3.07%) Service Management
10 5 (3.07%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) C
2 2 (1.23%) Perl
2 2 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 98 (60.12%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (42.33%) CCNP
3 47 (28.83%) CCIE
4 38 (23.31%) CCNA
5 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.04%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.36%) Degree
8 8 (4.91%) CCSE
9 6 (3.68%) VCP4
10 4 (2.45%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.84%) CCSA
12 2 (1.23%) CCSP
12 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.61%) HND
13 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.61%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.61%) CCVP
13 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) ProxySG
2 6 (3.68%) Snort
2 6 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.68%) Firmware
3 3 (1.84%) vSphere
3 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.68%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.23%) OPNET
6 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 135 (82.82%) Cisco
2 60 (36.81%) CheckPoint
3 51 (31.29%) F5
4 40 (24.54%) Juniper
5 29 (17.79%) Blue Coat
6 18 (11.04%) SolarWinds
6 18 (11.04%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.98%) VMware
8 12 (7.36%) Fortinet
9 10 (6.13%) Sourcefire
10 8 (4.91%) Citrix
10 8 (4.91%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.29%) HP
11 7 (4.29%) BMC
12 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.07%) Remedy
12 5 (3.07%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.45%) Nortel
14 3 (1.84%) NetApp
14 3 (1.84%) Nokia
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