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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 502 503 526
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 121 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 34
Average daily rate £380 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +28 112 £385 -6.66% 51
London +1 48 £400 -3.03% 21
South East +19 37 £430 +7.50% 14
Hampshire +30 21 £425 +27.81% 5
Berkshire +4 8 £435 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £350 - 4
Reading +1 6 £435 -3.44% 2
City of London +37 5 £394 -4.54% 6
Southampton +17 5 £488 +30.00% 4
Surrey 0 5 £475 +18.75% 2
North West -5 5 £363 +6.61% 2
Leeds - 5 £388 - 4
West Yorkshire - 5 £388 - 4
East Midlands -6 4 £300 -22.58% 2
Manchester - 4 £363 - 1
Hook - 4 £435 -
East of England +3 3 £280 - 4
Scotland -1 3 £375 +21.95% 3
West Midlands -17 3 £400 +52.38% 3
South Wales - 3 £415 -
Glasgow - 3 £375 - 2
Wales - 3 £415 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £325 -
Harrow - 3 £463 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £363 -23.68%
Oxford -3 2 £363 -23.68%
Birmingham -4 2 £413 +57.14% 1
South West -5 2 £345 +45.26% 1
North East - 2 £363 -

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (81.42%) Cisco
2 144 (63.72%) Firewall
3 139 (61.50%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (48.23%) WAN
5 108 (47.79%) CCNP
6 102 (45.13%) LAN
7 69 (30.53%) Juniper
7 69 (30.53%) OSPF
8 68 (30.09%) BGP
8 68 (30.09%) VPN
9 63 (27.88%) MPLS
10 62 (27.43%) Network Security
11 61 (26.99%) Wireless
12 57 (25.22%) Data Centre
13 54 (23.89%) CheckPoint
14 52 (23.01%) Network Design
15 51 (22.57%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (21.68%) F5
16 49 (21.68%) TCP/IP
17 48 (21.24%) CCNA
18 47 (20.80%) CCIE
18 47 (20.80%) DNS
19 46 (20.35%) DHCP
19 46 (20.35%) Security Cleared
20 44 (19.47%) VoIP
21 40 (17.70%) IPsec
21 40 (17.70%) Finance
22 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
22 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
23 37 (16.37%) Cisco Nexus

Senior Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.88%) IIS
2 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (63.72%) Firewall
2 109 (48.23%) WAN
3 102 (45.13%) LAN
4 69 (30.53%) OSPF
5 68 (30.09%) BGP
5 68 (30.09%) VPN
6 63 (27.88%) MPLS
7 62 (27.43%) Network Security
8 61 (26.99%) Wireless
9 51 (22.57%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (21.68%) TCP/IP
11 47 (20.80%) DNS
12 46 (20.35%) DHCP
13 44 (19.47%) VoIP
14 40 (17.70%) IPsec
15 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
16 37 (16.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (16.37%) VLAN
17 31 (13.72%) Ethernet
18 30 (13.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) Informix
2 3 (1.33%) MySQL
2 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (4.42%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Hudson
2 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (17.70%) Finance
2 21 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.10%) Retail
4 6 (2.65%) Games
5 5 (2.21%) Banking
6 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.85%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.65%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.33%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.88%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.65%) Clustering
5 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.77%) PKI
7 4 (1.77%) Statistics
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.88%) BBC
9 2 (0.88%) CMDB
9 2 (0.88%) iDTV
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.44%) IVR
10 1 (0.44%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.72%) Windows
2 27 (11.95%) Linux
3 18 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.98%) Unix
6 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.21%) SUSE
9 3 (1.33%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.01%) Network Design
2 37 (16.37%) ITIL
3 35 (15.49%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.29%) Project Management
5 20 (8.85%) Migration
5 20 (8.85%) Network Architecture
6 16 (7.08%) Network Management
7 14 (6.19%) Change Management
7 14 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.31%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.31%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.31%) Service Management
9 11 (4.87%) Requirements Management
10 9 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.98%) High Availability
10 9 (3.98%) Release Management
11 6 (2.65%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.41%) C
2 15 (6.64%) SQL
3 9 (3.98%) Python
4 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.77%) Perl
4 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (61.50%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (47.79%) CCNP
3 48 (21.24%) CCNA
4 47 (20.80%) CCIE
5 46 (20.35%) Security Cleared
6 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
7 25 (11.06%) Degree
8 14 (6.19%) JNCIP
9 11 (4.87%) JNCIA
10 10 (4.42%) JNCIS
11 9 (3.98%) CCSE
12 6 (2.65%) CCDP
12 6 (2.65%) CCNP Voice
13 5 (2.21%) CCDA
13 5 (2.21%) CCSA
14 4 (1.77%) CCDE
14 4 (1.77%) CISSP
14 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.77%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) SLA
2 9 (3.98%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.77%) Firmware
3 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.33%) vCloud
5 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) Snort
5 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (3.98%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (2.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.21%) Cacti
3 5 (2.21%) Nagios
4 4 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.77%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.33%) Graphite
5 3 (1.33%) Opsview
6 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.88%) OPNET
6 2 (0.88%) Proventia
7 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 184 (81.42%) Cisco
2 69 (30.53%) Juniper
3 54 (23.89%) CheckPoint
4 49 (21.68%) F5
5 27 (11.95%) VMware
6 26 (11.50%) SolarWinds
7 24 (10.62%) Palo Alto
8 22 (9.73%) Riverbed
9 16 (7.08%) Fortinet
10 13 (5.75%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.31%) HP
12 11 (4.87%) Blue Coat
13 10 (4.42%) Citrix
13 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.98%) Aruba
14 9 (3.98%) Dell
15 7 (3.10%) Splunk
16 6 (2.65%) Avaya
16 6 (2.65%) Oracle
16 6 (2.65%) Siemens
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