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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Engineer
Rank 550 540 560
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 98 120 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 40
Median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.66 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.48% -47.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+89.47% -56.42%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 98 £420 -1.17% 33
London -10 44 £478 +3.24% 16
Yorkshire +15 19 £355 +1.42% 2
West Yorkshire +24 15 £355 -13.93% 2
South East -3 14 £400 +3.22% 4
City of London +13 8 £478 +0.52% 5
Leeds +9 7 £383 -7.15% 2
Berkshire +5 7 £470 +6.81% 2
North West +15 6 £300 -25.00% 3
Reading +18 5 £470 +6.81%
West Midlands -20 5 - - 2
Hampshire +9 4 £396 -3.35% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £388 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
South West +12 3 £400 +10.34% 2
Cheshire +5 3 £300 -
Essex +3 3 £250 -50.98%
East of England -10 3 £250 -41.17% 2
Manchester - 3 - - 3
Telford - 3 - -
Wiltshire +9 2 £400 +10.34%
Basildon +7 2 £250 -40.47%
East Midlands -3 2 £306 -23.43% 2
Bracknell - 2 £388 - 1
Croydon - 2 £460 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £360 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Middlesbrough - 2 £350 -
Swindon - 2 £400 -

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 203 (81.20%) Cisco
2 154 (61.60%) Firewall
3 144 (57.60%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (46.00%) CCNP
5 98 (39.20%) Cisco ASA
6 92 (36.80%) CheckPoint
7 73 (29.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 69 (27.60%) Network Security
9 63 (25.20%) Juniper
10 62 (24.80%) Data Centre
11 59 (23.60%) Wireless
12 58 (23.20%) WAN
13 52 (20.80%) Network Design
14 51 (20.40%) SolarWinds
15 50 (20.00%) Palo Alto
16 49 (19.60%) F5
17 48 (19.20%) CCNA
18 46 (18.40%) LAN
19 45 (18.00%) BGP
20 43 (17.20%) Finance
20 43 (17.20%) CCIE
21 40 (16.00%) VPN
22 38 (15.20%) OSPF
23 32 (12.80%) Security Cleared
24 31 (12.40%) Network Management
25 29 (11.60%) Riverbed
25 29 (11.60%) Cisco IOS
25 29 (11.60%) MPLS
25 29 (11.60%) DNS
26 26 (10.40%) DHCP

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 (0.40%) Apache
1 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.40%) IIS
1 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.40%) nginx
1 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 13 (5.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Eikon
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 154 (61.60%) Firewall
2 98 (39.20%) Cisco ASA
3 73 (29.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 69 (27.60%) Network Security
5 59 (23.60%) Wireless
6 58 (23.20%) WAN
7 46 (18.40%) LAN
8 45 (18.00%) BGP
9 40 (16.00%) VPN
10 38 (15.20%) OSPF
11 29 (11.60%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (11.60%) DNS
11 29 (11.60%) MPLS
12 26 (10.40%) DHCP
13 25 (10.00%) BIG-IP
13 25 (10.00%) TCP/IP
14 23 (9.20%) EIGRP
15 21 (8.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 20 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
16 20 (8.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (2.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (17.20%) Finance
2 24 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
6 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (0.80%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.40%) RESTful
3 1 (0.40%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.80%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.00%) CMDB
5 4 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.80%) Fintech
7 2 (0.80%) PKI
7 2 (0.80%) Statistics
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) BBC
8 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.40%) DataPower
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.40%) Windows
2 15 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.00%) Linux
5 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.00%) SUSE
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.80%) Unix
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.80%) Network Design
2 31 (12.40%) Network Management
3 26 (10.40%) Network Architecture
4 24 (9.60%) ITIL
5 20 (8.00%) Change Management
6 15 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.60%) Project Management
8 9 (3.60%) Change Control
8 9 (3.60%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (3.60%) Security Operations
8 9 (3.60%) SIEM
9 8 (3.20%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.20%) Migration
9 8 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.40%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.40%) Service Design
10 6 (2.40%) Service Management
11 5 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.40%) SQL
2 3 (1.20%) Python
3 2 (0.80%) C
3 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.80%) Tcl
4 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 144 (57.60%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (46.00%) CCNP
3 48 (19.20%) CCNA
4 43 (17.20%) CCIE
5 32 (12.80%) Security Cleared
6 23 (9.20%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.20%) CCDP
8 16 (6.40%) Degree
9 9 (3.60%) JNCIP
10 8 (3.20%) JNCIE
11 6 (2.40%) CCSA
11 6 (2.40%) CCSE
12 5 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.00%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.60%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.20%) CCDA
14 3 (1.20%) CCSP
15 2 (0.80%) CCIP
15 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Squid
6 1 (0.40%) UAG
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.40%) SolarWinds Orion
2 14 (5.60%) OPNET
3 10 (4.00%) Nagios
4 8 (3.20%) Cacti
5 7 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.40%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.40%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.40%) AppManager
8 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 203 (81.20%) Cisco
2 92 (36.80%) CheckPoint
3 63 (25.20%) Juniper
4 51 (20.40%) SolarWinds
5 50 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 49 (19.60%) F5
7 29 (11.60%) Riverbed
8 23 (9.20%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.20%) Tufin
10 17 (6.80%) Blue Coat
10 17 (6.80%) Citrix
10 17 (6.80%) VMware
11 16 (6.40%) Microsoft
12 14 (5.60%) HP
13 13 (5.20%) Aruba
14 10 (4.00%) Nokia
14 10 (4.00%) TippingPoint
15 8 (3.20%) Dell
16 7 (2.80%) FireEye
17 6 (2.40%) Trustwave
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