Period
to 13 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Network Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 252 273
Rank change year-on-year +116 +21 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 11 28 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.43% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 15
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £411 £463 £323
90th Percentile £518 £640 £521
London median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 2,397 7,866 8,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 94.36% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,667 6,100 6,718
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +1.52%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 89 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +6.04%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.65 £13.16
90th Percentile £47.75 £57.20 £32.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -4.90%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +90 8 £423 -15.50% 6
Senior Network Engineer
London

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, Senior Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Arista
4 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
4 3 (27.27%) Multicast
4 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) TACACS
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) Lisp

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) BGP
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) Multicast
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (27.27%) TACACS
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) VXLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) DNA
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Architectural Design
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Lisp
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (18.18%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Arista
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) VMware