Period
to 13 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 261 270
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 19 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.27% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 8
Central London median daily rate £475 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% -4.49%
10th Percentile £350 £375 £258
90th Percentile £525 £549 £488
London median daily rate £475 £465 £463
% change year-on-year +2.15% +0.54% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 6,590 8,917 8,232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 95.49% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,047 6,879 6,401
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £297 £300 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 128 115
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.31% +5.45%
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £30.60 £33.92
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.00%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in Central London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in Central London.

Contractor 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 December 2019. 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 +44 15 £475 - 9
City of Westminster -1 2 £475 +26.67%
Senior Network Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
4 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) OSPF
5 10 (52.63%) CCNP
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (52.63%) Palo Alto
6 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) VoIP
6 8 (42.11%) Wireless
6 8 (42.11%) IPsec
7 7 (36.84%) WLAN
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (31.58%) F5
8 6 (31.58%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (26.32%) VRRP
9 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
9 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (26.32%) Statistics
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) NX-OS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) BGP
2 11 (57.89%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (52.63%) OSPF
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) IPsec
4 8 (42.11%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 8 (42.11%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) WLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (26.32%) HSRP
6 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (26.32%) Multicast
6 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
6 5 (26.32%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Statistics
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Runbook
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
7 1 (5.26%) Strategic Roadmap
7 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Nagios
4 2 (10.53%) Cacti
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco CME
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Palo Alto
3 6 (31.58%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
7 1 (5.26%) Arista
7 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (5.26%) Meraki
7 1 (5.26%) Tufin