Period
to 8 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 8 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 225 252
Rank change year-on-year +57 +27 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 13 21 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Median daily rate £350 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% -8.31%
Central London median daily rate £425 £506 £425
% change year-on-year -16.05% +19.12% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,850 6,443 6,716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.18% 94.33% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,860 4,978 5,324
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 104
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.21% +1.60% +4.56%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £41.10 £38.13
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +38.75% +6.95% +8.85%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 City of London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (38.46%) HSRP
5 5 (38.46%) Multicast
5 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
5 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) VRRP
5 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) Statistics
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Migration

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (7.69%) AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (38.46%) HSRP
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) Multicast
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) VRRP
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Front Office
1 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint