Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 207 217
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 10 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.44% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 10
City of London median daily rate £375 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +4.71% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £400 £363
90th Percentile £450 £538 £490
Central London median daily rate £375 £445 £420
% change year-on-year -15.73% +5.95% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 6,697 5,845 6,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.46% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,321 4,631 5,066
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 72 98
City of London median hourly rate £16.25 £18.35 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.44% -8.22% +14.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £31.68 £54.51 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.99
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.46% +14.23%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the City of London

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

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

Contractor 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 20 February 2018, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) German Language
3 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (40.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) Arista
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard