Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 245 217
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 19 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 16
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +1.71%
10th Percentile £352 £258 £328
90th Percentile £599 £488 £515
Central London median daily rate £458 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +7.65% -4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 6,779 6,807 6,249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 94.67% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,333 5,405 4,951
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 93 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.69% -5.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.54
90th Percentile £26.30 £30.75 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 13 (68.42%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) OSPF
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (42.11%) CCIE
7 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Wireless
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
8 6 (31.58%) Multicast
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
8 6 (31.58%) VLAN
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP
9 5 (26.32%) IPv4
9 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
10 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) Network Design
10 4 (21.05%) Migration
11 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.26%) Datadog
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
6 6 (31.58%) Multicast
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) IPv4
7 5 (26.32%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (15.79%) IPsec
9 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (5.26%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 8 (42.11%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) CCSE
5 3 (15.79%) CISSP
6 2 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (10.53%) CCSM
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (5.26%) CCMSE
7 1 (5.26%) CCSP
7 1 (5.26%) RHCE
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CME
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
3 2 (10.53%) AlgoSec
3 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) Arista
4 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Qualys
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) VMware