Period
to 16 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 234 247
Rank change year-on-year +57 +13 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 13 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
City of London median daily rate £373 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.58% +26.67% -14.77%
10th Percentile £350 £435 £256
90th Percentile £525 £649 £450
Central London median daily rate £444 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -6.58% +26.67% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 4,341 6,423 6,719
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 94.79% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,323 5,023 5,343
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £297 £301 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 71 97
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +16.88% -12.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.30 £35.00 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +3.89% +1.74%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
6 6 (46.15%) WLAN
6 6 (46.15%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) BGP
6 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (38.46%) Wireless
7 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
7 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (38.46%) Statistics
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) VRRP
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) VoIP
7 5 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) HSRP
7 5 (38.46%) Multicast
8 4 (30.77%) Ethernet

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 2 (15.38%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (38.46%) HSRP
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) Multicast
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) VRRP
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
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
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (7.69%) Runbook
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
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
2 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) VMware