Period
to 25 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 June 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 241 214
Rank change year-on-year +24 -27 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 18 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.072% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.076% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 17
City of London median daily rate £519 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.23% +4.12% -
10th Percentile £464 £349 £355
90th Percentile £625 £522 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.36
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.36

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 6,053 6,571 6,006
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 94.83% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,676 5,195 4,605
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £670
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 110 69
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -11.12%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £33.08 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -15.00%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 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 City of London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
5 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (44.44%) Network Management
6 8 (44.44%) CCIE
7 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (33.33%) Extranet
8 6 (33.33%) BGP
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) B2B
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) CCNP
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus

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 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) BGP
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) Extranet
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) Multicast
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) NX-OS
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (22.22%) Tandem
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (44.44%) Network Management
3 5 (27.78%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (22.22%) Network Design
4 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCIE
3 5 (27.78%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (5.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
2 11 (61.11%) Palo Alto
3 4 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) Red Box
5 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) SevOne
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) VMware