Period
to 27 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £478 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 130 187
Rank change year-on-year -50 +57 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 6 2 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.095% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
10th Percentile £373 £454 -
25th Percentile £423 £459 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £478 £468 £373
Median % change year-on-year +2.14% +25.50% -21.58%
75th Percentile £517 £476 £519
90th Percentile £561 £482 £525
Central London median daily rate £478 £468 £395
% change year-on-year +2.14% +18.35% -16.84%

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 3,708 1,953 4,549
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.35% 92.60% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,878 1,491 3,570
10th Percentile £358 £306 £300
25th Percentile £463 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £604 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 18 59
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.73 £12.34
25th Percentile £18.63 £20.25 £14.63
Median hourly rate £34.75 £24.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.40% +23.75% +6.95%
75th Percentile £51.50 £37.06 £25.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £46.53 £49.70
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% +32.50% +6.95%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022, 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) WAAS
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) WAAS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) DOCSIS
3 1 (16.67%) GLBP
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Arista
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) VMware