Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 227 219
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 10 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 22
City of London median daily rate £380 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £310 £314 £325
90th Percentile £560 £488 £500
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 6,658 6,315 6,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.54% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,223 4,854 5,170
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £458
% change year-on-year +0.50% +8.74% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 75 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +4.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £35.86
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £18.73
% change year-on-year +0.04% -0.17% +4.03%

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 August 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 August 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 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
7 1 (10.00%) Meraki
7 1 (10.00%) Skype
7 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
7 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) High-Frequency Trading

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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) BGP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Science
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Arista
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware