The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Network Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 125 122 118
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.086% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +80.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2053 2338 2498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.71% 96.41% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1366 1409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 168 239
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the East of England

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the East of England

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the East of England

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Senior Network Engineer
England

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) BT

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) IOS XR
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 1 (14.29%) PSTN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed