Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 525 486
Rank change year-on-year -14 -39 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 87 75 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 84
London median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +2.87%
10th Percentile £350 £309 £336
90th Percentile £544 £535 £650
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.96 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.09% +11.11% +57.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,454 40,952 42,988
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.07% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,370 29,217 30,954
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 504 477
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.23 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +13.20% -3.88%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.54
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in London

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in London

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 19 £400 -5.88% 8
West London -19 8 £400 - 4
South London -44 8 £500 - 1
East London - 6 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (80.46%) Cisco
2 61 (70.11%) Firewall
3 52 (59.77%) WAN
4 50 (57.47%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (48.28%) CCNP
6 39 (44.83%) BGP
7 38 (43.68%) Wireless
8 37 (42.53%) Data Centre
9 31 (35.63%) LAN
10 30 (34.48%) Finance
11 29 (33.33%) DNS
12 26 (29.89%) Network Design
13 24 (27.59%) VPN
14 22 (25.29%) MPLS
14 22 (25.29%) Network Security
14 22 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (24.14%) Migration
16 20 (22.99%) EIGRP
16 20 (22.99%) ITIL
17 19 (21.84%) CCIE
18 18 (20.69%) OSPF
18 18 (20.69%) DHCP
18 18 (20.69%) F5
18 18 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (18.39%) VMware
19 16 (18.39%) Palo Alto
20 15 (17.24%) IPsec
21 14 (16.09%) Windows
21 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
21 14 (16.09%) Internet

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.15%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (70.11%) Firewall
2 52 (59.77%) WAN
3 39 (44.83%) BGP
4 38 (43.68%) Wireless
5 31 (35.63%) LAN
6 29 (33.33%) DNS
7 24 (27.59%) VPN
8 22 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (25.29%) MPLS
8 22 (25.29%) Network Security
9 20 (22.99%) EIGRP
10 18 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (20.69%) DHCP
10 18 (20.69%) OSPF
11 15 (17.24%) IPsec
12 14 (16.09%) Internet
12 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
13 13 (14.94%) Cisco Wireless
13 13 (14.94%) Wireshark
14 11 (12.64%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) AppScan
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) PKI
3 5 (5.75%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) IPTV
7 1 (1.15%) RIA
7 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Network Design
2 21 (24.14%) Migration
3 20 (22.99%) ITIL
4 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.34%) Network Management
6 8 (9.20%) Change Control
7 6 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Change Management
8 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.45%) Scrum
10 3 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.30%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (57.47%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (48.28%) CCNP
3 19 (21.84%) CCIE
4 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.79%) CCNA
6 7 (8.05%) CCDP
7 5 (5.75%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.45%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (1.15%) CCSA
10 1 (1.15%) CCSE
10 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) VMware NSX
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.05%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.15%) Nessus
5 1 (1.15%) Nmap
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView
5 1 (1.15%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.15%) Salt
5 1 (1.15%) SCCM
5 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.15%) Terraform
5 1 (1.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 70 (80.46%) Cisco
2 18 (20.69%) F5
3 16 (18.39%) Palo Alto
3 16 (18.39%) VMware
4 14 (16.09%) Juniper
4 14 (16.09%) SolarWinds
5 12 (13.79%) Citrix
6 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
7 9 (10.34%) Infoblox
8 8 (9.20%) Riverbed
9 7 (8.05%) Aruba
10 6 (6.90%) Mercator
11 5 (5.75%) Arista
11 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.75%) Dell
11 5 (5.75%) EMC
11 5 (5.75%) NetApp
11 5 (5.75%) Splunk
12 4 (4.60%) HP
12 4 (4.60%) Meraki