Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 571 510
Rank change year-on-year +38 -61 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 85 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 52
London median daily rate £475 £456 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -0.27% +7.65%
10th Percentile £375 £308 £364
90th Percentile £575 £538 £650
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £49.92
90th Percentile £47.50 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £33.40 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -16.50% -20.00% +11.11%

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 42,064 44,044 39,642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,219 32,042 28,279
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 576 558
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.41% -3.24% +8.34%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.69
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
% change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -10 26 £475 +11.76% 10
West London +11 2 £393 -17.37% 5
South London 0 1 - - 1
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (83.53%) Cisco
2 69 (81.18%) Firewall
3 63 (74.12%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (51.76%) CCNP
5 36 (42.35%) Wireless
5 36 (42.35%) BGP
6 32 (37.65%) CCIE
7 30 (35.29%) WAN
8 29 (34.12%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (31.76%) Network Security
10 26 (30.59%) Palo Alto
11 25 (29.41%) VPN
12 24 (28.24%) Finance
13 23 (27.06%) OSPF
14 22 (25.88%) CCNA
15 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (23.53%) LAN
17 19 (22.35%) EIGRP
17 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
18 18 (21.18%) DNS
19 17 (20.00%) Windows
19 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
20 16 (18.82%) Cisco ISE
21 15 (17.65%) ITIL
22 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
22 14 (16.47%) VLAN
23 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
23 13 (15.29%) IPsec
23 13 (15.29%) MPLS
23 13 (15.29%) Migration

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 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.35%) Datadog
5 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (81.18%) Firewall
2 36 (42.35%) BGP
2 36 (42.35%) Wireless
3 30 (35.29%) WAN
4 29 (34.12%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (31.76%) Network Security
6 25 (29.41%) VPN
7 23 (27.06%) OSPF
8 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (23.53%) LAN
10 19 (22.35%) EIGRP
11 18 (21.18%) DNS
12 16 (18.82%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
13 14 (16.47%) VLAN
14 13 (15.29%) IPsec
14 13 (15.29%) MPLS
15 11 (12.94%) Cisco Wireless
15 11 (12.94%) DHCP
16 9 (10.59%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Electronics
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) SUSE
6 1 (1.18%) VMS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Migration
3 10 (11.76%) High Availability
3 10 (11.76%) Network Management
4 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.59%) Network Design
5 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.06%) Project Management
5 6 (7.06%) Runbook
6 5 (5.88%) Change Control
6 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 4 (4.71%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) Python
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) Tcl
4 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (74.12%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (51.76%) CCNP
3 32 (37.65%) CCIE
4 22 (25.88%) CCNA
5 9 (10.59%) Degree
6 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.88%) CCDP
8 5 (5.88%) CCSE
8 5 (5.88%) MCSA
8 5 (5.88%) MCSE
9 3 (3.53%) CCSM
9 3 (3.53%) CISSP
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (2.35%) RHCE
10 2 (2.35%) VCAP
11 1 (1.18%) CCDE
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) SCCM
4 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
5 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.18%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.18%) Cacti
6 1 (1.18%) Nagios
6 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 71 (83.53%) Cisco
2 26 (30.59%) Palo Alto
3 17 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.94%) F5
4 11 (12.94%) SolarWinds
4 11 (12.94%) VMware
5 10 (11.76%) Juniper
6 8 (9.41%) Meraki
7 7 (8.24%) Arista
7 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.24%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.88%) Aruba
8 5 (5.88%) Polycom
9 4 (4.71%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.71%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.53%) Citrix
10 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec