Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 514 479
Rank change year-on-year -42 -35 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 68 71 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 76
London median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £335
90th Percentile £549 £538 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +30.00%
England median hourly rate £43.96 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.09% +17.65% +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 42,514 37,692 41,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,687 26,862 29,786
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 488 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.88% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.48 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -6.25% +14.29%

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 June 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 June 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
South London -36 8 £525 - 2
Central London -67 8 £400 -5.88% 9
East London - 7 £463 -
West London -28 6 £388 - 1
North London - 1 £388 -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 53 (77.94%) Cisco
2 43 (63.24%) Firewall
3 40 (58.82%) WAN
4 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (41.18%) CCNP
6 26 (38.24%) Data Centre
7 25 (36.76%) Wireless
8 24 (35.29%) LAN
9 23 (33.82%) DNS
9 23 (33.82%) BGP
10 22 (32.35%) Finance
11 20 (29.41%) DHCP
12 18 (26.47%) Network Design
13 17 (25.00%) F5
14 16 (23.53%) VMware
14 16 (23.53%) ITIL
14 16 (23.53%) VPN
15 15 (22.06%) MPLS
15 15 (22.06%) OSPF
15 15 (22.06%) Migration
16 14 (20.59%) Juniper
16 14 (20.59%) IPsec
17 13 (19.12%) CCIE
17 13 (19.12%) Network Security
17 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
18 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (17.65%) Windows
19 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
19 11 (16.18%) EIGRP

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 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) PaaS
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (63.24%) Firewall
2 40 (58.82%) WAN
3 25 (36.76%) Wireless
4 24 (35.29%) LAN
5 23 (33.82%) BGP
5 23 (33.82%) DNS
6 20 (29.41%) DHCP
7 16 (23.53%) VPN
8 15 (22.06%) MPLS
8 15 (22.06%) OSPF
9 14 (20.59%) IPsec
10 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (19.12%) Network Security
11 11 (16.18%) EIGRP
11 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (13.24%) Internet
12 9 (13.24%) Wireshark
13 8 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (11.76%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) AppScan
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) IPTV
6 1 (1.47%) RIA
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Network Design
2 16 (23.53%) ITIL
3 15 (22.06%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.35%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (5.88%) Information Security
6 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) Change Control
7 3 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.41%) Network Management
7 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.18%) CCNP
3 13 (19.12%) CCIE
3 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) CCNA
5 5 (7.35%) CCDP
5 5 (7.35%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.47%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
2 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware NSX
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (1.47%) Nessus
4 1 (1.47%) Nmap
4 1 (1.47%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.47%) Terraform
4 1 (1.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (77.94%) Cisco
2 17 (25.00%) F5
3 16 (23.53%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) Juniper
5 11 (16.18%) Citrix
6 10 (14.71%) Palo Alto
7 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
9 7 (10.29%) Dell
10 6 (8.82%) EMC
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.82%) NetApp
10 6 (8.82%) Splunk
11 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.88%) HP
11 4 (5.88%) McAfee
12 3 (4.41%) FireEye
12 3 (4.41%) Infoblox
12 3 (4.41%) Mercator
12 3 (4.41%) Zscaler