The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £429 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Senior Network Engineer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 379 368
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 33 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 27
Median daily rate £429 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +2.22% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
City of London +2 11 £433 +18.49% 3
New Malden - 5 - -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (88.61%) Cisco
2 59 (74.68%) Firewall
3 43 (54.43%) WAN
4 39 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (45.57%) CCNP
5 36 (45.57%) CheckPoint
6 33 (41.77%) LAN
7 27 (34.18%) Finance
8 25 (31.65%) Juniper
9 24 (30.38%) Windows
10 23 (29.11%) MPLS
10 23 (29.11%) VMware
11 22 (27.85%) OSPF
11 22 (27.85%) VPN
11 22 (27.85%) Network Security
11 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
12 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
12 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (22.78%) Wireless
14 16 (20.25%) Citrix
14 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
15 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
16 14 (17.72%) BGP
16 14 (17.72%) Network Design
16 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (16.46%) HSRP
17 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
18 12 (15.19%) Internet
18 12 (15.19%) CCIE
18 12 (15.19%) SQL Server

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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (74.68%) Firewall
2 43 (54.43%) WAN
3 33 (41.77%) LAN
4 23 (29.11%) MPLS
5 22 (27.85%) Network Security
5 22 (27.85%) OSPF
5 22 (27.85%) VPN
6 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (22.78%) Wireless
8 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
9 14 (17.72%) BGP
9 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
10 13 (16.46%) HSRP
11 12 (15.19%) Internet
11 12 (15.19%) IPsec
12 11 (13.92%) DNS
12 11 (13.92%) SAN
13 10 (12.66%) DHCP
14 9 (11.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) COM
4 1 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) CMDB
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.39%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) SUSE
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Network Design
2 10 (12.66%) Network Architecture
2 10 (12.66%) Network Management
3 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 7 (8.86%) High Availability
5 5 (6.33%) Change Control
5 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
7 3 (3.80%) Information Security
7 3 (3.80%) Investment Management
7 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.80%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.53%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.57%) CCNP
3 12 (15.19%) CCIE
4 11 (13.92%) CCNA
5 8 (10.13%) CCSA
5 8 (10.13%) CCSE
5 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.59%) CCDA
6 6 (7.59%) CCMSE
6 6 (7.59%) CCSP
6 6 (7.59%) JNCIA
6 6 (7.59%) JNCIP
6 6 (7.59%) JNCIS
7 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.80%) CCDP
9 2 (2.53%) CISSP
9 2 (2.53%) CLAS
9 2 (2.53%) Degree
10 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) BS7799
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.80%) OPNET
1 3 (3.80%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.53%) Nessus
3 1 (1.27%) Cacti
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (88.61%) Cisco
2 36 (45.57%) CheckPoint
3 25 (31.65%) Juniper
4 23 (29.11%) VMware
5 16 (20.25%) Citrix
5 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
6 11 (13.92%) F5
7 9 (11.39%) Blue Coat
7 9 (11.39%) Dell
7 9 (11.39%) Riverbed
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.86%) Aruba
10 5 (6.33%) NetScout
11 4 (5.06%) Arista
11 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.06%) Meraki
12 3 (3.80%) HP
13 2 (2.53%) BT