The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 368 394
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 38 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 27
Median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.21 - £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 - £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +68.42%  

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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 June 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 -10 8 £425 - 1
New Malden - 6 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 64 (90.14%) Cisco
2 45 (63.38%) Firewall
2 45 (63.38%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (57.75%) CCNP
4 33 (46.48%) WAN
5 30 (42.25%) LAN
6 24 (33.80%) Windows
7 20 (28.17%) VPN
7 20 (28.17%) Juniper
8 19 (26.76%) MPLS
8 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
8 19 (26.76%) Finance
8 19 (26.76%) VMware
8 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
9 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
9 18 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (22.54%) CCNA
10 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
10 16 (22.54%) Network Security
11 15 (21.13%) Palo Alto
12 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (19.72%) OSPF
12 14 (19.72%) Linux
12 14 (19.72%) Wireless
13 13 (18.31%) Network Design
13 13 (18.31%) CCIE
13 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
14 12 (16.90%) BGP
14 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
15 11 (15.49%) SAN

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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) Firewall
2 33 (46.48%) WAN
3 30 (42.25%) LAN
4 20 (28.17%) VPN
5 19 (26.76%) MPLS
5 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
6 18 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (22.54%) Network Security
8 14 (19.72%) OSPF
8 14 (19.72%) Wireless
9 12 (16.90%) BGP
10 11 (15.49%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (15.49%) DNS
10 11 (15.49%) SAN
11 10 (14.08%) Internet
11 10 (14.08%) VLAN
11 10 (14.08%) VoIP
12 9 (12.68%) Ethernet
12 9 (12.68%) SNMP
12 9 (12.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) 802.1X
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) XMPP
3 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.72%) Linux
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) SUSE
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) CentOS
7 2 (2.82%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.82%) Unix
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Network Design
2 10 (14.08%) Network Management
3 9 (12.68%) Network Architecture
4 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.23%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Change Control
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) High Availability
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.82%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (57.75%) CCNP
3 16 (22.54%) CCNA
4 13 (18.31%) CCIE
5 8 (11.27%) CCDA
6 7 (9.86%) JNCIA
6 7 (9.86%) JNCIP
6 7 (9.86%) JNCIS
7 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.63%) CCDP
8 4 (5.63%) CCSE
8 4 (5.63%) Degree
9 3 (4.23%) CCMSE
9 3 (4.23%) CCSP
10 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.41%) CCDE
11 1 (1.41%) CISSP
11 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Cacti
4 1 (1.41%) Nessus
4 1 (1.41%) OpenView
4 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.41%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 64 (90.14%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Juniper
3 19 (26.76%) VMware
4 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
5 15 (21.13%) Palo Alto
6 13 (18.31%) SolarWinds
7 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) Citrix
9 10 (14.08%) Dell
9 10 (14.08%) Riverbed
10 8 (11.27%) F5
10 8 (11.27%) Fortinet
11 7 (9.86%) HP
12 5 (7.04%) Avaya
12 5 (7.04%) Meraki
13 3 (4.23%) Aruba
13 3 (4.23%) Cyberoam
13 3 (4.23%) Draytek
13 3 (4.23%) SonicWALL