Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 494 514
Rank change year-on-year -73 +20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 67 113 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 64
London median daily rate £450 £458 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +5.17% +2.35%
10th Percentile £322 £330 £361
90th Percentile £538 £650 £509
England median daily rate £434 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +3.27% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £39.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.14% +43.01%
10th Percentile £47.75 £49.84 £27.58
90th Percentile £52.25 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £49.60 £28.66
% change year-on-year -19.35% +73.08% -26.05%

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 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -12 15 £425 -5.56% 1
South London -42 6 £480 +4.35%
West London - 3 £475 -
East London - 1 £450 - 2
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 56 (83.58%) Cisco
2 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (47.76%) Firewall
4 30 (44.78%) CCNP
4 30 (44.78%) WAN
5 26 (38.81%) LAN
6 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
7 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (28.36%) Finance
8 18 (26.87%) Wireless
9 17 (25.37%) BGP
9 17 (25.37%) CCIE
9 17 (25.37%) VPN
9 17 (25.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
11 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
12 14 (20.90%) OSPF
13 13 (19.40%) Juniper
13 13 (19.40%) DNS
13 13 (19.40%) Network Security
14 12 (17.91%) DHCP
15 11 (16.42%) ITIL
15 11 (16.42%) Riverbed
15 11 (16.42%) VLAN
16 10 (14.93%) Palo Alto
16 10 (14.93%) Windows
16 10 (14.93%) SAN
16 10 (14.93%) MPLS
16 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
17 9 (13.43%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) Firewall
2 30 (44.78%) WAN
3 26 (38.81%) LAN
4 19 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (26.87%) Wireless
6 17 (25.37%) BGP
6 17 (25.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (25.37%) VPN
7 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
8 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
9 14 (20.90%) OSPF
10 13 (19.40%) DNS
10 13 (19.40%) Network Security
11 12 (17.91%) DHCP
12 11 (16.42%) VLAN
13 10 (14.93%) MPLS
13 10 (14.93%) SAN
14 9 (13.43%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (13.43%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (11.94%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.48%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) SUSE
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.45%) Migration
2 7 (10.45%) Network Design
3 5 (7.46%) Network Management
4 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.97%) High Availability
4 4 (5.97%) Information Security
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
4 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (5.97%) Software Deployment
4 4 (5.97%) Software Distribution
4 4 (5.97%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.48%) Change Management
5 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.48%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (58.21%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.78%) CCNP
3 17 (25.37%) CCIE
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
5 6 (8.96%) JNCIA
5 6 (8.96%) JNCIP
5 6 (8.96%) JNCIS
6 5 (7.46%) CCDA
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.97%) MCSE
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.99%) CCIE Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) CCSA
8 2 (2.99%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE Collaboration
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView
5 1 (1.49%) OPNET
Vendors
1 56 (83.58%) Cisco
2 13 (19.40%) Juniper
3 11 (16.42%) Riverbed
4 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.93%) Palo Alto
5 9 (13.43%) Citrix
5 9 (13.43%) F5
5 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.45%) Arista
7 5 (7.46%) Dell
7 5 (7.46%) EMC
7 5 (7.46%) Fortinet
7 5 (7.46%) NetApp
7 5 (7.46%) VMware
8 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.48%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) Meraki
10 2 (2.99%) Nokia
10 2 (2.99%) Red Box