Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 551 522
Rank change year-on-year +7 -29 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 85 65 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 71
London median daily rate £450 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.64% +5.17%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £350
90th Percentile £566 £538 £650
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.92 £32.50 £47.10
% change year-on-year +35.12% -30.99% +64.35%

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 43,329 42,794 42,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,317 30,865 30,288
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 515 551
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.00% +1.21%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Central London +2 26 £400 -5.88% 6
West London +1 7 £393 -17.37% 2
South London -27 6 £500 +4.17%
East London - 2 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 70 (82.35%) Cisco
2 61 (71.76%) Firewall
3 54 (63.53%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (49.41%) CCNP
5 40 (47.06%) BGP
5 40 (47.06%) WAN
6 36 (42.35%) Wireless
7 29 (34.12%) Data Centre
8 28 (32.94%) Finance
9 27 (31.76%) VPN
10 26 (30.59%) LAN
11 22 (25.88%) DNS
11 22 (25.88%) Network Security
11 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (25.88%) Palo Alto
12 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
12 21 (24.71%) CCIE
13 20 (23.53%) OSPF
14 19 (22.35%) Network Design
14 19 (22.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (20.00%) MPLS
16 16 (18.82%) CCNA
16 16 (18.82%) F5
16 16 (18.82%) 802.1X
17 15 (17.65%) VLAN
17 15 (17.65%) Juniper
17 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
17 15 (17.65%) DHCP
17 15 (17.65%) ITIL
17 15 (17.65%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Office 365
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (71.76%) Firewall
2 40 (47.06%) BGP
2 40 (47.06%) WAN
3 36 (42.35%) Wireless
4 27 (31.76%) VPN
5 26 (30.59%) LAN
6 22 (25.88%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (25.88%) DNS
6 22 (25.88%) Network Security
7 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
8 20 (23.53%) OSPF
9 19 (22.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (20.00%) MPLS
11 15 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 15 (17.65%) DHCP
11 15 (17.65%) VLAN
12 14 (16.47%) IPsec
13 13 (15.29%) Internet
13 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.12%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) AppScan
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) PKI
4 5 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.18%) IPTV
8 1 (1.18%) RIA
8 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) VMS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Network Design
2 15 (17.65%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Migration
3 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.76%) Network Management
5 8 (9.41%) Change Control
6 7 (8.24%) Change Management
7 6 (7.06%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.88%) Runbook
9 4 (4.71%) High Availability
9 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.71%) Low Latency
9 4 (4.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (4.71%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (3.53%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.53%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Python
2 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.35%) Tcl
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (63.53%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (49.41%) CCNP
3 21 (24.71%) CCIE
4 16 (18.82%) CCNA
5 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.24%) CCDP
7 7 (8.24%) Degree
8 4 (4.71%) CCSE
9 3 (3.53%) CCSM
9 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.53%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.53%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.35%) CISSP
10 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) CCSA
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
3 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.06%) VMware NSX
2 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (8.24%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.53%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.18%) Cacti
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Nessus
5 1 (1.18%) Nmap
5 1 (1.18%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.18%) Terraform
5 1 (1.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 70 (82.35%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) Palo Alto
3 16 (18.82%) F5
4 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 15 (17.65%) Juniper
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 14 (16.47%) SolarWinds
6 10 (11.76%) Infoblox
7 8 (9.41%) Aruba
7 8 (9.41%) Citrix
7 8 (9.41%) Riverbed
8 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.06%) Arista
9 6 (7.06%) Meraki
9 6 (7.06%) Mercator
10 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.71%) Forcepoint
11 4 (4.71%) HP
11 4 (4.71%) McAfee
11 4 (4.71%) Symantec