The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 234 250
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 15 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £424 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.23% -1.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £380 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £414
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £33.13
% change year-on-year -50.00% +20.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South East

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +5 7 £332 -17.51%
Berkshire 0 4 £425 -4.22%
Oxfordshire - 2 £433 -
Surrey -3 1 £380 -0.32%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Senior Network Engineer
England

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (58.54%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) CCNP
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) WAN
7 12 (29.27%) LAN
7 12 (29.27%) Juniper
8 10 (24.39%) MPLS
8 10 (24.39%) OSPF
8 10 (24.39%) F5
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) BGP
9 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
9 9 (21.95%) CCNA
9 9 (21.95%) CCIE
10 8 (19.51%) VPN
10 8 (19.51%) CCDP
10 8 (19.51%) HP
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.07%) Network Design
12 6 (14.63%) VLAN
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) Wireless
12 6 (14.63%) Service Management
13 5 (12.20%) Migration

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (31.71%) WAN
4 12 (29.27%) LAN
5 10 (24.39%) MPLS
5 10 (24.39%) OSPF
6 9 (21.95%) BGP
7 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (19.51%) VPN
8 6 (14.63%) VLAN
8 6 (14.63%) Wireless
9 5 (12.20%) Network Security
9 5 (12.20%) SNMP
10 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.76%) VoIP
11 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (7.32%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (4.88%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.88%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) e-Health
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Network Design
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (9.76%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Adaptive Security
6 3 (7.32%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Internal Audit
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) Release Management
8 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) CCIE
4 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) CCDP
6 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) CCIP
7 5 (12.20%) CCSA
7 5 (12.20%) CCSE
7 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
7 5 (12.20%) JNCIE
8 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) HP ASE
8 4 (9.76%) HP MASE
9 2 (4.88%) CCSP
10 1 (2.44%) CCDA
10 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) F5
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (19.51%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Aruba
7 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) VMware
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.44%) Brocade
10 1 (2.44%) CA
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy