Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 310 322
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 22 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 45
South East median daily rate £420 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% - -2.94%
10th Percentile £210 £325 £318
90th Percentile £498 £488 £500
England median daily rate £434 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +3.27% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -43.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £25.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £22.50 £55.00 £47.50
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
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 the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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
Thames Valley -24 13 £438 +2.04% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £444 +22.41%
Hampshire -1 6 £204 -52.00%
Berkshire -16 5 £438 +0.57% 1
Surrey -13 3 £378 -0.66%
Buckinghamshire -25 1 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

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 South East region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 7 (31.82%) BGP
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) CCNP
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 6 (27.27%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 4 (18.18%) CCIE
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) CCDP
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.09%) C-shell

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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) BGP
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
1 7 (31.82%) MPLS
1 7 (31.82%) Network Security
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) OSPF
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (9.09%) IPsec
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (9.09%) Multicast
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) C-shell
2 2 (9.09%) Korn
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) CCIE
5 3 (13.64%) CCDP
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.55%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Sun