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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 244 243
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 27 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +2.22% +33.33%  

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 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +13 10 £425 - 2
Berkshire +29 7 £450 +7.78% 3
Surrey +4 6 £415 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £413 - 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 29 March 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 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (50.00%) Firewall
3 25 (50.00%) CCNP
4 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
5 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (30.00%) CCNA
6 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 14 (28.00%) LAN
8 13 (26.00%) WAN
8 13 (26.00%) Juniper
8 13 (26.00%) Network Design
9 12 (24.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.00%) MPLS
10 11 (22.00%) OSPF
11 10 (20.00%) BGP
11 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (18.00%) VoIP
12 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (18.00%) F5
13 8 (16.00%) Palo Alto
13 8 (16.00%) CCIE
13 8 (16.00%) VPN
13 8 (16.00%) Wireless
14 7 (14.00%) Project Management
14 7 (14.00%) SNMP
14 7 (14.00%) CCDP

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:

Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (28.00%) LAN
5 13 (26.00%) WAN
6 11 (22.00%) MPLS
6 11 (22.00%) OSPF
7 10 (20.00%) BGP
8 9 (18.00%) VoIP
9 8 (16.00%) VPN
9 8 (16.00%) Wireless
10 7 (14.00%) SNMP
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (12.00%) IPsec
11 6 (12.00%) Network Security
12 5 (10.00%) FTP
12 5 (10.00%) VLAN
13 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
13 4 (8.00%) SSL
13 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (10.00%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.00%) CMDB
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) e-Health
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Network Design
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) Network Management
5 5 (10.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Internal Audit
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 2 (4.00%) Adaptive Security
8 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.00%) Presales
8 2 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (30.00%) CCNA
3 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (24.00%) Degree
5 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (16.00%) CCIE
7 7 (14.00%) CCDP
8 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (8.00%) CCIP
9 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
9 4 (8.00%) JNCIE
10 3 (6.00%) CCSA
10 3 (6.00%) CCSE
10 3 (6.00%) HP ASE
10 3 (6.00%) HP MASE
11 1 (2.00%) CCDA
11 1 (2.00%) CCSP
11 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.00%) OPNET
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) Juniper
3 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.00%) F5
4 8 (16.00%) Palo Alto
5 7 (14.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) Riverbed
5 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.00%) VMware
7 4 (8.00%) Aruba
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix
8 3 (6.00%) Arista
8 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.00%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) SAP