Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 February 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 > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 198 218
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.055% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.058% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
South West median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -6.00% +57.89%
10th Percentile £348 £317 £319
90th Percentile £408 £382 £398
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,882 5,149 5,953
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.05% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,058 3,352 3,956
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £516
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 352 341
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -26.67% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the South West

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Senior Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Wiltshire - 11 £400 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Senior Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 South West region featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) NX-OS
4 6 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 6 (50.00%) Opsview
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) NX-OS
1 6 (50.00%) VoIP
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Broadband
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (50.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Radware