The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 504 548
Rank change year-on-year -24 +44  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Engineer 82 152 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 97 52
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £40.00 £25.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +68.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Network Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -46 77 £425 +3.03% 17
London -26 37 £425 +0.59% 5
South East -13 15 £425 +0.23% 2
Yorkshire +39 10 £430 +28.35% 2
Leeds - 10 £430 - 2
West Yorkshire - 10 £430 - 2
City of London -10 8 £425 - 1
Hampshire +8 7 £332 -17.51%
New Malden - 6 - -
Scotland +35 4 - - 1
North West +23 4 £270 - 3
Reading +7 4 £425 -5.55%
Berkshire +5 4 £425 -4.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne +75 3 £550 -
Tyne and Wear +73 3 £550 -
North East +71 3 £550 -
East of England -3 3 £365 -5.80% 3
East Midlands -4 3 £360 +29.72% 2
Manchester - 3 - - 2
Southampton - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
South West -8 2 £473 +18.12%
Oxfordshire - 2 £433 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Cheshire +22 1 £270 - 1
Hook +8 1 £460 -
Surrey +2 1 £380 -0.32%
Wiltshire -4 1 £575 +53.33%
Bristol -4 1 £370 +5.71%

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Senior Network Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (86.50%) Cisco
2 106 (65.03%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (56.44%) Firewall
4 88 (53.99%) CCNP
5 63 (38.65%) WAN
6 57 (34.97%) LAN
7 45 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (26.99%) Data Centre
9 41 (25.15%) BGP
10 39 (23.93%) VPN
11 38 (23.31%) MPLS
12 37 (22.70%) Juniper
13 36 (22.09%) OSPF
14 35 (21.47%) CheckPoint
14 35 (21.47%) CCIE
14 35 (21.47%) F5
15 34 (20.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (20.86%) CCNA
15 34 (20.86%) Wireless
16 33 (20.25%) Network Design
17 31 (19.02%) VMware
18 30 (18.40%) Network Security
19 29 (17.79%) Finance
20 28 (17.18%) HP
20 28 (17.18%) Windows
21 27 (16.56%) Security Cleared
22 26 (15.95%) Cisco IOS
22 26 (15.95%) TCP/IP
23 24 (14.72%) VLAN
24 22 (13.50%) Fortinet

Senior Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.07%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (11.04%) MS Visio
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (56.44%) Firewall
2 63 (38.65%) WAN
3 57 (34.97%) LAN
4 45 (27.61%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (25.15%) BGP
6 39 (23.93%) VPN
7 38 (23.31%) MPLS
8 36 (22.09%) OSPF
9 34 (20.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (20.86%) Wireless
10 30 (18.40%) Network Security
11 26 (15.95%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (15.95%) TCP/IP
12 24 (14.72%) VLAN
13 22 (13.50%) EIGRP
14 15 (9.20%) DNS
14 15 (9.20%) SAN
14 15 (9.20%) SNMP
14 15 (9.20%) VoIP
15 14 (8.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 18 (11.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.29%) Banking
5 5 (3.07%) Electronics
5 5 (3.07%) Marketing
6 3 (1.84%) Local Government
6 3 (1.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) XMPP
4 1 (0.61%) COM
4 1 (0.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.99%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.84%) CMDB
4 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
5 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.61%) CCTV
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) e-Health
6 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.18%) Windows
2 18 (11.04%) Linux
2 18 (11.04%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.52%) SUSE
6 4 (2.45%) Unix
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) CatOS
7 3 (1.84%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.25%) Network Design
2 22 (13.50%) ITIL
3 21 (12.88%) Migration
4 15 (9.20%) Network Management
5 11 (6.75%) Network Architecture
6 8 (4.91%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.91%) Programme Management
6 8 (4.91%) Project Management
6 8 (4.91%) Service Management
7 6 (3.68%) ITIL V3
7 6 (3.68%) ITSM
7 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.07%) Change Control
8 5 (3.07%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (3.07%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.45%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.45%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (2.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.13%) SQL
2 8 (4.91%) C
3 1 (0.61%) C++
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Lisp
3 1 (0.61%) Perl
3 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (65.03%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (53.99%) CCNP
3 35 (21.47%) CCIE
4 34 (20.86%) CCNA
5 27 (16.56%) Security Cleared
6 16 (9.82%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.59%) CCDP
7 14 (8.59%) Degree
7 14 (8.59%) JNCIA
8 12 (7.36%) CCSE
9 10 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (5.52%) CCDA
10 9 (5.52%) CCSA
11 8 (4.91%) CCIP
11 8 (4.91%) JNCIP
12 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
12 7 (4.29%) JNCIE
12 7 (4.29%) JNCIS
13 6 (3.68%) HP ASE
13 6 (3.68%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.68%) vSphere
5 5 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) FortiGate
2 11 (6.75%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.45%) Nagios
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
6 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Nessus
6 1 (0.61%) OpenView
6 1 (0.61%) OPNET
6 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.61%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 141 (86.50%) Cisco
2 37 (22.70%) Juniper
3 35 (21.47%) CheckPoint
3 35 (21.47%) F5
4 31 (19.02%) VMware
5 28 (17.18%) HP
6 22 (13.50%) Fortinet
6 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
7 21 (12.88%) Palo Alto
8 17 (10.43%) Riverbed
8 17 (10.43%) SolarWinds
9 15 (9.20%) Citrix
10 12 (7.36%) Red Hat
11 10 (6.13%) Aruba
11 10 (6.13%) Dell
12 8 (4.91%) Avaya
13 6 (3.68%) BT
14 5 (3.07%) Meraki
14 5 (3.07%) SAP
14 5 (3.07%) TippingPoint
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