The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 534 529 530
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 19 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.043% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.046% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 21
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 £13.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1115.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.17 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Administrator
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Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Administrator across the England region.

Network Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Network Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Administrator across the England region.

Network Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 10 £338 +60.71% 6
North West - 3 £175 - 2
South East -7 2 £325 +23.80% 3
West Midlands - 2 £283 - 2
East of England -18 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
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Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Administrator in their job title.

1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) LAN
3 27 (57.45%) WAN
4 26 (55.32%) Firewall
5 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (38.30%) SolarWinds
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (34.04%) CCNA
7 16 (34.04%) VoIP
8 15 (31.91%) Windows
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco IPT
9 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (29.79%) ITIL
9 14 (29.79%) VPN
9 14 (29.79%) MPLS
10 13 (27.66%) XMPP
10 13 (27.66%) IP Telephony
10 13 (27.66%) OPNET
11 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
13 9 (19.15%) Wireless
13 9 (19.15%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (19.15%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) DHCP
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
15 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (12.77%) Network Security

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (61.70%) LAN
2 27 (57.45%) WAN
3 26 (55.32%) Firewall
4 16 (34.04%) VoIP
5 15 (31.91%) Cisco IPT
6 14 (29.79%) VPN
6 14 (29.79%) MPLS
7 13 (27.66%) IP Telephony
8 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
9 9 (19.15%) Wireless
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (12.77%) Network Security
11 6 (12.77%) OSPF
12 4 (8.51%) ISDN
12 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
12 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) EPoS
2 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.26%) NetWare
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Network Management
3 3 (6.38%) DevOps
3 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) Change Management
5 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Perl
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.04%) CCNA
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) CCVP
7 2 (4.26%) MCP
7 2 (4.26%) CCDP
7 2 (4.26%) CCIE
7 2 (4.26%) CCSP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
7 2 (4.26%) CCSE
7 2 (4.26%) JNCIE
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) MCSM
8 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (4.26%) OpenSSH
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (27.66%) OPNET
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) SolarWinds
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.38%) F5
7 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.26%) Novell
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) Websense
8 2 (4.26%) Mitel
8 2 (4.26%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
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