The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 561 539 499
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 18 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.054% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.059% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 11
Average daily rate
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£190 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £275 £214
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +28.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £27.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -49.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.70 £14.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £27.71
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -49.48%
Network Administrator
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Network Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015. 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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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
North West - 6 £175 - 1
London -9 3 £325 -13.33% 2
South East -13 3 £276 -25.33% 1
South West +7 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) CCNA
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (41.03%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) WAN
4 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
5 9 (23.08%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) VPN
7 7 (17.95%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) OSPF
7 7 (17.95%) Network Security
8 5 (12.82%) VLAN
8 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
8 5 (12.82%) VMware
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) Citrix
9 4 (10.26%) HP
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.26%) Finance
9 4 (10.26%) BGP
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.26%) NetScout
9 4 (10.26%) CMDB
9 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
9 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MediaWiki
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) nginx
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) VPN
4 7 (17.95%) LAN
4 7 (17.95%) OSPF
4 7 (17.95%) Network Security
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
5 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
6 4 (10.26%) BGP
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.69%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) IPsec
7 3 (7.69%) LDAP
7 3 (7.69%) IPv6
8 2 (5.13%) DNS
8 2 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Hudson
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) CMDB
2 3 (7.69%) Wiki
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) SecurID
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) CentOS
4 3 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.26%) Network Management
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Change Control
4 3 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
6 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CCNA
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) iptables
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Postfix
2 3 (7.69%) XenServer
2 3 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.56%) HP NNM
3 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) NetScout
3 4 (10.26%) Opsware
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Avaya
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) BMC