The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 420 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £195 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £160.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Network Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Extranet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya