The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 636 616 590
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 25 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.046% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.048% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £361 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.50 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.95% -86.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+113.95% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Administrator in the job title.

Network Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Network Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Administrator
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 24 £313 -3.84% 14
London -1 11 £341 +18.69% 7
West Midlands -23 6 £500 +150.00%
City of London - 5 £329 - 2
Staffordshire +1 4 £500 +150.00%
South West -2 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
East of England +18 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
Cambridge +10 1 - -
North West +5 1 £293 - 1
Hampshire -1 1 - -
South East -4 1 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £225 -
North East - 1 £225 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £225 -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Network Administrator 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 Network Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 14 (40.00%) VPN
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (34.29%) Wireless
5 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
6 11 (31.43%) CCNA
6 11 (31.43%) DHCP
6 11 (31.43%) Network Security
7 10 (28.57%) CCNP
7 10 (28.57%) LAN
7 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 9 (25.71%) WAN
8 9 (25.71%) DNS
8 9 (25.71%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) BGP
10 7 (20.00%) Internet
10 7 (20.00%) Dell
10 7 (20.00%) CCDP
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
10 7 (20.00%) VoIP
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) CESG
10 7 (20.00%) JNCIA
10 7 (20.00%) JNCIP
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) IPsec

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) VPN
3 12 (34.29%) Wireless
4 11 (31.43%) DHCP
4 11 (31.43%) Network Security
5 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 10 (28.57%) OSPF
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
7 8 (22.86%) BGP
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (20.00%) Internet
8 7 (20.00%) VoIP
9 6 (17.14%) IPsec
9 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (11.43%) IPv6
11 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
11 3 (8.57%) MRTG
11 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) CESG
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security
2 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
3 3 (8.57%) Network Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (5.71%) E-Discovery
4 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) CCDP
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) CCSA
6 3 (8.57%) CCSE
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
7 2 (5.71%) GIAC
8 1 (2.86%) ACSP
8 1 (2.86%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) Samba
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) EnCase
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.86%) Nessus
3 1 (2.86%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.71%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) F5
5 5 (14.29%) Infoblox
6 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.71%) VMware
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Meraki
9 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.86%) SAP
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
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