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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 602 605 613
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 19 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.071% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.075% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 11
Median daily rate £250 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £431 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.00%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 16 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 8 December 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 +3 18 £250 -34.42% 10
South East +36 8 £150 -60.00% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £150 -64.70%
Reading - 7 £150 -
London -21 5 £360 -12.72% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £425 -5.55%
North West - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £250 - 1
York - 1 £350 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 29 (60.42%) Cisco
3 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
5 21 (43.75%) CCNP
6 19 (39.58%) VPN
6 19 (39.58%) Internet
7 18 (37.50%) DNS
7 18 (37.50%) LAN
7 18 (37.50%) WAN
8 17 (35.42%) CCNA
9 16 (33.33%) OSPF
10 15 (31.25%) Wireless
10 15 (31.25%) Network Security
11 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 14 (29.17%) VoIP
12 13 (27.08%) DHCP
13 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (20.83%) Nagios
14 10 (20.83%) Juniper
14 10 (20.83%) HP
14 10 (20.83%) Linux
14 10 (20.83%) SSL
15 9 (18.75%) Information Security
16 8 (16.67%) CCVP
16 8 (16.67%) Windows
16 8 (16.67%) CCDP
16 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
17 7 (14.58%) MRTG
17 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) Internet
2 19 (39.58%) VPN
3 18 (37.50%) DNS
3 18 (37.50%) LAN
3 18 (37.50%) WAN
4 16 (33.33%) OSPF
5 15 (31.25%) Network Security
5 15 (31.25%) Wireless
6 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 14 (29.17%) VoIP
7 13 (27.08%) DHCP
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (20.83%) SSL
10 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.58%) MRTG
12 6 (12.50%) BGP
12 6 (12.50%) IPsec
12 6 (12.50%) IPv4
12 6 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.25%) Advertising
1 3 (6.25%) Legal
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) CESG
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Information Security
2 6 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 5 (10.42%) Network Design
3 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.08%) BCP
6 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (43.75%) CCNP
3 17 (35.42%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) CCDP
4 8 (16.67%) CCVP
5 7 (14.58%) JNCIA
5 7 (14.58%) JNCIP
5 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.42%) CCSA
7 5 (10.42%) CISSP
8 4 (8.33%) CCSE
8 4 (8.33%) GIAC
9 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.08%) CCA
9 1 (2.08%) CCDE
9 1 (2.08%) CCIE
9 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) BS7799
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) NFS
4 1 (2.08%) Samba
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.33%) EnCase
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.08%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
3 10 (20.83%) HP
3 10 (20.83%) Juniper
4 7 (14.58%) Dell
5 6 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.08%) FireEye
9 1 (2.08%) Meraki
9 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.08%) Rockwell
9 1 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) Splunk
9 1 (2.08%) Verint
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago