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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 621 626 609
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 32 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.058% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 15
Median daily rate £381 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +55.55%
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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 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 26 August 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 +2 31 £381 +8.71% 7
South East +18 8 £450 +40.62%
London -8 8 £360 +25.21% 3
Middlesex - 7 £450 -
West Midlands -23 6 £500 +150.00% 1
Staffordshire +4 4 £500 +150.00% 1
South West +1 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
North West +10 2 £304 -13.21% 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £225 -
City of London - 2 £329 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £225 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £225 -
Cambridgeshire +21 1 - - 1
Cambridge +15 1 - - 1
East of England +14 1 - - 2
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Manchester -5 1 £315 -10.00%
Merseyside - 1 £293 - 1
Warwick - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £315 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 27 (67.50%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
5 20 (50.00%) VPN
5 20 (50.00%) CCNP
6 15 (37.50%) DNS
6 15 (37.50%) Internet
7 14 (35.00%) OSPF
7 14 (35.00%) LAN
8 13 (32.50%) Network Security
8 13 (32.50%) VoIP
8 13 (32.50%) CCNA
8 13 (32.50%) WAN
8 13 (32.50%) Wireless
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (22.50%) HP
12 8 (20.00%) Juniper
12 8 (20.00%) CCDP
12 8 (20.00%) SSL
13 7 (17.50%) Dell
13 7 (17.50%) BGP
13 7 (17.50%) Nagios
13 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
13 7 (17.50%) JNCIP
13 7 (17.50%) CESG
13 7 (17.50%) CCVP
14 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (15.00%) Project Planning

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 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) DNS
3 15 (37.50%) Internet
4 14 (35.00%) LAN
4 14 (35.00%) OSPF
5 13 (32.50%) Network Security
5 13 (32.50%) VoIP
5 13 (32.50%) WAN
5 13 (32.50%) Wireless
6 11 (27.50%) DHCP
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) SSL
9 7 (17.50%) BGP
10 6 (15.00%) IPsec
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
11 5 (12.50%) IPv4
11 5 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Advertising
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) CESG
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (12.50%) Information Security
3 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (7.50%) E-Discovery
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) DNA
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) CCDP
5 7 (17.50%) CCVP
5 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
5 7 (17.50%) JNCIP
6 5 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) CCSA
7 4 (10.00%) CCSE
7 4 (10.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.50%) ACSP
8 1 (2.50%) CCA
8 1 (2.50%) CCDE
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) SANS
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (7.50%) EnCase
4 1 (2.50%) Cacti
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.50%) Nessus
4 1 (2.50%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.50%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) Juniper
5 7 (17.50%) Dell
6 6 (15.00%) Infoblox
7 5 (12.50%) F5
8 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.00%) Avaya
10 2 (5.00%) VMware
11 1 (2.50%) Apple
11 1 (2.50%) FireEye
11 1 (2.50%) Meraki
11 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
11 1 (2.50%) Siemens
11 1 (2.50%) Wonderware