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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 633 623 600
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 10 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 17
Median daily rate £400 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £270 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £393 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - -

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 15 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 June 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 9 £400 +14.28% 8
London +17 5 £400 +3.89% 1
City of London - 3 £285 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 - -
Cambridge +17 1 - -
East of England +14 1 - -
South East +4 1 - - 1
Hampshire +3 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 12 (42.86%) LAN
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) F5
6 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.71%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
9 3 (10.71%) Network Management
9 3 (10.71%) CCNA
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (7.14%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) Apple
10 2 (7.14%) BGP
10 2 (7.14%) MS Office
10 2 (7.14%) DHCP

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) BGP
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.57%) IPv6
7 1 (3.57%) NX-OS
7 1 (3.57%) PCoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
1 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
1 3 (10.71%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (3.57%) DNA
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
3 1 (3.57%) Server Building
3 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) ACSP
4 1 (3.57%) CCSP
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) Samba
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) OpenNMS
1 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) F5
3 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk