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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 621 636 610
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 31 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.064% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.067% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 19
Median daily rate £370 £373 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £215
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +62.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.75 £18.50 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.89% -88.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+108.13% -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 22 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 30 September 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 -8 30 £370 -0.67% 9
London +7 9 £336 -11.80% 5
South East +18 8 £450 - 1
Middlesex +4 7 £450 -
Staffordshire 0 4 £500 +150.00%
West Midlands -25 4 £500 +150.00%
South West +12 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 - -
North West +13 2 £304 -13.21%
North East - 2 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £225 -
City of London - 2 £329 - 2
Berkshire +2 1 £150 -
Manchester -13 1 £315 -10.00%
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £315 -
Reading - 1 £150 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (70.73%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) Firewall
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (53.66%) CheckPoint
5 20 (48.78%) CCNP
6 18 (43.90%) VPN
7 15 (36.59%) Internet
8 14 (34.15%) OSPF
8 14 (34.15%) DNS
8 14 (34.15%) CCNA
9 13 (31.71%) VoIP
10 12 (29.27%) LAN
10 12 (29.27%) WAN
10 12 (29.27%) Wireless
10 12 (29.27%) Network Security
11 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (24.39%) DHCP
13 9 (21.95%) Juniper
13 9 (21.95%) HP
14 8 (19.51%) SSL
14 8 (19.51%) CCDP
15 7 (17.07%) BGP
15 7 (17.07%) Dell
15 7 (17.07%) Nagios
15 7 (17.07%) CESG
15 7 (17.07%) JNCIA
15 7 (17.07%) JNCIP
15 7 (17.07%) CCVP
16 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (14.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 15 (36.59%) Internet
4 14 (34.15%) DNS
4 14 (34.15%) OSPF
5 13 (31.71%) VoIP
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 12 (29.27%) Network Security
6 12 (29.27%) WAN
6 12 (29.27%) Wireless
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (24.39%) DHCP
9 8 (19.51%) SSL
10 7 (17.07%) BGP
11 6 (14.63%) IPsec
11 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
11 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (12.20%) IPv4
12 5 (12.20%) IPv6
12 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
1 3 (7.32%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) CESG
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
2 5 (12.20%) Information Security
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (7.32%) E-Discovery
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) DNA
6 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCNP
3 14 (34.15%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) CCDP
5 7 (17.07%) CCVP
5 7 (17.07%) JNCIA
5 7 (17.07%) JNCIP
6 5 (12.20%) CISSP
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) CCSA
7 4 (9.76%) CCSE
7 4 (9.76%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) ACSP
8 1 (2.44%) CCA
8 1 (2.44%) CCDE
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) CCSP
8 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) Samba
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Nagios
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (7.32%) EnCase
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.44%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.44%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) CheckPoint
3 9 (21.95%) HP
3 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
5 5 (12.20%) F5
5 5 (12.20%) Infoblox
6 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.88%) Avaya
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.44%) Rockwell
8 1 (2.44%) Siemens
8 1 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) Wonderware
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