The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 566 539 521
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 23 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.047% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.051% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £122 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £200
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 £13.17 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1115.11% -30.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.17 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 19 £313 - 18
London -1 11 £375 +78.57% 8
City of London - 8 £375 - 4
North West - 3 £175 - 2
Hampshire -8 2 £325 +62.50% 1
South East -11 2 £325 +62.50% 3
South Wales -14 2 £400 +226.53% 1
Wales -15 2 £400 +226.53% 1
West Midlands - 2 £283 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £283 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £160 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
South West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Maidstone - - - -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Administrator in their job title.

1 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 27 (51.92%) LAN
3 26 (50.00%) WAN
3 26 (50.00%) Firewall
4 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (36.54%) SolarWinds
6 16 (30.77%) CCNA
6 16 (30.77%) VoIP
6 16 (30.77%) Windows
7 15 (28.85%) VPN
7 15 (28.85%) MPLS
7 15 (28.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (26.92%) ITIL
8 14 (26.92%) Cisco IPT
9 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (25.00%) XMPP
9 13 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 13 (25.00%) OPNET
10 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 10 (19.23%) Wireless
11 10 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.31%) DNS
12 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (17.31%) DHCP
13 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 7 (13.46%) Network Security
14 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) LAN
2 26 (50.00%) WAN
2 26 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (30.77%) VoIP
4 15 (28.85%) VPN
4 15 (28.85%) MPLS
5 14 (26.92%) Cisco IPT
6 13 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.23%) Wireless
9 9 (17.31%) DNS
9 9 (17.31%) DHCP
10 7 (13.46%) Network Security
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (11.54%) OSPF
12 4 (7.69%) BGP
12 4 (7.69%) ISDN
12 4 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Handset
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.85%) NetWare
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.62%) Network Management
4 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
7 1 (1.92%) Change Control
7 1 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Perl
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.77%) CCNA
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) MCSA
4 5 (9.62%) CCNP
5 4 (7.69%) MCSE
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
6 3 (5.77%) JNCIE
7 2 (3.85%) Degree
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) CCSA
7 2 (3.85%) CCVP
7 2 (3.85%) CCSE
7 2 (3.85%) CCSP
7 2 (3.85%) MCP
8 1 (1.92%) CCDP
8 1 (1.92%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) OpenSSH
2 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (25.00%) OPNET
3 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) SolarWinds
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 6 (11.54%) HP
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.85%) Mitel
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Novell
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) F5
9 2 (3.85%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) Websense
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago