The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 589 551 523
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 18 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.064% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 11
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£310 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £396 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £96.75 - £14.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 - £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.35 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £96.75 - £14.96

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Administrator
Top 23 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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -40 15 £270 -20.00% 13
Manchester - 5 £175 -
North West - 5 £175 - 2
London -25 3 £385 +2.66% 3
East of England - 3 £350 - 1
South West +10 2 - - 2
Wales +7 2 £400 +272.09%
South East -17 2 £276 -15.00% 4
Swansea - 2 £400 -
West Wales - 2 £400 -
City of London -1 1 - - 1
Hampshire -4 1 £363 +11.53% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £190 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 1
Greenock - 1 £270 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 1
Hook - 1 £363 -
Scotland - 1 £270 -
Inverclyde - 1 £270 -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) Firewall
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (40.00%) WAN
4 17 (37.78%) CCNA
5 13 (28.89%) VoIP
6 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) VPN
9 8 (17.78%) PBX
9 8 (17.78%) Nortel
10 7 (15.56%) DECT
10 7 (15.56%) Nortel Meridian
10 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
10 7 (15.56%) Network Security
11 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) LAN
11 6 (13.33%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) CCNP
11 6 (13.33%) OSPF
12 5 (11.11%) Citrix
12 5 (11.11%) IPsec
12 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
12 5 (11.11%) ITIL
12 5 (11.11%) VMware
13 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
13 4 (8.89%) VLAN
13 4 (8.89%) NetScout
13 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
13 4 (8.89%) CMDB

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) MediaWiki
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) WAN
3 13 (28.89%) VoIP
4 9 (20.00%) VPN
5 8 (17.78%) PBX
6 7 (15.56%) DECT
6 7 (15.56%) Nortel Meridian
6 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
6 7 (15.56%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) OSPF
8 5 (11.11%) IPsec
8 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.89%) BGP
10 3 (6.67%) MPLS
10 3 (6.67%) IPv6
10 3 (6.67%) SNMP
10 3 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
1 3 (6.67%) Hudson
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) CMDB
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) e-Health
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) SecurID
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) VMS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Network Management
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Coaching
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) B2B
6 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) iptables
2 3 (6.67%) Postfix
2 3 (6.67%) XenServer
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Samba
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.22%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) Nortel
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) NetScout
4 4 (8.89%) Opsware
4 4 (8.89%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) Remedy
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Ciena
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) Radware
7 1 (2.22%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
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