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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 602 590 568
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 22 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.050% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.053% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 10
Average daily rate £310 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £167 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £475
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -34.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+62.16% +76.19%

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -32 20 £310 -17.33% 12
London +4 6 £413 +3.12% 3
South West +1 5 £299 -33.61%
East of England - 5 £320 - 2
Wiltshire - 5 £299 -
Cambridge - 4 £320 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £320 - 2
Salisbury - 3 £248 -
South East -6 2 £238 -22.68% 4
Yorkshire -12 2 £150 -
Doncaster - 2 £150 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £150 -
City of London +40 1 £413 +22.22%
Scotland -5 1 £275 -8.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Kent - 1 £201 -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Watford - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £201 -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 34 (55.74%) Firewall
3 22 (36.07%) WAN
4 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 20 (32.79%) TCP/IP
5 19 (31.15%) LAN
6 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (24.59%) Finance
7 15 (24.59%) VPN
8 14 (22.95%) CCNA
8 14 (22.95%) Windows
9 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
9 12 (19.67%) OSPF
9 12 (19.67%) F5
10 11 (18.03%) BGP
11 10 (16.39%) Internet
12 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 9 (14.75%) Wireless
12 9 (14.75%) VMware
13 8 (13.11%) Firmware
13 8 (13.11%) Juniper
14 7 (11.48%) Nagios
14 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.48%) HP
14 7 (11.48%) SLA
14 7 (11.48%) CCNP
14 7 (11.48%) DNS
14 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
14 7 (11.48%) Change Management
14 7 (11.48%) Information Security

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.56%) Apache
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (55.74%) Firewall
2 22 (36.07%) WAN
3 20 (32.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (31.15%) LAN
5 15 (24.59%) VPN
6 12 (19.67%) OSPF
7 11 (18.03%) BGP
8 10 (16.39%) Internet
9 9 (14.75%) Wireless
10 7 (11.48%) BIG-IP
10 7 (11.48%) DNS
10 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
10 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (9.84%) Network Security
11 6 (9.84%) VoIP
11 6 (9.84%) WLAN
12 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (8.20%) DHCP
12 5 (8.20%) MPLS
13 4 (6.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Big Data
1 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Military
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) POSIX
2 1 (1.64%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.28%) CMDB
3 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
5 3 (4.92%) Debian
5 3 (4.92%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Change Management
2 7 (11.48%) Information Security
2 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.84%) Open Source
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.56%) High Availability
5 4 (6.56%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Analytics
7 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.28%) E-Discovery
7 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Management
7 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.92%) Korn
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.95%) CCNA
3 7 (11.48%) CCNP
4 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) CCSA
6 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) CCSE
7 2 (3.28%) CISSP
7 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.64%) CCVP
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Firmware
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Samba
4 3 (4.92%) iptables
4 3 (4.92%) NFS
4 3 (4.92%) Postfix
4 3 (4.92%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.64%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.64%) Ceph
5 1 (1.64%) Docker
5 1 (1.64%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) KVM
5 1 (1.64%) oVirt
5 1 (1.64%) pfSense
5 1 (1.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Nagios
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (4.92%) systemd
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.28%) EnCase
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) Cacti
5 1 (1.64%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) RANCID
5 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
2 12 (19.67%) F5
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Juniper
5 7 (11.48%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Cloudera
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) BT
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.92%) Splunk
7 3 (4.92%) Supermicro
7 3 (4.92%) Verint
8 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.28%) CA
8 2 (3.28%) FireEye
8 2 (3.28%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
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Daisy Group
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