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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 580 560 571
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 32 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.053% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
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£275 £318 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £185 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £160.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -3 28 £275 -15.38% 13
London +14 14 £300 -3.22% 4
City of London +32 6 £295 -7.08% 2
North West -2 5 £175 -41.66% 2
Manchester - 4 £175 - 1
South East +6 3 £325 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £235 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £235 - 1
South Wales -9 2 £400 +6.66%
Wales -19 2 £400 +6.66%
Surrey -5 1 £325 -
East of England -20 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £160 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cardiff - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hull - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Nuneaton - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 33 (61.11%) LAN
3 30 (55.56%) WAN
4 29 (53.70%) Firewall
5 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (42.59%) SolarWinds
6 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 18 (33.33%) VoIP
8 16 (29.63%) Windows
8 16 (29.63%) Cisco IPT
8 16 (29.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (27.78%) DNS
9 15 (27.78%) DHCP
10 13 (24.07%) VPN
11 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 12 (22.22%) CCNA
11 12 (22.22%) MPLS
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
12 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) ITIL
14 9 (16.67%) HP
14 9 (16.67%) OPNET
14 9 (16.67%) CCNP
14 9 (16.67%) XMPP
14 9 (16.67%) IP Telephony
14 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
15 8 (14.81%) Riverbed

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) LAN
2 30 (55.56%) WAN
3 29 (53.70%) Firewall
4 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
5 18 (33.33%) VoIP
6 16 (29.63%) Cisco IPT
7 15 (27.78%) DNS
7 15 (27.78%) DHCP
8 13 (24.07%) VPN
9 12 (22.22%) MPLS
10 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.67%) IP Telephony
12 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
13 7 (12.96%) Wireless
13 7 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (12.96%) OSPF
14 6 (11.11%) Network Security
15 5 (9.26%) SAN
16 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) Handset
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 3 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (1.85%) Workflow
8 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.85%) SIEM
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.22%) CCNA
3 9 (16.67%) CCNP
4 7 (12.96%) CCVP
4 7 (12.96%) CCDP
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) CCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CCSA
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCEA
7 1 (1.85%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) OpenSSH
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (16.67%) OPNET
2 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) SolarWinds
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (14.81%) Riverbed
7 7 (12.96%) Websense
7 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.96%) F5
8 5 (9.26%) Citrix
9 4 (7.41%) Spiceworks
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) Juniper
10 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.56%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec
11 1 (1.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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