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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 580 552 547
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 26 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.051% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.055% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 23
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£255 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £338 £200
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +68.75%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 August 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 -21 21 £225 -30.76% 11
London +13 9 £288 -7.25% 4
North West -7 5 £175 -50.00% 1
City of London +20 4 £230 -27.55% 1
West Midlands - 3 £235 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £235 - 1
South Wales -9 2 £400 +6.66%
Wales -12 2 £400 +6.66%
South East -16 2 - - 1
East of England -28 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £160 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Epping - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hull - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 33 (57.89%) LAN
3 31 (54.39%) Firewall
4 30 (52.63%) WAN
5 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (42.11%) SolarWinds
7 19 (33.33%) VoIP
7 19 (33.33%) Windows
8 17 (29.82%) Cisco IPT
8 17 (29.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
10 15 (26.32%) VPN
10 15 (26.32%) CCNA
11 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
11 14 (24.56%) ITIL
11 14 (24.56%) MPLS
12 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (22.81%) DHCP
12 13 (22.81%) DNS
13 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.05%) OPNET
13 12 (21.05%) IP Telephony
13 12 (21.05%) XMPP
14 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 9 (15.79%) VMware
16 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
16 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
17 8 (14.04%) Network Security

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) LAN
2 31 (54.39%) Firewall
3 30 (52.63%) WAN
4 19 (33.33%) VoIP
5 17 (29.82%) Cisco IPT
6 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
7 15 (26.32%) VPN
8 14 (24.56%) MPLS
9 13 (22.81%) DNS
9 13 (22.81%) DHCP
10 12 (21.05%) IP Telephony
11 11 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
13 8 (14.04%) Network Security
14 7 (12.28%) Wireless
14 7 (12.28%) NetScaler
15 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (10.53%) OSPF
16 5 (8.77%) SAN
16 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) EPoS
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
2 1 (1.75%) Handset
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.51%) NetWare
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.77%) Network Management
4 5 (8.77%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNA
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (14.04%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) CCVP
5 5 (8.77%) CCDP
6 4 (7.02%) MCSA
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCSE
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) CCSP
8 2 (3.51%) CCSE
8 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.75%) MCP
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) OpenSSH
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (21.05%) OPNET
3 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) SolarWinds
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.79%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) HP
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 6 (10.53%) F5
6 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 5 (8.77%) Websense
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 4 (7.02%) IBM
8 4 (7.02%) Spiceworks
9 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.26%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) Novell
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.75%) Symantec
11 1 (1.75%) JBoss
11 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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