Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Network Administrator was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 645 818 841
Rank change year-on-year +173 +23 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 40 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.030% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 10
England median daily rate £438 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.10% +1.42%
10th Percentile £323 £125 £298
90th Percentile £521 £438 £416
UK median daily rate £438 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 57,749 85,924 88,480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.71% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,787 57,508 59,329
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,274 2,594 2,620
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +3.30% - +3.89%

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Network Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Administrator in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +156 29 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England +62 6 £290 -3.33% 4
Midlands +58 5 - - 2
North West +53 5 - - 3
West Midlands +44 5 - - 2
Yorkshire +52 1 £290 +16.00% 1
Network Administrator
UK

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Network Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Network Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 30 (75.00%) CCNP
2 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (72.50%) Firewall
3 29 (72.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (60.00%) Wireshark
5 22 (55.00%) Ethernet
6 21 (52.50%) Juniper
6 21 (52.50%) OSPF
7 20 (50.00%) VPN
8 18 (45.00%) JNCIP
9 17 (42.50%) SolarWinds
9 17 (42.50%) Nagios
9 17 (42.50%) IPv4
9 17 (42.50%) IPv6
9 17 (42.50%) Change Management
9 17 (42.50%) Migration
9 17 (42.50%) VXLAN
10 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
11 8 (20.00%) WAN
12 7 (17.50%) LAN
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) DHCP
13 6 (15.00%) DNS
13 6 (15.00%) Wireless
13 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.50%) CCNA
14 5 (12.50%) JNCIS
15 4 (10.00%) CMDB
15 4 (10.00%) Ethereal

Network Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) G Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 29 (72.50%) Firewall
2 24 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 22 (55.00%) Ethernet
4 21 (52.50%) OSPF
5 20 (50.00%) VPN
6 17 (42.50%) IPv4
6 17 (42.50%) IPv6
6 17 (42.50%) VXLAN
7 8 (20.00%) WAN
8 7 (17.50%) LAN
9 6 (15.00%) DHCP
9 6 (15.00%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) Wireless
10 4 (10.00%) Ethereal
11 3 (7.50%) BGP
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.50%) MPLS
11 3 (7.50%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) CMDB
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) CatOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Change Management
1 17 (42.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) DNA
3 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.50%) Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.50%) OWASP
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) SDLC
4 1 (2.50%) Server Management
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
4 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) CCNP
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Nagios
2 4 (10.00%) OpenView
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) Juniper
3 17 (42.50%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Brocade
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Imperva
7 1 (2.50%) Incapsula
7 1 (2.50%) Meraki
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Varonis
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam