The median contractor rate for a Network Administrator was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 614 610
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 11 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £216 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £460 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £49.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Administrator in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 6 £300 -25.00% 1
South West - 4 £204 - 1
South East +15 1 £288 - 1
Network Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Network Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Administrator in the job title.

1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
5 10 (28.57%) Nagios
5 10 (28.57%) Information Security
5 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 8 (22.86%) Internet
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.86%) Wireless
8 7 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (20.00%) LAN
8 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 7 (20.00%) Office 365
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.14%) CCNP
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 5 (14.29%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) Internet
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) Wireless
4 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 7 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
5 6 (17.14%) Network Security
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) OSPF
6 5 (14.29%) WLAN
7 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (11.43%) IPv4
7 4 (11.43%) IPv6
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.71%) E-Discovery
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) CCSA
6 2 (5.71%) CCSE
6 2 (5.71%) CISSP
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) GIAC
7 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE
7 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Nagios
2 5 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) EnCase
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) Nessus
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.71%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.86%) Avaya
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) EMC
10 1 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.86%) Sony
10 1 (2.86%) Sophos
10 1 (2.86%) Verint
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