The median contractor rate for a Network Administrator was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 437 398
Rank change year-on-year +43 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 14 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.009% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.009% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £365 £150 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -58.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £150 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £233 £275 £313
% change year-on-year -15.45% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.77% +21.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in London

Network Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Administrator in London

Network Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Administrator in London

Network Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Croydon +11 1 - -
Network Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region featuring Network Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Information Security
3 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (59.09%) Nagios
5 10 (45.45%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 9 (40.91%) Network Security
6 9 (40.91%) WLAN
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) OSPF
7 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
7 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (31.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
8 7 (31.82%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) IPv6
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (27.27%) Juniper
9 6 (27.27%) CCNA
9 6 (27.27%) IPv4
9 6 (27.27%) Network Design
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) DHCP
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat

Network Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) Ethernet
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) Wireless
2 10 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security
3 9 (40.91%) WLAN
4 8 (36.36%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) Internet
5 7 (31.82%) IPv6
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 6 (27.27%) IPv4
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (18.18%) MRTG
8 4 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (13.64%) E-Discovery
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) BCP
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) BS7799
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) EnCase
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Infoblox
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 3 (13.64%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) BT
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.55%) Sony
8 1 (4.55%) Verint