The median contractor rate for a Network Administrator was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 641 627
Rank change year-on-year +42 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 11 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £275 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £208 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £490 £401
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in the UK

Network Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Administrator in the UK

Network Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Administrator in the UK

Network Administrator
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +39 11 £275 -31.25% 9
London +13 6 £300 -25.00% 2
UK excluding London +37 5 £208 - 7
South West - 4 £204 - 1
South East +26 1 £288 - 1

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 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 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%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
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%) Avaya
10 1 (2.86%) Brocade
10 1 (2.86%) BT
10 1 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.86%) Sony
10 1 (2.86%) Sophos
10 1 (2.86%) Verint
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