Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Administrator was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 847 820
Rank change year-on-year -1 -27 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Administrator 27 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.047% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.049% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 44
UK median daily rate £350 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.38% +1.87% +25.00%
10th Percentile £277 £188 £261
90th Percentile £397 £480 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -21.76% +21.43% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.39% +148.65% -88.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -67.39% +183.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Administrator over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +2 27 £350 -8.38% 4
UK excluding London +5 16 £333 -21.76% 5
London -36 11 £350 -17.65%
East of England -10 5 £290 - 2
Midlands +27 4 £365 -27.00%
South East -5 4 £294 -30.88% 1
North of England +53 3 £400 +36.75% 1
North West +24 3 £400 +31.69% 1
West Midlands +25 2 £365 -27.00%
East Midlands - 2 - -

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) SWIFT
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) Reuters
6 4 (14.81%) Intranet
7 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (7.41%) People Management
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 5 (18.52%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) VLAN
4 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (14.81%) Intranet
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.70%) SNMP
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) SWIFT
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.41%) People Management
3 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
3 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) BCP
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) E-Discovery
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) FTK
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Reuters
5 2 (7.41%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) CommVault
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.70%) Nuix
6 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos