Tier2 ICT Extension after 5 years


I have a question regarding Tier 2 ICT Extension.
I am currently on Tier 2 ICT visa within UK and next month it will be 5 years since I got this visa. Out of 5 years, I have stayed and worked for 4 years only. Do I qualify for ICT visa extension again? As per the gov.uk website it states:
" If you’re already in the UK with an Intra-company visa or a Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Long-term Staff visa you can apply to extend your stay as a Senior or Specialist Worker.

The maximum total stay allowed for a Senior and Specialist Worker visa is:

  • 5 years in any 6 year period if you’re paid less than £73,900 a year
  • 9 years in any 10 year period if you’re paid £73,900 a year or more "

I am getting paid less than 73000/year. I also work out of office hours and that takes up my salary to 80k but in my contract my base salary is less than 73000. Can you kindly answer the below questions as I have to request my employer to go for Tier 2 skilled visa instead on ICT or Specialist visa?

1- Can I apply ICT Tier 2 ICT visa again?
2- Does my ‘out of office’ hours pay count in base salary as it is not stated on my contract.?
2- Do I qualify for Senior and Specialist worker Visa considering I am already on Tier 2 ICT and Its been 5 years since I have been on this visa (although stayed and worked only for 4 years) and my current pay scale?
3- The only option is that I have is to go for skilled Visa?

Thanks in advance

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