The first table below looks at the demand for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 97 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SNMP 20 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 2.52% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
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£276 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £363 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £263 £315
% change year-on-year
+32.38% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.61%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
622 636 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.18% 26.22% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 207 205
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
SNMP
South East

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SNMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SNMP across the Berkshire region.

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SNMP across the Berkshire region.

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 9 £325 -18.75% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SNMP
South East

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SNMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SNMP.

1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
1 24 (82.76%) OSPF
1 24 (82.76%) Firewall
1 24 (82.76%) Network Management
2 23 (79.31%) VoIP
3 21 (72.41%) Juniper
3 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
4 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (65.52%) CCIE
5 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (65.52%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (62.07%) IPsec
6 18 (62.07%) VPN
6 18 (62.07%) CISSP
6 18 (62.07%) BGP
6 18 (62.07%) MPLS
7 16 (55.17%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (51.72%) FWSM
9 13 (44.83%) F5
9 13 (44.83%) Apache
10 12 (41.38%) DNS
10 12 (41.38%) CCSP
10 12 (41.38%) CCNP
10 12 (41.38%) CCDP
10 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
10 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
10 12 (41.38%) BIG-IP
10 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (41.38%) FortiGate
11 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SNMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SNMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metrica
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) OSPF
1 24 (82.76%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) VoIP
3 19 (65.52%) Cisco PIX
3 19 (65.52%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (62.07%) MPLS
4 18 (62.07%) VPN
4 18 (62.07%) IPsec
4 18 (62.07%) BGP
5 15 (51.72%) FWSM
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (41.38%) BIG-IP
6 12 (41.38%) DNS
7 4 (13.79%) SSL
8 3 (10.34%) Network Security
9 2 (6.90%) GGSN
9 2 (6.90%) SGSN
10 1 (3.45%) DSL
10 1 (3.45%) L2TP
10 1 (3.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) IP Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Design Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Network Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Network Management
2 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
3 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (17.24%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 3 (10.34%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) AWK
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (65.52%) CCIE
3 18 (62.07%) CISSP
4 16 (55.17%) Check Point Certification
5 12 (41.38%) CCSP
5 12 (41.38%) CCNP
5 12 (41.38%) CCDP
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCA
7 1 (3.45%) CCIP
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) CCDE
7 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) Juniper
2 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Nokia
4 6 (20.69%) Radware
4 6 (20.69%) Redback
5 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
6 3 (10.34%) NetCracker
6 3 (10.34%) Comptel
7 1 (3.45%) Greenplum
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) SAP