The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 102 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing SNMP 18 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.55% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.06% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£250 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £249 £315
% change year-on-year
+38.69% -21.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.70%
SNMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
654 681 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.56% 26.86% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 228 206
Average daily rate £360 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 +7 4 £255 -36.25% 1
Bracknell - - - -
SNMP
South East

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (84.38%) Cisco
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
1 27 (84.38%) Network Management
2 26 (81.25%) OSPF
3 25 (78.13%) VoIP
4 24 (75.00%) CheckPoint
5 23 (71.88%) Juniper
6 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (65.63%) CCIE
7 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (65.63%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (62.50%) IPsec
8 20 (62.50%) VPN
8 20 (62.50%) CISSP
9 19 (59.38%) MPLS
9 19 (59.38%) BGP
10 17 (53.13%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (53.13%) FWSM
11 14 (43.75%) F5
11 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
12 13 (40.63%) PCI DSS
12 13 (40.63%) BIG-IP
12 13 (40.63%) DNS
12 13 (40.63%) CCSP
12 13 (40.63%) CCDP
12 13 (40.63%) Apache
13 12 (37.50%) CCNP
13 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
14 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.63%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 26 (81.25%) OSPF
3 25 (78.13%) VoIP
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco PIX
5 20 (62.50%) IPsec
5 20 (62.50%) VPN
6 19 (59.38%) MPLS
6 19 (59.38%) BGP
7 17 (53.13%) FWSM
8 13 (40.63%) BIG-IP
8 13 (40.63%) DNS
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (12.50%) Network Security
10 4 (12.50%) SSL
11 2 (6.25%) GGSN
11 2 (6.25%) SGSN
11 2 (6.25%) SMTP
12 1 (3.13%) 3G
12 1 (3.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Trac
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) IP Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Design Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Learning Management System
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Network Management
2 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
3 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (65.63%) CCIE
3 20 (62.50%) CISSP
4 17 (53.13%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (40.63%) CCSP
5 13 (40.63%) CCDP
6 12 (37.50%) CCNP
7 3 (9.38%) ISEB
7 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCA
8 1 (3.13%) CCIP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) CCDE
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Netcool
3 1 (3.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (71.88%) Juniper
4 14 (43.75%) F5
5 7 (21.88%) Redback
5 7 (21.88%) Nokia
5 7 (21.88%) Radware
6 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.38%) Ericsson
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Comptel
7 3 (9.38%) NetCracker
8 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.13%) SAP