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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 120 114 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing SNMP 9 4 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.16% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 0.62% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £254 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £298 £315
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -39.04%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
635 647 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.31% 26.04% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 206 215
Average daily rate £280 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 6 £280 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
SNMP
South East

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (52.94%) Network Management
4 9 (52.94%) F5
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) CCIE
6 7 (41.18%) FWSM
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
7 6 (35.29%) CCSP
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) Apache
7 6 (35.29%) CISSP
7 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (35.29%) CCDP
8 5 (29.41%) EMC
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
6 7 (41.18%) FWSM
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
8 5 (29.41%) SMTP
9 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
9 3 (17.65%) Frame Relay
10 2 (11.76%) SAN
10 2 (11.76%) H.323
10 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IP Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior IP Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Network Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) Korn
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 6 (35.29%) CCSP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCDP
3 6 (35.29%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) CCA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDE
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Samba
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
7 3 (17.65%) Egenera
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
9 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) Greenplum
9 1 (5.88%) NetCracker
9 1 (5.88%) Comptel