The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 184 207 194
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing SNMP 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 0.82% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £350 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £298
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +34.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
736 728 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 510 625
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SNMP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 13 (48.15%) Change Management
3 12 (44.44%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) TACACS
4 11 (40.74%) Perl
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) UNIX
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) OSPF
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) PPP
7 8 (29.63%) CCNP
7 8 (29.63%) VRRP
7 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
7 8 (29.63%) Banking
7 8 (29.63%) DMVPN
7 8 (29.63%) F5
7 8 (29.63%) HSRP
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (25.93%) Network Management
8 7 (25.93%) VLAN
8 7 (25.93%) CCIE
8 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (11.11%) Jetty
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) VPN
2 12 (44.44%) TACACS
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) BGP
3 10 (37.04%) OSPF
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) PPP
5 8 (29.63%) VRRP
5 8 (29.63%) DMVPN
5 8 (29.63%) HSRP
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) VLAN
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
7 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) SSL
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Support
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.70%) BBC
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
4 7 (25.93%) Network Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Security
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) CCIE
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 3 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Netcool
1 6 (22.22%) OpenNMS
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (22.22%) RANCID
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) Iperf
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) F5
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
4 6 (22.22%) McAfee
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Sun
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) NetScout
7 1 (3.70%) Polycom
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix