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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 148 185 206
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Contract jobs citing SNMP 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.20% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.48% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate £475 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -9.30%
SNMP
London

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
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) GLBP
5 1 (8.33%) HSRP
5 1 (8.33%) MRTG
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIE
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
2 1 (8.33%) CCEA
2 1 (8.33%) CCEE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCSP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Ceph
3 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
3 1 (8.33%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Postfix
3 1 (8.33%) Samba
3 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (8.33%) Squid
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (8.33%) Netcool/Webtop
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) RANCID
3 1 (8.33%) systemd
3 1 (8.33%) TrustSec
3 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Altiris
3 2 (16.67%) AppSense
3 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Supermicro