The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 480 421 430
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +9
Contract jobs citing SNMP 99 131 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 2.05% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 49
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£321 £401 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £414 £365
% change year-on-year
-14.19% +13.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +153.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +87.50%
SNMP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in England

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SNMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SNMP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SNMP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
London +13 65 £300 -29.41% 11
South East -23 20 £323 -32.10% 7
East Midlands +9 3 £305 +22.00% 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £413 - 2
East of England -18 3 £381 +17.30% 2
South West -34 3 £375 -6.83% 2
North East - 3 £530 -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
SNMP
UK

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 129 (53.75%) Cisco
2 107 (44.58%) Firewall
3 99 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (32.92%) VPN
5 77 (32.08%) TCP/IP
6 73 (30.42%) Windows
6 73 (30.42%) BGP
7 72 (30.00%) OSPF
8 70 (29.17%) Linux
9 67 (27.92%) CCNP
10 59 (24.58%) CCIE
11 58 (24.17%) DNS
12 55 (22.92%) WAN
13 54 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 54 (22.50%) MPLS
14 51 (21.25%) Perl
14 51 (21.25%) Network Management
15 49 (20.42%) VMware
16 44 (18.33%) Telecoms
17 43 (17.92%) HP
18 42 (17.50%) SQL
18 42 (17.50%) UNIX
18 42 (17.50%) LAN
19 40 (16.67%) Load Balancing
20 39 (16.25%) Active Directory
21 38 (15.83%) Cisco Nexus
22 37 (15.42%) HSRP
22 37 (15.42%) EIGRP
23 36 (15.00%) IPsec
23 36 (15.00%) Cisco ASA

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 16 (6.67%) Apache
2 12 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.17%) CMS
4 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.08%) IIS
6 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.67%) Quickr
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.42%) Jetty
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (8.75%) MS Office
2 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) assyst
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.33%) PaaS
1 8 (3.33%) IaaS
2 7 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.67%) Office 365
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 107 (44.58%) Firewall
2 79 (32.92%) VPN
3 77 (32.08%) TCP/IP
4 73 (30.42%) BGP
5 72 (30.00%) OSPF
6 58 (24.17%) DNS
7 55 (22.92%) WAN
8 54 (22.50%) MPLS
9 42 (17.50%) LAN
10 38 (15.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (15.42%) HSRP
11 37 (15.42%) EIGRP
12 36 (15.00%) IPsec
12 36 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (14.17%) VRRP
13 34 (14.17%) TACACS
14 32 (13.33%) DHCP
15 30 (12.50%) VoIP
16 29 (12.08%) FTP
17 28 (11.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.75%) MySQL
3 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) JIRA
1 4 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.25%) Mockito
2 3 (1.25%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.25%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.25%) Selenium
2 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.25%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.25%) JUnit
2 3 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 44 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.33%) Retail
3 18 (7.50%) Finance
4 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.67%) Back Office
5 4 (1.67%) Billing
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (19.17%) Network Engineer
2 24 (10.00%) Developer
3 22 (9.17%) Consultant
4 20 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.08%) Architect
6 16 (6.67%) Analyst
7 15 (6.25%) IP Engineer
8 14 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.42%) Network Support
10 12 (5.00%) Design Engineer
11 11 (4.58%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 11 (4.58%) Cisco Support
12 10 (4.17%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.17%) Network Consultant
13 8 (3.33%) Administrator
13 8 (3.33%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.00%) XML
2 16 (6.67%) Web Services
3 14 (5.83%) CSS
4 13 (5.42%) JSP
4 13 (5.42%) Servlets
4 13 (5.42%) Struts
4 13 (5.42%) HTML
4 13 (5.42%) J2EE
4 13 (5.42%) Hibernate
4 13 (5.42%) XSD
4 13 (5.42%) XSL
4 13 (5.42%) JMS
4 13 (5.42%) Java RMI
4 13 (5.42%) JavaBeans
4 13 (5.42%) Spring
4 13 (5.42%) Ajax
4 13 (5.42%) JSTL
5 5 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.25%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.83%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) FlexPod
2 10 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.50%) FMCG
5 6 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.08%) NHS
6 5 (2.08%) Open Source
7 4 (1.67%) iSeries
7 4 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.25%) e-Health
8 3 (1.25%) Derivative
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 2 (0.83%) CMDB
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.42%) Windows
2 70 (29.17%) Linux
3 42 (17.50%) UNIX
4 30 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.75%) Solaris
8 8 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.92%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.67%) CentOS
12 3 (1.25%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.83%) AIX
14 1 (0.42%) HPUX
14 1 (0.42%) VMS
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.42%) Debian
14 1 (0.42%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.25%) Network Management
2 40 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 29 (12.08%) Network Design
4 25 (10.42%) Change Management
5 23 (9.58%) ITIL
6 19 (7.92%) Performance Management
7 16 (6.67%) Validation
8 15 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (5.42%) Multithreading
10 13 (5.42%) Network Architecture
10 13 (5.42%) TDD
10 13 (5.42%) Scrum
10 13 (5.42%) UML
10 13 (5.42%) OO
10 13 (5.42%) SOA
10 13 (5.42%) User Stories
11 12 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.25%) Perl
2 42 (17.50%) SQL
3 22 (9.17%) Java
4 14 (5.83%) Python
5 13 (5.42%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.42%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.33%) Ruby
8 7 (2.92%) R
8 7 (2.92%) C#
8 7 (2.92%) C++
9 5 (2.08%) VB
9 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) Golang
11 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 99 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (27.92%) CCNP
3 59 (24.58%) CCIE
4 34 (14.17%) CCNA
5 32 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 27 (11.25%) CISSP
7 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.25%) Degree
9 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.58%) CCSP
11 10 (4.17%) DV Cleared
12 9 (3.75%) MCSE
12 9 (3.75%) CCDP
13 7 (2.92%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.67%) MCSA
15 3 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.83%) CCEA
16 2 (0.83%) CCEE
16 2 (0.83%) JNCIE
17 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.92%) QA
2 14 (5.83%) SLA
3 7 (2.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.25%) vSphere
4 9 (3.75%) NFS
5 8 (3.33%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.92%) Firmware
6 7 (2.92%) DFS Replication
6 7 (2.92%) vCloud
7 5 (2.08%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.08%) XenApp
8 4 (1.67%) Snort
8 4 (1.67%) Nmap
8 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.25%) Squid
9 3 (1.25%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.25%) qmail
9 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (7.92%) OpenNMS
1 19 (7.92%) RANCID
2 10 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.75%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.75%) Netcool
3 9 (3.75%) SCCM
4 7 (2.92%) Nessus
5 6 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (2.50%) Nagios
5 6 (2.50%) SCOM
5 6 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.08%) Puppet
7 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.25%) WMI
8 3 (1.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 129 (53.75%) Cisco
2 54 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 49 (20.42%) VMware
4 43 (17.92%) HP
5 35 (14.58%) Juniper
6 30 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 22 (9.17%) IBM
7 22 (9.17%) F5
8 20 (8.33%) Huawei
9 18 (7.50%) NetApp
10 15 (6.25%) Oracle
10 15 (6.25%) EMC
10 15 (6.25%) Citrix
11 14 (5.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (5.00%) Nokia
12 12 (5.00%) Ericsson
12 12 (5.00%) Redback
12 12 (5.00%) Radware
13 10 (4.17%) Nortel
13 10 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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