The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 492 425 417
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -8
Contract jobs citing SNMP 79 96 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.43% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 56
Average daily rate £365 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £298 £315
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £19.05 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £50.85 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -39.04%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6693 6705 8524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.07% 15.33% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3600 3441 4093
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 540 567
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
SNMP
UK

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 23 April 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
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 23 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
London -23 36 £350 -12.50% 2
South East -9 22 £280 -9.31% 6
South West -11 9 £450 +37.09% 2
North West -24 7 - - 2
East of England -42 5 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
SNMP
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SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 74 (42.29%) DNS
2 68 (38.86%) Cisco
3 66 (37.71%) Linux
4 55 (31.43%) Perl
5 50 (28.57%) Firewall
6 47 (26.86%) SMTP
7 44 (25.14%) UNIX
7 44 (25.14%) Network Management
8 41 (23.43%) Windows
8 41 (23.43%) Apache
8 41 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (20.57%) TCP/IP
9 36 (20.57%) Oracle
10 34 (19.43%) MPLS
10 34 (19.43%) OSPF
11 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (18.29%) BGP
12 32 (18.29%) LDAP
12 32 (18.29%) VPN
13 29 (16.57%) LAN
14 28 (16.00%) WAN
14 28 (16.00%) F5
15 27 (15.43%) VoIP
15 27 (15.43%) Java
16 26 (14.86%) Finance
16 26 (14.86%) MySQL
16 26 (14.86%) NFS
16 26 (14.86%) CCNP
16 26 (14.86%) Red Hat
17 25 (14.29%) CheckPoint

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 41 (23.43%) Apache
2 12 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.29%) IIS
4 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) Zope
5 2 (1.14%) Jetty
5 2 (1.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) Lync
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Liferay
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Exstream
2 1 (0.57%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.29%) DNS
2 50 (28.57%) Firewall
3 47 (26.86%) SMTP
4 36 (20.57%) TCP/IP
5 34 (19.43%) MPLS
5 34 (19.43%) OSPF
6 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (18.29%) BGP
7 32 (18.29%) LDAP
7 32 (18.29%) VPN
8 29 (16.57%) LAN
9 28 (16.00%) WAN
10 27 (15.43%) VoIP
11 21 (12.00%) SSL
11 21 (12.00%) IPsec
11 21 (12.00%) Wireless
11 21 (12.00%) SSH
12 20 (11.43%) Network Security
12 20 (11.43%) Ethernet
13 19 (10.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.86%) MySQL
2 18 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.71%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.86%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.29%) Big Data
8 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.57%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) QlikView
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Subversion
2 5 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
General
1 26 (14.86%) Finance
2 23 (13.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) Games
4 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (15.43%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.71%) Architect
3 23 (13.14%) Developer
4 18 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (10.29%) Administrator
4 18 (10.29%) Consultant
5 13 (7.43%) Security Engineer
6 12 (6.86%) Python Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.57%) IP Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.86%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.14%) Web Services
2 13 (7.43%) XML
3 11 (6.29%) J2EE
4 7 (4.00%) HTML
5 6 (3.43%) .NET
5 6 (3.43%) JSON
6 5 (2.86%) CSS
7 4 (2.29%) CORBA
8 3 (1.71%) HTML5
8 3 (1.71%) CSS3
8 3 (1.71%) REST
8 3 (1.71%) Spring
8 3 (1.71%) jQuery
8 3 (1.71%) SOAP
9 2 (1.14%) Servlets
9 2 (1.14%) Ajax
9 2 (1.14%) Memcached
9 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.57%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.57%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Open Source
2 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.29%) Replication
2 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.14%) Clustering
3 2 (1.14%) NHS
3 2 (1.14%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.14%) FMCG
3 2 (1.14%) CMDB
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.57%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.57%) PKI
4 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.57%) Statistics
4 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.57%) Wiki
4 1 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 66 (37.71%) Linux
2 44 (25.14%) UNIX
3 41 (23.43%) Windows
4 16 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.00%) Solaris
6 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.43%) CentOS
9 5 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.57%) AIX
12 1 (0.57%) HPUX
12 1 (0.57%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.14%) Network Management
2 15 (8.57%) Project Management
3 14 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (7.43%) SIEM
4 13 (7.43%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
6 11 (6.29%) Network Design
6 11 (6.29%) ITIL
6 11 (6.29%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 10 (5.71%) Identity Management
7 10 (5.71%) OO
8 9 (5.14%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.14%) Password Management
9 8 (4.57%) Data Security
9 8 (4.57%) Workflow
9 8 (4.57%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.00%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.43%) Perl
2 27 (15.43%) Java
3 18 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 17 (9.71%) Shell Script
4 17 (9.71%) SQL
4 17 (9.71%) Python
5 14 (8.00%) C++
6 13 (7.43%) C
7 9 (5.14%) PHP
8 8 (4.57%) C#
9 7 (4.00%) Korn
9 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.43%) VB
11 3 (1.71%) Ruby
11 3 (1.71%) Groovy
12 2 (1.14%) AWK
12 2 (1.14%) VBScript
12 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) sed
13 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.86%) CCNP
3 20 (11.43%) CCNA
4 15 (8.57%) CCIE
5 14 (8.00%) CISSP
6 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.71%) RHCE
8 9 (5.14%) CCDP
9 8 (4.57%) Degree
10 6 (3.43%) CCSP
10 6 (3.43%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.71%) MCSE
11 3 (1.71%) MCSA
11 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) RHCT
13 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.57%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) SLA
1 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (14.86%) NFS
2 23 (13.14%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.43%) Samba
4 6 (3.43%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.43%) vSphere
5 4 (2.29%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.29%) Xen
5 4 (2.29%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.14%) Squid
6 2 (1.14%) Varnish
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) qmail
7 1 (0.57%) Postfix
7 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Puppet
2 7 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.00%) OpenView
2 7 (4.00%) Netcool
3 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (2.86%) Nagios
4 4 (2.29%) OVSD
4 4 (2.29%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.29%) Cacti
4 4 (2.29%) WMI
5 3 (1.71%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.71%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.71%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.14%) OVPA
6 2 (1.14%) OVPI
6 2 (1.14%) Munin
6 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (38.86%) Cisco
2 36 (20.57%) Oracle
3 28 (16.00%) F5
4 26 (14.86%) Red Hat
5 25 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 25 (14.29%) HP
6 24 (13.71%) VMware
7 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.29%) Juniper
8 18 (10.29%) EMC
9 14 (8.00%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.29%) NetApp
11 10 (5.71%) JBoss
11 10 (5.71%) Ericsson
11 10 (5.71%) Nortel
11 10 (5.71%) Cyber-Ark
12 9 (5.14%) Blue Coat
13 8 (4.57%) Huawei
14 7 (4.00%) Greenplum
15 6 (3.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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