The first table below looks at the demand for snoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited snoop over the 3 months to 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems snoop
Rank 411 387 422
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Contract jobs citing snoop 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.067% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £405 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
snoop
England

snoop
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

snoop Jobs Demand Trend in London

snoop
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

snoop Daily Rate Trend in London

snoop
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing snoop 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 snoop.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) F5

snoop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing snoop 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 snoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) F5