The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 159 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing SNMP 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.068% 0.064% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £190 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -51.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £249
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +38.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.15
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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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
540 463 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.32% 14.93% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 239 187
Average daily rate £377 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £439 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 42 44
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -18 3 - - 1
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (56.25%) SSL
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) SSH
6 4 (25.00%) DataPower
6 4 (25.00%) Network Management
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) WSDL
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) XSD
6 4 (25.00%) XSLT
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) LAN

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SSL
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) OSPF
5 5 (31.25%) SSH
5 5 (31.25%) SMTP
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSD
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
1 4 (25.00%) WSDL
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DataPower
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) Hyperic
3 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) Infoblox
2 3 (18.75%) Aruba
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds