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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 139 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing SNMP 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 1.96% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
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£338 - £289
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £438 £289
% change year-on-year
-15.14% +51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +109.75%
SNMP
England

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
510 409 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.12% 13.04% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 178 126
Average daily rate £325 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 -1 8 £275 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £363 -
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Network Management
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) DataPower
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) SSH
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) CCIE
5 3 (23.08%) SMTP

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) SSH
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) SMTP
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Extranet
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) WSDL
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSD
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperic
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) HP NNM
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Opsview
2 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) NetScout
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.69%) Opsware
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper