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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 130 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing SNMP 2 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 4.43% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£391 £600 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £460 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £600 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.23%
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
424 361 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.48% 13.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 176 189
Average daily rate £331 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 53
Average hourly rate £18.13 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 January 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
Cheshire +4 2 £391 -
Manchester - - - - 2
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) HP NNM
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScout
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Opsview
2 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) Opsware
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco