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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 159 151 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing SNMP 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.95% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -9.30%
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
588 514 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 13.14% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 181
Median daily rate £375 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SNMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 4 £450 +63.63% 3
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SNMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) Unix
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) SMTP
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) Middleware
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (50.00%) SSL
6 8 (50.00%) IBM
6 8 (50.00%) DB2
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) AIX
6 8 (50.00%) Solaris
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
7 7 (43.75%) Subversion
8 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) BGP
9 5 (31.25%) TACACS
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) SMTP
4 8 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) TACACS
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) FTP
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (25.00%) SSH
7 4 (25.00%) Telnet
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) OSPF
8 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Middleware
2 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
3 8 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Aruba
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper