The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 204 190 200
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing SNMP 44 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 2.62% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 7
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£350 £248 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -14.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £310 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £249 £315
% change year-on-year
+38.69% -21.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.70%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1842 1605 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.35% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 738 603
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 102 174
Average hourly rate £20.21 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SNMP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +13 18 £250 -23.07% 2
Surrey -1 12 £375 +66.66% 3
Hampshire -17 11 £365 +42.43%
West Sussex - 2 £220 -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (64.86%) Cisco
2 45 (60.81%) Network Management
3 38 (51.35%) Firewall
4 36 (48.65%) VoIP
5 34 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (44.59%) Juniper
6 33 (44.59%) OSPF
7 31 (41.89%) VPN
8 30 (40.54%) MPLS
8 30 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (39.19%) IPsec
9 29 (39.19%) CCIE
10 28 (37.84%) Cisco PIX
11 27 (36.49%) BGP
11 27 (36.49%) CheckPoint
12 24 (32.43%) FWSM
13 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
14 20 (27.03%) CISSP
14 20 (27.03%) DNS
15 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
16 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
16 18 (24.32%) Validation
17 17 (22.97%) Check Point Certification
18 16 (21.62%) HP
18 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
19 15 (20.27%) Nokia
19 15 (20.27%) Radware
19 15 (20.27%) Redback
20 14 (18.92%) Huawei
20 14 (18.92%) F5

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (18.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (51.35%) Firewall
2 36 (48.65%) VoIP
3 33 (44.59%) OSPF
4 31 (41.89%) VPN
5 30 (40.54%) MPLS
5 30 (40.54%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (39.19%) IPsec
7 28 (37.84%) Cisco PIX
8 27 (36.49%) BGP
9 24 (32.43%) FWSM
10 20 (27.03%) DNS
11 13 (17.57%) LTE
11 13 (17.57%) BIG-IP
12 12 (16.22%) Network Security
12 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (14.86%) SSL
13 11 (14.86%) Ethernet
14 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
15 8 (10.81%) Telnet
15 8 (10.81%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.70%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.70%) NUnit
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Trac
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) IP Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Design Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
3 9 (12.16%) Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Security Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Build Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) CSS
3 4 (5.41%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) JSON
4 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.05%) REST
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) J2EE
6 1 (1.35%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Firmware
1 7 (9.46%) Device Driver
1 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) UNIX
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) openSUSE
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Network Management
2 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
3 18 (24.32%) Validation
4 10 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (13.51%) Network Architecture
5 7 (9.46%) Network Design
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.11%) ETL
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.05%) ERP
8 3 (4.05%) Web Development
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.05%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (4.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Perl
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) C#
4 5 (6.76%) C++
4 5 (6.76%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) AWK
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (39.19%) CCIE
3 20 (27.03%) CISSP
4 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 17 (22.97%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (18.92%) CCNP
7 13 (17.57%) CCSP
7 13 (17.57%) CCDP
8 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (6.76%) Degree
10 5 (6.76%) CCNA
11 3 (4.05%) ISEB
11 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.70%) MCSE
13 1 (1.35%) CCA
13 1 (1.35%) CCIP
13 1 (1.35%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) FortiGate
2 7 (9.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (5.41%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (4.05%) Nessus
5 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.70%) SCOM
7 1 (1.35%) Nagios
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool
7 1 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) Cisco
2 33 (44.59%) Juniper
3 27 (36.49%) CheckPoint
4 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
4 16 (21.62%) HP
5 15 (20.27%) Nokia
5 15 (20.27%) Redback
5 15 (20.27%) Radware
6 14 (18.92%) Huawei
6 14 (18.92%) F5
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (8.11%) Nortel
11 5 (6.76%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
12 4 (5.41%) Greenplum
12 4 (5.41%) Talend
13 3 (4.05%) Comptel
13 3 (4.05%) VMware
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