The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank - 140 124
Contract jobs citing SNMP 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.063% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £368 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.21% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 418 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.12% 13.18% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 207 180
Average daily rate £363 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIE
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) VRRP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) GLBP
2 3 (42.86%) HSRP
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) Junos
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) VRRP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCIE
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) VMware