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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 136 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Contract jobs citing SNMP 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.41% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £138 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £128 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £148 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+38.40% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -48.05%
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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
491 283 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.68% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 149 183
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 5 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
SNMP
England

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Perl
1 21 (87.50%) Apache
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (58.33%) SSH
3 14 (58.33%) Problem Management
3 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 14 (58.33%) Open Source
3 14 (58.33%) OO
3 14 (58.33%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) MySQL
4 13 (54.17%) DevOps
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) SMTP
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) IIS
6 7 (29.17%) LDAP
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) NFS
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) NetApp
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) QA
6 7 (29.17%) Ruby

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) SSH
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) SMTP
3 7 (29.17%) LDAP
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) 802.11
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) TACACS
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Python Developer
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (29.17%) Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Security Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Problem Management
1 14 (58.33%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Perl
2 14 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 14 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 7 (29.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) NFS
1 7 (29.17%) Squid
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (29.17%) qmail
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) NetApp
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper