The first table below looks at the demand for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 459 455 418
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs citing SNMP 121 114 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.65% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 80
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £263 £315
% change year-on-year
+32.38% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.61%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7382 6928 8973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.59% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3936 3573 3939
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 476 681
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SNMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SNMP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SNMP within the UK.

SNMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SNMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SNMP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SNMP within the UK.

SNMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SNMP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -8 107 £351 +17.81% 38
South East +3 43 £325 +35.41% 6
London -5 43 £413 -0.60% 19
Berkshire +7 20 £276 +22.44% 2
South West -17 12 £500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 12 £500 -
City of London +22 10 £413 -9.58% 11
Gloucester - 10 £500 -
Reading +11 9 £325 -18.75% 1
Surrey 0 8 £383 +70.00% 1
Hampshire -13 7 £365 +39.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £344 -
West Midlands -19 3 - -
Basingstoke +15 2 £325 +30.00% 1
West Sussex -2 2 £220 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 6
North West - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £344 -
East of England -26 1 £338 +13.44% 7
Canary Wharf - 1 £180 -
Docklands, London - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 109 (50.70%) Cisco
2 74 (34.42%) Firewall
3 67 (31.16%) DNS
4 63 (29.30%) VPN
5 62 (28.84%) Linux
6 61 (28.37%) Windows
7 58 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (26.51%) Network Management
9 56 (26.05%) MPLS
9 56 (26.05%) BGP
10 54 (25.12%) Perl
11 53 (24.65%) TCP/IP
12 51 (23.72%) Microsoft
13 50 (23.26%) OSPF
14 49 (22.79%) IPsec
15 46 (21.40%) HP
16 45 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (20.00%) VoIP
18 42 (19.53%) VMware
19 41 (19.07%) Apache
19 41 (19.07%) Juniper
20 40 (18.60%) WAN
21 38 (17.67%) F5
22 37 (17.21%) Cisco PIX
22 37 (17.21%) CheckPoint
23 36 (16.74%) CCNP
24 33 (15.35%) MySQL
24 33 (15.35%) Security Cleared
25 32 (14.88%) SSH
25 32 (14.88%) Telecoms

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (19.07%) Apache
2 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Node.js
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.93%) Jetty
7 1 (0.47%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) Quickr
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Metrica
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.33%) PaaS
2 5 (2.33%) IaaS
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 74 (34.42%) Firewall
2 67 (31.16%) DNS
3 63 (29.30%) VPN
4 56 (26.05%) MPLS
4 56 (26.05%) BGP
5 53 (24.65%) TCP/IP
6 50 (23.26%) OSPF
7 49 (22.79%) IPsec
8 45 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (20.00%) VoIP
10 40 (18.60%) WAN
11 37 (17.21%) Cisco PIX
12 32 (14.88%) SSH
13 31 (14.42%) LAN
14 28 (13.02%) SSL
15 26 (12.09%) FWSM
16 23 (10.70%) Ethernet
16 23 (10.70%) Network Security
17 22 (10.23%) SMTP
17 22 (10.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.35%) MySQL
2 28 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.79%) Subversion
2 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.93%) NUnit
4 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.93%) Ant
4 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Hudson
5 1 (0.47%) Trac
General
1 32 (14.88%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.23%) Finance
3 9 (4.19%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.86%) Law
5 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (15.35%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.49%) Architect
3 25 (11.63%) Developer
4 21 (9.77%) IP Engineer
5 18 (8.37%) Design Engineer
6 17 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.44%) Consultant
8 15 (6.98%) Security Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) Python Developer
10 13 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (6.05%) Administrator
11 12 (5.58%) Analyst
12 10 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Build Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Senior Architect
15 7 (3.26%) Network Consultant
16 6 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
16 6 (2.79%) Network Security Engineer
16 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.70%) XML
2 12 (5.58%) J2EE
3 10 (4.65%) HTML
3 10 (4.65%) CSS
4 9 (4.19%) Web Services
5 8 (3.72%) .NET
5 8 (3.72%) JSON
6 5 (2.33%) REST
7 4 (1.86%) jQuery
7 4 (1.86%) CORBA
8 3 (1.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.93%) Servlets
9 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.93%) Spring
9 2 (0.93%) Ajax
9 2 (0.93%) RESTful
9 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.93%) HTML5
9 2 (0.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.16%) Open Source
2 12 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.58%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.12%) Firmware
4 9 (4.19%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.33%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.86%) FMCG
8 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.84%) Linux
2 61 (28.37%) Windows
3 31 (14.42%) UNIX
4 16 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.19%) Solaris
7 7 (3.26%) CentOS
8 6 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.93%) AIX
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.51%) Network Management
2 31 (14.42%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.16%) DevOps
4 19 (8.84%) Network Design
4 19 (8.84%) Validation
5 16 (7.44%) Service Management
6 15 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (6.51%) Problem Management
7 14 (6.51%) OO
8 13 (6.05%) ITIL
8 13 (6.05%) Network Architecture
8 13 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.65%) ETL
9 10 (4.65%) Project Management
9 10 (4.65%) ITSM
9 10 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (4.19%) Web Development
11 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.26%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.12%) Perl
2 25 (11.63%) Java
3 22 (10.23%) Bash Shell
4 21 (9.77%) SQL
5 20 (9.30%) Python
6 14 (6.51%) Shell Script
6 14 (6.51%) C#
6 14 (6.51%) C++
7 13 (6.05%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.12%) VB
9 10 (4.65%) VBA
10 9 (4.19%) PHP
11 8 (3.72%) Ruby
12 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.79%) C
13 5 (2.33%) AWK
14 4 (1.86%) Groovy
14 4 (1.86%) sed
15 3 (1.40%) Korn
15 3 (1.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (16.74%) CCNP
3 33 (15.35%) Security Cleared
4 32 (14.88%) CCIE
5 24 (11.16%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.84%) CISSP
7 18 (8.37%) CCNA
7 18 (8.37%) Check Point Certification
8 17 (7.91%) CCDP
9 15 (6.98%) Degree
10 14 (6.51%) CCSP
11 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (4.19%) MCP
13 8 (3.72%) MCTS
14 7 (3.26%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.86%) MCSE
16 3 (1.40%) ISEB
16 3 (1.40%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 2 (0.93%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.12%) QA
3 9 (4.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.23%) NFS
4 16 (7.44%) vSphere
5 13 (6.05%) vCloud
6 6 (2.79%) Squid
7 5 (2.33%) qmail
8 4 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Nmap
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.47%) Postfix
10 1 (0.47%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (5.12%) SCCM
3 10 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (3.72%) Netcool
4 8 (3.72%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (3.26%) Nagios
5 7 (3.26%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.79%) Puppet
7 4 (1.86%) Opsview
7 4 (1.86%) WMI
7 4 (1.86%) Cacti
8 3 (1.40%) Munin
8 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.40%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.40%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (1.40%) OpenView
8 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (50.70%) Cisco
2 51 (23.72%) Microsoft
3 46 (21.40%) HP
4 42 (19.53%) VMware
5 41 (19.07%) Juniper
6 38 (17.67%) F5
7 37 (17.21%) CheckPoint
8 26 (12.09%) Oracle
9 22 (10.23%) EMC
9 22 (10.23%) Ericsson
10 19 (8.84%) IBM
10 19 (8.84%) Huawei
11 14 (6.51%) Nokia
11 14 (6.51%) Radware
11 14 (6.51%) Redback
12 13 (6.05%) Websense
12 13 (6.05%) Nortel
13 12 (5.58%) NetApp
13 12 (5.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 11 (5.12%) Greenplum
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