The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 460 434 453
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing SNMP 154 151 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 2.14% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 55
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£350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8406 7046 8917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 13.55% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3830 4038
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 410 683
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -34 139 £365 +10.18% 35
London -18 63 £325 -23.52% 15
South East -2 43 £350 +41.41% 7
South West -15 24 £435 +190.00% 3
Berkshire +8 18 £250 -23.07% 3
City of London +13 17 £313 -32.43% 6
Surrey +9 16 £375 +66.66% 2
Guildford +9 12 £368 +63.33%
Scotland -9 12 £336 -15.93% 2
Hampshire -18 5 £350 +40.00% 1
Reading +8 4 £255 -36.25% 1
Hertfordshire -25 3 £430 - 1
East of England -33 3 £430 - 6
East Midlands +8 2 - -
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -11 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £220 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £220 -
Basingstoke +15 1 £325 +30.00%
Cheshire +6 1 £190 -51.28%
North West -10 1 £190 -51.28% 4
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 143 (53.96%) Cisco
2 114 (43.02%) Firewall
3 100 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (35.47%) TCP/IP
5 84 (31.70%) OSPF
6 82 (30.94%) BGP
7 81 (30.57%) VPN
8 80 (30.19%) Network Management
9 71 (26.79%) Linux
10 69 (26.04%) CCNP
10 69 (26.04%) MPLS
11 68 (25.66%) DNS
11 68 (25.66%) Windows
12 67 (25.28%) CCIE
13 62 (23.40%) Microsoft
14 57 (21.51%) IPsec
15 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
16 54 (20.38%) WAN
17 52 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
18 51 (19.25%) HP
19 50 (18.87%) Juniper
19 50 (18.87%) Perl
20 48 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
21 46 (17.36%) Telecoms
21 46 (17.36%) VoIP
22 45 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
23 44 (16.60%) VMware
24 43 (16.23%) SC Cleared
25 42 (15.85%) Load Balancing
25 42 (15.85%) CheckPoint

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (15.47%) Apache
2 7 (2.64%) IIS
3 6 (2.26%) CMS
3 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.75%) Quickr
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Jetty
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.53%) MS Office
3 9 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.26%) PaaS
2 6 (2.26%) IaaS
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (43.02%) Firewall
2 94 (35.47%) TCP/IP
3 84 (31.70%) OSPF
4 82 (30.94%) BGP
5 81 (30.57%) VPN
6 69 (26.04%) MPLS
7 68 (25.66%) DNS
8 57 (21.51%) IPsec
9 54 (20.38%) WAN
10 52 (19.62%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (17.36%) VoIP
13 45 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
14 42 (15.85%) LAN
15 33 (12.45%) HSRP
16 31 (11.70%) FWSM
16 31 (11.70%) SSL
17 30 (11.32%) FTP
18 29 (10.94%) Ethernet
18 29 (10.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.30%) MySQL
1 22 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Subversion
1 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Selenium
2 3 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.75%) Mockito
3 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.75%) NUnit
3 2 (0.75%) Checkstyle
3 2 (0.75%) Ant
3 2 (0.75%) JUnit
3 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 46 (17.36%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.30%) Finance
3 12 (4.53%) Retail
4 9 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.51%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (17.74%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.70%) Developer
3 30 (11.32%) Consultant
4 29 (10.94%) IP Engineer
5 26 (9.81%) Design Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Architect
7 19 (7.17%) Security Engineer
8 16 (6.04%) Analyst
9 15 (5.66%) Network Consultant
10 14 (5.28%) Build Engineer
11 13 (4.91%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (4.15%) Network Support
13 10 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.40%) Network Security Engineer
14 9 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
15 8 (3.02%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.02%) Support Engineer
15 8 (3.02%) Security Consultant
15 8 (3.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.55%) XML
2 14 (5.28%) HTML
2 14 (5.28%) CSS
3 12 (4.53%) Web Services
4 10 (3.77%) Ajax
4 10 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (3.40%) Spring
5 9 (3.40%) Servlets
6 8 (3.02%) JSP
6 8 (3.02%) J2EE
6 8 (3.02%) XSD
6 8 (3.02%) XSL
6 8 (3.02%) JMS
6 8 (3.02%) Java RMI
6 8 (3.02%) JavaBeans
6 8 (3.02%) Hibernate
6 8 (3.02%) JSTL
6 8 (3.02%) Struts
7 5 (1.89%) JSON
8 4 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (7.92%) Firmware
4 20 (7.55%) Open Source
5 13 (4.91%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.53%) Device Driver
7 11 (4.15%) Client/Server
8 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.40%) FlexPod
8 9 (3.40%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.26%) FMCG
10 3 (1.13%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.13%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.75%) iSeries
11 2 (0.75%) Derivative
12 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.38%) DTV
12 1 (0.38%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.79%) Linux
2 68 (25.66%) Windows
3 29 (10.94%) UNIX
4 12 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.64%) CentOS
8 4 (1.51%) Solaris
9 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.38%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.19%) Network Management
2 42 (15.85%) Load Balancing
3 30 (11.32%) Network Design
4 24 (9.06%) Validation
5 23 (8.68%) DevOps
6 21 (7.92%) OO
7 18 (6.79%) Service Management
8 17 (6.42%) Network Architecture
9 16 (6.04%) ITIL
9 16 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (5.66%) Performance Management
10 15 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (4.91%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.53%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.53%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (4.15%) Project Management
14 10 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (3.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.87%) Perl
2 24 (9.06%) SQL
3 22 (8.30%) Python
4 20 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 17 (6.42%) Java
6 14 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.53%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.15%) VB
8 11 (4.15%) Ruby
9 10 (3.77%) VBA
10 7 (2.64%) C#
11 6 (2.26%) R
12 5 (1.89%) C++
13 4 (1.51%) PHP
14 3 (1.13%) Groovy
15 2 (0.75%) C
15 2 (0.75%) Korn
16 1 (0.38%) AWK
16 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (26.04%) CCNP
3 67 (25.28%) CCIE
4 56 (21.13%) Security Cleared
5 43 (16.23%) SC Cleared
6 40 (15.09%) CISSP
7 24 (9.06%) CCNA
8 22 (8.30%) Degree
9 20 (7.55%) CCSP
9 20 (7.55%) Check Point Certification
10 18 (6.79%) CCDP
11 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (4.53%) MCP
12 12 (4.53%) DV Cleared
13 11 (4.15%) MCTS
14 4 (1.51%) MCSE
15 3 (1.13%) MCSA
15 3 (1.13%) ISEB
15 3 (1.13%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.55%) QA
2 14 (5.28%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.91%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.55%) NFS
4 16 (6.04%) vSphere
5 14 (5.28%) vCloud
6 7 (2.64%) Squid
6 7 (2.64%) qmail
7 5 (1.89%) Nmap
8 4 (1.51%) Snort
8 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.13%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.75%) XenApp
10 2 (0.75%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.38%) XenServer
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.30%) SCCM
2 21 (7.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (6.04%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (3.40%) RANCID
5 9 (3.40%) OpenNMS
6 8 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (2.64%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (2.64%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (2.64%) Nessus
8 6 (2.26%) Nagios
9 5 (1.89%) SCOM
10 4 (1.51%) WMI
10 4 (1.51%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.51%) Netcool
10 4 (1.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (1.51%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (1.13%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 143 (53.96%) Cisco
2 62 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 51 (19.25%) HP
4 50 (18.87%) Juniper
5 44 (16.60%) VMware
6 42 (15.85%) CheckPoint
7 37 (13.96%) F5
8 21 (7.92%) Huawei
9 19 (7.17%) Radware
9 19 (7.17%) Nokia
9 19 (7.17%) Redback
9 19 (7.17%) Ericsson
9 19 (7.17%) IBM
10 15 (5.66%) EMC
11 14 (5.28%) Websense
12 13 (4.91%) Oracle
13 11 (4.15%) NetApp
13 11 (4.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 9 (3.40%) Nortel
15 8 (3.02%) Citrix
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 20 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago