The table below looks at the statistics for SNMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNMP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 528 497 481
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing SNMP 128 157 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 2.00% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 88
Median daily rate £351 £408 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £312 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
8319 7836 8554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.70% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4501 4724
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 546 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

SNMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SNMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SNMP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SNMP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 101 £363 -11.85% 18
South East +1 37 £350 +3.70% 7
London -34 30 £420 -1.29% 3
Hampshire +7 15 £345 +2.14% 3
Scotland +19 13 £305 +52.50%
South Wales +35 12 £415 +3.75%
Wales +31 12 £415 +3.75%
Renfrewshire - 12 £305 -
Erskine - 12 £305 -
Newport +17 10 £415 +3.75%
North West +21 9 £325 -27.77% 7
South West +14 9 £338 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 9 £470 -
Surrey +14 7 £400 +18.51% 1
City of London +12 7 £402 +2.94% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £313 -30.55% 1
Manchester +1 7 £315 - 5
Tyne and Wear -31 5 £438 -23.91%
North East -31 5 £438 -23.91%
Staines - 5 £400 -
Winchester -1 4 £430 +30.30%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 4 £457 -20.56%
Gloucestershire - 4 £338 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Middlesex - 4 £340 - 1
Reading +14 3 £313 -30.55%
Wiltshire +10 3 - -
Swindon +8 3 - -
Gatwick -7 3 £350 +20.68%
West Sussex -9 3 £350 +3.70%

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SNMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SNMP.

1 148 (44.85%) TCP/IP
2 112 (33.94%) Cisco
3 107 (32.42%) Security Cleared
4 106 (32.12%) Linux
5 98 (29.70%) Windows
6 97 (29.39%) SC Cleared
7 85 (25.76%) Firewall
8 79 (23.94%) SSL
9 71 (21.52%) DNS
10 69 (20.91%) Microsoft
11 68 (20.61%) VMware
11 68 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (18.18%) SQL
13 55 (16.67%) VoIP
13 55 (16.67%) SCCM
14 51 (15.45%) LAN
15 49 (14.85%) DHCP
15 49 (14.85%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (14.55%) JavaScript
17 47 (14.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 44 (13.33%) C++
18 44 (13.33%) Eclipse
18 44 (13.33%) Software Engineering
19 43 (13.03%) UML
20 42 (12.73%) C
21 41 (12.42%) ITIL
22 40 (12.12%) HP
22 40 (12.12%) Firmware
23 39 (11.82%) CCNP
23 39 (11.82%) Unix

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.76%) Apache
2 16 (4.85%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.33%) Confluence
4 10 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.12%) CMS
5 7 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.12%) JBoss
6 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.91%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.91%) IIS
8 3 (0.91%) lighttpd
8 3 (0.91%) Mule
8 3 (0.91%) nginx
8 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.21%) AutoCAD
2 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.91%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 148 (44.85%) TCP/IP
2 85 (25.76%) Firewall
3 79 (23.94%) SSL
4 71 (21.52%) DNS
5 55 (16.67%) VoIP
6 51 (15.45%) LAN
7 49 (14.85%) DHCP
8 37 (11.21%) WAN
9 35 (10.61%) Ethernet
9 35 (10.61%) OSPF
10 34 (10.30%) BGP
11 31 (9.39%) VPN
12 28 (8.48%) MPLS
12 28 (8.48%) SMTP
13 27 (8.18%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (7.88%) Network Security
15 22 (6.67%) HTTP
16 21 (6.36%) VLAN
17 20 (6.06%) FTP
18 19 (5.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.21%) MySQL
2 29 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.42%) DB2
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.61%) Big Data
8 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.61%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.61%) Redis
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 37 (11.21%) Rational DOORS
3 29 (8.79%) StarTeam
4 23 (6.97%) Subversion
5 22 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 20 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 16 (4.85%) JIRA
7 16 (4.85%) SoapUI
8 15 (4.55%) JUnit
9 13 (3.94%) Selenium
10 11 (3.33%) GitLab
10 11 (3.33%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.03%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.42%) ClearCase
12 8 (2.42%) CppUnit
12 8 (2.42%) Vagrant
13 7 (2.12%) NUnit
14 6 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.21%) Mockito
General
1 23 (6.97%) Finance
2 14 (4.24%) Retail
3 11 (3.33%) Military
4 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Games
6 2 (0.61%) Back Office
6 2 (0.61%) Billing
6 2 (0.61%) Electronics
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (16.36%) Network Engineer
2 45 (13.64%) Developer
3 34 (10.30%) Software Engineer
4 19 (5.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (4.85%) Build Engineer
6 15 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (3.94%) C# Developer
8 13 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
8 13 (3.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (3.64%) Architect
10 11 (3.33%) C++ Developer
11 10 (3.03%) Analyst
11 10 (3.03%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.03%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.73%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.52%) HTML
2 37 (11.21%) XML
3 35 (10.61%) CSS
4 29 (8.79%) Web Services
5 20 (6.06%) Ajax
6 19 (5.76%) 802.1X
6 19 (5.76%) Spring
7 18 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 18 (5.45%) Java RMI
7 18 (5.45%) JSP
7 18 (5.45%) Servlets
8 16 (4.85%) JMS
8 16 (4.85%) XSLT
9 15 (4.55%) J2EE
9 15 (4.55%) JavaBeans
9 15 (4.55%) JSTL
9 15 (4.55%) Struts
9 15 (4.55%) XSD
10 14 (4.24%) LAPP Stack
10 14 (4.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.94%) Device Driver
5 11 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 10 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.42%) ASIC
7 8 (2.42%) CESG
7 8 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.42%) PKI
7 8 (2.42%) Replication
8 6 (1.82%) Clustering
8 6 (1.82%) Fintech
8 6 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 106 (32.12%) Linux
2 98 (29.70%) Windows
3 39 (11.82%) Unix
4 16 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.33%) CentOS
6 11 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.42%) Debian
7 8 (2.42%) Solaris
7 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.42%) Windows Vista
7 8 (2.42%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.82%) SUSE
9 5 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
12 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 43 (13.03%) UML
4 41 (12.42%) ITIL
5 35 (10.61%) Requirements Management
6 33 (10.00%) Network Management
7 32 (9.70%) OO
8 29 (8.79%) Network Monitoring
9 28 (8.48%) Software Delivery
10 26 (7.88%) Change Management
11 25 (7.58%) Scrum
12 23 (6.97%) Configuration Management
13 22 (6.67%) DevOps
13 22 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
14 21 (6.36%) SOA
15 19 (5.76%) TDD
16 17 (5.15%) Network Design
17 16 (4.85%) SDLC
17 16 (4.85%) Unit Testing
18 15 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.18%) SQL
2 48 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 44 (13.33%) C++
4 42 (12.73%) C
5 38 (11.52%) Java
5 38 (11.52%) Perl
6 32 (9.70%) Python
7 30 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 30 (9.09%) C#
8 23 (6.97%) PowerShell
9 20 (6.06%) PHP
10 18 (5.45%) Ruby
11 15 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.52%) Tcl
14 4 (1.21%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.91%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.91%) Jython
15 3 (0.91%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 107 (32.42%) Security Cleared
2 97 (29.39%) SC Cleared
3 49 (14.85%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (11.82%) CCNP
5 36 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (6.97%) CCNA
6 23 (6.97%) Degree
7 20 (6.06%) MCSA
8 16 (4.85%) MCP
8 16 (4.85%) MCTS
9 13 (3.94%) CCSE
10 10 (3.03%) CCIE
11 9 (2.73%) JNCIE
11 9 (2.73%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.82%) CCSA
12 6 (1.82%) CISSP
13 4 (1.21%) CCDA
14 3 (0.91%) CCDP
15 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) QA
2 6 (1.82%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.61%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (12.12%) Firmware
2 36 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.85%) KVM
4 11 (3.33%) iptables
5 10 (3.03%) vCloud
6 9 (2.73%) Docker
7 8 (2.42%) OpenSSH
7 8 (2.42%) Xen
8 6 (1.82%) NFS
8 6 (1.82%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.21%) StorNext
9 4 (1.21%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.21%) vSphere
9 4 (1.21%) Xsan
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.91%) Squid
10 3 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (16.67%) SCCM
2 47 (14.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 31 (9.39%) Nagios
4 23 (6.97%) Puppet
5 19 (5.76%) SCOM
5 19 (5.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (5.15%) PowerCLI
7 15 (4.55%) logstash
8 14 (4.24%) FortiGate
9 11 (3.33%) Zenoss
10 10 (3.03%) Kibana
10 10 (3.03%) vRealize
11 9 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (2.73%) WhatsUp Gold
12 8 (2.42%) OpenView
12 8 (2.42%) Terraform
13 6 (1.82%) AppManager
14 5 (1.52%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (33.94%) Cisco
2 69 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 68 (20.61%) VMware
4 40 (12.12%) HP
5 32 (9.70%) F5
6 28 (8.48%) Juniper
6 28 (8.48%) Red Hat
7 27 (8.18%) EMC
8 23 (6.97%) CheckPoint
9 22 (6.67%) Coverity
10 19 (5.76%) Altiris
11 15 (4.55%) 3Com
12 14 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 12 (3.64%) Avaya
13 12 (3.64%) Intel Security
14 11 (3.33%) Oracle
14 11 (3.33%) Splunk
15 10 (3.03%) Canoo
15 10 (3.03%) IBM
15 10 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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