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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 504 490 466
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing SNMP 116 122 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.60% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00

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
7831 7646 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.77% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4478 4078 3617
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -24 108 £375 +7.06% 23
London +3 45 £403 -2.42% 8
South East -16 43 £350 +3.70% 8
Berkshire -3 14 £340 +23.41% 1
Hampshire -3 12 £500 +39.86% 1
Reading -5 7 £450 +38.46%
North West -20 7 £400 - 2
Manchester -3 6 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes -3 5 - -
City of London -15 5 £465 -5.82% 4
Newbury - 5 - - 1
Kent - 5 £180 -
West Midlands +4 4 - - 1
West Sussex -5 4 £338 +53.40% 1
Worcestershire - 4 - - 1
Bromley - 4 £245 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Redditch - 4 - -
Crawley -1 3 £338 +53.40%
South West -16 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Scotland -17 3 £325 -4.41% 1
East Midlands - 3 £285 -
Chesterfield - 3 £285 -
Winchester - 3 £338 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £285 -
Erskine +7 2 - -
Renfrewshire +4 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £338 -
Surrey -11 2 £338 -10.89% 3

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 119 (48.37%) Cisco
2 99 (40.24%) Linux
3 83 (33.74%) Firewall
4 73 (29.67%) Windows
4 73 (29.67%) TCP/IP
5 68 (27.64%) LAN
5 68 (27.64%) WAN
6 66 (26.83%) DNS
7 65 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (26.02%) SQL
9 63 (25.61%) VPN
10 55 (22.36%) UNIX
11 51 (20.73%) Microsoft
12 49 (19.92%) BGP
13 48 (19.51%) IPsec
13 48 (19.51%) DHCP
13 48 (19.51%) ITIL
14 47 (19.11%) SSL
14 47 (19.11%) CCNP
14 47 (19.11%) MPLS
15 46 (18.70%) OSPF
15 46 (18.70%) Perl
16 45 (18.29%) SMTP
16 45 (18.29%) CheckPoint
17 43 (17.48%) MS Excel
18 42 (17.07%) Network Management
19 39 (15.85%) XML
20 37 (15.04%) Java
21 36 (14.63%) Oracle
22 35 (14.23%) Finance

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (5.28%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.07%) Apache
3 9 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.25%) JBoss
4 8 (3.25%) CMS
5 7 (2.85%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.44%) Jetty
7 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.03%) IIS
8 4 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.22%) Lync
10 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.38%) MS Visio
2 28 (11.38%) MS Office
3 9 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.10%) SaaS
2 6 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) PaaS
3 4 (1.63%) SoftLayer
3 4 (1.63%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 83 (33.74%) Firewall
2 73 (29.67%) TCP/IP
3 68 (27.64%) LAN
3 68 (27.64%) WAN
4 66 (26.83%) DNS
5 63 (25.61%) VPN
6 49 (19.92%) BGP
7 48 (19.51%) IPsec
7 48 (19.51%) DHCP
8 47 (19.11%) SSL
8 47 (19.11%) MPLS
9 46 (18.70%) OSPF
10 45 (18.29%) SMTP
11 34 (13.82%) EIGRP
12 33 (13.41%) Network Security
13 32 (13.01%) Telnet
14 30 (12.20%) Ethernet
15 29 (11.79%) Wireless
15 29 (11.79%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (11.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.13%) MySQL
2 19 (7.72%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.69%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.66%) Big Data
6 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.41%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (2.03%) Maven
5 4 (1.63%) StarTeam
5 4 (1.63%) Subversion
6 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.22%) JIRA
6 3 (1.22%) Selenium
6 3 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.81%) GCC
7 2 (0.81%) JUnit
7 2 (0.81%) JMeter
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.41%) Ant
8 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.41%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (14.23%) Finance
2 33 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.94%) Banking
4 10 (4.07%) Back Office
5 7 (2.85%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.22%) Billing
8 3 (1.22%) Law
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Front Office
8 3 (1.22%) Military
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 65 (26.42%) Network Engineer
2 31 (12.60%) Developer
3 18 (7.32%) Architect
4 16 (6.50%) Analyst
5 15 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.07%) Administrator
8 9 (3.66%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.25%) Consultant
10 7 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (2.85%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.85%) Network Support
10 7 (2.85%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (2.44%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.44%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.85%) XML
2 23 (9.35%) Web Services
3 22 (8.94%) 802.1X
4 11 (4.47%) CSS
5 10 (4.07%) XSD
6 9 (3.66%) XSLT
6 9 (3.66%) SOAP
6 9 (3.66%) HTML
7 8 (3.25%) Spring
7 8 (3.25%) Ajax
8 7 (2.85%) JMS
9 6 (2.44%) Java RMI
9 6 (2.44%) XSL
9 6 (2.44%) .NET
9 6 (2.44%) J2EE
9 6 (2.44%) Struts
9 6 (2.44%) JSP
9 6 (2.44%) Servlets
9 6 (2.44%) JSTL
9 6 (2.44%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.69%) PKI
3 13 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.47%) Statistics
4 11 (4.47%) e-Health
4 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.66%) Device Driver
5 9 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.25%) NHS
7 5 (2.03%) DataPower
7 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.63%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.22%) Clustering
9 3 (1.22%) BBC
10 2 (0.81%) DTV
10 2 (0.81%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 99 (40.24%) Linux
2 73 (29.67%) Windows
3 55 (22.36%) UNIX
4 14 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (5.69%) Solaris
5 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.25%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.51%) ITIL
2 42 (17.07%) Network Management
3 24 (9.76%) Configuration Management
4 20 (8.13%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (7.72%) Service Management
5 19 (7.72%) Network Design
6 18 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (6.91%) Analytics
8 16 (6.50%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (5.28%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.28%) Performance Management
9 13 (5.28%) E-Discovery
9 13 (5.28%) Data Analytics
9 13 (5.28%) DevOps
10 12 (4.88%) Time Management
10 12 (4.88%) Change Control
11 11 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.02%) SQL
2 46 (18.70%) Perl
3 37 (15.04%) Java
4 24 (9.76%) Python
5 23 (9.35%) C++
6 18 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 17 (6.91%) C#
8 16 (6.50%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.28%) Ruby
10 10 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.66%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.25%) C
12 8 (3.25%) PHP
13 7 (2.85%) VBScript
14 3 (1.22%) VB
14 3 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.22%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.81%) Tcl
15 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (19.11%) CCNP
3 33 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 31 (12.60%) CCNA
5 22 (8.94%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.91%) Degree
7 15 (6.10%) CCIE
8 9 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.66%) CCSA
9 7 (2.85%) CCSE
9 7 (2.85%) CCIP
9 7 (2.85%) CCDA
9 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (1.63%) VCAP
11 4 (1.63%) CCDE
11 4 (1.63%) CISSP
12 3 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.28%) SLA
2 11 (4.47%) QA
3 10 (4.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 24 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.91%) vSphere
3 15 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.47%) XenApp
5 8 (3.25%) vCloud
6 5 (2.03%) XenServer
6 5 (2.03%) Firmware
7 4 (1.63%) Samba
7 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.22%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.81%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.81%) Xen
9 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.72%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (5.69%) Netcool
3 11 (4.47%) Nagios
3 11 (4.47%) SCCM
3 11 (4.47%) SCOM
4 9 (3.66%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (3.25%) WhatsUp Gold
5 8 (3.25%) Puppet
5 8 (3.25%) WMI
6 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.03%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (2.03%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.63%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.63%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.63%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.63%) Cacti
8 3 (1.22%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.22%) Foglight
Vendors
1 119 (48.37%) Cisco
2 51 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 45 (18.29%) CheckPoint
4 36 (14.63%) Oracle
5 33 (13.41%) VMware
6 32 (13.01%) F5
7 31 (12.60%) Juniper
8 30 (12.20%) HP
9 22 (8.94%) SolarWinds
10 18 (7.32%) Citrix
10 18 (7.32%) Dell
10 18 (7.32%) NetApp
11 16 (6.50%) Brocade
12 15 (6.10%) IBM
13 14 (5.69%) Splunk
14 13 (5.28%) Huawei
14 13 (5.28%) CommVault
15 12 (4.88%) Radware
15 12 (4.88%) Nortel
16 11 (4.47%) Sun
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