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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 480 479 457
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing SNMP 129 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 42
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£375 £368 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £438 £289
% change year-on-year
-15.14% +51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £43.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £33.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £46.00 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £43.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +109.75%

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
8325 7230 7275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.89% 13.25% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 3851 3617
Average daily rate £350 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 391 580
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.15 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -13 101 £375 - 28
London +26 47 £375 +7.14% 8
South East -26 29 £400 +32.23% 7
Berkshire -4 14 £425 +51.78%
North West -12 11 £338 - 1
City of London +16 10 £340 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £463 - 2
East of England +20 8 £333 - 4
Reading 0 8 £394 +30.16%
Manchester -1 8 £275 - 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £463 - 1
Scotland -2 6 £347 +15.82% 1
Hampshire -9 5 £375 -
East Midlands - 5 £326 - 2
Hertfordshire +5 3 £215 -
Renfrewshire +2 3 £347 +26.35%
Slough -1 3 £425 +86.81%
Erskine - 3 £347 -
Preston - 3 £363 -
Lancashire - 3 £363 -
Wales -6 2 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £416 -
West Wales - 2 £400 -
Swansea - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4
Derbyshire - 2 £283 - 1
Bromley - 2 £245 -
Chesterfield - 2 £283 - 1
Northampton - 2 £416 -
Essex -2 1 - -

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 92 (44.44%) Cisco
2 85 (41.06%) Linux
3 70 (33.82%) Windows
4 61 (29.47%) Firewall
5 55 (26.57%) WAN
5 55 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
7 52 (25.12%) SQL
8 51 (24.64%) TCP/IP
9 48 (23.19%) VPN
9 48 (23.19%) LAN
9 48 (23.19%) UNIX
10 43 (20.77%) ITIL
10 43 (20.77%) Network Management
11 41 (19.81%) Perl
12 39 (18.84%) SSL
13 36 (17.39%) CheckPoint
13 36 (17.39%) DNS
14 35 (16.91%) Java
14 35 (16.91%) Oracle
14 35 (16.91%) MS Excel
14 35 (16.91%) BGP
15 34 (16.43%) VMware
15 34 (16.43%) XML
15 34 (16.43%) CCNP
16 33 (15.94%) HP
16 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
17 32 (15.46%) MPLS
17 32 (15.46%) OSPF
18 31 (14.98%) CCNA

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (5.31%) Apache
2 9 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.86%) CMS
3 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.86%) JBoss
4 7 (3.38%) IIS
4 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.90%) Jetty
6 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.45%) Lync
7 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
8 1 (0.48%) Quickr
8 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.53%) MS Office
3 23 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) SaaS
2 3 (1.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (29.47%) Firewall
2 55 (26.57%) WAN
3 51 (24.64%) TCP/IP
4 48 (23.19%) VPN
4 48 (23.19%) LAN
5 39 (18.84%) SSL
6 36 (17.39%) DNS
7 35 (16.91%) BGP
8 32 (15.46%) MPLS
8 32 (15.46%) OSPF
9 30 (14.49%) SMTP
10 29 (14.01%) SAN
11 28 (13.53%) VLAN
12 27 (13.04%) IPsec
13 24 (11.59%) Telnet
13 24 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (11.59%) DHCP
14 20 (9.66%) Network Security
14 20 (9.66%) Wireless
14 20 (9.66%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.73%) MySQL
2 16 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.38%) Big Data
6 5 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.42%) Maven
3 3 (1.45%) Subversion
3 3 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.97%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.97%) Selenium
4 2 (0.97%) Ant
4 2 (0.97%) JUnit
4 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.14%) Finance
3 13 (6.28%) Banking
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Back Office
7 3 (1.45%) Military
7 3 (1.45%) Law
7 3 (1.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.97%) Games
8 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Avionics
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (18.84%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.98%) Developer
3 17 (8.21%) Architect
4 15 (7.25%) Analyst
4 15 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.83%) Administrator
7 9 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.86%) Consultant
9 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.38%) IP Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Designer
10 6 (2.90%) Network Support
10 6 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.42%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.43%) XML
2 20 (9.66%) Web Services
3 9 (4.35%) XSD
4 8 (3.86%) Ajax
4 8 (3.86%) SOAP
4 8 (3.86%) HTML
4 8 (3.86%) XSLT
4 8 (3.86%) JMS
4 8 (3.86%) Java RMI
5 7 (3.38%) CSS
6 6 (2.90%) JSP
6 6 (2.90%) Servlets
6 6 (2.90%) Struts
6 6 (2.90%) J2EE
6 6 (2.90%) JavaBeans
6 6 (2.90%) Spring
6 6 (2.90%) XSL
6 6 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.90%) JSTL
7 3 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.28%) Device Driver
2 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.38%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.38%) PKI
4 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.90%) NHS
5 6 (2.90%) e-Health
6 5 (2.42%) Open Source
7 4 (1.93%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.93%) DataPower
7 4 (1.93%) Clustering
8 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.97%) CMDB
9 2 (0.97%) FMCG
9 2 (0.97%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) STB
9 2 (0.97%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 85 (41.06%) Linux
2 70 (33.82%) Windows
3 48 (23.19%) UNIX
4 20 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.83%) Solaris
8 5 (2.42%) FreeBSD
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.77%) ITIL
1 43 (20.77%) Network Management
2 25 (12.08%) Load Balancing
3 19 (9.18%) Change Management
4 18 (8.70%) Service Management
5 16 (7.73%) Configuration Management
5 16 (7.73%) Network Design
5 16 (7.73%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (6.28%) ITIL V3
6 13 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.80%) Project Management
8 11 (5.31%) ETL
8 11 (5.31%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.31%) Time Management
9 10 (4.83%) E-Discovery
9 10 (4.83%) Data Analytics
9 10 (4.83%) Analytics
10 9 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.35%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.12%) SQL
2 41 (19.81%) Perl
3 35 (16.91%) Java
4 17 (8.21%) Python
4 17 (8.21%) C++
5 12 (5.80%) Shell Script
5 12 (5.80%) C#
6 9 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.90%) C
7 6 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.90%) Ruby
8 5 (2.42%) PHP
9 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.97%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.97%) Go
11 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.97%) VBScript
11 2 (0.97%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 55 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (16.43%) CCNP
3 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
4 31 (14.98%) CCNA
5 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.25%) CCIE
7 12 (5.80%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.80%) Degree
8 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.38%) CCDP
9 7 (3.38%) CISSP
10 5 (2.42%) CCSP
10 5 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.93%) MCSA
11 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.45%) VCAP
12 3 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.83%) SLA
3 9 (4.35%) QA
4 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.48%) DO-178B
System Software
1 27 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.18%) vSphere
4 15 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.83%) Firmware
6 8 (3.86%) XenApp
7 7 (3.38%) vCloud
8 5 (2.42%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.42%) Samba
9 4 (1.93%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.93%) XenServer
9 4 (1.93%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.45%) Xen
10 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.97%) NFS
11 2 (0.97%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.97%) KVM
12 1 (0.48%) iptables
12 1 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (8.21%) Netcool
3 15 (7.25%) SCCM
4 10 (4.83%) WMI
5 9 (4.35%) SCOM
6 8 (3.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (3.38%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (2.42%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.42%) HP UCMDB
9 4 (1.93%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (1.93%) OpenNMS
9 4 (1.93%) Nagios
9 4 (1.93%) RANCID
10 3 (1.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (1.45%) MOM
10 3 (1.45%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.45%) Puppet
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 92 (44.44%) Cisco
2 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
3 36 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 35 (16.91%) Oracle
5 34 (16.43%) VMware
6 33 (15.94%) HP
7 31 (14.98%) F5
8 29 (14.01%) Juniper
9 21 (10.14%) IBM
10 18 (8.70%) Citrix
10 18 (8.70%) NetApp
11 16 (7.73%) Brocade
12 12 (5.80%) SolarWinds
12 12 (5.80%) CommVault
12 12 (5.80%) Dell
13 11 (5.31%) EMC
13 11 (5.31%) McAfee
14 10 (4.83%) Huawei
15 9 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 8 (3.86%) 3PAR
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