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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 508 436 442
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +6
Contract jobs citing SNMP 95 116 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.57% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 59
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £19.15 £40.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £49.55 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £33.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -39.44%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7353 7384 9261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 15.20% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 3656 4316
Average daily rate £360 £348 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 588 622
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -65 80 £353 +4.44% 46
London -44 37 £350 -12.50% 14
South East -4 25 £313 -7.40% 17
Berkshire -2 10 £275 -1.78% 12
Surrey -8 10 - -
Guildford - 9 - -
South West -12 7 £450 +37.09% 7
North West -22 7 - - 4
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 - 4
Gloucester - 7 £450 - 3
Scotland -3 6 £300 - 3
Reading -7 6 £280 - 9
City of London -15 6 £300 +7.14% 3
Hampshire -6 5 £345 +10.84% 2
Manchester -14 5 - - 2
East of England -40 4 - - 4
Essex - 3 - -
Basildon - 3 - -
Portsmouth -6 2 - - 1
Cheshire -9 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Carlisle - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 3

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 86 (39.81%) Cisco
2 82 (37.96%) DNS
2 82 (37.96%) Linux
3 63 (29.17%) Perl
4 61 (28.24%) Firewall
5 54 (25.00%) Network Management
6 52 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (23.61%) Windows
8 50 (23.15%) UNIX
9 47 (21.76%) SMTP
10 45 (20.83%) Apache
11 44 (20.37%) VPN
12 42 (19.44%) OSPF
13 40 (18.52%) BGP
13 40 (18.52%) MPLS
13 40 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 40 (18.52%) Oracle
14 39 (18.06%) LAN
15 38 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
16 37 (17.13%) WAN
17 36 (16.67%) CCNP
18 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
18 33 (15.28%) LDAP
18 33 (15.28%) Telecoms
19 32 (14.81%) F5
20 31 (14.35%) VMware
20 31 (14.35%) Java
21 30 (13.89%) MySQL
21 30 (13.89%) VoIP
22 29 (13.43%) Red Hat

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (20.83%) Apache
2 13 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.39%) IIS
5 3 (1.39%) Lync
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Node.js
6 2 (0.93%) Jetty
6 2 (0.93%) Zope
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.46%) Liferay
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Exstream
2 1 (0.46%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (37.96%) DNS
2 61 (28.24%) Firewall
3 47 (21.76%) SMTP
4 44 (20.37%) VPN
5 42 (19.44%) OSPF
6 40 (18.52%) BGP
6 40 (18.52%) MPLS
6 40 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 39 (18.06%) LAN
8 38 (17.59%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (17.13%) WAN
10 33 (15.28%) LDAP
11 30 (13.89%) VoIP
12 29 (13.43%) Wireless
13 28 (12.96%) SSH
14 26 (12.04%) HTTP
14 26 (12.04%) SAN
15 24 (11.11%) IPsec
16 21 (9.72%) Internet
16 21 (9.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.89%) MySQL
2 19 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.87%) SQL Server
5 16 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 14 (6.48%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.24%) Big Data
8 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.46%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.46%) QlikView
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Subversion
2 6 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.93%) Hudson
5 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.46%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 33 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (3.24%) Games
4 6 (2.78%) Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.39%) Military
6 3 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (17.13%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.89%) Architect
3 27 (12.50%) Developer
4 22 (10.19%) Consultant
5 21 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (8.80%) Administrator
7 13 (6.02%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.09%) IP Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Security Engineer
9 10 (4.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.78%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.31%) Network Consultant
13 5 (2.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.31%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.72%) XML
2 18 (8.33%) Web Services
3 13 (6.02%) HTML
3 13 (6.02%) CSS
4 12 (5.56%) J2EE
5 9 (4.17%) JSON
6 7 (3.24%) .NET
7 6 (2.78%) jQuery
7 6 (2.78%) HTML5
8 4 (1.85%) Spring
8 4 (1.85%) CORBA
9 3 (1.39%) SOAP
9 3 (1.39%) REST
9 3 (1.39%) CSS3
10 2 (0.93%) Ajax
10 2 (0.93%) Memcached
10 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.93%) Servlets
11 1 (0.46%) JMS
11 1 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) Open Source
2 6 (2.78%) NHS
3 5 (2.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.85%) Replication
4 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.93%) PKI
5 2 (0.93%) CMDB
5 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.93%) FMCG
5 2 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) IVR
6 1 (0.46%) AS400
6 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.46%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.46%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.96%) Linux
2 51 (23.61%) Windows
3 50 (23.15%) UNIX
4 20 (9.26%) Solaris
5 18 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.31%) AIX
8 5 (2.31%) CentOS
8 5 (2.31%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) HPUX
11 1 (0.46%) OS/390
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.00%) Network Management
2 18 (8.33%) Project Management
3 15 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (6.02%) Configuration Management
4 13 (6.02%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.02%) Network Design
4 13 (6.02%) SIEM
5 12 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (5.09%) ITIL
6 11 (5.09%) Risk Management
7 10 (4.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.63%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.63%) Identity Management
7 10 (4.63%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.17%) OO
8 9 (4.17%) Password Management
8 9 (4.17%) Network Architecture
9 8 (3.70%) Data Security
9 8 (3.70%) Workflow
10 7 (3.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.17%) Perl
2 31 (14.35%) Java
3 21 (9.72%) C++
4 19 (8.80%) Shell Script
4 19 (8.80%) SQL
4 19 (8.80%) Python
5 17 (7.87%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.41%) C
7 14 (6.48%) PHP
8 12 (5.56%) C#
9 11 (5.09%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.24%) VBScript
10 7 (3.24%) AWK
10 7 (3.24%) sed
10 7 (3.24%) Korn
11 6 (2.78%) VB
12 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.31%) Ruby
13 4 (1.85%) Groovy
14 1 (0.46%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 52 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (16.67%) CCNP
3 25 (11.57%) CCNA
4 24 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 21 (9.72%) CCIE
6 15 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 14 (6.48%) CISSP
8 12 (5.56%) CCDP
9 10 (4.63%) RHCE
10 9 (4.17%) Degree
11 6 (2.78%) CCSP
11 6 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.85%) CCDA
13 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.39%) MCSE
13 3 (1.39%) MCSA
13 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.93%) RHCT
14 2 (0.93%) CCIP
15 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.17%) QA
3 6 (2.78%) SLA
4 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (12.50%) NFS
2 25 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.70%) vSphere
5 6 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.78%) Samba
6 5 (2.31%) Xen
7 4 (1.85%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.85%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.93%) Varnish
8 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
9 1 (0.46%) XenServer
9 1 (0.46%) Postfix
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (6.94%) Puppet
2 12 (5.56%) Nagios
3 11 (5.09%) Netcool
4 9 (4.17%) OpenView
4 9 (4.17%) Cacti
5 7 (3.24%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (2.78%) Munin
6 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.85%) OVSD
8 4 (1.85%) WMI
8 4 (1.85%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.85%) Zenoss
8 4 (1.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.39%) SCOM
10 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.93%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 86 (39.81%) Cisco
2 40 (18.52%) Oracle
3 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
4 32 (14.81%) F5
5 31 (14.35%) VMware
6 29 (13.43%) Red Hat
7 28 (12.96%) CheckPoint
7 28 (12.96%) HP
8 20 (9.26%) Juniper
9 18 (8.33%) EMC
10 16 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.56%) JBoss
11 12 (5.56%) Ericsson
12 11 (5.09%) Nortel
13 10 (4.63%) Huawei
13 10 (4.63%) NetApp
13 10 (4.63%) Cyber-Ark
14 9 (4.17%) Blue Coat
15 8 (3.70%) Greenplum
15 8 (3.70%) IBM
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