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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 493 524 490
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Contract jobs citing SNMP 126 77 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.02% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 48
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £368 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.21% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%

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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 February 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
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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 106 £380 +17.82% 33
South East +36 51 £350 +20.17% 15
London -14 32 £415 +38.33% 6
Hampshire +21 20 £352 +9.14% 4
Berkshire +14 20 £344 +4.16% 3
Scotland +2 12 £400 +15.11% 2
Reading -3 12 £338 - 2
North West -10 9 £338 -13.73% 3
Manchester - 9 £338 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £400 -
Yorkshire -2 8 £485 +17.57% 1
Leeds - 7 £485 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £485 -
City of London +29 5 £413 +25.95% 1
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
North East -23 4 £405 -23.58%
Tyne and Wear -30 4 £405 -23.58%
Surrey - 4 £345 - 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £405 -
Newbury +11 3 £313 -
Renfrewshire -1 3 £275 -20.85% 2
Wales -4 3 £375 -25.00%
Erskine -8 3 £275 -20.85%
Hook +11 2 £323 -5.49%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £363 -12.12%
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 £363 -
Slough +8 1 £400 +53.84% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
Basingstoke - 1 £390 - 1

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (40.73%) Linux
2 121 (40.07%) Cisco
3 113 (37.42%) Windows
4 105 (34.77%) TCP/IP
5 100 (33.11%) DNS
6 95 (31.46%) Firewall
7 75 (24.83%) Unix
7 75 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (24.50%) Cisco Certification
9 69 (22.85%) SSL
10 67 (22.19%) LAN
11 66 (21.85%) BGP
12 63 (20.86%) OSPF
12 63 (20.86%) WAN
12 63 (20.86%) SMTP
13 62 (20.53%) VPN
14 61 (20.20%) Network Monitoring
15 60 (19.87%) HP
15 60 (19.87%) MPLS
16 58 (19.21%) DHCP
17 51 (16.89%) VMware
18 50 (16.56%) CCNA
18 50 (16.56%) Perl
19 49 (16.23%) Jenkins
20 48 (15.89%) Data Centre
20 48 (15.89%) Python
21 47 (15.56%) IPsec
21 47 (15.56%) PKI
22 46 (15.23%) ITIL
22 46 (15.23%) Java

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (12.91%) Confluence
2 25 (8.28%) Apache
3 23 (7.62%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.64%) CMS
5 11 (3.64%) IIS
6 9 (2.98%) Jetty
7 8 (2.65%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.99%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.32%) nginx
11 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.66%) JBoss
12 2 (0.66%) Lync
12 2 (0.66%) SAS
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.65%) MS Office
4 6 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Relativity
2 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.65%) SaaS
3 7 (2.32%) SoftLayer
4 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.66%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 105 (34.77%) TCP/IP
2 100 (33.11%) DNS
3 95 (31.46%) Firewall
4 69 (22.85%) SSL
5 67 (22.19%) LAN
6 66 (21.85%) BGP
7 63 (20.86%) OSPF
7 63 (20.86%) SMTP
7 63 (20.86%) WAN
8 62 (20.53%) VPN
9 60 (19.87%) MPLS
10 58 (19.21%) DHCP
11 47 (15.56%) IPsec
12 46 (15.23%) Ethernet
13 41 (13.58%) Network Security
13 41 (13.58%) VoIP
14 39 (12.91%) HSRP
15 34 (11.26%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (10.26%) FTP
17 28 (9.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.63%) MySQL
2 14 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.98%) Big Data
3 9 (2.98%) Couchbase
4 8 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.32%) InfluxDB
5 7 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.99%) DB2
7 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 49 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 43 (14.24%) JIRA
3 41 (13.58%) Cucumber
3 41 (13.58%) JMeter
4 40 (13.25%) Selenium
5 37 (12.25%) HP UFT
6 35 (11.59%) LoadRunner
7 27 (8.94%) Git (software)
8 19 (6.29%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (4.30%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.97%) StarTeam
11 11 (3.64%) Subversion
12 9 (2.98%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.66%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.32%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.99%) JConsole
15 3 (0.99%) JProfiler
15 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (13.91%) Finance
2 21 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.97%) Back Office
3 12 (3.97%) Front Office
4 11 (3.64%) Banking
5 10 (3.31%) Retail
6 9 (2.98%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.32%) Games
8 4 (1.32%) Military
9 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (23.84%) Network Engineer
2 26 (8.61%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (8.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (7.95%) Developer
4 22 (7.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (6.62%) Analyst
6 19 (6.29%) Test Leader
7 18 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.64%) Architect
10 12 (3.97%) Back Office Engineer
11 11 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.64%) Web Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.31%) Network Support
12 10 (3.31%) Test Manager
13 9 (2.98%) Administrator
13 9 (2.98%) Consultant
13 9 (2.98%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.59%) 802.1X
2 34 (11.26%) Web Services
3 24 (7.95%) .NET
4 17 (5.63%) XML
5 16 (5.30%) Spring
6 14 (4.64%) CSS
7 12 (3.97%) HTML
7 12 (3.97%) JMS
7 12 (3.97%) LAMP
7 12 (3.97%) Middleware
8 11 (3.64%) Ajax
8 11 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 11 (3.64%) Java RMI
8 11 (3.64%) JSP
8 11 (3.64%) Servlets
8 11 (3.64%) XSL
8 11 (3.64%) XSLT
9 10 (3.31%) Java EE
9 10 (3.31%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (2.98%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.89%) Data Centre
2 47 (15.56%) PKI
3 31 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 26 (8.61%) Statistics
5 19 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 17 (5.63%) Cryptography
6 17 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (4.30%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.65%) Clustering
10 5 (1.66%) e-Health
10 5 (1.66%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.32%) DTV
11 4 (1.32%) IPTV
11 4 (1.32%) MPEG
11 4 (1.32%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.99%) IVR
12 3 (0.99%) NHS
12 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.73%) Linux
2 113 (37.42%) Windows
3 75 (24.83%) Unix
4 34 (11.26%) Mac OS X
5 31 (10.26%) Windows Server
6 20 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.64%) CentOS
10 13 (4.30%) Solaris
11 12 (3.97%) Debian
11 12 (3.97%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.64%) Ubuntu
13 10 (3.31%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.20%) Network Monitoring
3 46 (15.23%) ITIL
4 38 (12.58%) Functional Testing
5 37 (12.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 35 (11.59%) Network Management
7 31 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 29 (9.60%) Capacity Management
8 29 (9.60%) Load Balancing
8 29 (9.60%) Test Automation
9 28 (9.27%) Network Design
10 27 (8.94%) Validation
11 26 (8.61%) Configuration Management
12 25 (8.28%) Problem Management
13 23 (7.62%) DevOps
13 23 (7.62%) High Availability
13 23 (7.62%) Information Security
14 20 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 19 (6.29%) Project Management
16 17 (5.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.56%) Perl
2 48 (15.89%) Python
3 46 (15.23%) Java
4 31 (10.26%) Ruby
4 31 (10.26%) SQL
5 30 (9.93%) Shell Script
6 29 (9.60%) JavaScript
7 28 (9.27%) C#
8 26 (8.61%) C
8 26 (8.61%) PowerShell
9 24 (7.95%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.64%) C++
11 5 (1.66%) VB
12 4 (1.32%) Korn
13 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) Tcl
14 1 (0.33%) R
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (24.50%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (16.56%) CCNA
3 43 (14.24%) Security Cleared
4 39 (12.91%) CCNP
5 36 (11.92%) Degree
6 33 (10.93%) SC Cleared
7 19 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (5.63%) CCIE
9 13 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.98%) MCTS
11 8 (2.65%) CISSP
11 8 (2.65%) MCP
12 7 (2.32%) CCSA
12 7 (2.32%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.99%) CCSE
13 6 (1.99%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.99%) MCSA
14 5 (1.66%) CISM
14 5 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.90%) QA
2 21 (6.95%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.31%) SLA
4 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.66%) GPG13
6 2 (0.66%) WAI
6 2 (0.66%) WCAG
7 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (10.93%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.64%) NFS
4 13 (4.30%) vSphere
5 11 (3.64%) Firmware
6 7 (2.32%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.32%) XenApp
7 6 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.99%) XenServer
8 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.32%) Samba
8 4 (1.32%) Varnish
8 4 (1.32%) vCloud
9 3 (0.99%) Docker
9 3 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.99%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.66%) iptables
10 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (8.61%) SCCM
2 24 (7.95%) Puppet
3 22 (7.28%) Nagios
4 13 (4.30%) logstash
5 11 (3.64%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.31%) Cacti
7 9 (2.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (2.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.32%) Grafana
8 7 (2.32%) Kibana
8 7 (2.32%) Uchiwa
9 6 (1.99%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.66%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
10 5 (1.66%) Iperf
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.66%) SCOM
10 5 (1.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 5 (1.66%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 121 (40.07%) Cisco
2 60 (19.87%) HP
3 51 (16.89%) VMware
4 39 (12.91%) Juniper
5 35 (11.59%) Oracle
6 30 (9.93%) F5
6 30 (9.93%) IBM
6 30 (9.93%) Microsoft
6 30 (9.93%) SolarWinds
7 27 (8.94%) CheckPoint
8 24 (7.95%) BMC
9 21 (6.95%) Red Hat
10 20 (6.62%) Citrix
10 20 (6.62%) Huawei
11 16 (5.30%) CA
12 14 (4.64%) Avaya
12 14 (4.64%) Palo Alto
13 13 (4.30%) Aruba
13 13 (4.30%) Brocade
14 12 (3.97%) Dell
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Renfrewshire
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