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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 500 458 427
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -31
Contract jobs citing SNMP 77 103 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.59% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 50
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£325 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.23%

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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 26 January 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
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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -48 70 £324 -13.66% 34
London -1 40 £300 -20.00% 11
South East -19 18 £321 -23.05% 13
City of London +14 14 £320 -14.66% 2
Berkshire 0 8 £330 -20.95% 8
Hampshire -18 5 £323 -8.51% 2
Slough -3 3 £260 -
East of England -5 3 £381 +17.30% 3
North East - 3 £530 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £530 -
Scotland -11 2 £347 -13.69% 1
South West -27 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £320 -
Wales - 2 £500 - 1
South Wales - 2 £500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £320 -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 £320 -
Reading - 2 - - 3
Crawley - 2 - -
Cheshire +1 1 £375 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £413 -
Cambridge -9 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -18 1 - - 2
North West -22 1 £375 -37.50% 3
Surrey - 1 £320 -
Kent - 1 £205 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £413 - 1
Shropshire - - - -

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 118 (49.58%) Cisco
2 94 (39.50%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (39.50%) Firewall
3 81 (34.03%) TCP/IP
4 71 (29.83%) Windows
4 71 (29.83%) Linux
5 70 (29.41%) VPN
6 67 (28.15%) OSPF
7 64 (26.89%) BGP
7 64 (26.89%) CCNP
8 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
9 55 (23.11%) CCIE
10 52 (21.85%) WAN
11 47 (19.75%) Perl
11 47 (19.75%) Network Management
12 44 (18.49%) MPLS
12 44 (18.49%) VMware
12 44 (18.49%) SQL
13 42 (17.65%) UNIX
14 41 (17.23%) DNS
15 40 (16.81%) Security Cleared
16 39 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (16.39%) LAN
16 39 (16.39%) EIGRP
17 38 (15.97%) Telecoms
17 38 (15.97%) HSRP
18 37 (15.55%) Load Balancing
19 35 (14.71%) VRRP
19 35 (14.71%) HP
20 34 (14.29%) Active Directory

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (6.30%) Apache
2 12 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.20%) CMS
5 9 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.10%) IIS
8 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.26%) Quickr
10 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.42%) Jetty
11 1 (0.42%) nginx
11 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (11.34%) MS Office
2 18 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.52%) PaaS
1 6 (2.52%) IaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (39.50%) Firewall
2 81 (34.03%) TCP/IP
3 70 (29.41%) VPN
4 67 (28.15%) OSPF
5 64 (26.89%) BGP
6 52 (21.85%) WAN
7 44 (18.49%) MPLS
8 41 (17.23%) DNS
9 39 (16.39%) LAN
9 39 (16.39%) EIGRP
9 39 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (15.97%) HSRP
11 35 (14.71%) VRRP
12 34 (14.29%) TACACS
12 34 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (13.87%) IPsec
14 31 (13.03%) SSL
15 28 (11.76%) FTP
16 27 (11.34%) DHCP
16 27 (11.34%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.36%) MySQL
3 7 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.26%) DB2
5 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.68%) JIRA
3 3 (1.26%) Selenium
3 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.26%) JUnit
3 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.26%) Mockito
3 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.26%) Checkstyle
4 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (15.97%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.56%) Retail
3 12 (5.04%) Finance
4 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.26%) Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Back Office
5 3 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (19.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (10.92%) Consultant
3 25 (10.50%) Developer
4 20 (8.40%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.30%) Analyst
5 15 (6.30%) Architect
5 15 (6.30%) Java Developer
6 14 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (5.88%) IP Engineer
7 13 (5.46%) Network Support
7 13 (5.46%) Design Engineer
8 11 (4.62%) Cisco Support
8 11 (4.62%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 10 (4.20%) Java Engineer
9 10 (4.20%) Network Consultant
9 10 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.36%) Administrator
10 8 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Build Engineer
11 7 (2.94%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.08%) XML
2 17 (7.14%) Web Services
3 15 (6.30%) JMS
3 15 (6.30%) Java RMI
3 15 (6.30%) Hibernate
3 15 (6.30%) Spring
4 13 (5.46%) Ajax
4 13 (5.46%) JavaBeans
4 13 (5.46%) Struts
4 13 (5.46%) XSD
4 13 (5.46%) XSL
4 13 (5.46%) HTML
4 13 (5.46%) J2EE
4 13 (5.46%) CSS
4 13 (5.46%) JSP
4 13 (5.46%) Servlets
4 13 (5.46%) JSTL
5 4 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.26%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.84%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.98%) FlexPod
2 17 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.04%) Device Driver
4 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.52%) NHS
7 5 (2.10%) Open Source
8 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.68%) FMCG
8 4 (1.68%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) e-Health
9 3 (1.26%) Derivative
9 3 (1.26%) CMDB
9 3 (1.26%) iSeries
10 2 (0.84%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) iPhone
11 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.83%) Windows
1 71 (29.83%) Linux
2 42 (17.65%) UNIX
3 28 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.36%) Solaris
7 7 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.68%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.26%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.26%) AIX
9 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.84%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.75%) Network Management
2 37 (15.55%) Load Balancing
3 27 (11.34%) Network Design
4 24 (10.08%) Change Management
5 23 (9.66%) ITIL
6 18 (7.56%) Performance Management
7 16 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (6.30%) UML
8 15 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.30%) Validation
9 14 (5.88%) Network Architecture
10 13 (5.46%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (5.46%) Multithreading
10 13 (5.46%) Scrum
10 13 (5.46%) TDD
10 13 (5.46%) OO
10 13 (5.46%) SOA
10 13 (5.46%) User Stories
11 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.75%) Perl
2 44 (18.49%) SQL
3 23 (9.66%) Java
4 13 (5.46%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.46%) Python
5 10 (4.20%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.36%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.94%) R
8 6 (2.52%) Ruby
8 6 (2.52%) C#
8 6 (2.52%) C++
9 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) Golang
10 1 (0.42%) C
10 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (39.50%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (26.89%) CCNP
3 55 (23.11%) CCIE
4 40 (16.81%) Security Cleared
5 32 (13.45%) SC Cleared
5 32 (13.45%) CCNA
6 24 (10.08%) CISSP
7 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (5.88%) Degree
9 9 (3.78%) CCSP
10 8 (3.36%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.52%) CCDP
11 6 (2.52%) MCSE
12 5 (2.10%) MCSA
12 5 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.68%) MCP
13 4 (1.68%) MCTS
14 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.84%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) SLA
1 15 (6.30%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.14%) Firmware
4 14 (5.88%) vSphere
5 9 (3.78%) DFS Replication
6 8 (3.36%) VMware Server
7 7 (2.94%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.10%) XenApp
8 5 (2.10%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.68%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.68%) Snort
9 4 (1.68%) Nmap
9 4 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.84%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.84%) vCloud
10 2 (0.84%) NFS
10 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (8.82%) SCCM
2 19 (7.98%) OpenNMS
2 19 (7.98%) RANCID
3 16 (6.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (4.20%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.20%) Netcool
4 10 (4.20%) SCOM
4 10 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (2.94%) Nessus
5 7 (2.94%) WMI
6 6 (2.52%) Nagios
6 6 (2.52%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.10%) Puppet
8 4 (1.68%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.68%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (1.26%) HP NNM
9 3 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 118 (49.58%) Cisco
2 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 44 (18.49%) VMware
4 35 (14.71%) HP
5 28 (11.76%) Juniper
6 26 (10.92%) CheckPoint
7 20 (8.40%) Huawei
8 17 (7.14%) IBM
9 16 (6.72%) F5
10 15 (6.30%) Citrix
10 15 (6.30%) NetApp
11 14 (5.88%) Oracle
11 14 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (5.04%) Nokia
12 12 (5.04%) Redback
12 12 (5.04%) Radware
13 11 (4.62%) Ericsson
14 9 (3.78%) EMC
14 9 (3.78%) Nortel
14 9 (3.78%) SolarWinds
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