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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 490 492 456
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Contract jobs citing SNMP 118 111 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.52% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 33
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£375 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £280
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £33.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +87.50%

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
8000 7309 7055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.29% 13.58% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 3952 3587
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 387 527
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 1 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 95 £375 +2.73% 26
London 0 42 £375 +11.11% 7
South East -21 31 £375 +7.14% 10
Hampshire +5 12 £438 +19.86%
North West -14 11 £375 - 4
Berkshire -8 10 £350 +7.69% 3
Manchester -7 8 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 6 £500 +45.45% 2
Reading 0 6 £350 +7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £500 +45.45% 4
Scotland -2 6 £325 -5.79% 1
Bromley - 5 £245 -
Renfrewshire +6 4 - -
Erskine +5 4 - -
West Midlands -3 4 - - 1
City of London -9 4 £388 +19.23% 4
East Midlands - 4 £285 -
Worcestershire - 4 - -
Chesterfield - 4 £285 -
Derbyshire - 4 £285 -
Redditch - 4 - -
East of England 0 3 £338 - 3
Hertfordshire -10 3 £338 - 1
Preston - 3 £356 -
Lancashire - 3 £356 -
Wales -7 2 £400 - 1
West Wales - 2 £400 -
Swansea - 2 £400 -
Slough +6 1 £400 -
Hook -4 1 £375 +7.14%

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 100 (46.08%) Cisco
2 87 (40.09%) Linux
3 66 (30.41%) Firewall
4 65 (29.95%) TCP/IP
5 64 (29.49%) WAN
6 61 (28.11%) LAN
6 61 (28.11%) Windows
7 56 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (24.42%) SQL
9 52 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 49 (22.58%) VPN
10 49 (22.58%) UNIX
11 48 (22.12%) DNS
12 46 (21.20%) SSL
13 45 (20.74%) MPLS
14 44 (20.28%) ITIL
14 44 (20.28%) MS Excel
15 42 (19.35%) Network Management
16 40 (18.43%) Perl
17 39 (17.97%) XML
17 39 (17.97%) SMTP
17 39 (17.97%) OSPF
17 39 (17.97%) BGP
18 38 (17.51%) IPsec
19 37 (17.05%) CCNP
19 37 (17.05%) Java
19 37 (17.05%) Data Centre
20 35 (16.13%) CheckPoint
21 33 (15.21%) Finance
21 33 (15.21%) Oracle

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (4.61%) Apache
2 8 (3.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.69%) JBoss
2 8 (3.69%) CMS
2 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.76%) IIS
4 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.30%) Jetty
4 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.38%) Lync
7 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (20.28%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.75%) MS Office
3 27 (12.44%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.37%) SaaS
2 4 (1.84%) PaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (30.41%) Firewall
2 65 (29.95%) TCP/IP
3 64 (29.49%) WAN
4 61 (28.11%) LAN
5 49 (22.58%) VPN
6 48 (22.12%) DNS
7 46 (21.20%) SSL
8 45 (20.74%) MPLS
9 39 (17.97%) OSPF
9 39 (17.97%) BGP
9 39 (17.97%) SMTP
10 38 (17.51%) IPsec
11 31 (14.29%) DHCP
12 27 (12.44%) Telnet
13 26 (11.98%) VLAN
14 25 (11.52%) Network Security
14 25 (11.52%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (11.52%) SAN
15 23 (10.60%) Wireless
16 22 (10.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.76%) MySQL
3 17 (7.83%) RDBMS
4 14 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.15%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.30%) Maven
3 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.38%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.38%) Subversion
4 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.92%) JUnit
5 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.92%) GCC
5 2 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.46%) JMeter
6 1 (0.46%) Ant
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 33 (15.21%) Finance
2 30 (13.82%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.68%) Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Retail
5 6 (2.76%) Back Office
6 4 (1.84%) Legal
6 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Law
7 3 (1.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.38%) Military
8 2 (0.92%) Games
8 2 (0.92%) Electronics
8 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 53 (24.42%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.29%) Developer
3 19 (8.76%) Architect
4 13 (5.99%) Analyst
5 12 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (4.15%) Administrator
7 9 (4.15%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.69%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.23%) IP Engineer
10 6 (2.76%) Designer
10 6 (2.76%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.76%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.76%) Consultant
10 6 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.76%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.30%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.97%) XML
2 24 (11.06%) Web Services
3 11 (5.07%) SOAP
4 10 (4.61%) CSS
4 10 (4.61%) XSD
5 9 (4.15%) XSLT
5 9 (4.15%) HTML
6 8 (3.69%) JMS
6 8 (3.69%) Java RMI
6 8 (3.69%) Ajax
7 6 (2.76%) Spring
7 6 (2.76%) JavaBeans
7 6 (2.76%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.76%) XSL
7 6 (2.76%) .NET
7 6 (2.76%) J2EE
7 6 (2.76%) JSP
7 6 (2.76%) Servlets
7 6 (2.76%) Struts
7 6 (2.76%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.53%) Device Driver
4 9 (4.15%) e-Health
4 9 (4.15%) PKI
4 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.69%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.69%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.23%) NHS
7 5 (2.30%) DataPower
7 5 (2.30%) Statistics
7 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.92%) FMCG
8 2 (0.92%) MPEG
8 2 (0.92%) BBC
8 2 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 87 (40.09%) Linux
2 61 (28.11%) Windows
3 49 (22.58%) UNIX
4 13 (5.99%) Solaris
5 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.07%) FreeBSD
7 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.28%) ITIL
2 42 (19.35%) Network Management
3 20 (9.22%) Load Balancing
3 20 (9.22%) Configuration Management
4 16 (7.37%) Service Management
5 15 (6.91%) Time Management
5 15 (6.91%) Network Design
6 14 (6.45%) Change Control
7 13 (5.99%) Data Analytics
7 13 (5.99%) Analytics
7 13 (5.99%) E-Discovery
7 13 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.53%) Business Continuity
8 12 (5.53%) Project Management
8 12 (5.53%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (5.07%) Performance Management
9 11 (5.07%) ETL
10 10 (4.61%) UML
10 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.42%) SQL
2 40 (18.43%) Perl
3 37 (17.05%) Java
4 21 (9.68%) C++
5 16 (7.37%) Python
5 16 (7.37%) C#
6 15 (6.91%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.69%) C
9 7 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.23%) PHP
10 6 (2.76%) Ruby
11 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.38%) VBScript
12 3 (1.38%) VB
12 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.38%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (17.05%) CCNP
3 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.14%) CCNA
5 21 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.83%) Degree
7 12 (5.53%) CCIE
8 9 (4.15%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.23%) CISSP
11 6 (2.76%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (2.76%) CCDP
12 5 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (2.30%) CCSP
12 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (1.84%) VCAP
13 4 (1.84%) CCDE
13 4 (1.84%) CCSE
14 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.45%) SLA
2 12 (5.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.61%) QA
4 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.22%) vSphere
3 18 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.15%) XenApp
6 8 (3.69%) Firmware
6 8 (3.69%) vCloud
7 5 (2.30%) Samba
8 4 (1.84%) XenServer
8 4 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.38%) Xen
10 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.46%) NFS
11 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (8.29%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (5.99%) Netcool
3 12 (5.53%) WMI
3 12 (5.53%) SCCM
4 7 (3.23%) SCOM
4 7 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (2.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (2.76%) Nagios
6 5 (2.30%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.30%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (1.84%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.38%) Foglight
8 3 (1.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.38%) MOM
8 3 (1.38%) Puppet
8 3 (1.38%) Iperf
9 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 100 (46.08%) Cisco
2 52 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 33 (15.21%) Oracle
5 32 (14.75%) Juniper
6 31 (14.29%) HP
7 28 (12.90%) F5
8 27 (12.44%) VMware
9 17 (7.83%) Dell
9 17 (7.83%) Citrix
10 16 (7.37%) IBM
10 16 (7.37%) NetApp
10 16 (7.37%) Brocade
11 15 (6.91%) SolarWinds
12 14 (6.45%) Huawei
13 13 (5.99%) CommVault
14 12 (5.53%) Sun
15 11 (5.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 9 (4.15%) 3PAR
16 9 (4.15%) Greenplum
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