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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 473 487 456
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing SNMP 134 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 37
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£368 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £450 £280
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +109.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 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 22 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 -4 107 £375 - 29
London +12 50 £340 -2.85% 8
South East -4 33 £388 +19.23% 8
Berkshire -2 17 £413 +36.36% 1
North West -15 12 £350 - 1
City of London +13 10 £340 +13.33% 2
Reading +8 10 £394 +21.15% 1
Manchester -8 9 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £463 - 3
Milton Keynes - 7 £463 - 1
East of England +9 6 £333 -1.48% 8
Hampshire +1 6 £375 - 2
Scotland -1 6 £347 +20.86% 1
East Midlands - 6 £285 -
Slough +3 3 £425 +86.81%
Hertfordshire +2 3 £215 - 3
Renfrewshire +2 3 £347 +26.35%
Lancashire - 3 £363 -
Erskine - 3 £347 -
Preston - 3 £363 -
Derbyshire - 3 £285 -
Bromley - 3 £245 -
Chesterfield - 3 £285 -
Wales +8 2 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £416 -
Northampton - 2 £416 -
Swansea - 2 £400 -
West Wales - 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire +6 1 £450 +33.33%
Essex +1 1 - - 2

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 86 (41.95%) Cisco
2 84 (40.98%) Linux
3 64 (31.22%) Windows
4 57 (27.80%) Firewall
5 54 (26.34%) WAN
6 53 (25.85%) TCP/IP
7 51 (24.88%) Microsoft
8 50 (24.39%) SQL
9 49 (23.90%) LAN
10 47 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (21.95%) VPN
12 44 (21.46%) UNIX
12 44 (21.46%) Network Management
13 42 (20.49%) ITIL
13 42 (20.49%) SSL
14 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
15 37 (18.05%) DNS
16 36 (17.56%) Perl
17 35 (17.07%) Java
17 35 (17.07%) Oracle
17 35 (17.07%) CheckPoint
18 34 (16.59%) MPLS
18 34 (16.59%) BGP
18 34 (16.59%) XML
19 32 (15.61%) SMTP
19 32 (15.61%) OSPF
20 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
21 30 (14.63%) F5
21 30 (14.63%) IPsec
21 30 (14.63%) VMware

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (5.37%) Apache
2 9 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.90%) JBoss
3 8 (3.90%) CMS
4 7 (3.41%) IIS
4 7 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.93%) Jetty
6 3 (1.46%) Lync
6 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) Quickr
8 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.15%) MS Office
3 24 (11.71%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.46%) PaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (27.80%) Firewall
2 54 (26.34%) WAN
3 53 (25.85%) TCP/IP
4 49 (23.90%) LAN
5 45 (21.95%) VPN
6 42 (20.49%) SSL
7 37 (18.05%) DNS
8 34 (16.59%) MPLS
8 34 (16.59%) BGP
9 32 (15.61%) SMTP
9 32 (15.61%) OSPF
10 30 (14.63%) IPsec
11 29 (14.15%) SAN
12 27 (13.17%) VLAN
13 24 (11.71%) DHCP
13 24 (11.71%) Telnet
14 21 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (9.76%) Network Security
16 19 (9.27%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (8.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.73%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (7.80%) MySQL
3 13 (6.34%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.41%) Big Data
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.44%) Maven
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.98%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.98%) Selenium
4 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.98%) JUnit
4 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.22%) Finance
3 13 (6.34%) Banking
4 9 (4.39%) Retail
5 6 (2.93%) Back Office
6 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Law
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Front Office
7 3 (1.46%) Military
8 2 (0.98%) Billing
8 2 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Avionics
9 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (18.54%) Network Engineer
2 31 (15.12%) Developer
3 18 (8.78%) Architect
4 16 (7.80%) Analyst
5 14 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.39%) Administrator
6 9 (4.39%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.39%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (3.90%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.90%) Consultant
8 7 (3.41%) IP Engineer
8 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (2.93%) Designer
9 6 (2.93%) Technical Architect
9 6 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (2.93%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.44%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.59%) XML
2 19 (9.27%) Web Services
3 9 (4.39%) XSD
4 8 (3.90%) Ajax
4 8 (3.90%) SOAP
4 8 (3.90%) HTML
4 8 (3.90%) JMS
4 8 (3.90%) Java RMI
4 8 (3.90%) XSLT
5 7 (3.41%) CSS
6 6 (2.93%) Spring
6 6 (2.93%) JSTL
6 6 (2.93%) Struts
6 6 (2.93%) XSL
6 6 (2.93%) JSP
6 6 (2.93%) Servlets
6 6 (2.93%) J2EE
6 6 (2.93%) JavaBeans
6 6 (2.93%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Device Driver
2 10 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.90%) PKI
5 7 (3.41%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.41%) NHS
5 7 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.41%) Open Source
6 5 (2.44%) e-Health
7 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.95%) DataPower
8 3 (1.46%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) Statistics
9 2 (0.98%) STB
9 2 (0.98%) IPTV
9 2 (0.98%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.98%) FMCG
9 2 (0.98%) MPEG
9 2 (0.98%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.98%) Linux
2 64 (31.22%) Windows
3 44 (21.46%) UNIX
4 19 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.88%) Solaris
8 8 (3.90%) FreeBSD
9 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.49%) CentOS
11 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.46%) Network Management
2 42 (20.49%) ITIL
3 25 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 18 (8.78%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.29%) Network Design
6 16 (7.80%) Service Management
7 14 (6.83%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (6.34%) Change Management
8 13 (6.34%) ITIL V3
8 13 (6.34%) Time Management
8 13 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.85%) Project Management
10 11 (5.37%) ETL
10 11 (5.37%) E-Discovery
10 11 (5.37%) Analytics
10 11 (5.37%) Data Analytics
10 11 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.88%) Change Control
12 9 (4.39%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.39%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.39%) SQL
2 36 (17.56%) Perl
3 35 (17.07%) Java
4 17 (8.29%) C++
5 16 (7.80%) Python
6 12 (5.85%) C#
6 12 (5.85%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.93%) Ruby
8 6 (2.93%) C
8 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.44%) PHP
10 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.46%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.98%) VBScript
12 2 (0.98%) VB
12 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.98%) Go
13 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (22.93%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
3 30 (14.63%) CCNP
4 24 (11.71%) CCNA
5 21 (10.24%) SC Cleared
6 15 (7.32%) Degree
7 11 (5.37%) CCIE
8 10 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.41%) CISSP
10 7 (3.41%) CCDP
11 5 (2.44%) CCSP
11 5 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.95%) MCSA
12 4 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.46%) VCAP
13 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.46%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) PCI DSS
1 12 (5.85%) SLA
2 9 (4.39%) QA
3 7 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 27 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.76%) vSphere
3 15 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.88%) Firmware
5 8 (3.90%) XenApp
6 7 (3.41%) vCloud
7 5 (2.44%) Samba
7 5 (2.44%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.95%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.95%) XenServer
9 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.46%) Xen
10 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.98%) NFS
10 2 (0.98%) KVM
11 1 (0.49%) iptables
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.73%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (8.29%) Netcool
3 15 (7.32%) SCCM
4 11 (5.37%) WMI
5 10 (4.88%) SCOM
6 8 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (3.41%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.41%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (2.93%) Nagios
9 5 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (2.44%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.46%) Iperf
10 3 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.46%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (1.46%) MOM
10 3 (1.46%) Puppet
11 2 (0.98%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.98%) BMC Performance Manager
11 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 86 (41.95%) Cisco
2 51 (24.88%) Microsoft
3 35 (17.07%) Oracle
3 35 (17.07%) CheckPoint
4 30 (14.63%) F5
4 30 (14.63%) VMware
4 30 (14.63%) Juniper
5 29 (14.15%) HP
6 21 (10.24%) IBM
7 18 (8.78%) NetApp
8 17 (8.29%) Citrix
9 16 (7.80%) Brocade
10 12 (5.85%) Huawei
10 12 (5.85%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.85%) Dell
10 12 (5.85%) CommVault
11 11 (5.37%) McAfee
11 11 (5.37%) EMC
12 9 (4.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (3.90%) 3PAR
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