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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 494 436 427
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -9
Contract jobs citing SNMP 93 102 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.40% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 57
Average daily rate £355 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £298 £315
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £19.05 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £50.85 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -39.04%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7090 7278 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.99% 15.26% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3618 4325
Average daily rate £356 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 576 612
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%

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 24 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 24 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 -66 78 £365 +10.60% 15
London -18 35 £350 -12.50% 6
South East +7 22 £280 -9.31% 3
Surrey +2 10 - -
Berkshire -6 9 £254 -9.37% 2
South West -9 9 £450 +37.09% 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £450 - 2
Gloucester - 9 £450 - 2
Guildford - 9 - -
North West -22 7 - - 2
City of London -2 6 £300 +3.44%
Reading -6 6 £280 - 1
Scotland -6 5 £300 -
Manchester -12 5 - - 1
East of England -29 5 - - 1
Hampshire +5 3 £345 +10.84%
Essex - 3 - -
Basildon - 3 - -
Portsmouth -3 2 - -
Hertfordshire -5 2 - -
Cheshire -8 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Carlisle - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 78 (39.80%) DNS
2 75 (38.27%) Cisco
2 75 (38.27%) Linux
3 62 (31.63%) Perl
4 51 (26.02%) Windows
5 49 (25.00%) Firewall
6 48 (24.49%) UNIX
7 47 (23.98%) Network Management
8 46 (23.47%) Apache
8 46 (23.47%) SMTP
9 45 (22.96%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (21.43%) MPLS
11 37 (18.88%) VPN
11 37 (18.88%) Oracle
12 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
12 36 (18.37%) OSPF
12 36 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (17.35%) BGP
14 33 (16.84%) LDAP
15 32 (16.33%) LAN
15 32 (16.33%) Microsoft
16 31 (15.82%) VMware
16 31 (15.82%) CCNP
16 31 (15.82%) WAN
16 31 (15.82%) MySQL
16 31 (15.82%) Java
17 30 (15.31%) F5
18 29 (14.80%) CheckPoint
19 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
20 27 (13.78%) Red Hat

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 46 (23.47%) Apache
2 12 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.04%) IIS
4 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.02%) Zope
5 2 (1.02%) Jetty
5 2 (1.02%) Node.js
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Exstream
2 1 (0.51%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Office 365
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (39.80%) DNS
2 49 (25.00%) Firewall
3 46 (23.47%) SMTP
4 42 (21.43%) MPLS
5 37 (18.88%) VPN
6 36 (18.37%) TCP/IP
6 36 (18.37%) OSPF
6 36 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (17.35%) BGP
8 33 (16.84%) LDAP
9 32 (16.33%) LAN
10 31 (15.82%) WAN
11 27 (13.78%) VoIP
12 25 (12.76%) SSH
12 25 (12.76%) Wireless
13 23 (11.73%) SAN
13 23 (11.73%) IPsec
14 22 (11.22%) HTTP
15 21 (10.71%) SSL
15 21 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.82%) MySQL
2 19 (9.69%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.65%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.06%) Big Data
8 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Subversion
2 6 (3.06%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) Hudson
5 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.02%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.51%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
General
1 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.24%) Finance
3 7 (3.57%) Games
4 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
5 2 (1.02%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (16.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Developer
3 25 (12.76%) Architect
4 19 (9.69%) Administrator
5 18 (9.18%) Consultant
5 18 (9.18%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.63%) Security Engineer
6 13 (6.63%) IP Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.59%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.06%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.55%) Senior Security Engineer
12 5 (2.55%) IP Network Engineer
12 5 (2.55%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (2.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.20%) XML
2 16 (8.16%) Web Services
3 13 (6.63%) HTML
4 12 (6.12%) J2EE
5 11 (5.61%) CSS
6 9 (4.59%) JSON
7 7 (3.57%) .NET
8 6 (3.06%) jQuery
8 6 (3.06%) HTML5
9 4 (2.04%) Spring
9 4 (2.04%) CORBA
10 3 (1.53%) SOAP
10 3 (1.53%) REST
10 3 (1.53%) CSS3
11 2 (1.02%) Ajax
11 2 (1.02%) Memcached
11 2 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.02%) Servlets
12 1 (0.51%) JMS
12 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Open Source
2 6 (3.06%) NHS
3 5 (2.55%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.04%) Replication
4 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.02%) CMDB
5 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.02%) FMCG
5 2 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) PKI
6 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.51%) Statistics
6 1 (0.51%) AS400
6 1 (0.51%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (38.27%) Linux
2 51 (26.02%) Windows
3 48 (24.49%) UNIX
4 20 (10.20%) Solaris
5 17 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.06%) CentOS
8 5 (2.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.04%) AIX
10 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.51%) OS/390
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.51%) HPUX
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.98%) Network Management
2 15 (7.65%) Project Management
3 13 (6.63%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.63%) SIEM
4 12 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.61%) ITIL
5 11 (5.61%) Risk Management
6 10 (5.10%) Business Continuity
6 10 (5.10%) Software Engineering
6 10 (5.10%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.10%) OO
6 10 (5.10%) Identity Management
7 9 (4.59%) Password Management
7 9 (4.59%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.08%) Data Security
8 8 (4.08%) Network Design
8 8 (4.08%) Workflow
9 7 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (31.63%) Perl
2 31 (15.82%) Java
3 20 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 19 (9.69%) SQL
4 19 (9.69%) C++
5 18 (9.18%) Python
5 18 (9.18%) Bash Shell
6 14 (7.14%) PHP
6 14 (7.14%) C
7 12 (6.12%) C#
8 11 (5.61%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.57%) VBScript
9 7 (3.57%) sed
9 7 (3.57%) Korn
9 7 (3.57%) AWK
10 6 (3.06%) Ruby
10 6 (3.06%) VB
11 4 (2.04%) Groovy
11 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.51%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 45 (22.96%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (15.82%) CCNP
3 20 (10.20%) CCNA
4 19 (9.69%) CCIE
5 16 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.65%) CISSP
7 10 (5.10%) CCDP
7 10 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.10%) RHCE
8 9 (4.59%) Degree
9 7 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (3.57%) CCSP
10 3 (1.53%) MCSE
10 3 (1.53%) MCSA
10 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.02%) RHCT
11 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.51%) CCDE
12 1 (0.51%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.51%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.08%) QA
3 6 (3.06%) SLA
4 5 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (13.27%) NFS
2 23 (11.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.08%) vSphere
5 6 (3.06%) Samba
5 6 (3.06%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.04%) ProxySG
6 4 (2.04%) Xen
6 4 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.02%) Varnish
7 2 (1.02%) Squid
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.51%) qmail
8 1 (0.51%) Postfix
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) Puppet
2 11 (5.61%) Netcool
2 11 (5.61%) Nagios
3 9 (4.59%) OpenView
4 8 (4.08%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.08%) Cacti
5 6 (3.06%) Munin
6 5 (2.55%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.55%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (2.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (2.04%) OVSD
7 4 (2.04%) WMI
7 4 (2.04%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.53%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.53%) SCOM
8 3 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.02%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 75 (38.27%) Cisco
2 37 (18.88%) Oracle
3 32 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 31 (15.82%) VMware
5 30 (15.31%) F5
6 29 (14.80%) CheckPoint
7 27 (13.78%) HP
7 27 (13.78%) Red Hat
8 18 (9.18%) EMC
9 16 (8.16%) Juniper
10 15 (7.65%) SolarWinds
11 13 (6.63%) Ericsson
12 11 (5.61%) NetApp
12 11 (5.61%) Nortel
13 10 (5.10%) JBoss
13 10 (5.10%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (5.10%) Huawei
14 9 (4.59%) Blue Coat
15 8 (4.08%) Greenplum
16 7 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day + expenses
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Wales
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Portsmouth
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Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
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