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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 459 436 444
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing SNMP 159 158 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.21% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 54
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£355 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £250 £318
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.70%

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
8244 7164 8815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4569 3904 4038
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 410 686
Average hourly rate £24.18 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -26 145 £366 +6.54% 38
London +1 70 £325 -23.52% 16
South East -16 41 £355 +43.43% 7
South West -12 24 £435 +190.00% 2
City of London +21 19 £300 -33.33% 7
Surrey +8 17 £375 +66.66% 3
Berkshire +17 16 £253 -22.30%
Guildford +6 13 £364 +61.66% 1
Scotland +5 11 £340 -15.06%
Reading +15 4 £255 -36.25%
Hampshire -18 4 £358 +43.00% 2
Hertfordshire -24 3 £430 -
East of England -28 3 £430 - 7
East Midlands +5 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 3
Wiltshire -6 2 - -
North West -12 2 £308 -21.15% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £220 -
Crawley - 2 £220 -
Cheshire +3 1 £190 -51.28%
Liverpool - 1 £425 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 2
Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 146 (53.48%) Cisco
2 122 (44.69%) Firewall
3 106 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (35.16%) TCP/IP
5 87 (31.87%) OSPF
5 87 (31.87%) BGP
6 85 (31.14%) VPN
7 75 (27.47%) Linux
7 75 (27.47%) Network Management
8 73 (26.74%) CCNP
9 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
10 70 (25.64%) MPLS
11 69 (25.27%) CCIE
12 68 (24.91%) Windows
13 66 (24.18%) DNS
14 57 (20.88%) HP
15 56 (20.51%) IPsec
16 55 (20.15%) WAN
16 55 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (19.78%) Security Cleared
18 53 (19.41%) Perl
19 51 (18.68%) Juniper
20 49 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
21 48 (17.58%) Telecoms
22 47 (17.22%) Cisco PIX
23 45 (16.48%) Load Balancing
23 45 (16.48%) VMware
24 44 (16.12%) VoIP
25 43 (15.75%) CheckPoint
26 41 (15.02%) LAN

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (14.29%) Apache
2 8 (2.93%) IIS
3 7 (2.56%) CMS
4 6 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.73%) Quickr
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.76%) MS Office
3 11 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) assyst
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.03%) PaaS
1 11 (4.03%) IaaS
2 8 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 122 (44.69%) Firewall
2 96 (35.16%) TCP/IP
3 87 (31.87%) OSPF
3 87 (31.87%) BGP
4 85 (31.14%) VPN
5 70 (25.64%) MPLS
6 66 (24.18%) DNS
7 56 (20.51%) IPsec
8 55 (20.15%) WAN
8 55 (20.15%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (17.22%) Cisco PIX
11 44 (16.12%) VoIP
12 41 (15.02%) LAN
13 36 (13.19%) HSRP
14 31 (11.36%) FWSM
14 31 (11.36%) SSL
15 29 (10.62%) FTP
16 28 (10.26%) Network Security
16 28 (10.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (7.33%) MySQL
2 14 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.47%) Selenium
1 4 (1.47%) Subversion
1 4 (1.47%) JIRA
2 3 (1.10%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.10%) JUnit
2 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.10%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.10%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.10%) Mockito
2 3 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) NUnit
3 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.73%) Ant
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Trac
4 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 48 (17.58%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.52%) Finance
3 14 (5.13%) Retail
4 9 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.47%) Billing
6 4 (1.47%) Back Office
6 4 (1.47%) Law
7 3 (1.10%) Electronics
7 3 (1.10%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (17.58%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.36%) Developer
3 30 (10.99%) Consultant
4 29 (10.62%) IP Engineer
5 28 (10.26%) Architect
6 26 (9.52%) Design Engineer
7 19 (6.96%) Security Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) Analyst
8 15 (5.49%) Network Consultant
9 14 (5.13%) Build Engineer
10 11 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.03%) Lead Architect
10 11 (4.03%) Network Support
10 11 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.66%) Python Developer
11 10 (3.66%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.16%) XML
2 16 (5.86%) HTML
2 16 (5.86%) CSS
3 13 (4.76%) Web Services
4 12 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (4.40%) Ajax
5 10 (3.66%) Spring
5 10 (3.66%) JSTL
5 10 (3.66%) Hibernate
5 10 (3.66%) JavaBeans
5 10 (3.66%) JMS
5 10 (3.66%) Java RMI
5 10 (3.66%) J2EE
5 10 (3.66%) Struts
5 10 (3.66%) XSD
5 10 (3.66%) XSL
5 10 (3.66%) JSP
5 10 (3.66%) Servlets
6 5 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
1 23 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.49%) Open Source
3 13 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.40%) Device Driver
5 11 (4.03%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.03%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.30%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.83%) FMCG
8 4 (1.47%) Derivative
8 4 (1.47%) NHS
9 2 (0.73%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.73%) iSeries
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) DTV
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.47%) Linux
2 68 (24.91%) Windows
3 32 (11.72%) UNIX
4 14 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.56%) CentOS
7 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.83%) Solaris
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.37%) HPUX
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.37%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.47%) Network Management
2 45 (16.48%) Load Balancing
3 32 (11.72%) Network Design
4 25 (9.16%) Validation
5 21 (7.69%) DevOps
6 20 (7.33%) OO
7 18 (6.59%) Service Management
7 18 (6.59%) ITIL
8 17 (6.23%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (6.23%) Network Architecture
8 17 (6.23%) Performance Management
9 15 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (4.40%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.40%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (4.03%) Scrum
13 10 (3.66%) User Stories
13 10 (3.66%) Multithreading
13 10 (3.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.41%) Perl
2 28 (10.26%) SQL
3 20 (7.33%) Python
3 20 (7.33%) Java
4 17 (6.23%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.40%) VB
7 11 (4.03%) Ruby
8 10 (3.66%) VBA
9 9 (3.30%) C#
10 7 (2.56%) R
11 5 (1.83%) C++
12 4 (1.47%) PHP
13 3 (1.10%) Groovy
14 2 (0.73%) Korn
15 1 (0.37%) VBScript
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 106 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (26.74%) CCNP
3 69 (25.27%) CCIE
4 54 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 41 (15.02%) SC Cleared
6 40 (14.65%) CISSP
7 29 (10.62%) CCNA
8 21 (7.69%) Degree
9 20 (7.33%) CCSP
9 20 (7.33%) Check Point Certification
10 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (6.59%) CCDP
12 13 (4.76%) MCP
13 12 (4.40%) DV Cleared
13 12 (4.40%) MCTS
14 6 (2.20%) MCSE
15 3 (1.10%) MCSA
15 3 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.10%) JNCIE
16 2 (0.73%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.06%) QA
2 14 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.42%) Firmware
4 18 (6.59%) vSphere
4 18 (6.59%) NFS
5 15 (5.49%) vCloud
6 7 (2.56%) qmail
6 7 (2.56%) Squid
7 5 (1.83%) Nmap
8 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.47%) Snort
9 3 (1.10%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.10%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.73%) XenApp
10 2 (0.73%) XenServer
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.37%) Docker
11 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (8.42%) SCCM
2 22 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (5.86%) FortiGate
4 11 (4.03%) OpenNMS
4 11 (4.03%) RANCID
5 10 (3.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.56%) Nagios
6 7 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (2.56%) SCOM
6 7 (2.56%) Nessus
7 6 (2.20%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (1.83%) Netcool
9 4 (1.47%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.10%) WMI
10 3 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 146 (53.48%) Cisco
2 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
3 57 (20.88%) HP
4 51 (18.68%) Juniper
5 45 (16.48%) VMware
6 43 (15.75%) CheckPoint
7 36 (13.19%) F5
8 23 (8.42%) Huawei
9 20 (7.33%) IBM
9 20 (7.33%) Ericsson
10 19 (6.96%) Nokia
10 19 (6.96%) Radware
10 19 (6.96%) Redback
11 16 (5.86%) EMC
12 14 (5.13%) Websense
12 14 (5.13%) Oracle
13 13 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 12 (4.40%) NetApp
15 10 (3.66%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.66%) Nortel
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