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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Rank 473 429 440
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +11
Contract jobs citing SNMP 115 145 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 2.09% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 58
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£325 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £414 £366
% change year-on-year
-12.99% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +90.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
8001 6942 7932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4556 3776 3852
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 423 676
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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 -48 109 £325 -20.73% 25
London +14 72 £300 -29.49% 10
City of London +27 25 £300 -22.58% 4
South East -25 22 £335 -29.47% 6
Berkshire +2 9 £379 -25.00% 2
Hampshire -22 4 £254 - 1
Surrey - 4 £320 - 2
East Midlands +5 3 £305 +22.00% 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £413 - 2
East of England -11 3 £381 +17.30% 2
South West -37 3 £375 -6.83% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £530 -
North East - 3 £530 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 - -
Scotland -15 2 £350 -13.07%
Gloucestershire -19 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £500 - 1
Wales - 2 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £320 -
Nottingham - 2 £320 -
Slough - 2 £260 - 1
Reading +19 1 - -
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -25 1 £413 +65.00% 1
North West -28 1 £425 -29.16% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £290 -
Dorset - 1 £375 -

SNMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 132 (50.00%) Cisco
2 111 (42.05%) Firewall
3 100 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (35.23%) TCP/IP
5 82 (31.06%) VPN
6 77 (29.17%) Windows
7 76 (28.79%) Linux
8 73 (27.65%) OSPF
9 72 (27.27%) BGP
10 69 (26.14%) Microsoft
11 66 (25.00%) CCNP
12 64 (24.24%) DNS
13 61 (23.11%) CCIE
14 56 (21.21%) WAN
15 54 (20.45%) Perl
15 54 (20.45%) MPLS
16 53 (20.08%) Network Management
17 51 (19.32%) VMware
18 49 (18.56%) HP
19 48 (18.18%) UNIX
20 47 (17.80%) SQL
21 45 (17.05%) Telecoms
21 45 (17.05%) Load Balancing
22 44 (16.67%) Security Cleared
23 43 (16.29%) LAN
24 41 (15.53%) Active Directory
25 38 (14.39%) Juniper
25 38 (14.39%) IPsec
25 38 (14.39%) Cisco Nexus
26 37 (14.02%) Cisco ASA

SNMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 18 (6.82%) Apache
2 12 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.79%) CMS
5 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.27%) IIS
7 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.52%) Quickr
7 4 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Jetty
9 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (9.47%) MS Office
2 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) assyst
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.41%) PaaS
1 9 (3.41%) IaaS
2 7 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.52%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 111 (42.05%) Firewall
2 93 (35.23%) TCP/IP
3 82 (31.06%) VPN
4 73 (27.65%) OSPF
5 72 (27.27%) BGP
6 64 (24.24%) DNS
7 56 (21.21%) WAN
8 54 (20.45%) MPLS
9 43 (16.29%) LAN
10 38 (14.39%) IPsec
10 38 (14.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (13.64%) EIGRP
12 36 (13.64%) HSRP
13 35 (13.26%) DHCP
14 34 (12.88%) VoIP
14 34 (12.88%) TACACS
14 34 (12.88%) VRRP
15 32 (12.12%) SSL
16 31 (11.74%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.17%) MySQL
3 7 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.52%) JIRA
3 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.14%) JUnit
3 3 (1.14%) Mockito
3 3 (1.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.14%) Checkstyle
3 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.14%) Selenium
3 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.76%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.76%) Ant
4 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) Trac
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (17.05%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.58%) Finance
3 19 (7.20%) Retail
4 8 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 4 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (17.42%) Network Engineer
2 27 (10.23%) Developer
2 27 (10.23%) Consultant
3 19 (7.20%) Support Engineer
4 18 (6.82%) Architect
5 17 (6.44%) IP Engineer
5 17 (6.44%) Analyst
6 15 (5.68%) Design Engineer
7 14 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.92%) Network Support
9 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 11 (4.17%) Cisco Support
11 10 (3.79%) Java Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.41%) Administrator
12 9 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.41%) Lead Architect
13 8 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.23%) XML
2 16 (6.06%) Web Services
3 14 (5.30%) CSS
4 13 (4.92%) Hibernate
4 13 (4.92%) JSP
4 13 (4.92%) Servlets
4 13 (4.92%) Struts
4 13 (4.92%) XSD
4 13 (4.92%) XSL
4 13 (4.92%) J2EE
4 13 (4.92%) HTML
4 13 (4.92%) JMS
4 13 (4.92%) Java RMI
4 13 (4.92%) JavaBeans
4 13 (4.92%) Spring
4 13 (4.92%) JSTL
4 13 (4.92%) Ajax
5 6 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.14%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.76%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.20%) FlexPod
2 18 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.27%) FMCG
6 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.89%) NHS
7 5 (1.89%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.89%) Open Source
8 4 (1.52%) iSeries
8 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.14%) Clustering
9 3 (1.14%) e-Health
9 3 (1.14%) Derivative
10 2 (0.76%) CMDB
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) iPhone
11 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.17%) Windows
2 76 (28.79%) Linux
3 48 (18.18%) UNIX
4 30 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.79%) Solaris
8 8 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.52%) CentOS
12 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.76%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) Debian
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.08%) Network Management
2 45 (17.05%) Load Balancing
3 30 (11.36%) Network Design
4 24 (9.09%) Change Management
5 23 (8.71%) ITIL
6 20 (7.58%) Performance Management
7 17 (6.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (6.44%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.06%) Validation
9 15 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.92%) Scrum
10 13 (4.92%) SOA
10 13 (4.92%) UML
10 13 (4.92%) OO
10 13 (4.92%) TDD
10 13 (4.92%) Multithreading
10 13 (4.92%) Network Architecture
10 13 (4.92%) User Stories
11 12 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.45%) Perl
2 47 (17.80%) SQL
3 25 (9.47%) Java
4 15 (5.68%) Python
5 14 (5.30%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.79%) C#
9 9 (3.41%) C++
10 8 (3.03%) Ruby
11 7 (2.65%) R
12 6 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.27%) VB
13 5 (1.89%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) AWK
14 1 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.38%) Golang
Qualifications
1 100 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (25.00%) CCNP
3 61 (23.11%) CCIE
4 44 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 33 (12.50%) CCNA
5 33 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 29 (10.98%) CISSP
7 22 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (6.44%) Degree
9 12 (4.55%) CCSP
10 10 (3.79%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.79%) MCP
10 10 (3.79%) CCDP
11 9 (3.41%) MCSE
11 9 (3.41%) MCTS
12 8 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (1.89%) MCSA
14 3 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) QA
2 15 (5.68%) SLA
3 8 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.82%) vSphere
4 17 (6.44%) Firmware
5 10 (3.79%) NFS
6 9 (3.41%) vCloud
7 7 (2.65%) DFS Replication
7 7 (2.65%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.89%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.89%) XenApp
8 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.52%) Snort
9 4 (1.52%) Nmap
9 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.14%) qmail
10 3 (1.14%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.14%) Squid
11 2 (0.76%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.58%) SCCM
2 19 (7.20%) OpenNMS
2 19 (7.20%) RANCID
3 16 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (3.41%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.41%) Netcool
4 9 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (3.03%) SCOM
6 7 (2.65%) Nagios
6 7 (2.65%) Nessus
7 6 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (2.27%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.89%) Puppet
8 5 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.52%) WMI
10 3 (1.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 132 (50.00%) Cisco
2 69 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 51 (19.32%) VMware
4 49 (18.56%) HP
5 38 (14.39%) Juniper
6 33 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 25 (9.47%) IBM
8 23 (8.71%) Huawei
8 23 (8.71%) F5
9 20 (7.58%) Oracle
10 17 (6.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 17 (6.44%) EMC
10 17 (6.44%) NetApp
11 16 (6.06%) Citrix
12 15 (5.68%) Ericsson
13 14 (5.30%) Redback
13 14 (5.30%) Nokia
13 14 (5.30%) Radware
14 12 (4.55%) Nortel
15 10 (3.79%) SolarWinds
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