The table below looks at the statistics for snoop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited snoop over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems snoop
Rank 637 - 628
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing snoop 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £175 - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

snoop
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing snoop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

snoop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

snoop
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing snoop within the UK.

snoop Daily Rate Trend in the UK

snoop
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing snoop within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £175 - 2
England - 1 £175 - 4

snoop
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing snoop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for snoop.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

snoop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google