The table below looks at the statistics for snoop skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited snoop 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
Sun Microsystems snoop
Rank 605 577 547
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs citing snoop 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.072% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£225 £395 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.03% +23.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
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%

snoop
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing snoop within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

snoop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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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

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Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing snoop 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 -30 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing snoop 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 snoop.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Snort
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing snoop 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 snoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) F5