Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SNMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SNMP over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 454 677 671
Rank change year-on-year +223 -6 -25
Contract jobs citing SNMP 121 137 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.32% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 112
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £287 £308 £266
90th Percentile £551 £538 £557
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 17
Median hourly rate £39.77 £33.71 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.99% -22.51% -7.45%
10th Percentile £18.88 £15.50 £26.63
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.38 £51.20
UK median hourly rate £39.77 £33.71 £42.88
% change year-on-year +17.99% -21.40% -8.76%

SNMP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,277 10,396 12,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.20% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,074 6,450 7,598
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £188 £209 £208
90th Percentile £636 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £429 £425
% change year-on-year -0.93% +0.94% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 472 665
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +0.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +46.34% +5.45% -5.17%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SNMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SNMP in England.

Daily rate trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SNMP in England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SNMP in England.

Hourly rate trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SNMP in England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the England region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +155 61 £475 +18.75% 8
London +138 45 £365 -5.19% 5
North of England +100 6 £525 - 3
North West +61 6 £525 - 3
East of England +57 3 £675 +63.64% 4
Midlands +56 3 £210 -60.00% 1
South West +54 3 £343 -11.90% 1
East Midlands +36 2 £210 -50.59%
West Midlands +61 1 £350 -33.33% 1
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SNMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 69 (57.02%) Cisco
2 53 (43.80%) Python
3 49 (40.50%) BGP
4 44 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (33.88%) WAN
5 41 (33.88%) Firewall
5 41 (33.88%) Security Cleared
5 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
6 40 (33.06%) MPLS
7 37 (30.58%) REST
8 36 (29.75%) Network Management
8 36 (29.75%) CCNP
9 35 (28.93%) DNS
10 34 (28.10%) Java
10 34 (28.10%) SOAP
10 34 (28.10%) OSPF
11 33 (27.27%) DHCP
11 33 (27.27%) LAN
12 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
12 32 (26.45%) IPsec
13 31 (25.62%) Windows
14 29 (23.97%) Linux
14 29 (23.97%) Shell Script
14 29 (23.97%) DevOps
15 28 (23.14%) Nokia
15 28 (23.14%) Perl
15 28 (23.14%) VPN
16 27 (22.31%) Siebel
16 27 (22.31%) Web Services
17 25 (20.66%) BMC

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.92%) Confluence
2 3 (2.48%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) nginx
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.65%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Azure
2 6 (4.96%) AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.31%) PaaS
4 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.48%) GitHub
4 3 (2.48%) IaaS
4 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Akamai
5 2 (1.65%) Office 365
5 2 (1.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.50%) BGP
2 41 (33.88%) Firewall
2 41 (33.88%) WAN
3 40 (33.06%) MPLS
4 35 (28.93%) DNS
5 34 (28.10%) OSPF
6 33 (27.27%) DHCP
6 33 (27.27%) LAN
7 32 (26.45%) IPsec
7 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
8 28 (23.14%) VPN
9 23 (19.01%) HSRP
10 22 (18.18%) EIGRP
10 22 (18.18%) VLAN
11 20 (16.53%) Network Security
12 19 (15.70%) Internet
13 14 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (11.57%) VRRP
14 13 (10.74%) RSVP
14 13 (10.74%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) Aerospike
2 7 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (5.79%) Redis
3 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) OLTP
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.65%) Power BI
7 1 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.48%) GitLab
3 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.65%) Ant
5 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) French Language
3 5 (4.13%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.65%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Designer
3 21 (17.36%) Architect
4 18 (14.88%) Solutions Designer
5 16 (13.22%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) IP Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) REST
2 34 (28.10%) SOAP
3 27 (22.31%) Web Services
4 9 (7.44%) LDAP
5 8 (6.61%) XML
6 7 (5.79%) 802.1X
6 7 (5.79%) WebSockets
7 6 (4.96%) HTML
8 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.13%) HTML5
8 5 (4.13%) Kafka
8 5 (4.13%) Node.js
9 4 (3.31%) Middleware
10 3 (2.48%) .NET
10 3 (2.48%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (2.48%) gRPC
10 3 (2.48%) RESTful
10 3 (2.48%) Swagger
11 2 (1.65%) XSL
11 2 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.57%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 29 (23.97%) Linux
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.26%) Unix
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.48%) CentOS
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.65%) VMS
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.83%) AIX
11 1 (0.83%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Network Management
2 29 (23.97%) DevOps
3 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (18.18%) Migration
4 22 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.36%) Integration Testing
6 17 (14.05%) Smoke Testing
6 17 (14.05%) Web Development
7 13 (10.74%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.92%) Network Design
8 12 (9.92%) Test Planning
9 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.44%) High Availability
11 8 (6.61%) Process Management
11 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.79%) ITIL
13 6 (4.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) Python
2 34 (28.10%) Java
3 29 (23.97%) Shell Script
4 28 (23.14%) Perl
5 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 20 (16.53%) PowerShell
7 17 (14.05%) PHP
8 10 (8.26%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.26%) SQL
9 7 (5.79%) Jython
10 4 (3.31%) C#
11 3 (2.48%) Go
11 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.65%) AWK
12 2 (1.65%) C
12 2 (1.65%) sed
12 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.83%) C++
13 1 (0.83%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 44 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
2 41 (33.88%) Security Cleared
3 36 (29.75%) CCNP
4 19 (15.70%) CCIE
5 14 (11.57%) CCNA
6 10 (8.26%) BC Cleared
7 9 (7.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (6.61%) CCIE Service Provider
8 8 (6.61%) CCIP
9 6 (4.96%) CCDP
10 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (1.65%) CCIE Security
13 1 (0.83%) MCP
13 1 (0.83%) MCSA
13 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.83%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.61%) vSphere
5 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.48%) Docker
7 2 (1.65%) iptables
7 2 (1.65%) NFS
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.65%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.83%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 25 (20.66%) Amdocs OSS
1 25 (20.66%) Netcool
1 25 (20.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 11 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (7.44%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.79%) Ansible
5 6 (4.96%) PowerCLI
5 6 (4.96%) Puppet
6 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.13%) Terraform
7 4 (3.31%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (3.31%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.48%) Grafana
8 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.48%) Packer
8 3 (2.48%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (57.02%) Cisco
2 28 (23.14%) Nokia
3 27 (22.31%) Siebel
4 25 (20.66%) BMC
4 25 (20.66%) Cramer
4 25 (20.66%) IBM
4 25 (20.66%) Remedy
4 25 (20.66%) ServiceNow
4 25 (20.66%) xMatters
5 22 (18.18%) Juniper
5 22 (18.18%) VMware
6 21 (17.36%) Huawei
7 13 (10.74%) F5
8 12 (9.92%) Palo Alto
9 9 (7.44%) Dell
10 8 (6.61%) Arista
10 8 (6.61%) Aruba
10 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
10 8 (6.61%) Oracle
11 7 (5.79%) Gemalto