Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 633 396 661
Rank change year-on-year -237 +265 +32
Contract jobs citing SNMP 104 96 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 2.69% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 90
10th Percentile £325 £306 £281
25th Percentile £405 £391 £354
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £515
90th Percentile £683 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
10th Percentile £18.95 £18.05 "
25th Percentile £19.63 £24.31 £16.25
Median hourly rate £29.75 £34.50 £42.11
Median % change year-on-year -13.77% -18.07% -0.64%
75th Percentile £39.50 £40.00 £47.50
90th Percentile " " £56.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22% -4.44%

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 7,564 3,564 10,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.36% 13.42% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,922 2,283 6,421
10th Percentile £213 £213 £191
25th Percentile £356 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £579 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £634 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 152 491
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £12.75
25th Percentile £13.88 £17.44 £16.00
Median hourly rate £20.51 £30.50 £25.12
Median % change year-on-year -32.75% +21.42% +32.21%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.40 £47.06
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.90 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £31.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year -30.16% +25.40% +33.69%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
London -216 39 £550 +22.22% 5
South East -81 34 £513 +11.66% 16
East of England -46 9 £400 -11.11%
South West -38 7 £407 +4.03% 5
North of England -82 7 £500 -6.10% 11
Midlands -75 6 £700 +110.38% 1
West Midlands -64 5 £400 +24.03% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £530 - 4
North West -61 3 £475 -10.80% 7
East Midlands - 1 £999 -
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 53 (50.96%) Firewall
2 43 (41.35%) Linux
3 41 (39.42%) DNS
4 39 (37.50%) Cisco
5 33 (31.73%) Windows
5 33 (31.73%) Social Skills
6 29 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (27.88%) Network Management
7 28 (26.92%) VPN
7 28 (26.92%) VMware
8 26 (25.00%) HTTP
9 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
9 23 (22.12%) Python
9 23 (22.12%) BGP
9 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
10 22 (21.15%) DHCP
11 20 (19.23%) LDAP
12 19 (18.27%) Migration
13 18 (17.31%) SSH
13 18 (17.31%) JSON
13 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
14 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
14 17 (16.35%) DevOps
14 17 (16.35%) CCIE
14 17 (16.35%) CCNP
15 16 (15.38%) HTTPS
15 16 (15.38%) AWS
15 16 (15.38%) F5
16 15 (14.42%) Splunk
16 15 (14.42%) Azure

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 8 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.81%) Apache
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) AWS
2 15 (14.42%) Azure
3 5 (4.81%) SaaS
4 4 (3.85%) Akamai
4 4 (3.85%) Azure Sentinel
4 4 (3.85%) PaaS
4 4 (3.85%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.92%) GCP
6 2 (1.92%) GitHub
6 2 (1.92%) IaaS
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.96%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (50.96%) Firewall
2 41 (39.42%) DNS
3 28 (26.92%) VPN
4 26 (25.00%) HTTP
5 23 (22.12%) BGP
5 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
6 22 (21.15%) DHCP
7 18 (17.31%) SSH
8 16 (15.38%) HTTPS
9 15 (14.42%) OSPF
10 14 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (13.46%) TACACS
11 13 (12.50%) IPv4
11 13 (12.50%) MPLS
11 13 (12.50%) SMTP
12 12 (11.54%) Network Security
12 12 (11.54%) VLAN
13 10 (9.62%) HSRP
13 10 (9.62%) IPsec
14 9 (8.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) MySQL
1 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) Power BI
5 1 (0.96%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
1 4 (3.85%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 33 (31.73%) Social Skills
2 14 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.58%) Retail
4 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) Finance
6 5 (4.81%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Law
7 2 (1.92%) Legal
7 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Security Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Design Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Network Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Splunk Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) LDAP
2 18 (17.31%) JSON
3 13 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (6.73%) Jinja
4 7 (6.73%) SOAP
5 6 (5.77%) 802.1X
5 6 (5.77%) REST
6 4 (3.85%) Web Services
7 3 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.92%) ARM Templates
8 2 (1.92%) Kafka
9 1 (0.96%) .NET
9 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.96%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.96%) Middleware
9 1 (0.96%) Node.js
9 1 (0.96%) React
9 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.81%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.85%) CMDB
5 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.96%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.35%) Linux
2 33 (31.73%) Windows
3 13 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.58%) Unix
5 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) SUSE
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) CentOS
7 2 (1.92%) Debian
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Network Management
2 19 (18.27%) Migration
3 17 (16.35%) DevOps
4 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.54%) Network Design
4 12 (11.54%) SIEM
5 11 (10.58%) Information Security
6 10 (9.62%) ITSM
7 9 (8.65%) ITIL
7 9 (8.65%) Performance Management
7 9 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.69%) Observability
9 7 (6.73%) Test Planning
10 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.77%) Microservices
10 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) Python
2 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
3 14 (13.46%) Perl
3 14 (13.46%) SQL
4 7 (6.73%) PHP
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.85%) Java
6 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.92%) C
8 1 (0.96%) C#
8 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
3 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.35%) CCIE
4 17 (16.35%) CCNP
5 11 (10.58%) Degree
6 7 (6.73%) CCNA
7 5 (4.81%) CCIE Service Provider
7 5 (4.81%) LPIC
7 5 (4.81%) RHCE
7 5 (4.81%) RHCT
8 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.92%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.96%) CCDP
10 1 (0.96%) CCIP
10 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) vSphere
4 5 (4.81%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.92%) Docker
6 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.96%) iptables
7 1 (0.96%) Samba
7 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.96%) Snort
7 1 (0.96%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Ansible
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
2 11 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.73%) Grafana
3 7 (6.73%) Terraform
4 6 (5.77%) HP NNM
4 6 (5.77%) Kibana
4 6 (5.77%) Nagios
5 5 (4.81%) Fluentd
5 5 (4.81%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.81%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.85%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.85%) vRealize
6 4 (3.85%) WMI
7 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.92%) Netcool
8 2 (1.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (1.92%) Netcool/Webtop
8 2 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) Cisco
2 28 (26.92%) VMware
3 16 (15.38%) F5
4 15 (14.42%) Splunk
5 11 (10.58%) HP
5 11 (10.58%) Juniper
5 11 (10.58%) Zscaler
6 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (9.62%) Oracle
7 8 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.73%) Neustar
8 7 (6.73%) Nokia
9 6 (5.77%) ArcSight
9 6 (5.77%) Micro Focus
9 6 (5.77%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.81%) CyberArk
10 5 (4.81%) Infoblox
10 5 (4.81%) Meraki
10 5 (4.81%) Red Hat