Period
to 17 October 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 686 682
Rank change year-on-year +40 -4 -50
Contract jobs citing SNMP 145 190 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.52% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 104 103
England median daily rate £450 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.70% +1.63% +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £296 £264
90th Percentile £573 £550 £670
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 3
England median hourly rate £42.11 £43.00 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +72.97% -39.37%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.63 £23.83
90th Percentile £56.50 £49.78 £37.86
UK median hourly rate £41.12 £43.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year -4.37% +72.97% -39.37%

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 10,286 12,511 12,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.23% 13.27% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,268 7,583 7,738
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £200
90th Percentile £606 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 614 656
England median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.75% +8.11% -17.78%
10th Percentile £13.06 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -20.83%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SNMP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SNMP in England

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor 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 2019. 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 +69 55 £450 +5.88% 10
South East -20 34 £381 -4.69% 13
Midlands +49 28 £525 +23.53% 4
West Midlands +32 23 £528 +24.24% 3
South West +5 12 £450 +9.09% 8
East of England +35 10 £288 -14.81% 8
East Midlands +40 5 £300 - 1
North of England +33 5 £338 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 2
North West +24 1 - - 12
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 74 (51.03%) Cisco
2 50 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 47 (32.41%) BGP
4 46 (31.72%) DNS
5 45 (31.03%) CCNP
6 40 (27.59%) DHCP
6 40 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 39 (26.90%) MPLS
8 38 (26.21%) OSPF
8 38 (26.21%) Firewall
9 36 (24.83%) Internet
10 34 (23.45%) Juniper
10 34 (23.45%) VPN
10 34 (23.45%) F5
11 31 (21.38%) WAN
11 31 (21.38%) TCP/IP
12 30 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 29 (20.00%) LAN
14 28 (19.31%) CheckPoint
15 27 (18.62%) CCNA
15 27 (18.62%) VoIP
16 26 (17.93%) Linux
16 26 (17.93%) Network Management
17 25 (17.24%) DV Cleared
17 25 (17.24%) PowerShell
17 25 (17.24%) SQL
18 24 (16.55%) Python
18 24 (16.55%) IPsec
18 24 (16.55%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.38%) CMS
4 2 (1.38%) Confluence
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) SaaS
2 5 (3.45%) Azure
3 4 (2.76%) AWS
3 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.07%) Office 365
5 1 (0.69%) Akamai
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Google Sheets
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.41%) BGP
2 46 (31.72%) DNS
3 40 (27.59%) DHCP
4 39 (26.90%) MPLS
5 38 (26.21%) Firewall
5 38 (26.21%) OSPF
6 36 (24.83%) Internet
7 34 (23.45%) VPN
8 31 (21.38%) TCP/IP
8 31 (21.38%) WAN
9 29 (20.00%) LAN
10 27 (18.62%) VoIP
11 24 (16.55%) IPsec
12 21 (14.48%) Cisco ISE
12 21 (14.48%) EIGRP
12 21 (14.48%) Ethernet
13 20 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 20 (13.79%) Network Security
14 17 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (11.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) DB2
4 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.07%) WinDbg
3 2 (1.38%) MSI
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 22 (15.17%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.41%) Finance
3 16 (11.03%) Military
4 12 (8.28%) Legal
5 10 (6.90%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.76%) Banking
7 3 (2.07%) Games
7 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.38%) Electronics
8 2 (1.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.55%) Architect
3 16 (11.03%) Designer
3 16 (11.03%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 10 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Data Architect
6 8 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) IP Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Network Support
8 6 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Network Designer
9 5 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.48%) XML
2 18 (12.41%) JSON
3 14 (9.66%) REST
4 12 (8.28%) .NET
4 12 (8.28%) 802.1X
5 8 (5.52%) SOAP
6 7 (4.83%) YAML
7 6 (4.14%) Web Services
8 3 (2.07%) HTML
8 3 (2.07%) Jinja
9 2 (1.38%) LDAP
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.69%) Celery
10 1 (0.69%) CSS
10 1 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.69%) Middleware
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.69%) POSIX
10 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.69%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.03%) ASIC
2 16 (11.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.45%) Clustering
6 5 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.76%) Replication
8 3 (2.07%) Handset
8 3 (2.07%) PKI
9 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.69%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.69%) STB
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Linux
2 23 (15.86%) Windows
3 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.97%) Unix
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.45%) Check Point GAiA
7 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) uClinux
9 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Network Management
2 24 (16.55%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (15.17%) Information Security
4 21 (14.48%) ITIL
5 19 (13.10%) Migration
5 19 (13.10%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (12.41%) Network Design
6 18 (12.41%) UML
7 17 (11.72%) Project Management
8 16 (11.03%) Cryptography
8 16 (11.03%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.03%) SysML
8 16 (11.03%) Systems Engineering
9 14 (9.66%) High Availability
10 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.28%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.59%) Agile Project Management
11 11 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.24%) PowerShell
1 25 (17.24%) SQL
2 24 (16.55%) Python
3 20 (13.79%) C
4 16 (11.03%) Perl
5 11 (7.59%) VBA
6 7 (4.83%) Prolog
6 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.45%) Java
7 5 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.45%) VBScript
8 4 (2.76%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.69%) ES6
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) Lua
Qualifications
1 50 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
1 50 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.03%) CCNP
3 40 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 27 (18.62%) CCNA
5 25 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 18 (12.41%) CCIE
7 12 (8.28%) Degree
8 11 (7.59%) CCIP
9 7 (4.83%) CCDP
10 6 (4.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.14%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (3.45%) BC Cleared
11 5 (3.45%) JNCIE
11 5 (3.45%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.76%) CCSA
12 4 (2.76%) CCSE
12 4 (2.76%) MCSE
13 3 (2.07%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.90%) SLA
3 6 (4.14%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.69%) NIST
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) Firmware
4 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.76%) NFS
5 4 (2.76%) vSphere
6 3 (2.07%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.38%) iptables
8 1 (0.69%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.69%) Docker
8 1 (0.69%) Gluster
8 1 (0.69%) KVM
8 1 (0.69%) Postfix
8 1 (0.69%) vCloud
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (10.34%) Ansible
3 13 (8.97%) WMI
4 10 (6.90%) Netcool
5 6 (4.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (3.45%) Amdocs OSS
6 5 (3.45%) QRadar
7 4 (2.76%) Iperf
7 4 (2.76%) Nagios
7 4 (2.76%) OpenView
7 4 (2.76%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.07%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.07%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.07%) Puppet
8 3 (2.07%) SCCM
8 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.38%) SCOM
9 2 (1.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 74 (51.03%) Cisco
2 34 (23.45%) F5
2 34 (23.45%) Juniper
3 28 (19.31%) CheckPoint
4 22 (15.17%) SolarWinds
5 17 (11.72%) Google
5 17 (11.72%) HP
5 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
6 16 (11.03%) Apple
6 16 (11.03%) BMC
6 16 (11.03%) Fortinet
7 14 (9.66%) Meraki
7 14 (9.66%) Riverbed
8 10 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 9 (6.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (5.52%) Aruba
10 8 (5.52%) NetScout
10 8 (5.52%) VMware
11 7 (4.83%) Huawei
11 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow