Period
to 17 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 669 703 593
Rank change year-on-year +34 -110 +14
Contract jobs citing SNMP 191 151 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.16% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 89 173
England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -6.83%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £282
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 21
England median hourly rate £44.25 £16.63 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.09% -59.44% +134.29%
10th Percentile £21.53 £15.41 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.23 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £16.63 £42.00
% change year-on-year +166.09% -60.40% +27.27%

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 12,400 12,978 14,951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.15% 13.73% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,502 7,983 9,124
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 680 755
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.35 £46.58 £46.78
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.63% -15.56% +9.76%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 +31 75 £400 - 8
London +10 60 £425 +13.33% 14
Midlands 0 29 £500 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -7 26 £500 +25.00% 6
East of England -5 14 £300 -33.33% 16
North West -22 8 £375 +7.14% 2
North of England -40 8 £375 +7.14% 5
South West -22 5 £331 +20.45% 6
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 71 (37.17%) Cisco
2 56 (29.32%) Windows
3 54 (28.27%) Linux
4 52 (27.23%) OSPF
5 51 (26.70%) DHCP
6 50 (26.18%) Python
7 47 (24.61%) DNS
7 47 (24.61%) Firewall
8 45 (23.56%) LAN
8 45 (23.56%) Network Management
9 44 (23.04%) Unix
10 41 (21.47%) WAN
10 41 (21.47%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (20.94%) Wireless
12 38 (19.90%) TCP/IP
13 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (17.80%) VPN
14 34 (17.80%) Java
15 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
15 33 (17.28%) CCNP
15 33 (17.28%) Migration
16 32 (16.75%) BGP
16 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
17 30 (15.71%) Security Cleared
17 30 (15.71%) Degree
17 30 (15.71%) IPsec
18 29 (15.18%) SMTP
19 28 (14.66%) MPLS
20 27 (14.14%) HP
20 27 (14.14%) Juniper

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 11 (5.76%) OpenStack
2 10 (5.24%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.71%) CICS
4 5 (2.62%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.62%) JBoss
5 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.52%) nginx
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) G Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Slack
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.23%) OSPF
2 51 (26.70%) DHCP
3 47 (24.61%) DNS
3 47 (24.61%) Firewall
4 45 (23.56%) LAN
5 41 (21.47%) WAN
6 40 (20.94%) Wireless
7 38 (19.90%) TCP/IP
8 34 (17.80%) VPN
9 32 (16.75%) BGP
10 30 (15.71%) IPsec
11 29 (15.18%) SMTP
12 28 (14.66%) MPLS
13 26 (13.61%) HTTP
14 25 (13.09%) SSH
14 25 (13.09%) SSL
15 24 (12.57%) Multicast
16 23 (12.04%) WLAN
17 22 (11.52%) VLAN
17 22 (11.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.85%) MySQL
2 11 (5.76%) DB2
3 4 (2.09%) Big Data
3 4 (2.09%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.57%) SQLite
5 2 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (9.95%) Subversion
2 15 (7.85%) Eclipse
3 14 (7.33%) NetBeans
4 11 (5.76%) Burp Suite
4 11 (5.76%) Metasploit
5 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.09%) GDB
7 4 (2.09%) JUnit
7 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.09%) Valgrind
8 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.57%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.52%) Hudson
9 1 (0.52%) JMeter
9 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (9.95%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.62%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (21.47%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.66%) Developer
3 13 (6.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (5.76%) Penetration Tester
4 11 (5.76%) Tester
5 10 (5.24%) Software Developer
5 10 (5.24%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (4.71%) Architect
7 8 (4.19%) Administrator
7 8 (4.19%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (4.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) IT Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) OSS Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.14%) Consultant
9 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.04%) 802.1X
2 19 (9.95%) XML
3 12 (6.28%) LDAP
4 10 (5.24%) HTML
4 10 (5.24%) ISPF
5 8 (4.19%) jQuery
6 6 (3.14%) CSS
6 6 (3.14%) Spring
6 6 (3.14%) Web Services
7 5 (2.62%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.62%) JSF
7 5 (2.62%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (2.62%) XHTML
8 4 (2.09%) Ajax
8 4 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.09%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (2.09%) HTML5
8 4 (2.09%) Java RMI
8 4 (2.09%) JavaFX
8 4 (2.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.28%) SCADA
5 11 (5.76%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (5.76%) Mainframe
6 9 (4.71%) Clustering
6 9 (4.71%) Device Driver
6 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.71%) Wiki
7 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.09%) CMDB
9 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.57%) User Experience
10 2 (1.05%) CCTV
10 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.05%) IBM Storwize
10 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.32%) Windows
2 54 (28.27%) Linux
3 44 (23.04%) Unix
4 14 (7.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.28%) zOS
6 11 (5.76%) Kali Linux
7 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.09%) CentOS
8 3 (1.57%) AIX
8 3 (1.57%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (1.57%) Debian
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.57%) Solaris
8 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) Network Management
2 35 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.28%) Migration
4 22 (11.52%) Network Design
5 20 (10.47%) Software Delivery
6 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.90%) UML
7 17 (8.90%) Waterfall
8 16 (8.38%) Project Management
9 15 (7.85%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (7.85%) Issue Tracking
9 15 (7.85%) ITIL
9 15 (7.85%) Mathematics
9 15 (7.85%) Patch Management
9 15 (7.85%) Security Architecture
10 14 (7.33%) Decision-Making
11 13 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (6.28%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (6.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (5.76%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.18%) Python
2 34 (17.80%) Java
3 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
4 22 (11.52%) C
5 20 (10.47%) Perl
6 18 (9.42%) C#
7 17 (8.90%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.90%) Ruby
8 15 (7.85%) SQL
9 12 (6.28%) C++
9 12 (6.28%) JCL
10 11 (5.76%) Lua
11 10 (5.24%) PHP
11 10 (5.24%) REXX
12 9 (4.71%) Assembly Language
12 9 (4.71%) COBOL
12 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
13 6 (3.14%) Jython
14 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (21.47%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (17.28%) CCNP
3 30 (15.71%) Degree
3 30 (15.71%) Security Cleared
4 23 (12.04%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.52%) CCNA
6 12 (6.28%) HP MASE
7 11 (5.76%) OSCE
8 9 (4.71%) SANS
9 7 (3.66%) CCIE
10 5 (2.62%) CISSP
10 5 (2.62%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.62%) GPEN
10 5 (2.62%) OSCP
10 5 (2.62%) Tigerscheme
11 3 (1.57%) CCSE
11 3 (1.57%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.57%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) GDPR
1 5 (2.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) GPG13
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.28%) FreeRADIUS
4 10 (5.24%) Firmware
4 10 (5.24%) Time Sharing Option
4 10 (5.24%) vSphere
5 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.66%) KVM
7 6 (3.14%) Docker
7 6 (3.14%) VirtualBox
8 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.05%) NFS
10 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Gluster
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.52%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.52%) RACF
10 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.85%) SCCM
2 13 (6.81%) Nessus
3 11 (5.76%) Nmap
4 10 (5.24%) PowerCLI
5 9 (4.71%) Cacti
5 9 (4.71%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (4.71%) Netcool
5 9 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (4.19%) Puppet
6 8 (4.19%) vCenter Server
7 6 (3.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.14%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.62%) Ansible
8 5 (2.62%) Nagios
9 4 (2.09%) collectd
9 4 (2.09%) Kibana
9 4 (2.09%) logstash
9 4 (2.09%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (37.17%) Cisco
2 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.14%) HP
3 27 (14.14%) Juniper
4 26 (13.61%) VMware
5 22 (11.52%) Fortinet
6 21 (10.99%) CheckPoint
7 16 (8.38%) IBM
8 13 (6.81%) Aruba
9 12 (6.28%) Brocade
10 11 (5.76%) F5
11 9 (4.71%) EMC
12 8 (4.19%) Dell
12 8 (4.19%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (4.19%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (3.66%) Arista
13 7 (3.66%) CA
13 7 (3.66%) Oracle
13 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.14%) NetApp