Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 592 604
Rank change year-on-year -130 +12 +37
Contract jobs citing SNMP 133 220 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.69% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 128 151
England median daily rate £423 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £263
90th Percentile £560 £503 £535
UK median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 1
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +168.57% -50.70%
10th Percentile £15.68 £33.20 £16.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.97 £18.75
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +38.24% -4.23%

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 12,315 12,996 13,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.21% 14.71% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,668 7,957 8,169
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £188 £213 £214
90th Percentile £590 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 689 763
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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
London -67 45 £400 -5.44% 19
South East -66 28 £450 +35.34% 15
Midlands +17 22 £475 +72.73% 3
West Midlands +22 20 £475 +35.71% 3
North of England +21 19 £350 -20.00% 7
North West +21 15 £350 +9.38% 6
East of England +2 15 £335 -10.67% 5
South West +6 4 £275 -45.00% 4
North East +46 2 £580 +70.59%
Yorkshire -21 2 £300 -33.33% 1
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 67 (50.38%) Firewall
2 54 (40.60%) Cisco
3 53 (39.85%) Windows
4 41 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (30.08%) LAN
5 40 (30.08%) VPN
6 39 (29.32%) Linux
7 38 (28.57%) WAN
8 37 (27.82%) Unix
9 36 (27.07%) MPLS
9 36 (27.07%) Network Security
10 35 (26.32%) BGP
10 35 (26.32%) CCNP
11 31 (23.31%) OSPF
11 31 (23.31%) ITIL
11 31 (23.31%) VLAN
11 31 (23.31%) PowerShell
12 30 (22.56%) DHCP
13 29 (21.80%) Juniper
14 28 (21.05%) DNS
14 28 (21.05%) Perl
14 28 (21.05%) IPsec
15 26 (19.55%) VMware
15 26 (19.55%) Active Directory
16 25 (18.80%) HP
16 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
17 23 (17.29%) Network Design
18 22 (16.54%) SolarWinds
19 21 (15.79%) SIEM
19 21 (15.79%) HSRP

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 (8.27%) Skype for Business
2 9 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.26%) CMS
4 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.26%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Kondor
2 2 (1.50%) Relativity
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (50.38%) Firewall
2 40 (30.08%) LAN
2 40 (30.08%) VPN
3 38 (28.57%) WAN
4 36 (27.07%) MPLS
4 36 (27.07%) Network Security
5 35 (26.32%) BGP
6 31 (23.31%) OSPF
6 31 (23.31%) VLAN
7 30 (22.56%) DHCP
8 28 (21.05%) DNS
8 28 (21.05%) IPsec
9 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
10 21 (15.79%) HSRP
10 21 (15.79%) SAN
10 21 (15.79%) SMTP
11 18 (13.53%) VRRP
12 16 (12.03%) SSH
12 16 (12.03%) SSL
12 16 (12.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) MySQL
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.01%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.26%) Big Data
5 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.26%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.02%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Advertising
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Back Office
4 3 (2.26%) Front Office
4 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) French Language
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.80%) Architect
3 17 (12.78%) Security Architect
4 16 (12.03%) Consultant
5 11 (8.27%) Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) 802.1X
2 12 (9.02%) REST
3 10 (7.52%) SOAP
4 8 (6.02%) Web Services
5 7 (5.26%) XML
6 3 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.26%) Qt
6 3 (2.26%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.26%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.26%) RESTful
7 2 (1.50%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.75%) .NET
8 1 (0.75%) HTML
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.75%) JSON
8 1 (0.75%) Kafka
8 1 (0.75%) LDAP
8 1 (0.75%) Middleware
8 1 (0.75%) pytest
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.27%) CMDB
4 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.02%) PKI
6 5 (3.76%) Clustering
7 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.75%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.75%) NHS
10 1 (0.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.85%) Windows
2 39 (29.32%) Linux
3 37 (27.82%) Unix
4 21 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.76%) Solaris
8 4 (3.01%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.50%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 23 (17.29%) Network Design
3 21 (15.79%) SIEM
4 18 (13.53%) Information Security
5 17 (12.78%) Data Loss Prevention
5 17 (12.78%) Data Protection
5 17 (12.78%) Identity Management
5 17 (12.78%) Network Management
5 17 (12.78%) Security Architecture
6 14 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 12 (9.02%) Change Management
7 12 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (9.02%) Risk Management
7 12 (9.02%) SDLC
7 12 (9.02%) Security Hardening
8 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.52%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (6.77%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.77%) ITSM
9 9 (6.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.31%) PowerShell
2 28 (21.05%) Perl
3 21 (15.79%) Python
4 16 (12.03%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.77%) Java
6 9 (6.77%) SQL
7 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.01%) PHP
9 3 (2.26%) AWK
9 3 (2.26%) C
10 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.75%) Jython
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.32%) CCNP
3 21 (15.79%) CCNA
4 19 (14.29%) Degree
5 14 (10.53%) CISSP
6 13 (9.77%) CCIE
7 10 (7.52%) SANS
8 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.76%) CCDP
9 5 (3.76%) CCSA
9 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.01%) CCENT
10 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.26%) CCIE Service Provider
11 3 (2.26%) CCSP
11 3 (2.26%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.50%) CISM
12 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) GDPR
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (19.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.53%) vSphere
3 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.77%) NFS
5 8 (6.02%) DFS Replication
6 5 (3.76%) Docker
7 4 (3.01%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.26%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.50%) Xen
9 2 (1.50%) XenApp
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.75%) NDS
10 1 (0.75%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 12 (9.02%) Nagios
3 11 (8.27%) Cacti
3 11 (8.27%) SCCM
4 8 (6.02%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (6.02%) Puppet
4 8 (6.02%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.51%) PowerCLI
6 5 (3.76%) Ansible
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.76%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (3.76%) Netcool
6 5 (3.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (3.76%) OpenView
6 5 (3.76%) WMI
7 4 (3.01%) SCOM
8 3 (2.26%) OpenNMS
8 3 (2.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (2.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (40.60%) Cisco
2 29 (21.80%) Juniper
3 26 (19.55%) VMware
4 25 (18.80%) HP
5 22 (16.54%) SolarWinds
6 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
7 17 (12.78%) CheckPoint
8 16 (12.03%) Oracle
9 14 (10.53%) NetApp
10 12 (9.02%) ServiceNow
11 11 (8.27%) Citrix
12 9 (6.77%) EMC
12 9 (6.77%) Huawei
12 9 (6.77%) McAfee
13 8 (6.02%) Clearswift
13 8 (6.02%) IBM
13 8 (6.02%) Snow
14 7 (5.26%) Palo Alto
15 6 (4.51%) Remedy
15 6 (4.51%) Splunk