Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 609 643
Rank change year-on-year -70 +34 -2
Contract jobs citing SNMP 185 188 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.61% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 113
England median daily rate £450 £425 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +20.74% +0.57%
10th Percentile £274 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £650 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £352
% change year-on-year +5.88% +20.74% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
England median hourly rate £42.27 £47.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +51.61% -21.52%
10th Percentile £24.42 £24.43 £19.05
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.44 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.08% +17.50% +1.27%

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 12,397 11,703 14,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 14.04% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,674 7,189 8,765
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £224
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £423 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 656 610
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.89 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -20.45% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.85
UK median hourly rate £19.09 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.88% -18.00% +13.64%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -11 65 £413 +8.26% 20
London -99 61 £463 -7.50% 19
Midlands +2 34 £488 +67.38% 6
West Midlands -6 31 £488 +50.00% 3
North of England 0 12 £425 +17.24% 3
East of England +5 10 £320 -14.67% 8
North West - 7 £425 - 2
South West +5 4 £335 -33.00% 9
Yorkshire -3 3 £363 - 1
North East - 2 £580 -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 3
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (38.38%) Firewall
2 69 (37.30%) Cisco
3 67 (36.22%) Linux
4 54 (29.19%) Windows
4 54 (29.19%) Perl
5 53 (28.65%) Unix
6 52 (28.11%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (24.86%) WAN
8 44 (23.78%) LAN
8 44 (23.78%) CCNP
9 42 (22.70%) DNS
9 42 (22.70%) Python
10 41 (22.16%) MPLS
11 39 (21.08%) Juniper
11 39 (21.08%) VLAN
11 39 (21.08%) Network Security
11 39 (21.08%) Data Centre
12 38 (20.54%) VMware
13 37 (20.00%) BGP
13 37 (20.00%) Network Management
14 36 (19.46%) PowerShell
15 34 (18.38%) SMTP
16 33 (17.84%) VPN
16 33 (17.84%) ITIL
17 32 (17.30%) OSPF
17 32 (17.30%) Degree
18 31 (16.76%) Network Design
18 31 (16.76%) TCP/IP
19 30 (16.22%) CCNA
19 30 (16.22%) Security Cleared

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 (4.32%) Apache
1 8 (4.32%) CMS
1 8 (4.32%) OpenStack
1 8 (4.32%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.62%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Kondor
2 2 (1.08%) Relativity
3 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.16%) G Suite
4 4 (2.16%) Slack
5 2 (1.08%) Akamai
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.08%) Datadog
5 2 (1.08%) Serverless
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (38.38%) Firewall
2 46 (24.86%) WAN
3 44 (23.78%) LAN
4 42 (22.70%) DNS
5 41 (22.16%) MPLS
6 39 (21.08%) Network Security
6 39 (21.08%) VLAN
7 37 (20.00%) BGP
8 34 (18.38%) SMTP
9 33 (17.84%) VPN
10 32 (17.30%) OSPF
11 31 (16.76%) TCP/IP
12 29 (15.68%) IPsec
13 28 (15.14%) DHCP
14 21 (11.35%) HTTP
15 20 (10.81%) SAN
16 18 (9.73%) SSL
16 18 (9.73%) Wireless
17 17 (9.19%) EIGRP
17 17 (9.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) MySQL
2 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.62%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.08%) DB2
6 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.32%) Subversion
4 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.62%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.08%) Gradle
5 2 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.54%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (7.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.32%) Finance
3 5 (2.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.16%) Advertising
4 4 (2.16%) Banking
4 4 (2.16%) French Language
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
5 3 (1.62%) Front Office
6 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.08%) Law
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (21.08%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.54%) Architect
3 20 (10.81%) Security Architect
4 17 (9.19%) Consultant
5 10 (5.41%) Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 10 (5.41%) OSS Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (3.78%) Analyst
7 7 (3.78%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.24%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.24%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) Network Consultant
9 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.16%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.16%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (2.16%) Software Consultant
10 4 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.89%) XML
2 15 (8.11%) 802.1X
3 12 (6.49%) REST
4 11 (5.95%) SOAP
5 9 (4.86%) Web Services
6 5 (2.70%) OpenDaylight
7 4 (2.16%) Qt
8 3 (1.62%) Rendezvous
8 3 (1.62%) Servlets
8 3 (1.62%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.08%) boto
9 2 (1.08%) HTML
9 2 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.08%) JSON
9 2 (1.08%) Middleware
9 2 (1.08%) Spring
9 2 (1.08%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.54%) .NET
10 1 (0.54%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.08%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.35%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.27%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.41%) PKI
6 9 (4.86%) Clustering
7 8 (4.32%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.70%) CMDB
8 5 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.62%) DataPower
9 3 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) RIA
10 2 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.54%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.22%) Linux
2 54 (29.19%) Windows
3 53 (28.65%) Unix
4 17 (9.19%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.49%) Solaris
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.16%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (1.62%) CentOS
9 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.08%) AIX
10 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.54%) Debian
11 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Network Management
2 33 (17.84%) ITIL
3 31 (16.76%) Network Design
4 24 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (12.43%) SIEM
6 22 (11.89%) Data Protection
7 21 (11.35%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (10.81%) Data Loss Prevention
8 20 (10.81%) Identity Management
8 20 (10.81%) Security Architecture
9 18 (9.73%) Information Security
10 17 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.19%) Information Governance
11 15 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (8.11%) SDLC
11 15 (8.11%) Security Hardening
12 14 (7.57%) DevOps
12 14 (7.57%) Risk Management
13 13 (7.03%) Service Management
14 12 (6.49%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.19%) Perl
2 42 (22.70%) Python
3 36 (19.46%) PowerShell
4 25 (13.51%) Java
5 14 (7.57%) C#
6 11 (5.95%) SQL
7 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.86%) C
9 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.70%) AWK
11 5 (2.70%) PHP
12 4 (2.16%) C++
13 3 (1.62%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.62%) Ruby
14 2 (1.08%) Jython
15 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (28.11%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.78%) CCNP
3 32 (17.30%) Degree
4 30 (16.22%) CCNA
4 30 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 23 (12.43%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.65%) CISSP
7 13 (7.03%) SANS
8 10 (5.41%) CCIE
9 8 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.70%) CCSA
11 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.16%) CCDP
12 4 (2.16%) CCENT
12 4 (2.16%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.62%) HP ASE
14 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
14 2 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.43%) GDPR
2 3 (1.62%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) ECSS
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 27 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.57%) Docker
3 14 (7.57%) vSphere
4 9 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.32%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.70%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.16%) NFS
8 3 (1.62%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.62%) Firmware
9 2 (1.08%) KVM
9 2 (1.08%) Xen
10 1 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.54%) LXC
10 1 (0.54%) Samba
10 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) Puppet
2 18 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.11%) Ansible
4 14 (7.57%) vCenter Server
5 11 (5.95%) Nagios
6 10 (5.41%) Cacti
7 9 (4.86%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (4.86%) Netcool
8 8 (4.32%) PowerCLI
8 8 (4.32%) SCOM
8 8 (4.32%) Tivoli
9 7 (3.78%) OpenView
10 6 (3.24%) Grafana
11 5 (2.70%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (2.70%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.16%) Kubernetes
12 4 (2.16%) OpenNMS
12 4 (2.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (37.30%) Cisco
2 39 (21.08%) Juniper
3 38 (20.54%) VMware
4 26 (14.05%) SolarWinds
5 25 (13.51%) Oracle
6 17 (9.19%) HP
6 17 (9.19%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.57%) CheckPoint
7 14 (7.57%) Dell
8 13 (7.03%) EMC
9 11 (5.95%) NetApp
10 10 (5.41%) ComArch
11 9 (4.86%) ServiceNow
11 9 (4.86%) Splunk
12 8 (4.32%) Dell Compellent
13 7 (3.78%) Aruba
13 7 (3.78%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.78%) Remedy
13 7 (3.78%) Sun