Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 418 625 680
Rank change year-on-year +207 +55 +22
Contract jobs citing SNMP 91 154 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.49% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 103 108
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.43% +0.06%
10th Percentile £306 £258 £292
90th Percentile £573 £548 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Median hourly rate £36.25 £42.11 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.92% -0.92% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23.48 £16.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £56.50 £49.57
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.12 £42.50
% change year-on-year -14.89% -3.24% +6.25%

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 3,660 10,303 12,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 13.26% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,130 6,291 7,585
Median daily rate £442 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +5.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £200
90th Percentile £625 £606 £613
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 522 601
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +37.50% +6.95%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £54.88 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.15% +49.58% -

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +205 44 £450 - 7
South East +176 27 £450 +30.91% 4
East of England +86 10 £450 +56.52% 1
South West +101 4 £308 -31.67% 3
Midlands +64 4 £525 - 3
North of England +112 2 - - 3
North West +81 2 - - 3
West Midlands +49 2 - - 1
East Midlands +47 1 - - 2
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 58 (63.74%) Firewall
2 48 (52.75%) Windows
3 46 (50.55%) Linux
4 38 (41.76%) DNS
5 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
6 33 (36.26%) VMware
6 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
7 32 (35.16%) VPN
8 31 (34.07%) JIRA
9 30 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
10 29 (31.87%) VLAN
10 29 (31.87%) Git (software)
10 29 (31.87%) LAN
10 29 (31.87%) WAN
10 29 (31.87%) Unix
11 27 (29.67%) Oracle
12 26 (28.57%) Splunk
13 25 (27.47%) Cisco
14 24 (26.37%) Bash Shell
15 23 (25.27%) Python
15 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
16 22 (24.18%) OSPF
16 22 (24.18%) SQL
16 22 (24.18%) DHCP
17 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
17 21 (23.08%) Ansible
18 20 (21.98%) Elastic Stack
18 20 (21.98%) Kubernetes
18 20 (21.98%) BGP

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 6 (6.59%) Apache
2 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Liferay
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) GitHub
2 12 (13.19%) Azure
3 9 (9.89%) PaaS
3 9 (9.89%) SaaS
4 7 (7.69%) AWS
5 4 (4.40%) Office 365
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.20%) Datadog
6 2 (2.20%) GCP
7 1 (1.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (63.74%) Firewall
2 38 (41.76%) DNS
3 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
4 32 (35.16%) VPN
5 29 (31.87%) LAN
5 29 (31.87%) VLAN
5 29 (31.87%) WAN
6 22 (24.18%) DHCP
6 22 (24.18%) OSPF
7 20 (21.98%) BGP
8 19 (20.88%) MPLS
9 17 (18.68%) Internet
10 16 (17.58%) Network Security
10 16 (17.58%) SMTP
11 15 (16.48%) TACACS
12 14 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (13.19%) IPsec
13 12 (13.19%) SSL
14 10 (10.99%) HTTP
15 9 (9.89%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) MySQL
2 5 (5.49%) Neo4j
2 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) JIRA
2 29 (31.87%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 14 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (15.38%) GitLab
5 12 (13.19%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Consultant
3 9 (9.89%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Architect
4 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (5.49%) Tivoli Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Check Point Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Developer
7 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (2.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Desktop Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (15.38%) gRPC
2 14 (15.38%) REST
2 14 (15.38%) RESTful
2 14 (15.38%) Swagger
3 10 (10.99%) SOAP
4 8 (8.79%) LDAP
5 6 (6.59%) 802.1X
6 5 (5.49%) CORBA
6 5 (5.49%) Kafka
6 5 (5.49%) LAMP
7 3 (3.30%) Memcached
8 2 (2.20%) .NET
8 2 (2.20%) XML
9 1 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.10%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.10%) MHP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Replication
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.10%) STB
7 1 (1.10%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 46 (50.55%) Linux
3 29 (31.87%) Unix
4 23 (25.27%) Windows Server
5 16 (17.58%) CentOS
5 16 (17.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.40%) Check Point GAiA
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.20%) AIX
8 2 (2.20%) Debian
8 2 (2.20%) Solaris
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Android
9 1 (1.10%) Android TV
9 1 (1.10%) Tizen
9 1 (1.10%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.38%) Microservices
4 13 (14.29%) DevOps
4 13 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.19%) Migration
5 12 (13.19%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (10.99%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (10.99%) SDLC
7 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.79%) Dashboard Development
9 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.59%) Network Design
10 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) Bash Shell
2 23 (25.27%) Python
3 22 (24.18%) SQL
4 20 (21.98%) Shell Script
5 19 (20.88%) Perl
6 18 (19.78%) PowerShell
7 16 (17.58%) C#
8 14 (15.38%) Go
9 13 (14.29%) C
10 5 (5.49%) Java
10 5 (5.49%) PHP
10 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.30%) C++
12 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (40.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
3 20 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (18.68%) CCNP
5 13 (14.29%) CCNA
6 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (7.69%) Degree
8 5 (5.49%) CCIE
9 4 (4.40%) CCDP
9 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.30%) BC Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (2.20%) CCIP
12 1 (1.10%) CCDA
12 1 (1.10%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.10%) LPIC
12 1 (1.10%) RHCE
12 1 (1.10%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) NIST
1 2 (2.20%) QA
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.78%) vSphere
3 15 (16.48%) Docker
4 12 (13.19%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.40%) Squid
7 2 (2.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.10%) Firmware
8 1 (1.10%) oVirt
8 1 (1.10%) Postfix
8 1 (1.10%) RHEV
8 1 (1.10%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (23.08%) Ansible
2 20 (21.98%) Kubernetes
3 17 (18.68%) Puppet
4 16 (17.58%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (17.58%) Terraform
5 15 (16.48%) Netcool
5 15 (16.48%) ZABBIX
6 14 (15.38%) Grafana
6 14 (15.38%) Packer
6 14 (15.38%) Prometheus
7 10 (10.99%) HP ALM
7 10 (10.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 10 (10.99%) Netcool/Webtop
7 10 (10.99%) Tivoli
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (3.30%) Nagios
9 3 (3.30%) SCOM
10 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
10 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) VMware
2 27 (29.67%) Oracle
3 26 (28.57%) Splunk
4 25 (27.47%) Cisco
5 18 (19.78%) Dell
6 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
7 15 (16.48%) HP
8 14 (15.38%) Atlassian
8 14 (15.38%) EMC
8 14 (15.38%) Juniper
9 13 (14.29%) F5
9 13 (14.29%) IBM
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.79%) SolarWinds
12 7 (7.69%) Meraki
12 7 (7.69%) Palo Alto
13 6 (6.59%) Infoblox
13 6 (6.59%) SevOne
14 5 (5.49%) AppDynamics
14 5 (5.49%) Fortinet