Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 618 633
Rank change year-on-year -72 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing SNMP 162 197 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 1.62% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 111 134
England median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £264 £268 £264
90th Percentile £533 £650 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 19
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +105.00%
10th Percentile £25.53 £24.36 £35.50
90th Percentile £52.04 £47.22 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.80 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.20% +11.70% +105.00%

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 12,674 12,152 15,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 13.77% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,784 7,336 9,529
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £208 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 707 677 697
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.24
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +9 70 £400 - 12
London -74 50 £431 -2.27% 12
Midlands +1 24 £500 +42.86% 6
West Midlands -10 23 £500 +25.00% 4
East of England -15 9 £338 -38.64% 13
North of England -24 7 £425 - 5
North West -15 5 £488 +156.58% 5
South West -9 3 £335 -39.64% 5
Yorkshire -15 2 £425 -
East Midlands -6 1 - - 2
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 73 (45.06%) Cisco
2 58 (35.80%) Linux
2 58 (35.80%) Firewall
3 47 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (27.78%) DNS
5 43 (26.54%) Unix
6 41 (25.31%) Windows
7 39 (24.07%) Perl
7 39 (24.07%) Data Centre
8 38 (23.46%) Network Management
9 36 (22.22%) CCNP
9 36 (22.22%) OSPF
10 35 (21.60%) BGP
11 34 (20.99%) MPLS
12 33 (20.37%) Juniper
12 33 (20.37%) Python
13 32 (19.75%) VMware
13 32 (19.75%) Security Cleared
14 31 (19.14%) LAN
15 30 (18.52%) WAN
16 29 (17.90%) SMTP
16 29 (17.90%) DHCP
17 28 (17.28%) Java
17 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
17 28 (17.28%) VPN
18 27 (16.67%) CCNA
19 26 (16.05%) SC Cleared
20 25 (15.43%) HTTP
21 24 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
22 23 (14.20%) VLAN

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 10 (6.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.56%) Apache
3 6 (3.70%) CMS
3 6 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.85%) Confluence
5 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.23%) nginx
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.47%) G Suite
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.47%) Slack
4 3 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Akamai
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.23%) Datadog
5 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Serverless
6 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.62%) Office 365
6 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (35.80%) Firewall
2 45 (27.78%) DNS
3 36 (22.22%) OSPF
4 35 (21.60%) BGP
5 34 (20.99%) MPLS
6 31 (19.14%) LAN
7 30 (18.52%) WAN
8 29 (17.90%) DHCP
8 29 (17.90%) SMTP
9 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
9 28 (17.28%) VPN
10 25 (15.43%) HTTP
11 23 (14.20%) VLAN
12 22 (13.58%) IPsec
12 22 (13.58%) SSL
13 20 (12.35%) Wireless
14 18 (11.11%) Network Security
15 17 (10.49%) EIGRP
16 16 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) MySQL
2 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.23%) DB2
3 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) SQLite
4 1 (0.62%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Subversion
2 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.94%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.32%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.23%) Ant
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.23%) Gradle
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) JUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.62%) JMeter
7 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.94%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) French Language
3 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (25.31%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.73%) Architect
3 15 (9.26%) Consultant
4 10 (6.17%) Developer
4 10 (6.17%) OSS Engineer
5 9 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Administrator
8 6 (3.70%) Analyst
8 6 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Security Architect
8 6 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.09%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.58%) XML
2 8 (4.94%) Web Services
3 7 (4.32%) 802.1X
3 7 (4.32%) LDAP
3 7 (4.32%) REST
3 7 (4.32%) SOAP
4 5 (3.09%) HTML
4 5 (3.09%) OpenDaylight
4 5 (3.09%) Servlets
5 4 (2.47%) CSS
5 4 (2.47%) Middleware
6 3 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.85%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.85%) JSF
6 3 (1.85%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (1.85%) Spring
6 3 (1.85%) XHTML
6 3 (1.85%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.23%) boto
7 2 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.94%) Clustering
5 8 (4.94%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.70%) PKI
6 6 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.85%) CMDB
7 3 (1.85%) DataPower
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) CCTV
8 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.62%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.62%) IPTV
9 1 (0.62%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.80%) Linux
2 43 (26.54%) Unix
3 41 (25.31%) Windows
4 11 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.56%) Solaris
5 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.47%) CentOS
7 3 (1.85%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 2 (1.23%) Debian
8 2 (1.23%) zOS
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) Network Management
2 24 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (12.96%) Network Design
4 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 18 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (8.02%) Storage Management
7 12 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.79%) DevOps
8 11 (6.79%) Service Management
8 11 (6.79%) UML
9 10 (6.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 10 (6.17%) Use Case
10 9 (5.56%) Identity Management
10 9 (5.56%) SDLC
10 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.94%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.94%) High Availability
11 8 (4.94%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.07%) Perl
2 33 (20.37%) Python
3 28 (17.28%) Java
4 23 (14.20%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.64%) C#
5 14 (8.64%) SQL
6 9 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.56%) C
7 7 (4.32%) C++
7 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.70%) PHP
9 5 (3.09%) Ruby
9 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.85%) Jython
11 2 (1.23%) AWK
11 2 (1.23%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.23%) Groovy
11 2 (1.23%) JCL
11 2 (1.23%) Tcl
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (22.22%) CCNP
3 32 (19.75%) Security Cleared
4 27 (16.67%) CCNA
5 26 (16.05%) SC Cleared
6 22 (13.58%) Degree
7 9 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (4.32%) CCIE
9 6 (3.70%) CISSP
9 6 (3.70%) SANS
10 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.85%) CCDA
12 3 (1.85%) CCVP
12 3 (1.85%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
13 2 (1.23%) CCENT
13 2 (1.23%) CCSA
13 2 (1.23%) HNC
13 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) GDPR
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ECSS
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.79%) Docker
4 9 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.94%) vSphere
6 6 (3.70%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.85%) Firmware
7 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.85%) KVM
7 3 (1.85%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.62%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.62%) Gluster
8 1 (0.62%) LXC
8 1 (0.62%) NFS
8 1 (0.62%) Samba
8 1 (0.62%) Squid
8 1 (0.62%) vCloud
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (9.26%) Puppet
3 13 (8.02%) Netcool
4 12 (7.41%) Ansible
5 11 (6.79%) vCenter Server
6 8 (4.94%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (4.94%) PowerCLI
7 7 (4.32%) SCOM
8 6 (3.70%) Cacti
8 6 (3.70%) Nagios
8 6 (3.70%) Tivoli
9 5 (3.09%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (3.09%) FortiGate
9 5 (3.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (2.47%) Grafana
10 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (2.47%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.85%) collectd
11 3 (1.85%) logstash
11 3 (1.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 73 (45.06%) Cisco
2 33 (20.37%) Juniper
3 32 (19.75%) VMware
4 16 (9.88%) CheckPoint
4 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.88%) SolarWinds
5 14 (8.64%) Oracle
6 13 (8.02%) Dell
7 11 (6.79%) EMC
7 11 (6.79%) F5
7 11 (6.79%) HP
8 10 (6.17%) ComArch
8 10 (6.17%) Splunk
9 8 (4.94%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (4.94%) Extreme Networks
9 8 (4.94%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.32%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.32%) NetApp
10 7 (4.32%) Sun
11 6 (3.70%) Aruba