Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 660 686 619
Rank change year-on-year +26 -67 +9
Contract jobs citing SNMP 152 183 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.46% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 113
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £254 £266
90th Percentile £575 £550 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26.10 £27.74 £24.43
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.36 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.12 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -4.44% +9.76%

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 10,781 12,575 12,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.69% 13.32% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,695 7,753 7,276
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £210
90th Percentile £613 £600 £587
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 697 697
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £51.10 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -22.00%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +68 80 £413 -8.33% 20
South East -11 36 £404 +0.94% 13
Midlands +14 22 £518 +3.50% 7
West Midlands -9 19 £525 +5.00% 6
South West -14 7 £425 +26.87% 6
East Midlands +28 3 £425 - 1
North of England +20 3 £450 -22.41% 13
East of England +10 2 - - 8
North West +8 2 £525 -12.50% 8
Yorkshire +23 1 £375 -11.76% 4
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 74 (48.68%) Cisco
2 55 (36.18%) Firewall
3 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
4 41 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 39 (25.66%) DNS
7 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 37 (24.34%) Linux
9 36 (23.68%) CheckPoint
10 35 (23.03%) CCNP
10 35 (23.03%) BGP
11 34 (22.37%) PowerShell
12 33 (21.71%) SC Cleared
13 31 (20.39%) WAN
14 30 (19.74%) OSPF
15 28 (18.42%) Data Centre
16 27 (17.76%) SQL
16 27 (17.76%) SSL
16 27 (17.76%) VPN
17 26 (17.11%) DHCP
17 26 (17.11%) LAN
17 26 (17.11%) Python
17 26 (17.11%) MPLS
17 26 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (15.79%) Network Design
18 24 (15.79%) Network Management
18 24 (15.79%) F5
19 23 (15.13%) CCNA
20 22 (14.47%) Windows
21 21 (13.82%) .NET

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 14 (9.21%) IIS
2 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) JBoss
3 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.97%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) Confluence
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.29%) SaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Office 365
5 4 (2.63%) Yarn
6 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Akamai
7 1 (0.66%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (36.18%) Firewall
2 40 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 39 (25.66%) DNS
4 35 (23.03%) BGP
5 31 (20.39%) WAN
6 30 (19.74%) OSPF
7 27 (17.76%) SSL
7 27 (17.76%) VPN
8 26 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (17.11%) DHCP
8 26 (17.11%) LAN
8 26 (17.11%) MPLS
9 20 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (12.50%) Internet
11 18 (11.84%) SMTP
12 16 (10.53%) IPsec
12 16 (10.53%) Wireless
13 15 (9.87%) EIGRP
13 15 (9.87%) VLAN
13 15 (9.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) MySQL
2 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Ignite
5 2 (1.32%) DB2
5 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.29%) Selenium
4 4 (2.63%) JUnit
4 4 (2.63%) Maven
4 4 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.63%) webpack
5 2 (1.32%) MSI
5 2 (1.32%) Phabricator
5 2 (1.32%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.66%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Codeception
6 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.89%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Legal
4 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.63%) Military
6 3 (1.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.97%) Games
6 3 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.16%) Developer
3 19 (12.50%) Architect
4 13 (8.55%) Designer
5 12 (7.89%) Consultant
6 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Administrator
8 8 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Network Administrator
9 7 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Network Support
11 5 (3.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) .NET
2 15 (9.87%) XML
3 12 (7.89%) 802.1X
3 12 (7.89%) JSON
3 12 (7.89%) REST
4 7 (4.61%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.61%) YAML
5 6 (3.95%) HTML
5 6 (3.95%) Node.js
6 5 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (3.29%) HTML5
6 5 (3.29%) SOAP
7 4 (2.63%) Jest
7 4 (2.63%) LDAP
7 4 (2.63%) React
7 4 (2.63%) Spring
7 4 (2.63%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.63%) Vue.js
7 4 (2.63%) Web Services
8 3 (1.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.95%) PKI
6 4 (2.63%) ASIC
6 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.32%) CMDB
7 2 (1.32%) Handset
7 2 (1.32%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.66%) SCADA
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.34%) Linux
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 16 (10.53%) Unix
4 10 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.63%) Solaris
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (1.32%) HPUX
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.32%) VMS
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.66%) uClinux
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) Network Design
1 24 (15.79%) Network Management
2 19 (12.50%) ITIL
3 14 (9.21%) Identity Management
3 14 (9.21%) Migration
3 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (8.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.58%) Information Security
7 10 (6.58%) Open Source
7 10 (6.58%) Project Management
8 9 (5.92%) Data Protection
8 9 (5.92%) DevOps
8 9 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.92%) Runbook
9 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.37%) PowerShell
2 27 (17.76%) SQL
3 26 (17.11%) Python
4 21 (13.82%) Shell Script
5 18 (11.84%) Perl
6 15 (9.87%) C
7 14 (9.21%) C#
7 14 (9.21%) Java
8 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.61%) Prolog
11 6 (3.95%) PHP
12 5 (3.29%) VBA
12 5 (3.29%) VBScript
13 4 (2.63%) Java 8
14 3 (1.97%) C++
15 2 (1.32%) AWK
15 2 (1.32%) Bourne shell
15 2 (1.32%) sed
15 2 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (23.03%) CCNP
4 33 (21.71%) SC Cleared
5 23 (15.13%) CCNA
6 14 (9.21%) CCIE
7 12 (7.89%) Degree
7 12 (7.89%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (3.95%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (3.29%) CCDP
9 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.29%) SANS
10 4 (2.63%) BC Cleared
10 4 (2.63%) CCIP
10 4 (2.63%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.63%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.97%) CCSP
11 3 (1.97%) MCSA
11 3 (1.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 4 (2.63%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) COBIT
4 2 (1.32%) GDPR
4 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.32%) NIST
4 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) NFS
3 6 (3.95%) Docker
3 6 (3.95%) Firmware
3 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.32%) BIND 9
6 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.32%) KVM
6 2 (1.32%) Postfix
6 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.66%) Gluster
7 1 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.66%) RACF
7 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.66%) vCloud
7 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Cisco Prime
1 18 (11.84%) SCCM
2 16 (10.53%) SCOM
3 15 (9.87%) Ansible
4 12 (7.89%) Netcool
5 11 (7.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (4.61%) Nagios
6 7 (4.61%) OpenView
6 7 (4.61%) WMI
7 6 (3.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.63%) Amdocs OSS
9 4 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.97%) Iperf
10 3 (1.97%) Kibana
10 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.32%) Cacti
11 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (48.68%) Cisco
2 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 24 (15.79%) F5
5 21 (13.82%) HP
6 20 (13.16%) Juniper
7 18 (11.84%) SolarWinds
8 15 (9.87%) BMC
9 13 (8.55%) Fortinet
10 12 (7.89%) Meraki
11 11 (7.24%) Riverbed
12 9 (5.92%) Oracle
13 8 (5.26%) Aruba
13 8 (5.26%) IBM
13 8 (5.26%) NetScout
13 8 (5.26%) Palo Alto
14 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
14 7 (4.61%) Splunk
14 7 (4.61%) Trustwave
14 7 (4.61%) VMware