Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 701 589 589
Rank change year-on-year -112 0 -2
Contract jobs citing SNMP 152 284 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.88% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 173 169
England median daily rate £375 £388 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.73% +15.00%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
UK median daily rate £365 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -5.81% -3.13% +15.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 2
England median hourly rate £16.63 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% +134.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £15.41 £32.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £36.23 £45.00 £19.65
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +27.27% +65.00%

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 13105 15096 14416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.81% 15.41% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8038 9186 8455
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 762 940
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.88 £20.71
% change year-on-year -20.42% +15.31% +3.53%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -61 58 £350 -19.08% 5
South East -61 34 £400 +18.52% 5
North of England +52 25 £350 -17.65% 7
North West +21 21 £350 +7.69% 5
East of England +6 21 £413 +28.91% 2
Midlands +13 11 £400 -13.04% 5
West Midlands +16 10 £400 -14.89% 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £425 -5.56% 2
South West -11 2 £275 -45.00%
East Midlands -4 1 £313 +13.64% 3
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SNMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 78 (51.32%) Firewall
2 72 (47.37%) Cisco
3 54 (35.53%) LAN
4 48 (31.58%) WAN
5 43 (28.29%) Windows
6 42 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (23.68%) Linux
8 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
8 35 (23.03%) Network Management
9 31 (20.39%) VPN
10 30 (19.74%) HP
10 30 (19.74%) Network Security
11 29 (19.08%) MPLS
12 28 (18.42%) OSPF
12 28 (18.42%) BGP
12 28 (18.42%) DNS
12 28 (18.42%) TCP/IP
12 28 (18.42%) DHCP
12 28 (18.42%) Unix
12 28 (18.42%) HSRP
12 28 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
14 26 (17.11%) SolarWinds
15 25 (16.45%) CheckPoint
16 24 (15.79%) CCNP
16 24 (15.79%) VRRP
16 24 (15.79%) VMware
16 24 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 23 (15.13%) Juniper
18 21 (13.82%) Data Centre

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 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.95%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.97%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.66%) Apache
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (51.32%) Firewall
2 54 (35.53%) LAN
3 48 (31.58%) WAN
4 31 (20.39%) VPN
5 30 (19.74%) Network Security
6 29 (19.08%) MPLS
7 28 (18.42%) BGP
7 28 (18.42%) DHCP
7 28 (18.42%) DNS
7 28 (18.42%) HSRP
7 28 (18.42%) OSPF
7 28 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 24 (15.79%) VRRP
9 20 (13.16%) TACACS
10 19 (12.50%) SSH
11 18 (11.84%) Wireless
12 17 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (11.18%) VLAN
12 17 (11.18%) VoIP
13 16 (10.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) MySQL
2 6 (3.95%) Big Data
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.63%) DB2
4 4 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.63%) NetBeans
1 4 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.63%) StarTeam
1 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.92%) Law
3 6 (3.95%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Finance
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (24.34%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.84%) Consultant
3 15 (9.87%) Developer
4 12 (7.89%) Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Designer
7 9 (5.92%) Network Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Network Designer
10 6 (3.95%) Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Network Support
10 6 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.58%) REST
3 8 (5.26%) SOAP
4 7 (4.61%) Web Services
4 7 (4.61%) XML
5 6 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (3.95%) Kafka
6 5 (3.29%) RESTful
7 4 (2.63%) JSON
7 4 (2.63%) Middleware
8 3 (1.97%) HTML
8 3 (1.97%) LAMP
8 3 (1.97%) Mojolicious
8 3 (1.97%) Node.js
8 3 (1.97%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.32%) .NET
9 2 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.32%) GStreamer
9 2 (1.32%) STL
9 2 (1.32%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) PKI
4 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.95%) CMDB
6 6 (3.95%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.95%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.63%) Clustering
7 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.66%) FMCG
10 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) Windows
2 36 (23.68%) Linux
3 28 (18.42%) Unix
4 18 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.63%) CentOS
8 4 (2.63%) Debian
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) Solaris
10 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) Network Management
2 28 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (12.50%) Service Management
4 17 (11.18%) ITIL
5 15 (9.87%) Information Security
5 15 (9.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (7.89%) Migration
7 11 (7.24%) Change Management
7 11 (7.24%) Compliance Management
8 10 (6.58%) ITSM
8 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.92%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.92%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.92%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (5.26%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.26%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.26%) Network Design
10 8 (5.26%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) Perl
2 16 (10.53%) Python
2 16 (10.53%) SQL
3 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.24%) Java
6 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.26%) PHP
8 6 (3.95%) C
9 4 (2.63%) C#
9 4 (2.63%) Lua
10 2 (1.32%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) AWK
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.66%) Jython
11 1 (0.66%) R
11 1 (0.66%) sed
11 1 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.79%) CCNP
2 24 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.18%) CCIE
4 15 (9.87%) Degree
4 15 (9.87%) DV Cleared
5 11 (7.24%) CCNA
6 7 (4.61%) CCIE Service Provider
6 7 (4.61%) CCSP
7 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.63%) CCDP
9 3 (1.97%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.66%) CCDA
11 1 (0.66%) CISM
11 1 (0.66%) CISSP
11 1 (0.66%) GSEC
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.50%) vSphere
3 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.95%) Apache Flume
4 6 (3.95%) NFS
4 6 (3.95%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.29%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.97%) XenApp
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.66%) Firmware
8 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.66%) NDS
8 1 (0.66%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (7.24%) vCenter Server
3 9 (5.92%) SCCM
4 8 (5.26%) Nagios
4 8 (5.26%) PowerCLI
4 8 (5.26%) WMI
5 6 (3.95%) Cacti
5 6 (3.95%) vRealize
6 5 (3.29%) Kibana
6 5 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.63%) logstash
7 4 (2.63%) Netcool
7 4 (2.63%) SCOM
7 4 (2.63%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.97%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (1.97%) TrustSec
8 3 (1.97%) WSUS
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.32%) RANCID
Vendors
1 72 (47.37%) Cisco
2 30 (19.74%) HP
3 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.11%) SolarWinds
5 25 (16.45%) CheckPoint
6 24 (15.79%) VMware
7 23 (15.13%) Juniper
8 20 (13.16%) Palo Alto
9 16 (10.53%) Citrix
10 14 (9.21%) NetApp
11 13 (8.55%) EMC
12 9 (5.92%) Foundry
12 9 (5.92%) Huawei
12 9 (5.92%) Riverbed
12 9 (5.92%) SAP
12 9 (5.92%) Splunk
13 7 (4.61%) CommVault
13 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
14 6 (3.95%) Ericsson
14 6 (3.95%) McAfee