Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 January 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 541 377 474
Rank change year-on-year -164 +97 +99
Contract jobs citing SNMP 42 34 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 1.90% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 22
10th Percentile £426 £238 £277
25th Percentile £503 £349 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £388
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +16.13% -8.82%
75th Percentile £594 £475 £475
90th Percentile £681 £500 £498
England median daily rate £544 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +20.83% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £26.25 - -
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
75th Percentile £28.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -40.63% +34.45% -29.61%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,718 1,794 3,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.89% 9.97% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,594 1,222 2,336
10th Percentile £300 £262 £183
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £429 £413
% change year-on-year +16.69% +3.88% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 16 91
10th Percentile £12.27 £21.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.98 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -16.60% +49.88% -10.11%
75th Percentile £43.80 £52.75 £41.88
90th Percentile £63.30 £61.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SNMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in London

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SNMP in London.

Daily rate trend for SNMP in London

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SNMP in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SNMP in London

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SNMP in London.

Hourly rate trend for SNMP in London

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -56 5 £550 +100.00% 4
North London - 2 £750 -
SNMP
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 27 (64.29%) Firewall
2 23 (54.76%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Social Skills
4 21 (50.00%) DevOps
4 21 (50.00%) BGP
5 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (40.48%) CCIE
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (35.71%) F5
8 14 (33.33%) JSON
8 14 (33.33%) Nokia
8 14 (33.33%) MPLS
8 14 (33.33%) XML
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
9 13 (30.95%) IPv4
9 13 (30.95%) RSVP
9 13 (30.95%) VRRP
9 13 (30.95%) VPLS
9 13 (30.95%) HSRP
9 13 (30.95%) Test Planning
9 13 (30.95%) Jinja
9 13 (30.95%) Ethernet VPN
10 12 (28.57%) Network Security
10 12 (28.57%) DNS
11 11 (26.19%) VPN
11 11 (26.19%) IOS XR
11 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (21.43%) TACACS
12 9 (21.43%) OSPF

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Azure
1 7 (16.67%) PaaS
2 6 (14.29%) AWS
3 5 (11.90%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.76%) IaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Stack
6 1 (2.38%) GitHub
6 1 (2.38%) Google Workspace
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.38%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) BGP
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (33.33%) MPLS
5 13 (30.95%) Ethernet VPN
5 13 (30.95%) HSRP
5 13 (30.95%) IPv4
5 13 (30.95%) RSVP
5 13 (30.95%) VPLS
5 13 (30.95%) VRRP
6 12 (28.57%) DNS
6 12 (28.57%) Network Security
7 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (26.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (26.19%) IOS XR
7 11 (26.19%) VPN
8 9 (21.43%) OSPF
8 9 (21.43%) TACACS
8 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
General
1 22 (52.38%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Design Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.52%) IP Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) IP Expert
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) JSON
1 14 (33.33%) XML
2 13 (30.95%) Jinja
3 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) ARM Templates
4 1 (2.38%) Kafka
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (30.95%) Test Planning
3 8 (19.05%) Network Management
4 6 (14.29%) CI/CD
4 6 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Network Design
4 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Storage Management
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) Coaching
8 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) Bash
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCIE
3 6 (14.29%) CCIE Security
4 5 (11.90%) CCIE Service Provider
4 5 (11.90%) CCNP
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) CCIP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) IISP
6 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.76%) iptables
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 6 (14.29%) Terraform
3 5 (11.90%) Puppet
4 3 (7.14%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 3 (7.14%) vRealize
5 2 (4.76%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (2.38%) CASB
6 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Grafana
6 1 (2.38%) Kibana
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.38%) VxRail
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) F5
3 14 (33.33%) Nokia
4 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.90%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Aveksa
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Google
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.38%) Splunk