Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 216 233
Rank change year-on-year +31 +17 -30
Contract jobs citing SNMP 21 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 1.17% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -5.69%
10th Percentile £170 £298 £187
90th Percentile £463 £438 £475
England median daily rate £375 £388 £403
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.73% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £31.75 -
England median hourly rate £16.63 £41.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -59.44% +134.29% -12.50%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 770 1027 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.50% 15.03% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 598 633
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.36 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SNMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in the North West

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SNMP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SNMP in the North West

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SNMP in the North West

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SNMP in the North West

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester +22 18 £350 +11.11% 4
Lancashire - 2 £183 -
Merseyside +3 1 £190 -55.29%
SNMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Splunk
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) SSH
6 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 6 (28.57%) Apache Pig
6 6 (28.57%) Big Data
6 6 (28.57%) Kafka
6 6 (28.57%) Apache Flume
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (28.57%) Cacti
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) REST
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
7 5 (23.81%) Operations Management
7 5 (23.81%) CMDB
7 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) ServiceNow
7 5 (23.81%) Workflow Development
7 5 (23.81%) Snow
7 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (23.81%) Nagios

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) SSH
3 5 (23.81%) Broadband
3 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) IPv6
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) LLU
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) TACACS
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) VRRP
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) MariaDB
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
4 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Kafka
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 5 (23.81%) CMDB
3 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 5 (23.81%) ITSM
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Management
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow Development
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Apache Flume
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Cacti
2 5 (23.81%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) OpenNMS
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) RANCID
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Splunk
2 5 (23.81%) ServiceNow
2 5 (23.81%) Snow
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
4 2 (9.52%) Foundry
4 2 (9.52%) Huawei
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) ZyXEL
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle