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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 159 139
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20  
Contract jobs citing SNMP 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.69% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £190 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +8.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +23.07% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.34% +122.85%  

SNMP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 457 576 494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.53% 15.06% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 325 248
Median daily rate £365 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +16.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 24 46
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SNMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £183 -
Manchester +12 1 - - 6
Merseyside 0 1 £190 -52.50%
SNMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk