The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 117 128
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs citing SNMP 7 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 1.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 5.98% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £225 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.22% -6.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £369
% change year-on-year +23.07% -11.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 569 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.25% 19.34% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 286 118
Median daily rate £363 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 17
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +128.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SNMP in Scotland

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SNMP in Scotland

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh - 7 £225 -
SNMP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SSH
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Splunk
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Kafka
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (28.57%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SSH
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) F5