Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 April 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 314 338
Rank change year-on-year +114 +24 -46
Contract jobs citing SNMP 83 52 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 2.05% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 17
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +39.53%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £186
90th Percentile £495 £509 £500
England median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Median hourly rate £39.77 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.62% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £19.25 £34.39 £39.75
90th Percentile £44.65 £50.08 £70.25
England median hourly rate £39.89 £42.38 £40.71
% change year-on-year -5.89% +4.11% -13.39%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,705 2,531 2,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.55% 16.18% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1,404 1,364
Median daily rate £400 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.06% -
10th Percentile £164 £219 £163
90th Percentile £550 £585 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 140 148
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.41% -13.75% -
10th Percentile £14.67 £12.00 £11.86
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.63 £50.40
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SNMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SNMP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SNMP in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SNMP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SNMP in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +77 53 £413 +7.49% 6
Berkshire +78 51 £425 +14.86% 4
Hampshire +48 26 £456 +14.06%
Surrey +63 2 £330 - 2
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £338 -15.63% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
SNMP
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 41 (49.40%) Perl
2 40 (48.19%) Python
3 38 (45.78%) Cisco
3 38 (45.78%) REST
4 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
4 37 (44.58%) Web Services
5 36 (43.37%) SOAP
5 36 (43.37%) Netcool
5 36 (43.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
6 35 (42.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 35 (42.17%) ServiceNow
6 35 (42.17%) Shell Script
6 35 (42.17%) BMC
6 35 (42.17%) IBM
6 35 (42.17%) Siebel
6 35 (42.17%) Remedy
6 35 (42.17%) Cramer
6 35 (42.17%) Amdocs OSS
6 35 (42.17%) xMatters
7 32 (38.55%) Network Management
8 30 (36.14%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (36.14%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (33.73%) PHP
9 28 (33.73%) Java
10 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
10 23 (27.71%) DNS
10 23 (27.71%) BGP
10 23 (27.71%) OSPF
10 23 (27.71%) Web Development

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (4.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) nginx
2 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 35 (42.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.20%) AWS
5 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) Serverless
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) BGP
1 23 (27.71%) DNS
1 23 (27.71%) OSPF
2 22 (26.51%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
3 20 (24.10%) WAN
4 15 (18.07%) MPLS
5 14 (16.87%) HTTPS
6 13 (15.66%) LAN
7 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
7 12 (14.46%) IPsec
7 12 (14.46%) SMTP
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (13.25%) DHCP
9 10 (12.05%) HTTP
10 9 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (10.84%) EIGRP
10 9 (10.84%) RIP
10 9 (10.84%) VPN
10 9 (10.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.82%) ClearQuest
1 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) GitLab
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Designer
2 28 (33.73%) Solutions Designer
3 23 (27.71%) Architect
4 22 (26.51%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (19.28%) Network Engineer
6 13 (15.66%) IP Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Developer
8 6 (7.23%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) IP Security Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Consultant
12 2 (2.41%) Design Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Linux Administrator
12 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) REST
2 37 (44.58%) Web Services
3 36 (43.37%) SOAP
4 7 (8.43%) LDAP
5 5 (6.02%) XML
6 4 (4.82%) .NET
7 2 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.41%) gRPC
7 2 (2.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.41%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) Swagger
8 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
3 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (6.02%) Check Point GAiA
5 5 (6.02%) Unix
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Network Management
2 30 (36.14%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (27.71%) Integration Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Smoke Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
3 23 (27.71%) Web Development
4 14 (16.87%) High Availability
4 14 (16.87%) Migration
5 13 (15.66%) Change Management
6 11 (13.25%) ITIL
7 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) Performance Management
8 9 (10.84%) UML
9 6 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.02%) Network Planning
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Perl
2 40 (48.19%) Python
3 35 (42.17%) Shell Script
4 28 (33.73%) Java
4 28 (33.73%) PHP
5 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.02%) C++
7 5 (6.02%) Jython
8 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) C
9 2 (2.41%) C#
9 2 (2.41%) Go
10 1 (1.20%) Lua
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.07%) CCNP
3 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.64%) CCIP
5 7 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (8.43%) CCIE
6 4 (4.82%) CCDP
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
7 3 (3.61%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (2.41%) CCIE Security
8 2 (2.41%) Degree
9 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.20%) MCP
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.20%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) Docker
4 2 (2.41%) iptables
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 36 (43.37%) Netcool
1 36 (43.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 35 (42.17%) Amdocs OSS
3 7 (8.43%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (7.23%) Ansible
5 5 (6.02%) FortiGate
5 5 (6.02%) Puppet
5 5 (6.02%) Terraform
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.41%) Grafana
7 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.41%) Packer
7 2 (2.41%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.41%) SafeCom
7 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Cisco
2 35 (42.17%) BMC
2 35 (42.17%) Cramer
2 35 (42.17%) IBM
2 35 (42.17%) Remedy
2 35 (42.17%) ServiceNow
2 35 (42.17%) Siebel
2 35 (42.17%) xMatters
3 18 (21.69%) Huawei
4 16 (19.28%) Nokia
5 10 (12.05%) F5
5 10 (12.05%) Juniper
5 10 (12.05%) VMware
6 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.64%) Splunk
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle
10 3 (3.61%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.41%) Dell