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 3 months to 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 211 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs citing SNMP 34 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 3.39% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 18
Median daily rate £375 £322 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.64% -17.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £369
% change year-on-year +23.07% -11.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SNMP in the South East

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire -13 16 £272 -10.81% 1
Berkshire +14 6 - - 4
Kent - 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £125 -
Surrey +9 2 £325 -13.33% 1
SNMP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SNMP.

1 23 (46.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (26.00%) Firewall
4 13 (26.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) Perl
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (26.00%) Network Management
5 12 (24.00%) CCNP
6 11 (22.00%) Ericsson
6 11 (22.00%) DNS
6 11 (22.00%) Java
6 11 (22.00%) OO
6 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (20.00%) REST
7 10 (20.00%) Network Design
7 10 (20.00%) MPLS
7 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (20.00%) HP
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) MySQL
8 9 (18.00%) SOAP
8 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) Middleware
8 9 (18.00%) HTTP
8 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (16.00%) Huawei
9 8 (16.00%) MVNO
9 8 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol

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 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) MPLS
3 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.00%) HTTP
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (16.00%) INAP
5 8 (16.00%) Intelligent Network
5 8 (16.00%) MVNO
5 8 (16.00%) OSPF
5 8 (16.00%) SS7
6 7 (14.00%) Network Security
7 6 (12.00%) BGP
7 6 (12.00%) LAN
7 6 (12.00%) WAN
7 6 (12.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) 802.11
8 5 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 5 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.00%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Ericsson Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Perl Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Perl Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) REST
2 9 (18.00%) Middleware
2 9 (18.00%) SOAP
3 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 7 (14.00%) 802.1X
5 5 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (6.00%) Mojolicious
6 3 (6.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) JMS
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) IPTV
3 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.00%) STB
3 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) VyOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Network Management
2 11 (22.00%) OO
3 10 (20.00%) Network Design
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (10.00%) Release Management
7 4 (8.00%) Change Control
7 4 (8.00%) eTOM
7 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Perl
1 13 (26.00%) Python
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.00%) CCNP
4 8 (16.00%) CCNA
5 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (8.00%) CCIE
7 4 (8.00%) CCIE Service Provider
7 4 (8.00%) CCSP
7 4 (8.00%) CISSP
7 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) Degree
9 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.00%) CCIP
10 1 (2.00%) CNA
10 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Netcool
1 7 (14.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.00%) OpenView
3 1 (2.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (2.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.00%) vRealize
3 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) Ericsson
3 10 (20.00%) HP
4 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.00%) Huawei
5 7 (14.00%) Juniper
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle
6 6 (12.00%) Mitel
6 6 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (10.00%) EMC
7 5 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) VMware
8 4 (8.00%) Foundry
8 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.00%) Ciena
9 3 (6.00%) Siemens
9 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.00%) 3Com
10 2 (4.00%) Allot