Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 16 October 2018 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 687 583
Rank change year-on-year -8 -104 +20
Contract jobs citing SNMP 208 189 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.40% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 114 178
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% -12.25%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £668 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £338
% change year-on-year +2.56% +15.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 35
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £24.86 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.97% -39.37% +24.24%
10th Percentile £16.63 £23.91 £33.70
90th Percentile £49.78 £36.29 £47.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +131.43%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,617 13,543 16,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 13.65% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,209 8,258 9,981
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £220
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 729 838
UK median hourly rate £19.19 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.20 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.65% -23.50% +25.00%

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SNMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SNMP over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNMP within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
England +6 187 £407 +1.63% 64
UK excluding London +8 146 £400 +2.56% 55
South East +38 84 £400 - 15
London -35 57 £425 +6.25% 14
Midlands -6 25 £420 +5.00% 6
West Midlands -15 24 £420 +5.00% 5
Wales -4 14 £338 - 5
East of England +4 11 £338 -38.64% 16
North West -15 8 £375 +7.14% 6
North of England -40 8 £375 +7.14% 9
South West -20 2 £413 +27.31% 4
Scotland -28 2 £450 +50.00%
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 with a requirement for SNMP.

1 79 (37.98%) Cisco
2 66 (31.73%) Linux
3 63 (30.29%) Windows
4 58 (27.88%) Firewall
5 55 (26.44%) TCP/IP
5 55 (26.44%) DNS
6 53 (25.48%) OSPF
7 52 (25.00%) Unix
7 52 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 49 (23.56%) DHCP
9 46 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (21.63%) LAN
11 43 (20.67%) WAN
11 43 (20.67%) Network Management
12 42 (20.19%) SC Cleared
13 40 (19.23%) CCNP
14 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 38 (18.27%) Python
16 37 (17.79%) Java
16 37 (17.79%) IPsec
17 36 (17.31%) BGP
18 34 (16.35%) VMware
19 33 (15.87%) SMTP
19 33 (15.87%) Software Engineering
20 32 (15.38%) Wireless
20 32 (15.38%) Data Centre
21 31 (14.90%) MPLS
22 30 (14.42%) VPN
22 30 (14.42%) Juniper
22 30 (14.42%) Agile Software Development

SNMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (5.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.88%) CICS
3 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 5 (2.40%) GlassFish
3 5 (2.40%) JBoss
4 4 (1.92%) CMS
4 4 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.96%) Confluence
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (10.10%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.96%) G Suite
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.96%) PaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Serverless
3 2 (0.96%) Slack
4 1 (0.48%) Akamai
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.88%) Firewall
2 55 (26.44%) DNS
2 55 (26.44%) TCP/IP
3 53 (25.48%) OSPF
4 49 (23.56%) DHCP
5 45 (21.63%) LAN
6 43 (20.67%) WAN
7 37 (17.79%) IPsec
8 36 (17.31%) BGP
9 33 (15.87%) SMTP
10 32 (15.38%) Wireless
11 31 (14.90%) MPLS
12 30 (14.42%) VPN
13 28 (13.46%) SSL
13 28 (13.46%) VLAN
14 26 (12.50%) Multicast
14 26 (12.50%) SSH
15 22 (10.58%) VoIP
16 21 (10.10%) Wireshark
16 21 (10.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.58%) MySQL
2 8 (3.85%) DB2
3 3 (1.44%) Big Data
3 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
3 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.44%) SQLite
4 2 (0.96%) Redis
5 1 (0.48%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (12.02%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.13%) Subversion
3 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.73%) NetBeans
5 10 (4.81%) GCC
6 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.92%) JUnit
9 3 (1.44%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.96%) Ant
10 2 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.96%) Gradle
10 2 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.48%) GDB
11 1 (0.48%) Hudson
11 1 (0.48%) JIRA
11 1 (0.48%) JMeter
11 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.48%) Valgrind
General
1 16 (7.69%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (21.15%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.50%) Developer
3 22 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 15 (7.21%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (5.29%) Consultant
7 9 (4.33%) Administrator
7 9 (4.33%) Architect
7 9 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.33%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) OSS Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.13%) XML
2 14 (6.73%) LDAP
3 12 (5.77%) 802.1X
4 9 (4.33%) HTML
5 7 (3.37%) jQuery
5 7 (3.37%) Servlets
5 7 (3.37%) Web Services
6 6 (2.88%) CSS
6 6 (2.88%) ISPF
6 6 (2.88%) Middleware
7 5 (2.40%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.40%) JSF
7 5 (2.40%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (2.40%) Spring
7 5 (2.40%) XHTML
8 4 (1.92%) Ajax
8 4 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.92%) HTML5
8 4 (1.92%) JavaFX
8 4 (1.92%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.81%) Clustering
4 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 8 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.37%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.88%) PKI
7 6 (2.88%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.40%) CMDB
9 4 (1.92%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.44%) DataPower
10 3 (1.44%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.44%) STB
10 3 (1.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.73%) Linux
2 63 (30.29%) Windows
3 52 (25.00%) Unix
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.81%) Solaris
6 8 (3.85%) zOS
7 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.92%) AIX
8 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.92%) CentOS
9 3 (1.44%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (1.44%) Debian
9 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.67%) Network Management
2 33 (15.87%) Software Engineering
3 30 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.94%) Migration
5 24 (11.54%) UML
6 21 (10.10%) Network Design
7 19 (9.13%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (9.13%) Project Management
8 18 (8.65%) ITIL
9 15 (7.21%) Issue Tracking
10 13 (6.25%) Decision-Making
10 13 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (5.77%) Storage Management
11 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (4.81%) Presales
13 10 (4.81%) SysML
14 9 (4.33%) High Availability
14 9 (4.33%) Identity Management
14 9 (4.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.27%) Python
2 37 (17.79%) Java
3 29 (13.94%) Perl
3 29 (13.94%) PowerShell
4 21 (10.10%) SQL
5 19 (9.13%) C
6 13 (6.25%) C++
6 13 (6.25%) PHP
7 11 (5.29%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.81%) C#
9 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.85%) JCL
10 7 (3.37%) Jython
11 6 (2.88%) Assembly Language
11 6 (2.88%) COBOL
11 6 (2.88%) REXX
11 6 (2.88%) Ruby
11 6 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.92%) Tcl
13 3 (1.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 52 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (20.19%) SC Cleared
4 40 (19.23%) CCNP
5 24 (11.54%) CCNA
5 24 (11.54%) Degree
6 12 (5.77%) HP MASE
7 7 (3.37%) CCIE
7 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.40%) CISSP
8 5 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.40%) SANS
9 4 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.44%) CCSA
10 3 (1.44%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.44%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.96%) CCDA
11 2 (0.96%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) GDPR
2 4 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) ECSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) GPG13
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.77%) FreeRADIUS
3 12 (5.77%) vSphere
4 10 (4.81%) Docker
4 10 (4.81%) Firmware
4 10 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.88%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.92%) KVM
7 3 (1.44%) NFS
7 3 (1.44%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.48%) Gluster
9 1 (0.48%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.48%) Squid
9 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) SCCM
2 13 (6.25%) vCenter Server
3 12 (5.77%) Netcool
4 11 (5.29%) PowerCLI
4 11 (5.29%) Puppet
5 10 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.85%) Ansible
7 8 (3.85%) Cacti
7 8 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (2.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (2.88%) FortiGate
8 6 (2.88%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.92%) collectd
10 4 (1.92%) Kibana
10 4 (1.92%) logstash
10 4 (1.92%) OpenNMS
10 4 (1.92%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (37.98%) Cisco
2 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 34 (16.35%) VMware
4 30 (14.42%) Juniper
5 24 (11.54%) HP
6 23 (11.06%) Fortinet
7 20 (9.62%) CheckPoint
8 14 (6.73%) Dell
9 13 (6.25%) Aruba
9 13 (6.25%) F5
9 13 (6.25%) IBM
10 12 (5.77%) Brocade
10 12 (5.77%) Extreme Networks
11 9 (4.33%) Dell Compellent
11 9 (4.33%) EMC
12 8 (3.85%) Arista
12 8 (3.85%) Oracle
12 8 (3.85%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.37%) ComArch
13 7 (3.37%) Sun