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 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 449 520
Rank change year-on-year -29 +71  
Contract jobs citing SNMP 132 205 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 2.35% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 57
Median daily rate £425 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -8.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £258 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £488 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £369
% change year-on-year +23.07% -11.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +122.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £35.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £44.70 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% +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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 13811 12506
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1078 1091
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 10 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 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
England +5 122 £427 +13.86% 20
UK excluding London -38 73 £400 +23.07% 15
London +15 55 £525 +16.66% 6
South East -1 33 £375 +16.00% 5
Midlands +9 11 £400 +14.28% 1
North of England +57 10 £363 +12.22% 4
East of England +5 10 £550 +71.87% 3
Scotland +7 7 £225 -26.22%
South West -2 3 £555 +23.33% 1
Wales -13 1 - -

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 with a requirement for SNMP.

1 89 (42.18%) Cisco
2 87 (41.23%) Firewall
3 63 (29.86%) TCP/IP
4 61 (28.91%) Security Cleared
5 56 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (25.59%) MPLS
7 51 (24.17%) Windows
8 49 (23.22%) Linux
9 48 (22.75%) OSPF
9 48 (22.75%) Network Management
10 44 (20.85%) VPN
10 44 (20.85%) BGP
11 43 (20.38%) LAN
12 41 (19.43%) WAN
12 41 (19.43%) DNS
13 40 (18.96%) VMware
14 39 (18.48%) Telecoms
14 39 (18.48%) Unix
15 37 (17.54%) CCNP
16 35 (16.59%) VLAN
17 34 (16.11%) SC Cleared
17 34 (16.11%) Perl
18 33 (15.64%) Data Centre
19 31 (14.69%) Python
20 30 (14.22%) Network Security
21 29 (13.74%) DHCP
22 28 (13.27%) Microsoft
23 27 (12.80%) Juniper
24 25 (11.85%) CCIE
24 25 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.79%) Apache
3 7 (3.32%) IIS
4 5 (2.37%) CMS
5 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.42%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.47%) G Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (41.23%) Firewall
2 63 (29.86%) TCP/IP
3 54 (25.59%) MPLS
4 48 (22.75%) OSPF
5 44 (20.85%) BGP
5 44 (20.85%) VPN
6 43 (20.38%) LAN
7 41 (19.43%) DNS
7 41 (19.43%) WAN
8 35 (16.59%) VLAN
9 30 (14.22%) Network Security
10 29 (13.74%) DHCP
11 24 (11.37%) ICMP
11 24 (11.37%) SSH
12 21 (9.95%) Ethernet
12 21 (9.95%) HTTP
12 21 (9.95%) IPsec
12 21 (9.95%) VoIP
13 20 (9.48%) IPv4
13 20 (9.48%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (5.69%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.27%) MySQL
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.32%) DB2
6 3 (1.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) HBase
7 1 (0.47%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.27%) JIRA
3 8 (3.79%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.37%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.90%) GCC
7 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.95%) Selenium
9 2 (0.95%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.47%) JUnit
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 24 (11.37%) Finance
3 15 (7.11%) Military
4 6 (2.84%) Electronics
5 5 (2.37%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.42%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (23.22%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.85%) Architect
3 18 (8.53%) Consultant
4 15 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (6.64%) Analyst
6 13 (6.16%) Developer
6 13 (6.16%) Network Architect
7 11 (5.21%) AWS Architect
7 11 (5.21%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (5.21%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Designer
9 9 (4.27%) Network Support
9 9 (4.27%) Telecoms Architect
10 8 (3.79%) CyberArk Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Network Designer
10 8 (3.79%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) 802.1X
2 19 (9.00%) Web Services
3 18 (8.53%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (7.58%) Middleware
5 14 (6.64%) REST
6 13 (6.16%) SOAP
7 9 (4.27%) .NET
8 8 (3.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (2.84%) XML
10 4 (1.90%) XSL
11 3 (1.42%) Kafka
11 3 (1.42%) Mojolicious
11 3 (1.42%) Node.js
11 3 (1.42%) WSDL
11 3 (1.42%) XSLT
12 2 (0.95%) COM
12 2 (0.95%) CSS
12 2 (0.95%) HTML
12 2 (0.95%) JMS
13 1 (0.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.43%) PKI
4 12 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.79%) STB
6 8 (3.79%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.37%) Digital TV
7 5 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.90%) Clustering
8 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.90%) IPTV
8 4 (1.90%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.42%) DataPower
9 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.95%) ASIC
10 2 (0.95%) CESG
10 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.17%) Windows
2 49 (23.22%) Linux
3 39 (18.48%) Unix
4 12 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.27%) FreeBSD
6 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.90%) CentOS
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.95%) AIX
10 2 (0.95%) Solaris
10 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.47%) VyOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.75%) Network Management
2 23 (10.90%) ITIL
3 22 (10.43%) Network Design
4 19 (9.00%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (8.53%) Load Balancing
6 17 (8.06%) Change Control
6 17 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (7.58%) SOA
8 14 (6.64%) Change Management
8 14 (6.64%) People Management
8 14 (6.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (6.16%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.69%) OO
11 11 (5.21%) Compliance Management
11 11 (5.21%) Privileged Access Management
11 11 (5.21%) SIEM
12 10 (4.74%) Open Source
12 10 (4.74%) Project Management
13 9 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.11%) Perl
2 31 (14.69%) Python
3 24 (11.37%) SQL
4 21 (9.95%) Java
5 15 (7.11%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.69%) C
7 8 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.32%) C++
8 7 (3.32%) tcsh
9 5 (2.37%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.37%) PHP
10 4 (1.90%) C#
10 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.95%) AWK
11 2 (0.95%) Jython
11 2 (0.95%) sed
12 1 (0.47%) Go
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (28.91%) Security Cleared
2 56 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (17.54%) CCNP
4 34 (16.11%) SC Cleared
5 25 (11.85%) CCIE
6 22 (10.43%) DV Cleared
7 18 (8.53%) CCNA
8 14 (6.64%) Degree
9 12 (5.69%) JNCIE
10 8 (3.79%) CCSP
11 7 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (2.37%) CCIE Service Provider
12 5 (2.37%) CISSP
12 5 (2.37%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.37%) Master's Degree
13 4 (1.90%) CCDP
14 3 (1.42%) CCIP
14 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.69%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) PMO
3 2 (0.95%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.74%) vSphere
4 9 (4.27%) Docker
5 8 (3.79%) Samba
6 7 (3.32%) Snort
7 6 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.90%) vCloud
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.42%) Apache Flume
9 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.95%) Firmware
10 2 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.95%) NFS
10 2 (0.95%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.95%) XenApp
11 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.58%) Nagios
2 13 (6.16%) Puppet
3 10 (4.74%) Ansible
4 9 (4.27%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (4.27%) Terraform
4 9 (4.27%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.27%) ZABBIX
5 8 (3.79%) Consul
5 8 (3.79%) Kibana
5 8 (3.79%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.79%) Packer
5 8 (3.79%) Rsyslog
5 8 (3.79%) yum
6 7 (3.32%) logstash
6 7 (3.32%) Netcool
6 7 (3.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (3.32%) SmokePing
7 5 (2.37%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (2.37%) WMI
8 4 (1.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 89 (42.18%) Cisco
2 40 (18.96%) VMware
3 28 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 27 (12.80%) Juniper
5 21 (9.95%) CheckPoint
6 20 (9.48%) HP
6 20 (9.48%) Oracle
7 18 (8.53%) SolarWinds
8 15 (7.11%) Citrix
8 15 (7.11%) Palo Alto
9 14 (6.64%) ServiceNow
10 13 (6.16%) IBM
11 12 (5.69%) Ericsson
11 12 (5.69%) Huawei
12 11 (5.21%) CyberArk
13 9 (4.27%) Arista
13 9 (4.27%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.79%) AppDynamics
14 8 (3.79%) Atlassian
14 8 (3.79%) F5
Greater Manchester
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day - 3 Month Contract (initially)
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