Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 674 741
Rank change year-on-year +96 +67 -127
Contract jobs citing SNMP 141 211 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.69% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 127 91
UK median daily rate £375 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +0.61% +2.93%
10th Percentile £220 £298 £265
90th Percentile £488 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £414 £425
% change year-on-year -9.37% -2.65% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 11
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £43.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -0.38% -6.56%
10th Percentile £19.40 £15.23 £16.00
90th Percentile £48.35 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.77 £45.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year -11.62% +170.60% -58.43%

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 9,077 12,513 13,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.48% 12.73% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,440 7,579 8,237
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £180 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 571 697
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -4.79% -8.65%
10th Percentile £13.38 £12.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.88% -12.95% -6.98%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 12 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 23 February 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
England +104 130 £375 -9.64% 42
UK excluding London +78 96 £375 -9.37% 31
South East +77 68 £413 +3.13% 12
London +109 38 £375 -11.76% 16
South West +30 8 £420 +8.04%
East of England +26 8 £288 -19.30% 5
East Midlands +43 5 £245 - 1
Midlands +26 5 £245 -51.00% 2
North of England +47 3 £450 - 7
North West +37 3 £450 +50.00% 6
Wales +13 2 £500 +17.65% 4
Scotland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for SNMP.

1 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 55 (39.01%) Security Cleared
3 53 (37.59%) SC Cleared
4 46 (32.62%) BGP
5 45 (31.91%) TCP/IP
5 45 (31.91%) Python
5 45 (31.91%) Firewall
5 45 (31.91%) Network Management
6 44 (31.21%) DNS
6 44 (31.21%) OSPF
7 41 (29.08%) Perl
8 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (26.95%) REST
10 36 (25.53%) MPLS
10 36 (25.53%) SOAP
10 36 (25.53%) Web Services
11 34 (24.11%) CCNP
11 34 (24.11%) Shell Script
11 34 (24.11%) IPsec
12 33 (23.40%) WAN
13 32 (22.70%) VPN
13 32 (22.70%) Netcool
13 32 (22.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 31 (21.99%) BMC
14 31 (21.99%) Remedy
14 31 (21.99%) IBM
14 31 (21.99%) Siebel
14 31 (21.99%) Cramer
14 31 (21.99%) Remedy ITSM
14 31 (21.99%) ServiceNow

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 6 (4.26%) Apache
2 4 (2.84%) Confluence
2 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.42%) nginx
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) Azure
2 9 (6.38%) AWS
3 8 (5.67%) Office 365
4 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.13%) GitHub
6 3 (2.13%) Serverless
7 2 (1.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (32.62%) BGP
2 45 (31.91%) Firewall
2 45 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 44 (31.21%) DNS
3 44 (31.21%) OSPF
4 36 (25.53%) MPLS
5 34 (24.11%) IPsec
6 33 (23.40%) WAN
7 32 (22.70%) VPN
8 30 (21.28%) LAN
9 26 (18.44%) Internet
10 23 (16.31%) DHCP
11 22 (15.60%) Network Security
12 21 (14.89%) VoIP
13 20 (14.18%) HTTP
13 20 (14.18%) RIP
14 19 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (13.48%) EIGRP
14 19 (13.48%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) MySQL
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.13%) Aerospike
4 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) Redis
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.84%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.84%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.42%) GitLab
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.67%) Military
3 6 (4.26%) German Language
4 5 (3.55%) French Language
5 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (32.62%) Network Engineer
2 37 (26.24%) Designer
3 26 (18.44%) Solutions Designer
4 23 (16.31%) Architect
5 20 (14.18%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (12.77%) IP Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Security Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) IP Network Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Administrator
11 7 (4.96%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) IP Security Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Senior Network Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.95%) REST
2 36 (25.53%) SOAP
2 36 (25.53%) Web Services
3 7 (4.96%) .NET
4 4 (2.84%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.13%) HTML
5 3 (2.13%) HTML5
5 3 (2.13%) Kafka
5 3 (2.13%) LAMP
5 3 (2.13%) Node.js
5 3 (2.13%) Rendezvous
5 3 (2.13%) WebSockets
5 3 (2.13%) XML
6 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.42%) LDAP
6 2 (1.42%) Middleware
6 2 (1.42%) RESTful
6 2 (1.42%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (18.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.26%) ASIC
2 6 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (2.84%) PKI
3 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.13%) Clustering
4 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.42%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.15%) Windows
2 26 (18.44%) Linux
3 15 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.22%) Unix
5 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.55%) CentOS
6 5 (3.55%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.91%) Network Management
2 31 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (15.60%) Integration Testing
3 22 (15.60%) Unit Testing
4 20 (14.18%) Smoke Testing
4 20 (14.18%) Web Development
5 19 (13.48%) Migration
6 15 (10.64%) UML
7 13 (9.22%) Change Management
8 12 (8.51%) DevOps
8 12 (8.51%) ITIL
8 12 (8.51%) Network Design
9 11 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.80%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (7.09%) Process Management
11 9 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (6.38%) High Availability
11 9 (6.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) Python
2 41 (29.08%) Perl
3 34 (24.11%) Shell Script
4 29 (20.57%) Java
5 26 (18.44%) PHP
6 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.51%) C
7 12 (8.51%) SQL
8 7 (4.96%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.26%) C++
9 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.55%) C#
11 3 (2.13%) Jython
11 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.13%) Ruby
12 2 (1.42%) Go
12 2 (1.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 55 (39.01%) Security Cleared
2 53 (37.59%) SC Cleared
3 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (24.11%) CCNP
5 15 (10.64%) CCIP
5 15 (10.64%) CCNA
6 14 (9.93%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (7.09%) CCIE
8 9 (6.38%) BC Cleared
9 6 (4.26%) CCDP
9 6 (4.26%) Degree
10 4 (2.84%) CCIE Service Provider
10 4 (2.84%) CCSE
11 3 (2.13%) CCSA
11 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.42%) CCIE Security
12 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.55%) vSphere
5 4 (2.84%) Firmware
5 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.13%) Docker
6 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.13%) NFS
7 2 (1.42%) iptables
8 1 (0.71%) RHEV
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (22.70%) Netcool
1 32 (22.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 31 (21.99%) Amdocs OSS
3 11 (7.80%) Ansible
4 8 (5.67%) Puppet
5 5 (3.55%) FortiGate
5 5 (3.55%) Terraform
5 5 (3.55%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.13%) Nagios
7 3 (2.13%) Nessus
7 3 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.42%) Grafana
8 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.42%) Packer
8 2 (1.42%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 31 (21.99%) BMC
2 31 (21.99%) Cramer
2 31 (21.99%) IBM
2 31 (21.99%) Remedy
2 31 (21.99%) ServiceNow
2 31 (21.99%) Siebel
2 31 (21.99%) xMatters
3 25 (17.73%) Juniper
4 22 (15.60%) Nokia
5 21 (14.89%) Huawei
6 17 (12.06%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.51%) F5
8 11 (7.80%) Splunk
9 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.09%) Palo Alto
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle
10 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.38%) VMware
11 8 (5.67%) Alcatel-Lucent