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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 520 555
Rank change year-on-year -9 +35  
Contract jobs citing SNMP 79 119 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.51% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 42
Median daily rate £441 £388 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.87% +14.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £368
% change year-on-year +13.97% -7.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Median hourly rate £47.00 £49.19 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +24.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £49.19 £37.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £49.19 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £49.19 £39.00
% change year-on-year -23.76% +26.12%  

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 6520 7903 8008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.46% 14.75% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4030 4739 4375
Median daily rate £400 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 336 444
Median hourly rate £24.00 £32.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +17.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

SNMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 30 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 March 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 +17 73 £425 +6.25% 23
London +28 45 £450 +7.14% 12
South East -2 17 £425 +25.00% 5
Berkshire +23 8 £388 +13.97% 2
New Malden - 8 - -
Hampshire +3 7 £425 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £288 -36.81% 1
South Wales +19 4 £450 +12.50%
Wales +11 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £250 - 1
City of London -12 3 £441 -5.86% 2
East Midlands -7 2 £274 -0.45%
South West - 2 £270 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £406 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Hook - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 £274 -
Malvern - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £250 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £274 -
Reading +13 1 £388 -
Surrey +9 1 £575 +69.11% 1
Basingstoke +6 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Slough +4 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 £375 +25.00%
East of England -1 1 £375 +25.00%
Hatfield -11 1 £375 +25.00%
Newbury - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £270 -

SNMP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 117 (48.95%) TCP/IP
2 102 (42.68%) DNS
3 83 (34.73%) Cisco
4 79 (33.05%) Security Cleared
5 76 (31.80%) Windows
6 75 (31.38%) Firewall
7 71 (29.71%) Linux
8 68 (28.45%) VMware
9 67 (28.03%) SC Cleared
10 63 (26.36%) MPLS
11 62 (25.94%) OSPF
12 54 (22.59%) Cisco Certification
13 53 (22.18%) BGP
14 42 (17.57%) VPN
15 41 (17.15%) WAN
15 41 (17.15%) Data Centre
16 40 (16.74%) Python
16 40 (16.74%) Unix
16 40 (16.74%) Telecoms
17 39 (16.32%) DHCP
17 39 (16.32%) Juniper
18 38 (15.90%) CCNP
18 38 (15.90%) Nagios
18 38 (15.90%) Network Management
19 37 (15.48%) SQL
20 36 (15.06%) ICMP
20 36 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
21 34 (14.23%) SMTP
22 33 (13.81%) XML
22 33 (13.81%) Elastic Stack

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 27 (11.30%) Apache
2 10 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.35%) IIS
4 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.09%) CMS
6 4 (1.67%) Confluence
6 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Qpid
7 3 (1.26%) JBoss
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.02%) MS Office
3 11 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (48.95%) TCP/IP
2 102 (42.68%) DNS
3 75 (31.38%) Firewall
4 63 (26.36%) MPLS
5 62 (25.94%) OSPF
6 53 (22.18%) BGP
7 42 (17.57%) VPN
8 41 (17.15%) WAN
9 39 (16.32%) DHCP
10 36 (15.06%) ICMP
11 34 (14.23%) SMTP
12 32 (13.39%) Ethernet
13 31 (12.97%) LAN
14 29 (12.13%) HTTP
15 26 (10.88%) SSL
16 25 (10.46%) VLAN
17 23 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (9.62%) IPsec
17 23 (9.62%) VoIP
18 22 (9.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (8.79%) Hadoop
3 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.44%) MySQL
5 5 (2.09%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.67%) DB2
7 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) HBase
9 1 (0.42%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.62%) JIRA
3 20 (8.37%) Bitbucket
4 17 (7.11%) Eclipse
5 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.18%) GCC
7 8 (3.35%) Subversion
8 7 (2.93%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (2.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (2.09%) StarTeam
10 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.67%) GitLab
11 4 (1.67%) JUnit
11 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.26%) Selenium
12 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.84%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.42%) Metasploit
14 1 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 40 (16.74%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.21%) Finance
3 8 (3.35%) Billing
3 8 (3.35%) Military
4 7 (2.93%) Back Office
5 6 (2.51%) Electronics
5 6 (2.51%) Front Office
5 6 (2.51%) Legal
6 5 (2.09%) Retail
7 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.67%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (22.59%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.13%) Architect
3 19 (7.95%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (5.86%) Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.44%) AWS Architect
7 13 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Administrator
9 10 (4.18%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.18%) Unix Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) IP Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) IP Network Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.81%) Elastic Stack
1 33 (13.81%) XML
2 29 (12.13%) HTML
3 26 (10.88%) CSS
4 20 (8.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 18 (7.53%) Middleware
6 17 (7.11%) 802.1X
6 17 (7.11%) Web Services
7 11 (4.60%) SOAP
8 6 (2.51%) Ajax
8 6 (2.51%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.51%) Java RMI
8 6 (2.51%) JSP
8 6 (2.51%) REST
8 6 (2.51%) Servlets
8 6 (2.51%) Spring
8 6 (2.51%) XSL
9 5 (2.09%) COM
9 5 (2.09%) JMS
9 5 (2.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.15%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.30%) PKI
3 13 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.44%) Video on Demand
4 12 (5.02%) Device Driver
5 11 (4.60%) STB
6 10 (4.18%) IPTV
6 10 (4.18%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (4.18%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.26%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.26%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.26%) Replication
10 3 (1.26%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.80%) Windows
2 71 (29.71%) Linux
3 40 (16.74%) Unix
4 28 (11.72%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.53%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.86%) FreeBSD
8 6 (2.51%) Android
8 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.09%) AIX
9 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.67%) CentOS
10 4 (1.67%) Solaris
10 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) VyOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.90%) Network Management
2 27 (11.30%) DevOps
3 24 (10.04%) Network Design
4 23 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (8.79%) ITIL
6 18 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.69%) Requirements Management
8 15 (6.28%) Change Control
8 15 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.28%) Software Engineering
9 14 (5.86%) Open Source
10 13 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.44%) Fault Management
10 13 (5.44%) High Availability
10 13 (5.44%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.44%) Migration
10 13 (5.44%) UML
11 12 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.74%) Python
2 37 (15.48%) SQL
3 26 (10.88%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.88%) Perl
4 22 (9.21%) C
5 17 (7.11%) Java
6 16 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.18%) C#
7 10 (4.18%) tcsh
8 7 (2.93%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.93%) C++
9 4 (1.67%) Jython
9 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 3 (1.26%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.84%) PHP
11 2 (0.84%) Tcl
11 2 (0.84%) VB
11 2 (0.84%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) Prolog
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (33.05%) Security Cleared
2 67 (28.03%) SC Cleared
3 54 (22.59%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (15.90%) CCNP
5 29 (12.13%) CCNA
6 19 (7.95%) Degree
7 16 (6.69%) DV Cleared
8 15 (6.28%) CCIE
9 10 (4.18%) JNCIA
10 9 (3.77%) CCIP
11 6 (2.51%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.67%) CCDP
12 4 (1.67%) CCSP
12 4 (1.67%) CISSP
13 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.84%) CISM
14 2 (0.84%) CLAS
15 1 (0.42%) CCDA
15 1 (0.42%) CISA
15 1 (0.42%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.18%) QA
2 7 (2.93%) SLA
3 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO27005
System Software
1 31 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.37%) Docker
3 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (6.28%) Firmware
5 12 (5.02%) vSphere
6 11 (4.60%) Samba
6 11 (4.60%) Snort
7 7 (2.93%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.51%) NFS
8 6 (2.51%) vCloud
8 6 (2.51%) XenApp
9 5 (2.09%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.67%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.26%) Shibboleth
11 3 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (15.90%) Nagios
2 30 (12.55%) Puppet
3 24 (10.04%) Terraform
4 21 (8.79%) Ansible
5 20 (8.37%) Consul
5 20 (8.37%) Kubernetes
5 20 (8.37%) Packer
5 20 (8.37%) Rsyslog
5 20 (8.37%) yum
5 20 (8.37%) ZABBIX
6 18 (7.53%) SCCM
7 14 (5.86%) Kibana
7 14 (5.86%) logstash
8 13 (5.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (4.18%) Oracle ZFS
9 10 (4.18%) SmokePing
10 8 (3.35%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (2.51%) Nessus
11 6 (2.51%) SCOM
12 4 (1.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 83 (34.73%) Cisco
2 68 (28.45%) VMware
3 39 (16.32%) Juniper
4 30 (12.55%) Oracle
5 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.62%) Huawei
7 21 (8.79%) CA
7 21 (8.79%) Citrix
8 20 (8.37%) AppDynamics
8 20 (8.37%) Atlassian
8 20 (8.37%) Splunk
9 19 (7.95%) CheckPoint
9 19 (7.95%) F5
10 12 (5.02%) HP
11 10 (4.18%) Arista
11 10 (4.18%) Ericsson
12 9 (3.77%) Aruba
13 8 (3.35%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.35%) IBM
14 7 (2.93%) EMC