Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 634 584
Rank change year-on-year -40 -50 +78
Contract jobs citing SNMP 197 208 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.65% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 113 146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +15.25% +5.74%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £552 £650 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 24
UK median hourly rate £42.88 £47.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.76% +18.99% +3.27%
10th Percentile £18.88 £24.43 £35.50
90th Percentile £50.36 £49.19 £44.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +4.00%

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 13,278 12,631 16,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.88% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,166 7,666 9,702
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £206 £219
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 745 743
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -23.08% +20.93%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.99 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £27.05
% change year-on-year -0.99% -29.06% +20.22%

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 20 June 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 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 16 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 20 June 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 -49 183 £450 +5.88% 61
UK excluding London +5 130 £425 +6.25% 40
South East -3 67 £413 +1.54% 17
London -76 65 £475 -5.00% 23
Midlands +4 29 £488 +52.94% 3
West Midlands -2 27 £488 +21.88% 1
North of England -20 12 £425 - 4
Wales -1 8 £325 -27.78%
North West -9 7 £425 +142.86% 4
East of England +6 6 £375 -21.05% 6
South West +5 5 £335 -23.78% 8
Yorkshire -16 3 £363 -14.71%
Scotland -45 2 £450 +100.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £500 -
North East - 2 £580 -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 82 (41.62%) Linux
2 73 (37.06%) Cisco
3 61 (30.96%) Firewall
4 53 (26.90%) Windows
5 51 (25.89%) Unix
6 49 (24.87%) Perl
7 48 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (23.35%) DNS
8 46 (23.35%) WAN
9 44 (22.34%) LAN
10 42 (21.32%) Data Centre
11 41 (20.81%) TCP/IP
11 41 (20.81%) VMware
11 41 (20.81%) Security Cleared
11 41 (20.81%) Network Management
12 38 (19.29%) CCNP
12 38 (19.29%) Python
13 36 (18.27%) BGP
14 35 (17.77%) MPLS
15 34 (17.26%) SC Cleared
15 34 (17.26%) VLAN
16 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
16 33 (16.75%) OSPF
16 33 (16.75%) SMTP
16 33 (16.75%) DHCP
17 32 (16.24%) Juniper
18 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (15.23%) Degree
19 30 (15.23%) VPN
20 29 (14.72%) Java

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 (4.57%) Apache
2 8 (4.06%) CMS
2 8 (4.06%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.05%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.02%) Confluence
6 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.02%) nginx
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (9.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Kondor
2 2 (1.02%) Relativity
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.03%) G Suite
4 4 (2.03%) Slack
5 2 (1.02%) Akamai
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.02%) Datadog
5 2 (1.02%) Office 365
5 2 (1.02%) PaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Serverless
5 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (30.96%) Firewall
2 46 (23.35%) DNS
2 46 (23.35%) WAN
3 44 (22.34%) LAN
4 41 (20.81%) TCP/IP
5 36 (18.27%) BGP
6 35 (17.77%) MPLS
7 34 (17.26%) VLAN
8 33 (16.75%) DHCP
8 33 (16.75%) OSPF
8 33 (16.75%) SMTP
9 30 (15.23%) VPN
10 29 (14.72%) Network Security
11 28 (14.21%) IPsec
12 23 (11.68%) HTTP
13 19 (9.64%) SSH
13 19 (9.64%) Wireless
14 18 (9.14%) EIGRP
14 18 (9.14%) VoIP
15 17 (8.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.17%) MySQL
2 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.02%) Big Data
6 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.02%) DB2
6 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.02%) SQLite
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.09%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.58%) Subversion
4 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.55%) GCC
6 4 (2.03%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.02%) Ant
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.02%) Gradle
7 2 (1.02%) JIRA
7 2 (1.02%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (6.60%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.54%) Retail
4 4 (2.03%) Advertising
4 4 (2.03%) Banking
4 4 (2.03%) French Language
5 3 (1.52%) Back Office
5 3 (1.52%) Front Office
5 3 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Billing
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (19.80%) Network Engineer
2 31 (15.74%) Architect
3 18 (9.14%) Consultant
4 14 (7.11%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Developer
5 13 (6.60%) Security Architect
6 10 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.08%) OSS Engineer
7 9 (4.57%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (4.06%) Network Architect
9 7 (3.55%) Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Administrator
10 6 (3.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.68%) XML
2 11 (5.58%) REST
2 11 (5.58%) SOAP
3 9 (4.57%) 802.1X
3 9 (4.57%) Web Services
4 8 (4.06%) LDAP
5 5 (2.54%) OpenDaylight
6 4 (2.03%) Qt
7 3 (1.52%) Middleware
7 3 (1.52%) POSIX
7 3 (1.52%) Rendezvous
7 3 (1.52%) Servlets
7 3 (1.52%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.02%) HTML
8 2 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.02%) JSON
8 2 (1.02%) LAMP
8 2 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.57%) Clustering
6 9 (4.57%) PKI
7 8 (4.06%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.54%) CMDB
10 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.52%) DataPower
11 3 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.02%) RIA
12 2 (1.02%) User Experience
12 2 (1.02%) Video on Demand
12 2 (1.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 82 (41.62%) Linux
2 53 (26.90%) Windows
3 51 (25.89%) Unix
4 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.09%) Solaris
6 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.54%) CentOS
9 3 (1.52%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.02%) AIX
10 2 (1.02%) Debian
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.51%) SUSE
11 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.81%) Network Management
2 28 (14.21%) ITIL
2 28 (14.21%) Network Design
3 24 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (11.17%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.12%) DevOps
7 16 (8.12%) SIEM
8 15 (7.61%) Data Protection
8 15 (7.61%) Identity Management
9 13 (6.60%) Data Loss Prevention
9 13 (6.60%) Information Security
9 13 (6.60%) Security Architecture
9 13 (6.60%) Service Management
10 12 (6.09%) Information Governance
10 12 (6.09%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.09%) Use Case
10 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.87%) Perl
2 38 (19.29%) Python
3 33 (16.75%) PowerShell
4 29 (14.72%) Java
5 19 (9.64%) C
6 16 (8.12%) SQL
7 14 (7.11%) C#
8 12 (6.09%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.08%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.55%) PHP
11 5 (2.54%) AWK
11 5 (2.54%) C++
11 5 (2.54%) Ruby
12 4 (2.03%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.02%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.02%) Jython
14 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.81%) Security Cleared
3 38 (19.29%) CCNP
4 34 (17.26%) SC Cleared
5 30 (15.23%) Degree
6 27 (13.71%) CCNA
7 11 (5.58%) CISSP
8 9 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (4.57%) SANS
9 6 (3.05%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.54%) CCIE
11 4 (2.03%) CCSA
11 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.52%) CCENT
12 3 (1.52%) HP ASE
12 3 (1.52%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.02%) AWS Certification
13 2 (1.02%) CCVP
13 2 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) GDPR
2 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.03%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) ECSS
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.68%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.61%) Docker
4 13 (6.60%) vSphere
5 9 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.06%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.03%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.52%) Firmware
8 3 (1.52%) KVM
9 2 (1.02%) NFS
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.02%) Xen
10 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.51%) LXC
10 1 (0.51%) Samba
10 1 (0.51%) Squid
10 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (10.15%) Puppet
2 19 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.12%) Ansible
4 13 (6.60%) Netcool
4 13 (6.60%) vCenter Server
5 11 (5.58%) Nagios
5 11 (5.58%) Tivoli
6 10 (5.08%) SCOM
7 9 (4.57%) Cacti
7 9 (4.57%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (4.06%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 8 (4.06%) PowerCLI
9 7 (3.55%) Grafana
9 7 (3.55%) OpenView
10 6 (3.05%) ZABBIX
11 5 (2.54%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (2.54%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (2.03%) Kubernetes
12 4 (2.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (37.06%) Cisco
2 41 (20.81%) VMware
3 32 (16.24%) Juniper
4 26 (13.20%) SolarWinds
5 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.66%) Oracle
7 16 (8.12%) HP
8 15 (7.61%) CheckPoint
9 14 (7.11%) Dell
10 13 (6.60%) EMC
11 10 (5.08%) ComArch
11 10 (5.08%) Splunk
12 9 (4.57%) NetApp
12 9 (4.57%) ServiceNow
13 8 (4.06%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.55%) Extreme Networks
14 7 (3.55%) F5
14 7 (3.55%) Remedy
14 7 (3.55%) Sun