Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 696 618
Rank change year-on-year +11 -78 +7
Contract jobs citing SNMP 160 190 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.41% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 106
UK median daily rate £413 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +20.74%
10th Percentile £308 £278 £261
90th Percentile £538 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
UK median hourly rate £25.67 £40.38 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.43% -14.08% +17.50%
10th Percentile £15.50 £18.13 £24.43
90th Percentile £45.25 £52.04 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%

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 11,404 13,467 12,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.54% 13.38% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,037 8,344 7,705
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +2.42% +3.13%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £209
90th Percentile £610 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +5.77% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 738 736
UK median hourly rate £19.73 £19.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -7.02% -18.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year -7.89% -4.52% -20.40%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SNMP in the UK

SNMP
Top 14 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 21 May 2019. 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 -10 142 £400 -11.11% 11
UK excluding London -20 88 £425 - 7
London +56 71 £400 -11.11% 4
South East -5 32 £400 -5.88% 2
Midlands -4 19 £525 +7.69%
Wales +15 12 £425 +25.93%
West Midlands -13 11 £525 +7.69%
East Midlands +31 8 £425 -
North of England +18 7 £450 +5.88% 1
East of England +4 7 £413 +28.91% 4
Scotland - 6 £325 -
South West -17 5 £389 +16.04%
Yorkshire +9 4 £450 +24.14%
North West +25 3 £525 +23.53% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 (47.50%) Firewall
2 69 (43.13%) Cisco
3 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
4 41 (25.63%) DNS
4 41 (25.63%) Linux
5 40 (25.00%) BGP
6 38 (23.75%) WAN
7 37 (23.13%) Microsoft
8 36 (22.50%) Data Centre
9 34 (21.25%) VPN
10 33 (20.63%) LAN
11 32 (20.00%) MPLS
12 31 (19.38%) OSPF
13 30 (18.75%) Wireless
13 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 29 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (16.88%) Windows
17 26 (16.25%) Network Design
18 25 (15.63%) SMTP
18 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
19 24 (15.00%) SSL
19 24 (15.00%) PowerShell
20 23 (14.38%) SC Cleared
20 23 (14.38%) VLAN
20 23 (14.38%) Network Management
21 22 (13.75%) CCNP
21 22 (13.75%) DHCP
22 21 (13.13%) Python
22 21 (13.13%) CheckPoint

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 10 (6.25%) IIS
2 7 (4.38%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.50%) JBoss
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.25%) Apache
4 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.50%) Office 365
3 4 (2.50%) Yarn
4 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (47.50%) Firewall
2 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 41 (25.63%) DNS
4 40 (25.00%) BGP
5 38 (23.75%) WAN
6 34 (21.25%) VPN
7 33 (20.63%) LAN
8 32 (20.00%) MPLS
9 31 (19.38%) OSPF
10 30 (18.75%) Wireless
11 28 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (15.63%) SMTP
13 24 (15.00%) SSL
14 23 (14.38%) VLAN
15 22 (13.75%) DHCP
16 19 (11.88%) Internet
17 17 (10.63%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (10.63%) SSH
18 15 (9.38%) EIGRP
19 14 (8.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) MySQL
3 6 (3.75%) MariaDB
3 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) Apache Ignite
7 2 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.75%) Selenium
3 4 (2.50%) JUnit
3 4 (2.50%) Maven
3 4 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.50%) Rational Quality Manager
3 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.50%) webpack
4 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.25%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.25%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.25%) Phabricator
6 1 (0.63%) Codeception
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Military
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.50%) Developer
3 12 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Administrator
5 10 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Consultant
7 8 (5.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Designer
8 7 (4.38%) Network Administrator
9 6 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) .NET
2 10 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 9 (5.63%) Node.js
3 9 (5.63%) REST
4 8 (5.00%) HTML
5 7 (4.38%) HTML5
5 7 (4.38%) React
6 6 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.13%) CSS
7 5 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (3.13%) Symfony
8 4 (2.50%) Jest
8 4 (2.50%) LDAP
8 4 (2.50%) Spring
8 4 (2.50%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.50%) Vue.js
9 3 (1.88%) CSS3
10 2 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.25%) ISPF
10 2 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.63%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.13%) User Experience
6 4 (2.50%) CCTV
6 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.88%) CMDB
7 3 (1.88%) PKI
7 3 (1.88%) SCADA
7 3 (1.88%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.25%) HP Superdome
8 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.25%) VSAM
8 2 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.63%) Linux
2 27 (16.88%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) Unix
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.50%) Solaris
6 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.25%) HPUX
8 2 (1.25%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.25%) zOS
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.25%) Network Design
2 23 (14.38%) Network Management
3 20 (12.50%) ITIL
4 16 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 13 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.13%) Migration
6 12 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (6.88%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 9 (5.63%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.63%) Open Source
8 9 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.00%) Analytics
9 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (5.00%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.00%) OO
10 7 (4.38%) Information Security
10 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.13%) Python
3 19 (11.88%) SQL
4 18 (11.25%) C#
5 15 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.75%) C
7 12 (7.50%) Perl
8 11 (6.88%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.25%) Java
10 9 (5.63%) PHP
11 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.50%) Java 8
12 4 (2.50%) Ruby
13 3 (1.88%) C++
13 3 (1.88%) VB
14 2 (1.25%) AWK
14 2 (1.25%) JCL
14 2 (1.25%) Lua
14 2 (1.25%) REXX
14 2 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (14.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (13.75%) CCNP
5 20 (12.50%) Degree
6 19 (11.88%) CCNA
7 6 (3.75%) CCIE
7 6 (3.75%) SANS
8 5 (3.13%) CISSP
8 5 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.50%) CCDP
9 4 (2.50%) HNC
9 4 (2.50%) HND
9 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.88%) CCIP
10 3 (1.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) GDPR
1 5 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.25%) NFS
3 5 (3.13%) BIND 9
3 5 (3.13%) Docker
3 5 (3.13%) Firmware
3 5 (3.13%) KVM
3 5 (3.13%) Postfix
3 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.50%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.25%) RACF
6 2 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) SCCM
1 20 (12.50%) SCOM
2 13 (8.13%) Netcool
3 12 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (5.63%) Nagios
6 8 (5.00%) Ansible
7 6 (3.75%) OpenView
8 5 (3.13%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.88%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.88%) Cacti
10 3 (1.88%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.88%) Kibana
10 3 (1.88%) logstash
10 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (43.13%) Cisco
2 37 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.13%) CheckPoint
4 19 (11.88%) Juniper
5 13 (8.13%) F5
5 13 (8.13%) HP
6 10 (6.25%) Oracle
6 10 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.63%) CA
7 9 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.38%) BMC
8 7 (4.38%) Citrix
8 7 (4.38%) Dell
8 7 (4.38%) Meraki
8 7 (4.38%) Trustwave
8 7 (4.38%) VMware
9 6 (3.75%) Clearswift
10 5 (3.13%) EMC
10 5 (3.13%) Mirantis
11 4 (2.50%) Palo Alto