Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 712 736 595
Rank change year-on-year +24 -141 +1
Contract jobs citing SNMP 198 159 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.14% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 96 187
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £351
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 18
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +34.92%
10th Percentile £20.55 £15.59 £35.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.27 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.63 £41.00
% change year-on-year +170.60% -59.44% +134.29%

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 13,612 13,973 15,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 13.53% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,222 8,590 9,419
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 712 790
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £18.56 £24.40
% change year-on-year -2.72% -23.92% +19.02%

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 13 December 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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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 +27 184 £415 +10.67% 53
UK excluding London +22 139 £400 +8.11% 52
South East +33 74 £400 - 12
London +17 55 £425 +13.33% 9
Midlands +3 27 £500 +17.65% 3
West Midlands -10 24 £500 +17.65% 2
East of England 0 15 £300 -14.29% 9
Wales -9 10 £350 - 8
North of England -26 9 £375 +7.14% 5
North West -36 5 £338 -3.57% 4
Yorkshire -7 4 £450 +5.88%
South West -34 4 £331 +20.45% 15

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 67 (33.84%) Cisco
2 60 (30.30%) Linux
3 54 (27.27%) Firewall
4 50 (25.25%) OSPF
4 50 (25.25%) Windows
5 47 (23.74%) Python
6 46 (23.23%) TCP/IP
7 45 (22.73%) DHCP
8 44 (22.22%) DNS
9 42 (21.21%) LAN
10 41 (20.71%) Wireless
11 40 (20.20%) WAN
11 40 (20.20%) Network Management
12 39 (19.70%) Unix
13 36 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (17.68%) VPN
15 34 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (17.17%) VoIP
15 34 (17.17%) Migration
15 34 (17.17%) BGP
15 34 (17.17%) PowerShell
15 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
16 32 (16.16%) C
16 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
17 31 (15.66%) SMTP
17 31 (15.66%) Degree
18 30 (15.15%) Java
18 30 (15.15%) MPLS
19 29 (14.65%) CCNP
20 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared

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 15 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 11 (5.56%) CICS
3 10 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.53%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.53%) JBoss
5 4 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) CMS
6 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.51%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.27%) Firewall
2 50 (25.25%) OSPF
3 46 (23.23%) TCP/IP
4 45 (22.73%) DHCP
5 44 (22.22%) DNS
6 42 (21.21%) LAN
7 41 (20.71%) Wireless
8 40 (20.20%) WAN
9 35 (17.68%) VPN
10 34 (17.17%) BGP
10 34 (17.17%) VoIP
11 31 (15.66%) SMTP
12 30 (15.15%) MPLS
13 26 (13.13%) HTTP
14 25 (12.63%) IPsec
14 25 (12.63%) SSL
15 24 (12.12%) SSH
16 23 (11.62%) Multicast
16 23 (11.62%) Wireshark
17 21 (10.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.58%) MySQL
2 12 (6.06%) DB2
3 6 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 4 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Eclipse
2 15 (7.58%) Subversion
3 13 (6.57%) Burp Suite
3 13 (6.57%) Metasploit
4 12 (6.06%) NetBeans
5 9 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.02%) GCC
6 4 (2.02%) GDB
6 4 (2.02%) JUnit
6 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.02%) Valgrind
7 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.51%) Hudson
9 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.51%) JMeter
9 1 (0.51%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (11.62%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.60%) Finance
3 7 (3.54%) Electronics
3 7 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (19.19%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.14%) Developer
3 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.57%) Penetration Tester
4 13 (6.57%) Tester
5 12 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.05%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.05%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Architect
8 8 (4.04%) Consultant
8 8 (4.04%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) OSS Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) 802.1X
2 18 (9.09%) XML
3 13 (6.57%) HTML
4 12 (6.06%) ISPF
5 9 (4.55%) CSS
6 8 (4.04%) jQuery
6 8 (4.04%) LDAP
7 7 (3.54%) HTML5
8 6 (3.03%) Spring
9 5 (2.53%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.53%) JSF
9 5 (2.53%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (2.53%) Web Services
9 5 (2.53%) XHTML
10 4 (2.02%) Java RMI
10 4 (2.02%) JSP
10 4 (2.02%) Middleware
10 4 (2.02%) Servlets
10 4 (2.02%) XSL
10 4 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.07%) SCADA
5 13 (6.57%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (6.57%) Mainframe
6 11 (5.56%) Wiki
7 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.55%) Clustering
7 9 (4.55%) Device Driver
7 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.03%) User Experience
9 5 (2.53%) CMDB
9 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.52%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.52%) Social Media
10 3 (1.52%) STB
10 3 (1.52%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.01%) CCTV
11 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.30%) Linux
2 50 (25.25%) Windows
3 39 (19.70%) Unix
4 15 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.07%) zOS
6 13 (6.57%) Kali Linux
7 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.52%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.01%) AIX
10 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.51%) CentOS
11 1 (0.51%) Debian
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) Network Management
2 36 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.17%) Migration
4 26 (13.13%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 21 (10.61%) Waterfall
7 19 (9.60%) Project Management
8 17 (8.59%) ITIL
8 17 (8.59%) Mathematics
8 17 (8.59%) Patch Management
8 17 (8.59%) UML
9 16 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (8.08%) Network Design
9 16 (8.08%) Security Architecture
10 15 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (7.07%) Computer Science
11 14 (7.07%) Decision-Making
11 14 (7.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (6.57%) Cyber Intelligence
12 13 (6.57%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.74%) Python
2 34 (17.17%) PowerShell
3 32 (16.16%) C
4 30 (15.15%) Java
5 21 (10.61%) C#
6 20 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.08%) Ruby
8 15 (7.58%) Perl
8 15 (7.58%) SQL
9 14 (7.07%) JCL
10 13 (6.57%) C++
10 13 (6.57%) Lua
11 12 (6.06%) REXX
12 11 (5.56%) Assembly Language
12 11 (5.56%) COBOL
13 10 (5.05%) PHP
14 8 (4.04%) JavaScript
15 5 (2.53%) Jython
16 4 (2.02%) Tcl
17 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
1 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.66%) Degree
3 29 (14.65%) CCNP
4 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
5 21 (10.61%) CCNA
6 13 (6.57%) OSCE
7 12 (6.06%) HP MASE
8 8 (4.04%) SANS
9 7 (3.54%) CCIE
10 5 (2.53%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.53%) GPEN
10 5 (2.53%) Master's Degree
10 5 (2.53%) OSCP
10 5 (2.53%) Tigerscheme
11 4 (2.02%) CISSP
11 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.52%) CCDA
12 3 (1.52%) CCSA
12 3 (1.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) GDPR
1 4 (2.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.51%) GPG13
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.06%) FreeRADIUS
3 12 (6.06%) Time Sharing Option
3 12 (6.06%) vSphere
4 10 (5.05%) Firmware
5 9 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.04%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.54%) KVM
8 6 (3.03%) VirtualBox
9 4 (2.02%) NFS
9 4 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.52%) Docker
11 2 (1.01%) BIND 9
11 2 (1.01%) Postfix
12 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.51%) Gluster
12 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) Nessus
2 14 (7.07%) SCCM
3 13 (6.57%) Nmap
4 10 (5.05%) PowerCLI
5 9 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
5 9 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (4.04%) vCenter Server
7 7 (3.54%) Cacti
7 7 (3.54%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (2.53%) Ansible
9 5 (2.53%) Netcool
9 5 (2.53%) Puppet
10 4 (2.02%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (2.02%) Nagios
10 4 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.01%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (33.84%) Cisco
2 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.13%) Juniper
4 25 (12.63%) HP
5 23 (11.62%) VMware
6 22 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 20 (10.10%) CheckPoint
8 17 (8.59%) IBM
9 14 (7.07%) Aruba
9 14 (7.07%) F5
10 12 (6.06%) Brocade
11 11 (5.56%) CA
11 11 (5.56%) EMC
12 10 (5.05%) Dell
13 8 (4.04%) Dell Compellent
14 7 (3.54%) Arista
14 7 (3.54%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (3.03%) NetApp
15 6 (3.03%) SolarWinds
15 6 (3.03%) TIBCO