Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 687 707
Rank change year-on-year +40 +20 -102
Contract jobs citing SNMP 167 208 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.53% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 116 105
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +6.73% +6.84%
10th Percentile £279 £297 £253
90th Percentile £553 £550 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 1
UK median hourly rate £41.12 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% +7.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.63 £39.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.78 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% +12.50% -2.44%

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 11,264 13,602 13,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 13.17% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,796 8,190 8,242
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £195 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 666 724
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £19.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.79% -1.63% -15.41%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.20 £11.32
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £18.79 £19.56
% change year-on-year +33.69% -3.95% -21.75%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +33 151 £450 +10.70% 54
UK excluding London +37 102 £400 - 45
London +56 56 £450 +5.88% 12
South East +5 38 £363 -9.38% 13
Midlands +55 28 £525 +25.00% 4
West Midlands +25 23 £528 +25.71% 3
South West +3 12 £450 +9.09% 4
East of England +25 10 £288 -4.17% 9
Scotland +35 6 £325 -27.78% 2
North of England +33 6 £338 -10.00% 12
East Midlands +29 5 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 3
Wales +16 2 £313 -10.71% 1
North West 0 2 - - 9

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 85 (50.90%) Cisco
2 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
3 57 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (32.93%) BGP
4 55 (32.93%) DNS
5 52 (31.14%) CCNP
6 51 (30.54%) SC Cleared
7 49 (29.34%) MPLS
8 47 (28.14%) OSPF
9 46 (27.54%) Firewall
10 43 (25.75%) DHCP
11 40 (23.95%) VPN
11 40 (23.95%) Internet
11 40 (23.95%) Juniper
12 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
12 38 (22.75%) WAN
13 35 (20.96%) F5
14 34 (20.36%) LAN
15 32 (19.16%) VoIP
15 32 (19.16%) Network Management
15 32 (19.16%) Data Centre
16 31 (18.56%) CCNA
17 29 (17.37%) CheckPoint
17 29 (17.37%) Python
17 29 (17.37%) EIGRP
18 28 (16.77%) IPsec
18 28 (16.77%) Linux
19 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
20 26 (15.57%) SQL
20 26 (15.57%) Windows

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 8 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.40%) IIS
3 3 (1.80%) Apache
3 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) SaaS
2 8 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.99%) Azure
4 4 (2.40%) AWS
5 3 (1.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Akamai
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.93%) BGP
1 55 (32.93%) DNS
2 49 (29.34%) MPLS
3 47 (28.14%) OSPF
4 46 (27.54%) Firewall
5 43 (25.75%) DHCP
6 40 (23.95%) Internet
6 40 (23.95%) VPN
7 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
7 38 (22.75%) WAN
8 34 (20.36%) LAN
9 32 (19.16%) VoIP
10 29 (17.37%) EIGRP
11 28 (16.77%) IPsec
12 25 (14.97%) Ethernet
12 25 (14.97%) Network Security
13 21 (12.57%) Cisco ISE
13 21 (12.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (12.57%) RIP
14 19 (11.38%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
4 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.40%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.40%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 26 (15.57%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.38%) Finance
3 16 (9.58%) Military
4 13 (7.78%) Legal
5 10 (5.99%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.80%) Games
8 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.20%) Electronics
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.34%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.57%) Architect
3 18 (10.78%) Designer
4 16 (9.58%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) IP Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Security Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Network Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Data Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Network Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Network Support
10 6 (3.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) XML
2 18 (10.78%) JSON
3 16 (9.58%) .NET
3 16 (9.58%) REST
4 13 (7.78%) 802.1X
5 10 (5.99%) SOAP
6 8 (4.79%) Web Services
7 7 (4.19%) YAML
8 3 (1.80%) HTML
8 3 (1.80%) Jinja
9 2 (1.20%) LDAP
10 1 (0.60%) Ajax
10 1 (0.60%) CSS3
10 1 (0.60%) Django
10 1 (0.60%) HTML5
10 1 (0.60%) Middleware
10 1 (0.60%) Node.js
10 1 (0.60%) POSIX
10 1 (0.60%) Qt
10 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.58%) ASIC
2 16 (9.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.19%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
6 5 (2.99%) Clustering
6 5 (2.99%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.40%) Handset
7 4 (2.40%) Replication
8 3 (1.80%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.77%) Linux
2 26 (15.57%) Windows
3 15 (8.98%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.38%) Unix
5 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.59%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) uClinux
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.16%) Network Management
2 25 (14.97%) ITIL
3 24 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (13.77%) Information Security
4 23 (13.77%) Migration
5 22 (13.17%) UML
6 20 (11.98%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (11.38%) Systems Engineering
8 18 (10.78%) Network Design
8 18 (10.78%) Project Management
9 17 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.18%) Customer Requirements
9 17 (10.18%) High Availability
10 16 (9.58%) Cryptography
10 16 (9.58%) Service Delivery
10 16 (9.58%) SysML
11 13 (7.78%) Change Management
11 13 (7.78%) Process Management
12 11 (6.59%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.37%) Python
2 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
3 26 (15.57%) SQL
4 20 (11.98%) C
4 20 (11.98%) Perl
5 11 (6.59%) VBA
6 9 (5.39%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.79%) PHP
8 7 (4.19%) Java
8 7 (4.19%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.19%) Prolog
9 6 (3.59%) VBScript
10 5 (2.99%) C#
11 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) Lua
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.60%) ES6
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
2 57 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (31.14%) CCNP
4 51 (30.54%) SC Cleared
5 31 (18.56%) CCNA
6 25 (14.97%) DV Cleared
7 18 (10.78%) CCIE
8 16 (9.58%) CCIP
9 12 (7.19%) Degree
10 11 (6.59%) CCDP
11 10 (5.99%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (5.39%) BC Cleared
13 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (3.59%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (2.99%) JNCIE
15 5 (2.99%) JNCIP
15 5 (2.99%) MCSE
16 4 (2.40%) CCSA
16 4 (2.40%) CCSP
16 4 (2.40%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.59%) SLA
3 10 (5.99%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) Firmware
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.40%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.40%) NFS
4 4 (2.40%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.20%) iptables
5 2 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Gluster
6 1 (0.60%) KVM
6 1 (0.60%) Postfix
6 1 (0.60%) vCloud
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (8.98%) Ansible
3 13 (7.78%) WMI
4 12 (7.19%) Netcool
5 8 (4.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 7 (4.19%) Amdocs OSS
7 5 (2.99%) QRadar
8 4 (2.40%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.40%) Iperf
8 4 (2.40%) Nagios
8 4 (2.40%) OpenView
8 4 (2.40%) SCOM
8 4 (2.40%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.80%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.80%) Puppet
9 3 (1.80%) SCCM
9 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (50.90%) Cisco
2 40 (23.95%) Juniper
3 35 (20.96%) F5
4 29 (17.37%) CheckPoint
5 23 (13.77%) SolarWinds
6 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.78%) BMC
7 18 (10.78%) HP
8 17 (10.18%) Fortinet
8 17 (10.18%) Google
9 16 (9.58%) Apple
10 15 (8.98%) Meraki
11 14 (8.38%) Riverbed
12 13 (7.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 13 (7.78%) IBM
13 10 (5.99%) Huawei
13 10 (5.99%) Palo Alto
13 10 (5.99%) VMware
14 9 (5.39%) Remedy
14 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow