Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 574 583
Rank change year-on-year -144 +9 +44
Contract jobs citing SNMP 169 331 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 2.03% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 197 189
UK median daily rate £368 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% -3.13% +15.27%
10th Percentile £249 £268 £263
90th Percentile £541 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 7
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +27.27% +65.00%
10th Percentile £15.59 £33.70 £17.40
90th Percentile £48.27 £49.19 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.63 £41.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -59.44% +134.29% -12.50%

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 14137 16320 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.50% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 9844 9128
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 837 1018
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.27 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +19.05% +5.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -112 151 £375 -3.23% 26
UK excluding London -86 109 £368 +5.00% 19
London -46 57 £363 -16.18% 7
South East -65 34 £400 +18.52% 4
North of England +42 25 £350 -17.65% 7
North West +31 21 £350 +7.69% 5
East of England 0 21 £413 +28.91% 2
Scotland +2 19 £325 +6.56%
Midlands +16 11 £400 -14.89% 6
West Midlands +23 10 £400 -14.89% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £425 -5.56% 2
South West -23 2 £275 -45.00%
Wales -12 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 92 (54.44%) Firewall
2 88 (52.07%) Cisco
3 68 (40.24%) LAN
4 61 (36.09%) WAN
5 47 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (27.22%) VPN
7 45 (26.63%) Windows
7 45 (26.63%) MPLS
8 43 (25.44%) BGP
9 41 (24.26%) TCP/IP
10 38 (22.49%) Linux
11 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
12 36 (21.30%) Network Management
13 35 (20.71%) SSH
14 32 (18.93%) HP
14 32 (18.93%) Unix
15 31 (18.34%) Wireless
16 30 (17.75%) OSPF
16 30 (17.75%) Network Security
17 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
18 28 (16.57%) DNS
18 28 (16.57%) DHCP
18 28 (16.57%) Network Monitoring
18 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
19 27 (15.98%) HSRP
20 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
20 26 (15.38%) CheckPoint
20 26 (15.38%) VMware
21 25 (14.79%) CCNP
21 25 (14.79%) SolarWinds

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 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.55%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.78%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (54.44%) Firewall
2 68 (40.24%) LAN
3 61 (36.09%) WAN
4 46 (27.22%) VPN
5 45 (26.63%) MPLS
6 43 (25.44%) BGP
7 41 (24.26%) TCP/IP
8 35 (20.71%) SSH
9 31 (18.34%) Wireless
10 30 (17.75%) Network Security
10 30 (17.75%) OSPF
11 28 (16.57%) DHCP
11 28 (16.57%) DNS
12 27 (15.98%) HSRP
13 24 (14.20%) VRRP
14 19 (11.24%) TACACS
15 18 (10.65%) IPsec
16 17 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (10.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) MySQL
2 6 (3.55%) Big Data
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.37%) DB2
4 4 (2.37%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
1 4 (2.37%) NetBeans
1 4 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (2.37%) StarTeam
1 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.33%) Law
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Finance
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Military
5 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) French Language
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 19 (11.24%) Consultant
3 15 (8.88%) Developer
4 14 (8.28%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.10%) Analyst
6 10 (5.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Designer
7 9 (5.33%) Network Manager
7 9 (5.33%) Network Support
7 9 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Network Designer
10 6 (3.55%) Architect
10 6 (3.55%) Cisco Support
10 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.96%) Security Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) 802.1X
2 10 (5.92%) REST
3 8 (4.73%) SOAP
4 7 (4.14%) Web Services
4 7 (4.14%) XML
5 6 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (3.55%) Kafka
6 5 (2.96%) LAMP
6 5 (2.96%) RESTful
7 4 (2.37%) JSON
7 4 (2.37%) Middleware
8 3 (1.78%) HTML
8 3 (1.78%) Mojolicious
8 3 (1.78%) Node.js
8 3 (1.78%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.18%) .NET
9 2 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.18%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.18%) STL
9 2 (1.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.69%) PKI
3 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.73%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.55%) CMDB
6 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.55%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.37%) Clustering
7 4 (2.37%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.59%) FMCG
10 1 (0.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.63%) Windows
2 38 (22.49%) Linux
3 32 (18.93%) Unix
4 20 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.37%) CentOS
8 4 (2.37%) Debian
9 2 (1.18%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.59%) AIX
10 1 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) Network Management
2 28 (16.57%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (11.24%) Service Management
4 17 (10.06%) ITIL
5 16 (9.47%) Project Management
6 15 (8.88%) Information Security
6 15 (8.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (7.10%) Migration
8 11 (6.51%) Change Management
8 11 (6.51%) Compliance Management
9 10 (5.92%) ITSM
9 10 (5.92%) Network Design
9 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.33%) Change Control
10 9 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.73%) Low Latency
11 8 (4.73%) Practice Management
11 8 (4.73%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) Perl
2 18 (10.65%) SQL
3 16 (9.47%) Python
4 13 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.10%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.51%) Java
7 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.73%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 6 (3.55%) C
10 4 (2.37%) C#
10 4 (2.37%) Lua
11 2 (1.18%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) AWK
12 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.59%) Jython
12 1 (0.59%) R
12 1 (0.59%) sed
12 1 (0.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 25 (14.79%) CCNP
4 19 (11.24%) Degree
5 17 (10.06%) CCIE
5 17 (10.06%) CCNA
5 17 (10.06%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.14%) CCIE Service Provider
6 7 (4.14%) CCSP
6 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.37%) CCDP
9 3 (1.78%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.59%) CCDA
11 1 (0.59%) CISSP
11 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) MCSE
11 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (21.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.43%) vSphere
3 19 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.73%) NFS
5 6 (3.55%) Apache Flume
5 6 (3.55%) VMware NSX
5 6 (3.55%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.96%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.78%) XenApp
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.59%) Firmware
9 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.59%) NDS
9 1 (0.59%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (6.51%) vCenter Server
2 9 (5.33%) SCCM
3 8 (4.73%) Nagios
3 8 (4.73%) PowerCLI
3 8 (4.73%) WMI
4 6 (3.55%) Cacti
4 6 (3.55%) vRealize
5 5 (2.96%) Kibana
5 5 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.37%) logstash
6 4 (2.37%) Netcool
6 4 (2.37%) SCOM
6 4 (2.37%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.78%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (1.78%) TrustSec
7 3 (1.78%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.78%) WSUS
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 88 (52.07%) Cisco
2 32 (18.93%) HP
3 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 26 (15.38%) VMware
5 25 (14.79%) SolarWinds
6 24 (14.20%) Juniper
7 20 (11.83%) Palo Alto
8 16 (9.47%) Citrix
9 14 (8.28%) NetApp
10 13 (7.69%) EMC
11 9 (5.33%) Foundry
11 9 (5.33%) Huawei
11 9 (5.33%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.33%) SAP
11 9 (5.33%) Splunk
12 7 (4.14%) BT
12 7 (4.14%) CommVault
12 7 (4.14%) F5
12 7 (4.14%) ServiceNow