Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 631 586
Rank change year-on-year -79 -45 +44
Contract jobs citing SNMP 178 215 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.65% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 158
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £526 £650 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £336
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 32
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.80 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.20% +11.70% +105.00%
10th Percentile £25.53 £24.43 £35.50
90th Percentile £52.04 £48.97 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -14.63% +105.00%

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 13,755 13,019 16,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.44% 13.62% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,429 7,823 10,257
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 770 746 801
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -23.50% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.53 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.59 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% -25.64% +21.95%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 -67 164 £400 -5.82% 53
UK excluding London -3 125 £400 - 41
South East -4 70 £400 - 10
London -75 51 £425 -3.68% 13
Midlands 0 24 £500 +48.15% 6
West Midlands -13 23 £500 +25.00% 5
Wales -6 10 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England 0 9 £338 -38.64% 14
North of England -22 7 £425 - 4
North West -18 5 £488 +156.58% 4
South West -2 4 £335 -39.64% 6
Yorkshire -19 2 £425 -
Scotland -48 2 £450 +50.00%
East Midlands +6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 76 (42.70%) Cisco
2 70 (39.33%) Linux
3 59 (33.15%) Firewall
4 48 (26.97%) DNS
4 48 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (25.28%) Windows
6 44 (24.72%) Unix
7 42 (23.60%) TCP/IP
7 42 (23.60%) Security Cleared
8 41 (23.03%) Data Centre
9 39 (21.91%) Network Management
9 39 (21.91%) OSPF
9 39 (21.91%) Perl
10 38 (21.35%) BGP
11 37 (20.79%) CCNP
12 36 (20.22%) SC Cleared
13 35 (19.66%) MPLS
13 35 (19.66%) VMware
14 34 (19.10%) Python
14 34 (19.10%) LAN
14 34 (19.10%) WAN
15 33 (18.54%) Juniper
16 32 (17.98%) DHCP
17 30 (16.85%) VPN
18 29 (16.29%) SMTP
18 29 (16.29%) Java
19 27 (15.17%) CCNA
20 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
20 26 (14.61%) VLAN
21 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (5.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.06%) Apache
3 6 (3.37%) CMS
3 6 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.69%) Confluence
5 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.25%) G Suite
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.25%) Slack
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.12%) Akamai
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.12%) Datadog
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (1.12%) PaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Serverless
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (33.15%) Firewall
2 48 (26.97%) DNS
3 42 (23.60%) TCP/IP
4 39 (21.91%) OSPF
5 38 (21.35%) BGP
6 35 (19.66%) MPLS
7 34 (19.10%) LAN
7 34 (19.10%) WAN
8 32 (17.98%) DHCP
9 30 (16.85%) VPN
10 29 (16.29%) SMTP
11 26 (14.61%) VLAN
12 25 (14.04%) HTTP
13 24 (13.48%) IPsec
14 22 (12.36%) SSL
15 21 (11.80%) Wireless
16 19 (10.67%) EIGRP
16 19 (10.67%) Network Security
17 16 (8.99%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (8.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) MySQL
2 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) DB2
4 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.12%) SQLite
5 1 (0.56%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.43%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.30%) Subversion
4 10 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.93%) GCC
6 7 (3.93%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.12%) Ant
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.12%) Gradle
7 2 (1.12%) JIRA
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.12%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.56%) JMeter
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (1.69%) French Language
3 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.12%) Billing
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Military
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (23.60%) Network Engineer
2 19 (10.67%) Architect
3 17 (9.55%) Consultant
4 15 (8.43%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.18%) Developer
6 10 (5.62%) OSS Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Administrator
10 6 (3.37%) Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.37%) Security Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) XML
2 10 (5.62%) LDAP
3 8 (4.49%) 802.1X
3 8 (4.49%) Web Services
4 7 (3.93%) REST
4 7 (3.93%) SOAP
5 5 (2.81%) HTML
5 5 (2.81%) OpenDaylight
5 5 (2.81%) Servlets
6 4 (2.25%) CSS
6 4 (2.25%) Middleware
7 3 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.69%) JSF
7 3 (1.69%) POSIX
7 3 (1.69%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (1.69%) Spring
7 3 (1.69%) XHTML
7 3 (1.69%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.12%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.03%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.49%) Clustering
6 8 (4.49%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.37%) PKI
8 4 (2.25%) CMDB
9 3 (1.69%) DataPower
9 3 (1.69%) User Experience
10 2 (1.12%) CCTV
10 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.33%) Linux
2 45 (25.28%) Windows
3 44 (24.72%) Unix
4 11 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.06%) Solaris
7 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.25%) CentOS
9 3 (1.69%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.12%) AIX
10 2 (1.12%) Debian
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) zOS
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.91%) Network Management
2 24 (13.48%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (11.80%) ITIL
3 21 (11.80%) Network Design
4 20 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (10.67%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.87%) UML
7 13 (7.30%) Storage Management
8 12 (6.74%) Service Management
8 12 (6.74%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.18%) DevOps
10 10 (5.62%) Network Load Balancing
10 10 (5.62%) Use Case
11 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.06%) Identity Management
11 9 (5.06%) SDLC
11 9 (5.06%) SIEM
12 8 (4.49%) High Availability
12 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.91%) Perl
2 34 (19.10%) Python
3 29 (16.29%) Java
4 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
5 20 (11.24%) C
6 17 (9.55%) SQL
7 14 (7.87%) C#
8 11 (6.18%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.06%) C++
10 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.93%) PHP
12 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.81%) Ruby
14 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.69%) Jython
15 2 (1.12%) AWK
15 2 (1.12%) Bourne shell
15 2 (1.12%) Groovy
15 2 (1.12%) JCL
15 2 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 37 (20.79%) CCNP
4 36 (20.22%) SC Cleared
5 27 (15.17%) CCNA
6 23 (12.92%) Degree
7 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.93%) CCIE
9 6 (3.37%) CISSP
9 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.37%) SANS
10 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.69%) CCDA
11 3 (1.69%) CCVP
11 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.12%) CCSA
12 2 (1.12%) HNC
12 2 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) GDPR
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) ECSS
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.80%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.74%) Docker
4 10 (5.62%) vSphere
5 9 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.37%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.69%) Firmware
7 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.69%) KVM
7 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.69%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.56%) Gluster
9 1 (0.56%) LXC
9 1 (0.56%) Samba
9 1 (0.56%) Squid
9 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.43%) Puppet
3 13 (7.30%) Netcool
3 13 (7.30%) vCenter Server
4 12 (6.74%) Ansible
5 8 (4.49%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (4.49%) PowerCLI
6 7 (3.93%) SCOM
7 6 (3.37%) Cacti
7 6 (3.37%) Nagios
7 6 (3.37%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.81%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (2.81%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.81%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (2.25%) Grafana
9 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (2.25%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.69%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (42.70%) Cisco
2 35 (19.66%) VMware
3 33 (18.54%) Juniper
4 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.11%) CheckPoint
6 16 (8.99%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.87%) Oracle
8 13 (7.30%) Dell
9 11 (6.18%) EMC
9 11 (6.18%) F5
9 11 (6.18%) HP
9 11 (6.18%) Splunk
10 10 (5.62%) ComArch
11 8 (4.49%) Dell Compellent
11 8 (4.49%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (4.49%) NetApp
11 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.93%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.93%) ServiceNow
12 7 (3.93%) Sun