Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for snoop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited snoop 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.

Sun Microsystems snoop
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 886 891
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing snoop 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.031% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
UK median daily rate £500 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +61.54%
10th Percentile £444 £328 £513
90th Percentile £544 £655 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

snoop 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%

snoop
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing snoop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for snoop in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing snoop.

Contractor daily rate trend for snoop in the UK

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Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing snoop 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 +22 11 £500 -16.67%
London -10 11 £500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing snoop 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 snoop.

1 10 (90.91%) tcpdump
2 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) SMTP
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) iptables
3 6 (54.55%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) EMC

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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 (72.73%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) tcpdump
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) SMTP
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) ATM
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (36.36%) Ethereal
4 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (36.36%) IPsec
4 4 (36.36%) NAS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) SSH
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LINQPad
1 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Complexity Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) iptables
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) DevExpress
4 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
4 1 (9.09%) RedGate
4 1 (9.09%) Syncfusion
4 1 (9.09%) Telerik
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO