The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 194 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.068% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £341
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing tcpdump across the City of London region.

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing tcpdump across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

tcpdump Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing tcpdump also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited tcpdump.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) CCSA
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) CCSP
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Games

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing tcpdump also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited tcpdump. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Multicast
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) HSRP
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) TACACS
6 1 (14.29%) RIP
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Spread Betting
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) SecurID
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) CCSE
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CA