The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 204 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
715 789 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 11.10% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 636
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 £232 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) OpenID
1 3 (75.00%) Akamai
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
1 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Android SDK
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WSO2
2 2 (50.00%) HATEOAS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) OAuth
1 3 (75.00%) OpenID
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Akamai
2 2 (50.00%) WSO2
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint