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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank - 208 204
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £406
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
754 748 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 11.55% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 515 619
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £44.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) F5