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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 156 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
tcpdump
London

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
457 717 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.71% 12.91% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 536 526
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk