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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 195 199 225
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £538 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
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
719 801 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.38% 13.78% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) e-Health
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Fixnetix
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Fixnetix