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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
tcpdump
London / City of London
Rank 152 146 191
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +45
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £445 £263 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.52% -46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £370 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -22.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
364 350 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.38% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 247 514
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 £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £27.71 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

tcpdump
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

tcpdump
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

tcpdump
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Fixnetix
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS

tcpdump
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 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Market Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (100.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Fixnetix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters