The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 556 539 551
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 23 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
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£370 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.91% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7745 6541 7792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.68% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3656 3798
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 414 586
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.17 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing tcpdump across the England region.

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing tcpdump across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

tcpdump Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the England region.

tcpdump Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 15 £475 +7.04% 1
South East -9 6 £410 - 4
East of England -21 2 £269 -10.41%
South West - - - - 4
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (69.23%) Firewall
2 26 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 21 (53.85%) Cisco
5 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (43.59%) F5
6 16 (41.03%) CCNP
6 16 (41.03%) DNS
6 16 (41.03%) WAN
7 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
8 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 14 (35.90%) .NET
9 13 (33.33%) BGP
10 12 (30.77%) snoop
10 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
11 11 (28.21%) Degree
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (28.21%) IPsec
11 11 (28.21%) Finance
11 11 (28.21%) Java
11 11 (28.21%) UNIX
11 11 (28.21%) Windows
12 10 (25.64%) LAN
12 10 (25.64%) TACACS
13 9 (23.08%) OSPF
13 9 (23.08%) SSL
13 9 (23.08%) CCSP
13 9 (23.08%) Network Security
13 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (20.51%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) Firewall
2 26 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 16 (41.03%) DNS
4 16 (41.03%) WAN
5 14 (35.90%) VPN
6 13 (33.33%) BGP
7 12 (30.77%) snoop
7 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
8 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (28.21%) IPsec
9 10 (25.64%) LAN
9 10 (25.64%) TACACS
10 9 (23.08%) OSPF
10 9 (23.08%) SSL
10 9 (23.08%) Network Security
11 8 (20.51%) HSRP
11 8 (20.51%) Ethereal
11 8 (20.51%) HTTP
11 8 (20.51%) ATM
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Games
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.13%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Network Supervisor
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Performance Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (10.26%) WAP
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Spread Betting
4 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) SecurID
6 2 (5.13%) DTV
6 2 (5.13%) e-Health
7 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.56%) CESG
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) UNIX
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
2 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Network Management
5 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Release Management
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) SIEM
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) Perl
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C
4 5 (12.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (41.03%) CCNP
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) CCSP
5 8 (20.51%) CCSE
5 8 (20.51%) CCSA
6 6 (15.38%) CCIE
7 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 4 (10.26%) CISSP
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) CCDP
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.13%) ISEB
10 1 (2.56%) GIAC
10 1 (2.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Snort
2 4 (10.26%) Nmap
3 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (10.26%) OpenView
1 4 (10.26%) Netcool
1 4 (10.26%) Nessus
2 2 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) F5
3 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.95%) Juniper
5 6 (15.38%) HP
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Crossbeam
6 4 (10.26%) Nortel
6 4 (10.26%) Radware
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) NetQoS
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.13%) SAP
8 2 (5.13%) CA
8 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
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