The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 587 601 572
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 30 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 7
Median daily rate £393 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -15.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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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
7641 7384 6492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.56% 15.01% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4703 4158 3571
Median daily rate £399 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 413 373
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +1 11 £411 -21.66% 2
London -2 11 £393 +20.76% 4
South West - 5 £393 - 1
North West - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £430 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Wireshark
3 25 (58.14%) Firewall
4 21 (48.84%) Perl
4 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
5 19 (44.19%) Unix
6 18 (41.86%) Java
6 18 (41.86%) ITIL
7 17 (39.53%) F5
8 15 (34.88%) Network Security
8 15 (34.88%) Oracle
8 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
9 14 (32.56%) LDAP
9 14 (32.56%) Windows
10 13 (30.23%) JBoss
10 13 (30.23%) VPN
10 13 (30.23%) HTTP
10 13 (30.23%) Finance
11 12 (27.91%) VMware
11 12 (27.91%) FTP
11 12 (27.91%) NetApp
11 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (27.91%) Puppet
12 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
13 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
13 10 (23.26%) Nagios
13 10 (23.26%) HTTPS
13 10 (23.26%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) JBoss
2 10 (23.26%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) Wireshark
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 15 (34.88%) Network Security
3 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (32.56%) LDAP
5 13 (30.23%) HTTP
5 13 (30.23%) VPN
6 12 (27.91%) FTP
7 10 (23.26%) HTTPS
7 10 (23.26%) IPsec
7 10 (23.26%) NAS
8 8 (18.60%) SSL
9 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.95%) LAN
9 6 (13.95%) WAN
10 4 (9.30%) BGP
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.30%) MPLS
10 4 (9.30%) VLAN
11 3 (6.98%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) VoltDB
3 3 (6.98%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Artifactory
1 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (16.28%) Gradle
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
1 7 (16.28%) TortoiseSVN
2 6 (13.95%) JMeter
3 2 (4.65%) Ant
3 2 (4.65%) GCC
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) J2EE
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) Java EE
4 4 (9.30%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) iPad
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.65%) Equities
5 2 (4.65%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Unix
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.93%) AIX
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.60%) SIEM
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) ITSM
5 7 (16.28%) Release Management
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Network Packet Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (11.63%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Network Design
8 4 (9.30%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.98%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Perl
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) CFCE
3 3 (6.98%) EnCE
3 3 (6.98%) GCFA
3 3 (6.98%) GCFE
3 3 (6.98%) GIAC
4 2 (4.65%) CCIE
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) RHCE
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCSE
5 1 (2.33%) CEH
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) GCIA
5 1 (2.33%) GCIH
5 1 (2.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.26%) Samba
3 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.63%) Snort
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Nagios
3 3 (6.98%) EnCase
4 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 17 (39.53%) F5
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) NetApp
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco
7 7 (16.28%) Informatica
8 6 (13.95%) Splunk
9 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
9 4 (9.30%) IBM
9 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
9 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.98%) Citrix
10 3 (6.98%) Juniper
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Rapid7
11 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.65%) HP
12 1 (2.33%) Qualys