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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 596 593 567
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 34 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
Median daily rate £393 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £475 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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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 July 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 July 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 West +10 12 £375 +7.14%
London 0 8 £393 -12.77% 5
South East -6 7 £380 +14.64% 4
North West - 6 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 45 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 33 (52.38%) Linux
4 28 (44.44%) Windows
5 25 (39.68%) Perl
6 24 (38.10%) Unix
6 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 23 (36.51%) VPN
8 21 (33.33%) ITIL
8 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 20 (31.75%) F5
10 19 (30.16%) Java
11 17 (26.98%) Oracle
11 17 (26.98%) Cisco
12 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
13 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
13 15 (23.81%) JBoss
13 15 (23.81%) LDAP
13 15 (23.81%) Finance
13 15 (23.81%) Splunk
13 15 (23.81%) Network Security
14 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (20.63%) Puppet
14 13 (20.63%) VMware
14 13 (20.63%) HTTP
14 13 (20.63%) NetApp
15 12 (19.05%) Juniper
15 12 (19.05%) FTP
15 12 (19.05%) Junos
15 12 (19.05%) Digital Forensics

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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 15 (23.81%) JBoss
2 11 (17.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
1 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (73.02%) Firewall
2 45 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 23 (36.51%) VPN
4 15 (23.81%) LDAP
4 15 (23.81%) Network Security
4 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (20.63%) HTTP
6 12 (19.05%) FTP
6 12 (19.05%) Junos
7 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (17.46%) DNS
7 11 (17.46%) HTTPS
7 11 (17.46%) IPsec
7 11 (17.46%) NAS
8 10 (15.87%) DHCP
8 10 (15.87%) SSL
9 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (7.94%) LAN
9 5 (7.94%) WAN
10 4 (6.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) GIS
3 6 (9.52%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 9 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (14.29%) Gradle
1 9 (14.29%) Maven
1 9 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
2 7 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (3.17%) Ant
3 2 (3.17%) GCC
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Security Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Incident Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Network Support
5 9 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (9.52%) Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Support
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) J2EE
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) Java EE
4 4 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) iPad
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.17%) Equities
6 2 (3.17%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 24 (38.10%) Unix
4 11 (17.46%) AIX
5 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Digital Forensics
3 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
3 11 (17.46%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.29%) ITSM
4 9 (14.29%) Release Management
5 8 (12.70%) Information Security
6 7 (11.11%) DevOps
6 7 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (9.52%) Network Packet Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 6 (9.52%) SIEM
8 4 (6.35%) Network Design
8 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
8 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.76%) Low Latency
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) Perl
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) CFCE
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) EnCE
3 8 (12.70%) GCFA
3 8 (12.70%) GCFE
3 8 (12.70%) GIAC
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) RHCE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) CCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CEH
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) GCIA
5 1 (1.59%) GCIH
5 1 (1.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (17.46%) Samba
4 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.35%) Snort
6 2 (3.17%) NFS
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Puppet
2 12 (19.05%) EnCase
3 11 (17.46%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) Nessus
4 1 (1.59%) QRadar
4 1 (1.59%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 20 (31.75%) F5
4 17 (26.98%) Cisco
4 17 (26.98%) Oracle
5 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) Splunk
7 13 (20.63%) NetApp
7 13 (20.63%) VMware
8 12 (19.05%) ArcSight
8 12 (19.05%) Juniper
9 11 (17.46%) Rapid7
10 9 (14.29%) Informatica
11 4 (6.35%) IBM
11 4 (6.35%) Sourcefire
12 3 (4.76%) Citrix
12 3 (4.76%) HP
12 3 (4.76%) Intel Security
13 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.59%) Fixnetix