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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 584 611 591
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 44 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7846 7381 7628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.16% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4850 4271 4179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 478 432
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 15 £375 +7.14%
East of England - 11 £375 -
South East +4 6 £400 +16.36% 2
London -14 6 £288 -42.50% 5
North West - 5 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (86.30%) Firewall
2 61 (83.56%) Wireshark
3 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
4 32 (43.84%) Windows
5 28 (38.36%) VPN
5 28 (38.36%) Cisco
5 28 (38.36%) Network Security
6 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
7 26 (35.62%) Juniper
7 26 (35.62%) Linux
7 26 (35.62%) F5
8 23 (31.51%) Perl
9 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
10 21 (28.77%) ITIL
10 21 (28.77%) Unix
11 20 (27.40%) Splunk
11 20 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (26.03%) Junos
12 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
13 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
13 17 (23.29%) ArcSight
14 15 (20.55%) Java
14 15 (20.55%) DNS
14 15 (20.55%) MS Visio
15 14 (19.18%) LAN
15 14 (19.18%) WAN
15 14 (19.18%) DHCP
15 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (19.18%) Finance
15 14 (19.18%) Windows Server

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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 11 (15.07%) JBoss
1 11 (15.07%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Visio
2 13 (17.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 63 (86.30%) Firewall
2 61 (83.56%) Wireshark
3 28 (38.36%) Network Security
3 28 (38.36%) VPN
4 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
5 20 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (26.03%) Junos
7 15 (20.55%) DNS
8 14 (19.18%) DHCP
8 14 (19.18%) LAN
8 14 (19.18%) WAN
9 13 (17.81%) LDAP
10 12 (16.44%) HTTP
11 11 (15.07%) BGP
11 11 (15.07%) FTP
11 11 (15.07%) HTTPS
11 11 (15.07%) IPsec
11 11 (15.07%) NAS
11 11 (15.07%) OSPF
12 9 (12.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) GIS
3 2 (2.74%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Artifactory
1 9 (12.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (12.33%) Gradle
1 9 (12.33%) Maven
1 9 (12.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (4.11%) JMeter
3 2 (2.74%) Ant
3 2 (2.74%) GCC
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Network Support
3 13 (17.81%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Incident Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Security Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Security Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Network Support
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) J2EE
2 9 (12.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) iPad
2 9 (12.33%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.85%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.11%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.74%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Linux
3 21 (28.77%) Unix
4 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.81%) AIX
6 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Load Balancing
3 13 (17.81%) Information Security
4 12 (16.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.07%) SIEM
6 10 (13.70%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) ITSM
7 9 (12.33%) Release Management
8 7 (9.59%) DevOps
8 7 (9.59%) Network Management
9 6 (8.22%) Network Design
9 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.48%) Workflow
11 3 (4.11%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (2.74%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (2.74%) Network Packet Analysis
12 2 (2.74%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Perl
2 15 (20.55%) Java
3 11 (15.07%) Python
3 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) SQL
6 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.70%) CCNP
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) CISSP
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) CCSA
4 6 (8.22%) CFCE
4 6 (8.22%) Degree
4 6 (8.22%) EnCE
4 6 (8.22%) GCFA
4 6 (8.22%) GCFE
4 6 (8.22%) GIAC
5 5 (6.85%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) CCIE
6 2 (2.74%) RHCE
7 1 (1.37%) CCSE
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) GCIA
7 1 (1.37%) GCIH
7 1 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.44%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (15.07%) Samba
4 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.74%) NFS
5 2 (2.74%) Snort
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Puppet
2 11 (15.07%) Nagios
3 10 (13.70%) EnCase
4 8 (10.96%) Nessus
5 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.37%) QRadar
5 1 (1.37%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
2 28 (38.36%) Cisco
3 26 (35.62%) F5
3 26 (35.62%) Juniper
4 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
5 20 (27.40%) Splunk
6 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.29%) ArcSight
8 13 (17.81%) NetApp
8 13 (17.81%) Oracle
8 13 (17.81%) VMware
9 9 (12.33%) Informatica
9 9 (12.33%) Rapid7
10 7 (9.59%) LogLogic
10 7 (9.59%) LogRhythm
11 6 (8.22%) Fortinet
12 5 (6.85%) Tripwire
13 4 (5.48%) Intel Security
14 3 (4.11%) HP
15 2 (2.74%) Citrix