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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 564 560 561
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 19 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
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£356 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £318 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +28 12 £363 +11.53% 8
South East - 5 - - 7
East of England -24 2 £344 +14.58%
South West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 19 (59.38%) Wireshark
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco
5 16 (50.00%) WAN
6 14 (43.75%) BGP
6 14 (43.75%) CCNP
6 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (43.75%) F5
7 13 (40.63%) VPN
8 12 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 12 (37.50%) snoop
9 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
9 11 (34.38%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) SSL
10 10 (31.25%) Java
10 10 (31.25%) UNIX
10 10 (31.25%) ATM
10 10 (31.25%) IPsec
11 9 (28.13%) OSPF
11 9 (28.13%) HTTP
11 9 (28.13%) Ethereal
11 9 (28.13%) Degree
12 8 (25.00%) HSRP
12 8 (25.00%) SMTP
12 8 (25.00%) LAN
12 8 (25.00%) IIS
12 8 (25.00%) SSH
13 7 (21.88%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 19 (59.38%) Wireshark
4 16 (50.00%) WAN
5 14 (43.75%) BGP
6 13 (40.63%) VPN
7 12 (37.50%) snoop
8 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
8 11 (34.38%) DNS
9 10 (31.25%) SSL
9 10 (31.25%) ATM
9 10 (31.25%) IPsec
10 9 (28.13%) OSPF
10 9 (28.13%) HTTP
10 9 (28.13%) Ethereal
11 8 (25.00%) HSRP
11 8 (25.00%) SMTP
11 8 (25.00%) LAN
11 8 (25.00%) SSH
12 7 (21.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Supervisor
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WAP
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) OAuth
3 1 (3.13%) OpenID
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.13%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Spread Betting
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) e-Health
5 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (3.13%) Process Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
2 7 (21.88%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CCNP
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) CCSP
4 5 (15.63%) CCSA
4 5 (15.63%) CCSE
4 5 (15.63%) CCIE
5 4 (12.50%) CISSP
6 3 (9.38%) CCNA
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) CCDP
8 1 (3.13%) CEH
8 1 (3.13%) GIAC
8 1 (3.13%) ISEB
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Snort
2 4 (12.50%) Nmap
3 2 (6.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nessus
2 3 (9.38%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView
3 2 (6.25%) Netcool
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) F5
3 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) NetQoS
7 2 (6.25%) Crossbeam
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.25%) Radware
8 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.13%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) Akamai
8 1 (3.13%) Google
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