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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 567 562 552
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 23 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.047% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.32% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 4
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£350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
South East -16 15 £338 - 28
London -3 5 £500 +19.40% 4
South West - 3 £350 - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (69.70%) Cisco
1 23 (69.70%) Wireshark
2 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
3 17 (51.52%) Juniper
4 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 16 (48.48%) IPsec
5 14 (42.42%) Firewall
5 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
6 13 (39.39%) FTP
6 13 (39.39%) SMTP
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) Linux
8 11 (33.33%) SSL
9 10 (30.30%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (24.24%) HTTP
11 8 (24.24%) VoIP
11 8 (24.24%) HSRP
12 7 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
12 7 (21.21%) SIEM
12 7 (21.21%) DHCP
12 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
12 7 (21.21%) LDAP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Wireshark
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
3 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 16 (48.48%) IPsec
5 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 13 (39.39%) FTP
6 13 (39.39%) SMTP
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (33.33%) SSL
8 10 (30.30%) Wireless
8 10 (30.30%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) VoIP
10 8 (24.24%) HSRP
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (21.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) e-Health
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) SIEM
1 7 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (18.18%) Change Control
2 6 (18.18%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) CCENT
4 6 (18.18%) CCSE
5 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.09%) MCSE
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CCIE
8 1 (3.03%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Snort
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.09%) Cacti
1 3 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Aruba
6 5 (15.15%) F5
7 4 (12.12%) Websense
7 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
7 4 (12.12%) IronPort
7 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 4 (12.12%) Nokia
8 3 (9.09%) CA
8 3 (9.09%) Qualys
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 3 (9.09%) NetQoS
9 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.03%) Fixnetix