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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank 557 548 536
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 23 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £446 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
7500 6477 7335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.38% 13.62% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4378 3622 3602
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 448 569
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +10 15 £451 +1.57% 5
South East -12 7 £373 - 3
East of England - 1 £200 -
South West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (68.29%) Wireshark
2 26 (63.41%) Firewall
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco
4 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
5 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
6 18 (43.90%) F5
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (39.02%) CCNP
8 15 (36.59%) DNS
9 14 (34.15%) CCSP
9 14 (34.15%) Windows
9 14 (34.15%) Network Security
10 13 (31.71%) TACACS
10 13 (31.71%) Finance
10 13 (31.71%) CCSA
10 13 (31.71%) CCSE
11 12 (29.27%) UNIX
12 11 (26.83%) WAN
12 11 (26.83%) .NET
12 11 (26.83%) BGP
12 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (24.39%) Low Latency
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (24.39%) Degree
13 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
13 10 (24.39%) VPN
14 9 (21.95%) HP
14 9 (21.95%) OSPF
14 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Wireshark
2 26 (63.41%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (36.59%) DNS
6 14 (34.15%) Network Security
7 13 (31.71%) TACACS
8 11 (26.83%) BGP
8 11 (26.83%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) VPN
9 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (21.95%) snoop
10 9 (21.95%) OSPF
11 8 (19.51%) IPsec
11 8 (19.51%) LAN
11 8 (19.51%) HSRP
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (17.07%) Multicast
12 7 (17.07%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 7 (17.07%) Investment Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Games
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Publishing
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Security Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Data Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) WAP
3 6 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (14.63%) Open Source
3 6 (14.63%) Spread Betting
4 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Equities
6 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
6 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.88%) DTV
6 2 (4.88%) e-Health
6 2 (4.88%) SecurID
7 1 (2.44%) PKI
7 1 (2.44%) Derivative
7 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.44%) CESG
7 1 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) Low Latency
3 9 (21.95%) Network Management
3 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Fault Management
6 6 (14.63%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.20%) Release Management
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.88%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (4.88%) SIEM
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C#
1 8 (19.51%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) C
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 14 (34.15%) CCSP
4 13 (31.71%) CCSA
4 13 (31.71%) CCSE
5 10 (24.39%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) CCNA
7 6 (14.63%) CCIE
8 4 (9.76%) CISSP
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (4.88%) CCDP
9 2 (4.88%) ISEB
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.44%) GIAC
10 1 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Snort
2 4 (9.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Netcool
1 7 (17.07%) OpenView
2 4 (9.76%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (9.76%) Nessus
3 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
3 18 (43.90%) F5
4 9 (21.95%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Nortel
5 7 (17.07%) Crossbeam
5 7 (17.07%) Radware
6 4 (9.76%) Juniper
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) SAP
8 2 (4.88%) CA
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
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