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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 586 584 567
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 -
% change year-on-year
-16.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
North West -15 3 £400 -1.84%
South East +15 2 £444 -6.57% 6
London +5 2 £550 +29.41% 2
East of England - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) Wireshark
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco
3 20 (58.82%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) LAN
5 17 (50.00%) WAN
5 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
7 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) VPN
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (32.35%) Juniper
10 11 (32.35%) CCNA
11 10 (29.41%) CCNP
11 10 (29.41%) CCSE
11 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 9 (26.47%) SIEM
12 9 (26.47%) Windows
13 8 (23.53%) SMTP
13 8 (23.53%) FTP
13 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
14 7 (20.59%) HTTP
14 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.59%) LDAP
14 7 (20.59%) VLAN
14 7 (20.59%) Wireless
14 7 (20.59%) IPsec
15 6 (17.65%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) Wireshark
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
4 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (50.00%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (23.53%) FTP
7 8 (23.53%) SMTP
8 7 (20.59%) HTTP
8 7 (20.59%) IPsec
8 7 (20.59%) LDAP
8 7 (20.59%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (20.59%) VLAN
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) Internet
9 6 (17.65%) Network Security
9 6 (17.65%) OSPF
9 6 (17.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
1 3 (8.82%) GIS
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Lombardi
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) SIEM
2 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (8.82%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CCSE
3 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCENT
4 5 (14.71%) CCSA
5 4 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (8.82%) CFCE
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) EnCE
6 3 (8.82%) GCFA
6 3 (8.82%) GCFE
6 3 (8.82%) GIAC
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Snort
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) EnCase
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
3 11 (32.35%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.71%) F5
5 5 (14.71%) Forcepoint
5 5 (14.71%) Intel Security
5 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
7 3 (8.82%) Rapid7
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) Splunk
7 3 (8.82%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.88%) Aruba
8 2 (5.88%) IronPort
8 2 (5.88%) Qualys
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