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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
tcpdump
UK / England
Rank 555 598 583
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.19% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Median daily rate £484 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £313 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £553 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6254 6918 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 4158 3908
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 295 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
London +28 9 £505 -8.18%
South East +22 1 £525 -2.32% 1
North West +16 1 £420 +5.00%
South West - 1 £390 - 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
4 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
5 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (38.10%) Multicast
6 8 (38.10%) High Availability
6 8 (38.10%) Low Latency
6 8 (38.10%) Reuters
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
7 7 (33.33%) Apache
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) Equities
7 7 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (33.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 6 (28.57%) Ansible
8 6 (28.57%) Docker
8 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
9 5 (23.81%) Ruby
9 5 (23.81%) IaaS
9 5 (23.81%) Fixnetix
9 5 (23.81%) Server Building
10 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall

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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 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) Jetty
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Datadog
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
2 8 (38.10%) Multicast
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) DSL
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) SONET
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
1 1 (4.76%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Market Data Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Avro
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) High Availability
1 8 (38.10%) Low Latency
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Security
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCSA
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.76%) Gluster
2 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 7 (33.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 6 (28.57%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.76%) Grafana
3 1 (4.76%) Graphite
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (4.76%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) Reuters
3 5 (23.81%) Fixnetix
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) LogLogic
6 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Percona
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Tripwire