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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 595 594 585
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 26 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 4
Average daily rate £430 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £431 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £525 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £466 -
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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
7709 7577 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 14.97% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 4188 3589
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 401 377
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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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 April 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 29 April 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
London - 12 £393 - 2
South East -8 9 £563 +7.14% 2
South West - 3 £393 - 4
North West -9 1 £475 +16.56%
West Midlands - 1 £430 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) Firewall
4 16 (41.03%) Perl
4 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
5 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.90%) Java
6 14 (35.90%) F5
7 13 (33.33%) Network Security
7 13 (33.33%) Oracle
7 13 (33.33%) Unix
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) JBoss
9 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (28.21%) SIEM
10 10 (25.64%) VPN
10 10 (25.64%) Cisco
10 10 (25.64%) LDAP
11 9 (23.08%) HTTP
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 8 (20.51%) NetApp
12 8 (20.51%) FTP
12 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
12 8 (20.51%) Puppet
12 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (28.21%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (33.33%) Network Security
5 10 (25.64%) LDAP
5 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 9 (23.08%) HTTP
7 8 (20.51%) FTP
8 7 (17.95%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) WAN
9 6 (15.38%) HTTPS
9 6 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (15.38%) IPsec
9 6 (15.38%) NAS
9 6 (15.38%) SSL
10 5 (12.82%) Internet
11 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.69%) DNS
11 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) VoltDB
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JMeter
2 5 (12.82%) Artifactory
2 5 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (12.82%) Gradle
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (5.13%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) GCC
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) J2EE
1 6 (15.38%) Java EE
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) iPad
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Equities
5 2 (5.13%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) SIEM
3 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.38%) Network Packet Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Information Security
6 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 5 (12.82%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Perl
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) CCSE
4 4 (10.26%) CCNA
4 4 (10.26%) CCSA
4 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) CFCE
5 3 (7.69%) EnCE
5 3 (7.69%) GCFA
5 3 (7.69%) GCFE
5 3 (7.69%) GIAC
6 2 (5.13%) RHCE
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Samba
3 5 (12.82%) Snort
4 2 (5.13%) NFS
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Nagios
3 4 (10.26%) Nessus
4 3 (7.69%) EnCase
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.90%) F5
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) NetApp
6 8 (20.51%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) Splunk
8 5 (12.82%) Informatica
9 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
9 4 (10.26%) IBM
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Sourcefire
10 3 (7.69%) Citrix
10 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
10 3 (7.69%) Rapid7
11 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.13%) HP
12 1 (2.56%) Fixnetix
12 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
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