The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 400 403 410
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
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£325 £395 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £575
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -43.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3050 2812 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.10% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1808 1803
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing tcpdump across the London region.

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing tcpdump across the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

tcpdump Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the London region.

tcpdump Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) e-Health

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) RIP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) HSRP
2 1 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
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