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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 392 383 362
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.046% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.38% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£388 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £341
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
City of London +10 2 £488 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Wireshark
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
5 10 (43.48%) CCSP
5 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
7 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
7 8 (34.78%) F5
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
8 7 (30.43%) VPN
8 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
8 7 (30.43%) Multicast
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (26.09%) Spread Betting
9 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (26.09%) Banking
9 6 (26.09%) CCSE
9 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
9 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Wireshark
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Multicast
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) TACACS
6 5 (21.74%) HSRP
6 5 (21.74%) snoop
7 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (17.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Spread Betting
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (4.35%) e-Health
5 1 (4.35%) SecurID
5 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Low Latency
2 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
3 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCSP
3 6 (26.09%) CCSE
3 6 (26.09%) CCSA
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) CCIE
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) CISSP
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Snort
2 4 (17.39%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) F5
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) CA
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