The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 244 259 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £444 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 -
% change year-on-year
-16.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
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 the South East

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

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing tcpdump across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

tcpdump Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

tcpdump Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 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
Berkshire +7 1 £325 +27.45% 1
Surrey - 1 £563 - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (93.75%) Wireshark
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) LAN
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (68.75%) VPN
5 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 11 (68.75%) Juniper
5 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (50.00%) CCNA
8 7 (43.75%) Wireless
8 7 (43.75%) IPsec
8 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (43.75%) VLAN
9 6 (37.50%) CCNP
9 6 (37.50%) CCSE
9 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (37.50%) FTP
9 6 (37.50%) SMTP
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
10 5 (31.25%) DHCP
10 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
10 5 (31.25%) VoIP
10 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 5 (31.25%) SNMP
10 5 (31.25%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Wireshark
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (75.00%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) VPN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 7 (43.75%) IPsec
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) VLAN
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 6 (37.50%) FTP
6 6 (37.50%) SMTP
6 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) SNMP
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCSE
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCENT
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) HP APS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
3 5 (31.25%) Forcepoint
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
6 2 (12.50%) Aruba
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) IronPort
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Qualys
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) 3Com
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
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