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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 22 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
tcpdump
England / South East
Rank 239 248 249
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.060% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.066% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £525 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +13.33%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1526 1654 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.81% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 898 911
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

tcpdump
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

tcpdump
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

tcpdump
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

tcpdump
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Oxfordshire +1 1 £525 +23.52%
tcpdump
England

tcpdump
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 South East region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Gluster
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (14.29%) Redis
5 1 (14.29%) Percona

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Datadog
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Junos
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Full Text Search
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Packet Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Percona