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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
tcpdump
Rank 260 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.076% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
West Sussex - 7 £344 - 3
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £350 - 4
Hampshire +1 3 £290 - 8
Berkshire -6 1 - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) IPsec
3 13 (65.00%) SMTP
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) FTP
3 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (50.00%) Juniper
7 9 (45.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
9 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
9 7 (35.00%) Wireless
9 7 (35.00%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (35.00%) 802.1X
10 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) CCENT
10 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) SIEM
10 6 (30.00%) Change Control
10 6 (30.00%) CCSE
10 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 13 (65.00%) SMTP
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) FTP
3 13 (65.00%) IPsec
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) DHCP
6 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) LDAP
7 6 (30.00%) SSL
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (30.00%) SIEM
1 6 (30.00%) Change Control
1 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCSE
1 6 (30.00%) CCENT
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Snort
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Aruba
6 4 (20.00%) F5
6 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) IronPort
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Nokia
6 4 (20.00%) Websense
7 3 (15.00%) Qualys
7 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) McAfee
8 1 (5.00%) HP