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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 252 259 244
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.04% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 1
Median daily rate £430 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -5.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1485 1724 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.75% 17.37% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 947 880
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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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

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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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +7 3 £397 +80.18%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £400 +14.28%
Berkshire - 1 £520 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) JBoss
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (42.86%) Release Management
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
4 6 (42.86%) F5
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 6 (42.86%) ITSM
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper

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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 7 (50.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) Junos
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) VPLS
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (42.86%) Gradle
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
1 6 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) AIX
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) ITSM
1 6 (42.86%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) F5
2 6 (42.86%) Informatica
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft