The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £408 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +29.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
tcpdump
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 413 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 12.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 231 271
Median daily rate £350 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £202 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 60
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

tcpdump
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

tcpdump
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in the South West

tcpdump
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 - 1
tcpdump
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 16 (100.00%) VPN
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) MS Visio
3 14 (87.50%) DHCP
3 14 (87.50%) Junos
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 13 (81.25%) MS Office
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) CCIE
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (6.25%) NAS
10 1 (6.25%) Open Source
10 1 (6.25%) iPad
10 1 (6.25%) Puppet

tcpdump
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Visio
2 13 (81.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) VPN
1 16 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 14 (87.50%) DHCP
3 14 (87.50%) Junos
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Network Engineer
1 14 (87.50%) Network Support
2 13 (81.25%) Network Support Engineer
2 13 (81.25%) Support Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper Support
5 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCIE
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) VMware