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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 136 141 141
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.094% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 0.76% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
546 396 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.92% 12.36% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 230 245
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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

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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

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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 26 July 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
Wiltshire +3 9 £375 +7.14%
Dorset - 3 £393 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (60.00%) Junos
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Samba
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (40.00%) Nagios
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
5 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Java

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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 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
1 9 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) Junos
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) FTP
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (40.00%) IPsec
4 6 (40.00%) LDAP
4 6 (40.00%) NAS
4 6 (40.00%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Network Support
1 9 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper Support
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
1 6 (40.00%) Python
1 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Samba
1 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) VMware