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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
tcpdump
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £662
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -54.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
541 263 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.59% 11.75% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 138 196
Average daily rate £364 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

tcpdump
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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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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
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SONET
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) NetQoS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SONET
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Supervisor
2 1 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NetQoS