The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
tcpdump
UK
Rank 566 596 602
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 15 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 10
Median daily rate £481 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £331 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing tcpdump as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

tcpdump Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing tcpdump within the UK.

tcpdump Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

tcpdump Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump within the UK.

tcpdump Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
England +36 15 £481 +13.23% 6
London +14 13 £481 -8.33% 2
Canary Wharf - 4 £444 -
South East +9 1 £525 +23.52% 2
Oxfordshire +1 1 £525 +23.52%
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 - 1
South West - 1 £390 - 1
City of London - 1 £445 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 29 (74.36%) Wireshark
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 16 (41.03%) Juniper
4 16 (41.03%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco
5 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
7 13 (33.33%) Network Security
7 13 (33.33%) WAN
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) Perl
7 13 (33.33%) LAN
7 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (23.08%) CCNP
9 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
10 8 (20.51%) Multicast
10 8 (20.51%) SLA
10 8 (20.51%) BGP
10 8 (20.51%) Reuters
10 8 (20.51%) OSPF
10 8 (20.51%) High Availability
11 7 (17.95%) Splunk
11 7 (17.95%) ArcSight
11 7 (17.95%) LogLogic
11 7 (17.95%) SIEM

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Top Related IT Skills 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 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Datadog
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) Wireshark
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (33.33%) LAN
4 13 (33.33%) Network Security
4 13 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.51%) BGP
6 8 (20.51%) Multicast
6 8 (20.51%) OSPF
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.95%) Junos
7 7 (17.95%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
9 5 (12.82%) DHCP
9 5 (12.82%) VLAN
10 3 (7.69%) MPLS
11 2 (5.13%) SSL
11 2 (5.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) Redis
1 1 (2.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Consultant
1 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 9 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Market Data Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Data Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) Kafka
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) High Availability
1 8 (20.51%) Low Latency
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) Network Management
2 7 (17.95%) SIEM
2 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (15.38%) DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) Network Design
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
2 13 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) CCNP
3 7 (17.95%) CISSP
3 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) CCSA
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.56%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) ITRS Geneos
1 7 (17.95%) Nessus
1 7 (17.95%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 6 (15.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) Juniper
3 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.51%) Reuters
5 7 (17.95%) ArcSight
5 7 (17.95%) F5
5 7 (17.95%) LogLogic
5 7 (17.95%) LogRhythm
5 7 (17.95%) Splunk
6 6 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 5 (12.82%) Fixnetix
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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