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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 604 620 631
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 10 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 11
Median daily rate £456 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £338 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
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 - - -

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
7452 7952 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.46% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 4665 4659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 465 438
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.56 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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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 10 December 2016.

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 10 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 10 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
England +4 10 £456 +7.35% 5
London +6 7 £456 -10.97% 2
Canary Wharf +5 5 £450 -10.00%
South East +8 2 £520 +48.57% 2
Hampshire +18 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 - 1
South West - 1 £390 - 1
Reading - 1 £520 -
Cheltenham - 1 £390 -
Berkshire - 1 £520 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 47 (92.16%) Wireshark
2 40 (78.43%) Firewall
3 28 (54.90%) CheckPoint
4 26 (50.98%) Windows
5 25 (49.02%) Cisco
5 25 (49.02%) Juniper
6 17 (33.33%) VPN
6 17 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (31.37%) Junos
7 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
8 15 (29.41%) DNS
8 15 (29.41%) MS Visio
9 14 (27.45%) DHCP
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (27.45%) Splunk
9 14 (27.45%) Network Security
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
10 13 (25.49%) ArcSight
10 13 (25.49%) WAN
10 13 (25.49%) LAN
10 13 (25.49%) MS Office
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) F5
13 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (17.65%) Perl
13 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
13 9 (17.65%) CCNP
13 9 (17.65%) Information Security
14 8 (15.69%) OSPF

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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 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) Wireshark
2 40 (78.43%) Firewall
3 17 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (33.33%) VPN
4 16 (31.37%) Junos
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 15 (29.41%) DNS
6 14 (27.45%) DHCP
6 14 (27.45%) Network Security
7 13 (25.49%) LAN
7 13 (25.49%) WAN
8 8 (15.69%) BGP
8 8 (15.69%) OSPF
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (13.73%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (9.80%) VLAN
11 4 (7.84%) SSL
12 3 (5.88%) MPLS
13 2 (3.92%) VPLS
14 1 (1.96%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) GIS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.92%) Gradle
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
1 2 (3.92%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Network Support
3 13 (25.49%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Support Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) Security Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Network Support
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Incident Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Network Specialist
8 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Java EE
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) Clustering
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) Equities
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.84%) AIX
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Information Security
1 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 8 (15.69%) SIEM
3 7 (13.73%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.73%) Network Management
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps
4 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Server Building
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) Network Design
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Release Management
9 1 (1.96%) High Availability
9 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Perl
2 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.76%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.65%) CCNP
3 7 (13.73%) CISSP
3 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) CCSA
5 5 (9.80%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) CFCE
6 3 (5.88%) EnCE
6 3 (5.88%) GCFA
6 3 (5.88%) GCFE
6 3 (5.88%) GIAC
7 2 (3.92%) CCIE
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) EnCase
1 7 (13.73%) Nessus
2 5 (9.80%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) QRadar
3 1 (1.96%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.96%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) CheckPoint
2 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) Juniper
3 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
4 14 (27.45%) Splunk
5 13 (25.49%) ArcSight
6 10 (19.61%) F5
7 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 7 (13.73%) LogLogic
8 7 (13.73%) LogRhythm
9 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
9 6 (11.76%) Rapid7
10 5 (9.80%) Tripwire
11 3 (5.88%) Oracle
12 2 (3.92%) Informatica
13 1 (1.96%) HP
13 1 (1.96%) IBM
13 1 (1.96%) Intel
13 1 (1.96%) NetApp
13 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
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