The table below looks at the statistics for tcpdump skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited tcpdump over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 603 592 567
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £441 -
% change year-on-year
-9.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average 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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +2 11 £450 +5.88% 8
Glasgow - 5 £339 -
Scotland - 5 £339 -
London -7 3 £550 +29.41% 1
North West -15 3 £400 -1.84%
Manchester - 3 £400 -
South East 0 2 £444 -6.57% 6
East of England - 2 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £325 +27.45% 2
Surrey - 1 £563 -
Worcestershire - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Bedford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £325 - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £563 -
Malvern - 1 £425 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (82.50%) Wireshark
2 27 (67.50%) Cisco
3 26 (65.00%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
5 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
6 19 (47.50%) VPN
7 18 (45.00%) LAN
7 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (42.50%) WAN
9 15 (37.50%) Juniper
10 14 (35.00%) Linux
11 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (27.50%) CCNA
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (27.50%) F5
13 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (25.00%) CCNP
13 10 (25.00%) CCSE
14 9 (22.50%) Windows
14 9 (22.50%) SIEM
14 9 (22.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (20.00%) SMTP
15 8 (20.00%) FTP
16 7 (17.50%) HTTP
16 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 7 (17.50%) LDAP
16 7 (17.50%) VLAN
16 7 (17.50%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) Wireshark
2 26 (65.00%) Firewall
3 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
4 19 (47.50%) VPN
5 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (45.00%) LAN
6 17 (42.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (22.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (20.00%) FTP
9 8 (20.00%) SMTP
10 7 (17.50%) HTTP
10 7 (17.50%) IPsec
10 7 (17.50%) LDAP
10 7 (17.50%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (17.50%) VLAN
10 7 (17.50%) Wireless
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) Network Security
11 6 (15.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
1 3 (7.50%) GIS
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Lombardi
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) SIEM
2 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) Network Management
5 3 (7.50%) Network Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNA
3 10 (25.00%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) CCSE
3 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CCENT
4 5 (12.50%) CCSA
5 4 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CFCE
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 3 (7.50%) EnCE
6 3 (7.50%) GCFA
6 3 (7.50%) GCFE
6 3 (7.50%) GIAC
7 2 (5.00%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Snort
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) EnCase
1 3 (7.50%) Nessus
2 2 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
3 15 (37.50%) Juniper
4 11 (27.50%) F5
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.50%) McAfee
6 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.50%) Websense
7 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
8 3 (7.50%) Rapid7
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.50%) Splunk
8 3 (7.50%) WatchGuard
9 2 (5.00%) Aruba
9 2 (5.00%) IronPort
9 2 (5.00%) Qualys
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