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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
tcpdump
Rank 598 626 608
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 42 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 7
Median daily rate £393 £318 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.62% -17.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £224 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £363 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
8699 8105 7311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.45% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 4566 3919
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 478 409
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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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 24 June 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 19 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 24 June 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 +30 41 £393 +20.76% 7
South West +16 14 £393 +20.76%
London +5 12 £393 +20.76% 5
Hampshire +13 9 £380 +22.50%
South East +8 9 £380 +22.50% 1
Wiltshire - 9 £375 -
Swindon - 8 £375 -
Dorset - 5 £393 -
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Bournemouth - 5 £393 -
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
North West - 5 - - 1
Liverpool - 4 - -
City of London +38 1 £500 -
Farnborough +2 1 £335 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
Glasgow - 1 £343 -
Scotland - 1 £343 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 44 (70.97%) Firewall
2 43 (69.35%) Wireshark
3 32 (51.61%) Linux
4 28 (45.16%) Windows
5 24 (38.71%) Perl
6 23 (37.10%) Unix
6 23 (37.10%) VPN
6 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
7 21 (33.87%) CheckPoint
8 20 (32.26%) ITIL
8 20 (32.26%) F5
9 19 (30.65%) Cisco
10 18 (29.03%) Java
11 17 (27.42%) Oracle
12 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
13 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
13 15 (24.19%) JBoss
13 15 (24.19%) Finance
13 15 (24.19%) Network Security
14 14 (22.58%) LDAP
15 13 (20.97%) Juniper
15 13 (20.97%) Splunk
16 12 (19.35%) Junos
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (19.35%) Puppet
16 12 (19.35%) HTTP
16 12 (19.35%) NetApp
16 12 (19.35%) VMware

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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 15 (24.19%) JBoss
2 10 (16.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Office
1 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 44 (70.97%) Firewall
2 43 (69.35%) Wireshark
3 23 (37.10%) VPN
4 15 (24.19%) Network Security
4 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
5 14 (22.58%) LDAP
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (19.35%) HTTP
6 12 (19.35%) Junos
7 11 (17.74%) DNS
7 11 (17.74%) FTP
8 10 (16.13%) DHCP
8 10 (16.13%) HTTPS
8 10 (16.13%) IPsec
8 10 (16.13%) NAS
8 10 (16.13%) SSL
9 6 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (8.06%) LAN
10 5 (8.06%) WAN
11 4 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.29%) GIS
3 6 (9.68%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Artifactory
1 9 (14.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (14.52%) Gradle
1 9 (14.52%) Maven
1 9 (14.52%) TortoiseSVN
2 7 (11.29%) JMeter
3 2 (3.23%) Ant
3 2 (3.23%) GCC
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Security Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Incident Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Network Support
4 9 (14.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (9.68%) Developer
6 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) J2EE
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) Java EE
4 4 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) iPad
2 9 (14.52%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.29%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (8.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.23%) Equities
6 2 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 28 (45.16%) Windows
3 23 (37.10%) Unix
4 11 (17.74%) AIX
5 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
2 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
3 10 (16.13%) Digital Forensics
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.52%) ITSM
4 9 (14.52%) Release Management
5 8 (12.90%) Information Security
6 7 (11.29%) SIEM
6 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (9.68%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) Network Packet Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.45%) Network Design
9 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Low Latency
10 3 (4.84%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Perl
2 18 (29.03%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) CFCE
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
3 8 (12.90%) EnCE
3 8 (12.90%) GCFA
3 8 (12.90%) GCFE
3 8 (12.90%) GIAC
4 2 (3.23%) CCIE
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) CCSE
5 1 (1.61%) CEH
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) GCIA
5 1 (1.61%) GCIH
5 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.13%) Samba
4 5 (8.06%) Snort
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) EnCase
2 10 (16.13%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) QRadar
3 1 (1.61%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
2 21 (33.87%) CheckPoint
3 20 (32.26%) F5
4 19 (30.65%) Cisco
5 17 (27.42%) Oracle
6 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.97%) Juniper
7 13 (20.97%) Splunk
8 12 (19.35%) NetApp
8 12 (19.35%) VMware
9 10 (16.13%) ArcSight
10 9 (14.52%) Informatica
10 9 (14.52%) Rapid7
11 5 (8.06%) IBM
11 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
12 3 (4.84%) Citrix
12 3 (4.84%) HP
12 3 (4.84%) Intel Security
13 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.61%) Fixnetix
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