Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for tcpdump skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited tcpdump over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

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UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 794 839 812
Rank change year-on-year +45 -27 +21
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 18 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
England median daily rate £450 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.64% +5.73%
10th Percentile £388 £242 £395
90th Percentile £608 £503 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £406 £415
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.11% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £147.50 -

tcpdump is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,741 12,597 12,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.70% 13.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,665 7,768 7,285
England median daily rate £430 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £203 £205 £211
90th Percentile £613 £600 £583
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 700 695
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.18 £47.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.73% -21.36%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing tcpdump as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for tcpdump in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing tcpdump in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for tcpdump in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for tcpdump in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +10 7 £425 -
North of England - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
London +42 2 £488 +2.74% 1
South East +26 2 £575 +53.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South West -24 1 £650 +209.52%
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UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing tcpdump also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 13 (72.22%) Wireshark
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (44.44%) CCNA
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) LAN
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) CCNP
5 8 (44.44%) Network Security
5 8 (44.44%) CCSA
5 8 (44.44%) CCSE
5 8 (44.44%) Network Management
6 7 (38.89%) OSPF
6 7 (38.89%) BGP
7 6 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (33.33%) CCDP
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 5 (27.78%) Ansible
8 5 (27.78%) Terraform
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (22.22%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (16.67%) Serverless
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) NuGet
3 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Wireshark
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) SSH
6 3 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) ICMP
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) RIP
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Incident Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Incident Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Fedora
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
6 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (11.11%) Server Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) AWK
4 1 (5.56%) sed
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
1 8 (44.44%) CCNP
1 8 (44.44%) CCSA
1 8 (44.44%) CCSE
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCDP
2 6 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCIP
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) NIST
2 1 (5.56%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Squid
3 2 (11.11%) Snort
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) iptables
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) Terraform
2 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (11.11%) Packer
4 2 (11.11%) Suricata
5 1 (5.56%) Core Impact
5 1 (5.56%) EnCase
5 1 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.56%) Nessus
5 1 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.56%) Nmap
5 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk