Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2017 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.

tcpdump
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 367 371
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 2 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.35% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 23
South East median daily rate - £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% -6.04%
England median daily rate £425 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +7.26% +13.21% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2913 3125 3531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.42% 18.95% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1785 1893
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 217 243
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.12 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing tcpdump as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for tcpdump in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for tcpdump in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing tcpdump within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Surrey - 2 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the South East region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware