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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 268 265
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +9.33% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

tcpdump is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1312 1705 1827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.18% 19.35% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 945 894
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 119 124
Median hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing tcpdump as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPLS
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee