Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 189 216
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 1 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.26% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 1.83% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £409 £325 £295
90th Percentile £426 £400 £375
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 842 821 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.86% 14.43% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 484 462
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £171 £163 £180
90th Percentile £538 £536 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 76
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.23 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for tcpdump in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for tcpdump in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Dorset +6 1 £418 +6.37%
tcpdump
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for tcpdump.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware