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 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 144
Contract jobs citing tcpdump 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.47% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.69% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.76%  
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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 417 520 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.56% 17.63% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 334 213
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +21.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

tcpdump
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

tcpdump
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