The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 185 208 199
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.079% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
-37.33% +40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
736 728 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 510 625
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark.

1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) OSPF
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (52.94%) SSL
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) VLAN
4 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) SLA
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
6 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
6 5 (29.41%) IPsec
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (23.53%) Aruba
7 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (23.53%) OPNET
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (23.53%) XMPP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Wireshark also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireshark. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
1 2 (11.76%) Jetty
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) OSPF
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (52.94%) SSL
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) VLAN
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) NetScreen
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (11.76%) WinDbg
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XMPP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Debian
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VBScript
1 2 (11.76%) VB
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNP
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (23.53%) OPNET
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
2 2 (11.76%) Iperf
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (5.88%) MOM
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Aruba
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) BT
6 2 (11.76%) Akamai
6 2 (11.76%) AppSense
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec