The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 191 218 223
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 796 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.43% 11.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 529 651
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) OAuth
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (50.00%) Akamai
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) OpenID
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) WSO2
2 2 (33.33%) HATEOAS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) OAuth
1 3 (50.00%) OpenID
1 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (33.33%) HATEOAS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) DCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) Akamai
2 2 (33.33%) WSO2
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) F5