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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 205 193 223
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.064% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.45% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £430 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £225
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +72.72%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 891 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.51% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 603 727
Average daily rate £395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £49.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireshark
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WLAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) DMZ
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
1 4 (44.44%) F5
1 4 (44.44%) HSRP
2 3 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) OpenID
2 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 3 (33.33%) Akamai
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WLAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DMZ
1 4 (44.44%) BGP
1 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) HSRP
2 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 3 (33.33%) OpenID
1 3 (33.33%) OAuth
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) HATEOAS
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
3 1 (11.11%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
1 4 (44.44%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Akamai
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 2 (22.22%) WSO2
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft