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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 196 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.27% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £333 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £393 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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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
798 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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

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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

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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 29 August 2014.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Spread Betting
2 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) OpenID
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) HATEOAS
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Spread Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Akamai
1 1 (20.00%) WSO2
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