The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 123 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.078% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.53% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Wireshark
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the East of England region.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £375 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) CCSE
2 4 (57.14%) Nessus
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) CCDP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Megaco
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) RANAP
5 1 (14.29%) RNC
5 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) RHCE
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec