The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 523 487 524
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 63 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.04% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 17
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £478 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +4.65%
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in England

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
South East -8 26 £265 -18.46% 16
London -19 19 £435 +3.88% 13
South West -5 9 £450 +71.42% 6
West Midlands -2 3 £300 +100.00% 5
East Midlands -5 2 £320 +113.33% 1
North East - 2 £244 -
East of England 0 1 - - 6
Yorkshire -21 1 £300 -33.33% 2
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 66 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 61 (39.61%) Firewall
3 50 (32.47%) Cisco
4 44 (28.57%) DNS
5 36 (23.38%) SolarWinds
5 36 (23.38%) F5
6 35 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (22.73%) ITIL
7 33 (21.43%) Network Security
8 32 (20.78%) Windows
9 30 (19.48%) Linux
9 30 (19.48%) Load Balancing
9 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
10 29 (18.83%) 4G
10 29 (18.83%) VPN
10 29 (18.83%) 3G
10 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
11 28 (18.18%) DHCP
11 28 (18.18%) Juniper
11 28 (18.18%) WAN
12 26 (16.88%) Python
12 26 (16.88%) Wireless
12 26 (16.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (16.23%) Network Architecture
13 25 (16.23%) CheckPoint
14 24 (15.58%) SSL
14 24 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 23 (14.94%) NetScout
15 23 (14.94%) Finance

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.84%) IIS
2 7 (4.55%) Apache
3 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.30%) Jetty
4 2 (1.30%) nginx
4 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) RMDS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 61 (39.61%) Firewall
3 44 (28.57%) DNS
4 33 (21.43%) Network Security
5 29 (18.83%) VPN
5 29 (18.83%) 3G
5 29 (18.83%) 4G
6 28 (18.18%) WAN
6 28 (18.18%) DHCP
7 26 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (16.88%) Wireless
7 26 (16.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 24 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 24 (15.58%) SSL
9 22 (14.29%) LAN
10 21 (13.64%) VLAN
10 21 (13.64%) Multicast
11 20 (12.99%) 2G
11 20 (12.99%) OSPF
12 18 (11.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (6.49%) ClearCase
2 10 (6.49%) Subversion
2 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.25%) Metasploit
5 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.95%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.95%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.30%) JIRA
7 2 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.30%) GDB
7 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) TestLink
8 1 (0.65%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 29 (18.83%) Telecoms
2 23 (14.94%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Analyst
3 18 (11.69%) Consultant
4 17 (11.04%) Network Consultant
5 16 (10.39%) Test Analyst
6 15 (9.74%) Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Tester
7 14 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.09%) Security Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) C++ Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Security Consultant
10 9 (5.84%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Firewall Consultant
12 6 (3.90%) Technical Tester
12 6 (3.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Splunk Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) OAT Test Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.39%) Rendezvous
2 11 (7.14%) STL
3 10 (6.49%) .NET
4 8 (5.19%) Web Services
5 5 (3.25%) LAMP
5 5 (3.25%) WCF
5 5 (3.25%) HTML
6 4 (2.60%) CSS
6 4 (2.60%) XMPP
7 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.95%) SOAP
8 2 (1.30%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.30%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.30%) LINQ
8 2 (1.30%) Ajax
8 2 (1.30%) FastCGI
8 2 (1.30%) REST
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 22 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.95%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.95%) CESG
5 3 (1.95%) PKI
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Windows
2 30 (19.48%) Linux
3 18 (11.69%) UNIX
4 5 (3.25%) Solaris
5 4 (2.60%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.95%) Debian
7 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) ITIL
2 30 (19.48%) Load Balancing
3 25 (16.23%) Network Architecture
4 20 (12.99%) Change Management
5 19 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.69%) Service Management
7 16 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.14%) OO
9 11 (7.14%) OOD
10 10 (6.49%) Project Management
10 10 (6.49%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.84%) Test Management
11 9 (5.84%) System Testing
12 8 (5.19%) Performance Testing
12 8 (5.19%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.19%) Validation
12 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.88%) Python
2 21 (13.64%) C++
3 18 (11.69%) Perl
4 15 (9.74%) Ruby
5 13 (8.44%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.49%) C#
7 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.19%) VB
8 6 (3.90%) C
8 6 (3.90%) Java
8 6 (3.90%) SQL
9 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.60%) Ada
11 3 (1.95%) VBScript
12 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 18 (11.69%) CCNP
5 16 (10.39%) CISSP
6 15 (9.74%) CCNA
7 13 (8.44%) Degree
8 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.55%) CCIE
10 5 (3.25%) HND
10 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.30%) CCSA
12 2 (1.30%) CCSE
13 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.65%) CCDP
13 1 (0.65%) ISEB
13 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.19%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.25%) Snort
4 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.25%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.25%) HDFS
4 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.25%) XenApp
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.95%) vSphere
6 2 (1.30%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.65%) NDS
7 1 (0.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.19%) Nessus
4 7 (4.55%) Nagios
5 6 (3.90%) OPNET
5 6 (3.90%) Nmap
5 6 (3.90%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.25%) Zenoss
7 4 (2.60%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (2.60%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.95%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.95%) Iperf
9 2 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.30%) Puppet
9 2 (1.30%) MOM
9 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.30%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) Cisco
2 36 (23.38%) SolarWinds
2 36 (23.38%) F5
3 28 (18.18%) Juniper
4 25 (16.23%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.94%) NetScout
5 23 (14.94%) Blue Coat
6 20 (12.99%) HP
7 19 (12.34%) Lancope
8 17 (11.04%) Bloomberg
9 16 (10.39%) TIBCO
10 15 (9.74%) TippingPoint
10 15 (9.74%) VMware
10 15 (9.74%) LogLogic
10 15 (9.74%) Tufin
11 14 (9.09%) Tradeweb
11 14 (9.09%) Radianz
12 11 (7.14%) Splunk
13 10 (6.49%) Riverbed
13 10 (6.49%) Citrix