The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 505 513 507
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 69 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.067% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.49% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 25
Average daily rate
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£320 £388 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6875 6386 8296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.71% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3409 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 427 646
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 30 July 2014.

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
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 30 July 2014. 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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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
London +21 24 £425 +5.85% 5
South East -4 16 £325 +30.00% 12
South West -8 13 £300 - 1
East of England -17 4 £265 -11.66%
West Midlands - 3 £150 - 2
North West - 2 £225 -
East Midlands 0 1 £150 -57.14%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 56 (43.75%) Windows
2 48 (37.50%) Linux
3 44 (34.38%) UNIX
4 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
5 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 36 (28.13%) HP
6 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
7 32 (25.00%) HTML
8 29 (22.66%) .NET
8 29 (22.66%) Cisco
8 29 (22.66%) SSL
8 29 (22.66%) Firewall
8 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
8 29 (22.66%) ISTQB
9 28 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
10 27 (21.09%) Software Testing
10 27 (21.09%) Test Scripting
10 27 (21.09%) Validation
11 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (19.53%) Oracle
12 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET
12 25 (19.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (18.75%) Nmap
14 23 (17.97%) Nessus
14 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (17.19%) HTTPS
15 22 (17.19%) JSP
15 22 (17.19%) Windows 2000
15 22 (17.19%) Windows XP
15 22 (17.19%) Oracle EBS

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (8.59%) IIS
2 8 (6.25%) Apache
3 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) SaaS
3 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 29 (22.66%) SSL
2 29 (22.66%) Firewall
3 22 (17.19%) HTTPS
4 16 (12.50%) DNS
5 15 (11.72%) LAN
6 12 (9.38%) WAN
6 12 (9.38%) HTTP
6 12 (9.38%) BGP
6 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 11 (8.59%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (8.59%) tcpdump
8 10 (7.81%) Network Security
9 9 (7.03%) LDAP
9 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (7.03%) LTE
10 8 (6.25%) Wireless
10 8 (6.25%) VoIP
10 8 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Fiddler
2 9 (7.03%) Maven
3 8 (6.25%) JIRA
3 8 (6.25%) Subversion
4 7 (5.47%) Selenium
5 5 (3.91%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.13%) JBehave
6 4 (3.13%) WinDbg
6 4 (3.13%) eggPlant
6 4 (3.13%) Ant
7 3 (2.34%) JUnit
7 3 (2.34%) PostSharp
8 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.56%) MSI
8 2 (1.56%) JMeter
8 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.56%) ProC
General
1 19 (14.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Electronics
3 4 (3.13%) Billing
3 4 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (17.97%) Analyst
2 20 (15.63%) Tester
3 18 (14.06%) Network Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.03%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) QA Tester
8 5 (3.91%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.13%) Administrator
9 4 (3.13%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) HTML
2 29 (22.66%) .NET
3 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET
4 22 (17.19%) JSP
5 10 (7.81%) Web Services
6 7 (5.47%) SOAP
6 7 (5.47%) REST
7 5 (3.91%) XML
7 5 (3.91%) CSS
8 4 (3.13%) OpenID
8 4 (3.13%) OAuth
8 4 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (3.13%) Cocoa
8 4 (3.13%) Flash
9 3 (2.34%) JAAS
9 3 (2.34%) Android SDK
9 3 (2.34%) Autofac
9 3 (2.34%) HTML5
9 3 (2.34%) JSON
10 2 (1.56%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.91%) IPTV
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.34%) Handset
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) SCADA
5 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.56%) DTV
5 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.56%) NHS
5 2 (1.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) STB
6 1 (0.78%) IVR
6 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.75%) Windows
2 48 (37.50%) Linux
3 44 (34.38%) UNIX
4 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (17.19%) Windows 2000
5 22 (17.19%) Windows XP
5 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.59%) Android
7 9 (7.03%) HPUX
8 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.56%) Solaris
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) Software Testing
1 27 (21.09%) Test Scripting
1 27 (21.09%) Validation
2 22 (17.19%) Workflow
3 18 (14.06%) Test Strategy
4 15 (11.72%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (8.59%) ITIL
5 11 (8.59%) Scrum
5 11 (8.59%) Reverse Engineering
6 10 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.25%) BDD
7 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.25%) User Stories
7 8 (6.25%) TDD
8 7 (5.47%) DevOps
9 6 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.69%) SIEM
9 6 (4.69%) Analytics
9 6 (4.69%) Migration
10 5 (3.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.94%) C
3 13 (10.16%) C++
4 12 (9.38%) Java
5 10 (7.81%) Python
6 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.47%) Perl
7 6 (4.69%) Ruby
8 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.56%) SQL
9 2 (1.56%) Tcl
10 1 (0.78%) XQuery
10 1 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.66%) DV Cleared
2 29 (22.66%) ISTQB
3 26 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (19.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (16.41%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.28%) CCNP
7 15 (11.72%) CCNA
8 10 (7.81%) ISEB
9 9 (7.03%) Degree
10 5 (3.91%) CISSP
10 5 (3.91%) GCIA
10 5 (3.91%) GCIH
11 3 (2.34%) CCDP
11 3 (2.34%) CCSE
11 3 (2.34%) CCSA
12 2 (1.56%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.56%) CCVP
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 8 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.75%) Nmap
2 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) Cygwin
4 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (17.97%) Nessus
3 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.47%) Puppet
4 6 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.34%) OpenSSO
7 2 (1.56%) SCCM
7 2 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.78%) OpenView
8 1 (0.78%) Netcool
8 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) HP
2 29 (22.66%) Cisco
3 25 (19.53%) Oracle
4 10 (7.81%) SolarWinds
5 9 (7.03%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.25%) F5
6 8 (6.25%) VMware
6 8 (6.25%) Citrix
7 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.47%) Akamai
8 6 (4.69%) BT
9 4 (3.13%) NetScout
9 4 (3.13%) Agilent
9 4 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.13%) ForgeRock
9 4 (3.13%) Remedy
9 4 (3.13%) Juniper
10 3 (2.34%) Sun
10 3 (2.34%) Google
11 2 (1.56%) Tektronix
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