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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 498 491 508
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 81 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.09% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
Wireshark
UK

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
7576 6519 6452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.97% 13.31% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4195 3525 3311
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 361 524
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +5 39 £163 -50.00% 24
London -6 23 £438 +9.37% 10
South West +10 10 £450 +71.42% 8
East Midlands - 4 £285 - 1
West Midlands -14 3 £188 -
East of England +4 2 - - 1
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 63 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 61 (39.10%) Firewall
3 60 (38.46%) Cisco
4 41 (26.28%) Telecoms
5 38 (24.36%) DNS
6 35 (22.44%) ITIL
7 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
7 34 (21.79%) F5
8 33 (21.15%) Juniper
8 33 (21.15%) Blue Coat
9 32 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (19.87%) CheckPoint
10 31 (19.87%) SolarWinds
11 30 (19.23%) DV Cleared
11 30 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (19.23%) Network Security
12 29 (18.59%) Network Architecture
12 29 (18.59%) 4G
12 29 (18.59%) 3G
12 29 (18.59%) DHCP
13 27 (17.31%) Windows
13 27 (17.31%) Python
13 27 (17.31%) LAN
14 25 (16.03%) WAN
15 24 (15.38%) Linux
15 24 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (14.74%) Load Balancing
16 23 (14.74%) C++
16 23 (14.74%) HP
17 22 (14.10%) SSL

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (3.85%) Apache
3 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) Lync
4 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.28%) Jetty
4 2 (1.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (11.54%) RMDS
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 61 (39.10%) Firewall
3 38 (24.36%) DNS
4 30 (19.23%) Network Security
4 30 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (18.59%) 3G
5 29 (18.59%) DHCP
5 29 (18.59%) 4G
6 27 (17.31%) LAN
7 25 (16.03%) WAN
8 24 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (14.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (14.10%) SSL
9 22 (14.10%) Internet
10 20 (12.82%) OSPF
10 20 (12.82%) Multicast
11 19 (12.18%) 2G
11 19 (12.18%) Wireless
12 18 (11.54%) VPN
12 18 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 10 (6.41%) Subversion
3 10 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.92%) JUnit
6 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.92%) TestPartner
6 3 (1.92%) DbUnit
6 3 (1.92%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.92%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) Selenium
8 1 (0.64%) TestLink
8 1 (0.64%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.64%) GDB
General
1 41 (26.28%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.10%) Finance
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.46%) Analyst
3 19 (12.18%) Security Engineer
4 17 (10.90%) Developer
4 17 (10.90%) Consultant
5 16 (10.26%) Network Consultant
5 16 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) C++ Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Tester
9 9 (5.77%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.77%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (5.13%) Architect
10 8 (5.13%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Firewall Consultant
12 5 (3.21%) Voice Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) Network Architect
13 4 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) Junior Tester
13 4 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) Rendezvous
2 12 (7.69%) .NET
3 11 (7.05%) STL
4 10 (6.41%) Web Services
5 6 (3.85%) HTML
6 5 (3.21%) WCF
7 4 (2.56%) CGI
7 4 (2.56%) XMPP
7 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.56%) CSS
8 3 (1.92%) jQuery
9 2 (1.28%) REST
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (1.28%) FastCGI
9 2 (1.28%) JSP
9 2 (1.28%) MFC
9 2 (1.28%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.28%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.28%) LINQ
9 2 (1.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.97%) Client/Server
4 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) PKI
6 5 (3.21%) NHS
7 3 (1.92%) CESG
8 2 (1.28%) Open Source
8 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) IVR
9 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.31%) Windows
2 24 (15.38%) Linux
3 15 (9.62%) UNIX
4 5 (3.21%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.56%) Solaris
5 4 (2.56%) Android
6 3 (1.92%) Debian
7 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) ITIL
2 29 (18.59%) Network Architecture
3 23 (14.74%) Load Balancing
4 20 (12.82%) Change Management
5 19 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.90%) Service Management
7 15 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (8.97%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (7.69%) System Testing
10 12 (7.69%) OOD
11 11 (7.05%) OO
11 11 (7.05%) Project Management
11 11 (7.05%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.77%) Network Design
13 8 (5.13%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.49%) Migration
14 7 (4.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
15 6 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) Python
2 23 (14.74%) C++
3 18 (11.54%) Perl
4 16 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 15 (9.62%) Ruby
6 10 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.41%) C
7 9 (5.77%) C#
8 8 (5.13%) SQL
9 6 (3.85%) Java
9 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.92%) Ada
11 3 (1.92%) VBScript
11 3 (1.92%) VB
12 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 16 (10.26%) CISSP
5 15 (9.62%) CCNP
6 14 (8.97%) CCNA
7 13 (8.33%) Degree
8 9 (5.77%) ISTQB
9 8 (5.13%) CCIE
10 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (3.85%) HND
12 5 (3.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (2.56%) CCSA
13 4 (2.56%) CCSE
14 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.28%) ISEB
15 2 (1.28%) CCSP
16 1 (0.64%) CCDP
16 1 (0.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.49%) ProxySG
3 7 (4.49%) Snort
3 7 (4.49%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.85%) vSphere
5 4 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) HDFS
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.28%) Squid
7 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.64%) Firmware
8 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) NDS
8 1 (0.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.56%) Zenoss
4 4 (2.56%) Nagios
4 4 (2.56%) OPNET
5 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.92%) Iperf
6 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.28%) SCOM
6 2 (1.28%) Puppet
6 2 (1.28%) Nessus
6 2 (1.28%) Nmap
6 2 (1.28%) OpenView
6 2 (1.28%) MOM
6 2 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (38.46%) Cisco
2 34 (21.79%) F5
3 33 (21.15%) Juniper
3 33 (21.15%) Blue Coat
4 31 (19.87%) CheckPoint
4 31 (19.87%) SolarWinds
5 23 (14.74%) HP
6 22 (14.10%) NetScout
7 20 (12.82%) Bloomberg
8 19 (12.18%) VMware
9 15 (9.62%) TIBCO
10 14 (8.97%) Radianz
10 14 (8.97%) Tufin
10 14 (8.97%) TippingPoint
10 14 (8.97%) Tradeweb
10 14 (8.97%) LogLogic
11 9 (5.77%) Oracle
12 8 (5.13%) Citrix
13 7 (4.49%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.49%) AppSense