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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 499 516 517
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 65 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 28
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £280 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £451 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
6782 6355 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.68% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3677 3365 3737
Average daily rate £361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 446 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 24 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 24 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 +14 25 £425 +6.25% 8
South East -6 17 £325 +4.00% 15
South West -18 9 £300 - 1
East of England -18 4 £265 -
West Midlands - 2 £150 - 3
East Midlands +3 1 £150 -57.14%
North West - 1 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 51 (41.46%) Windows
2 48 (39.02%) Linux
3 44 (35.77%) UNIX
4 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 36 (29.27%) TCP/IP
6 35 (28.46%) HP
6 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
7 32 (26.02%) HTML
8 29 (23.58%) .NET
8 29 (23.58%) SSL
8 29 (23.58%) DV Cleared
8 29 (23.58%) ISTQB
9 28 (22.76%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (22.76%) Cisco
10 27 (21.95%) Validation
10 27 (21.95%) Software Testing
10 27 (21.95%) Test Scripting
11 25 (20.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (20.33%) Firewall
11 25 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (20.33%) Oracle
11 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET
12 24 (19.51%) Nmap
13 23 (18.70%) Nessus
14 22 (17.89%) Oracle EBS
14 22 (17.89%) Workflow
14 22 (17.89%) JSP
14 22 (17.89%) Windows 2000
14 22 (17.89%) Windows XP
14 22 (17.89%) HTTPS

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.94%) IIS
2 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.81%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) SaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 29 (23.58%) SSL
3 25 (20.33%) Firewall
4 22 (17.89%) HTTPS
5 15 (12.20%) DNS
6 14 (11.38%) LAN
7 12 (9.76%) WAN
7 12 (9.76%) HTTP
7 12 (9.76%) BGP
7 12 (9.76%) EIGRP
8 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (8.94%) tcpdump
9 10 (8.13%) Network Security
10 9 (7.32%) LDAP
10 9 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (7.32%) LTE
11 8 (6.50%) VoIP
11 8 (6.50%) OSPF
12 7 (5.69%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Fiddler
2 9 (7.32%) Maven
3 8 (6.50%) JIRA
3 8 (6.50%) Selenium
3 8 (6.50%) Subversion
4 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.07%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.25%) WinDbg
6 4 (3.25%) JBehave
6 4 (3.25%) eggPlant
6 4 (3.25%) Ant
6 4 (3.25%) JUnit
7 3 (2.44%) JMeter
7 3 (2.44%) PostSharp
7 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.63%) MSI
8 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.63%) ProC
General
1 19 (15.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
3 4 (3.25%) Electronics
3 4 (3.25%) Billing
3 4 (3.25%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Analyst
2 21 (17.07%) Tester
3 17 (13.82%) Network Engineer
4 14 (11.38%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) QA Tester
8 5 (4.07%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.25%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.44%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) HTML
2 29 (23.58%) .NET
3 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (17.89%) JSP
5 10 (8.13%) Web Services
6 7 (5.69%) SOAP
6 7 (5.69%) REST
7 5 (4.07%) XML
7 5 (4.07%) CSS
8 4 (3.25%) OpenID
8 4 (3.25%) OAuth
8 4 (3.25%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (3.25%) Cocoa
8 4 (3.25%) Flash
9 3 (2.44%) JAAS
9 3 (2.44%) Autofac
9 3 (2.44%) Android SDK
9 3 (2.44%) JSON
9 3 (2.44%) HTML5
10 2 (1.63%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.07%) IPTV
3 4 (3.25%) Video on Demand
3 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.25%) PKI
4 3 (2.44%) Handset
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.63%) SCADA
5 2 (1.63%) Statistics
5 2 (1.63%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.63%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.63%) DTV
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Windows
2 48 (39.02%) Linux
3 44 (35.77%) UNIX
4 22 (17.89%) Windows 2000
4 22 (17.89%) Windows XP
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.94%) Android
6 9 (7.32%) HPUX
7 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) Validation
1 27 (21.95%) Software Testing
1 27 (21.95%) Test Scripting
2 22 (17.89%) Workflow
3 18 (14.63%) Test Strategy
4 15 (12.20%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (8.94%) Scrum
5 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.94%) Reverse Engineering
6 10 (8.13%) ITIL
7 8 (6.50%) BDD
7 8 (6.50%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.50%) User Stories
7 8 (6.50%) TDD
8 7 (5.69%) DevOps
9 6 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.88%) SIEM
9 6 (4.88%) Analytics
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
10 5 (4.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.38%) C
3 13 (10.57%) C++
4 12 (9.76%) Java
5 10 (8.13%) Python
6 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.69%) Perl
7 6 (4.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.63%) SQL
9 2 (1.63%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) XQuery
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) Erlang
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.58%) DV Cleared
2 29 (23.58%) ISTQB
3 25 (20.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
5 17 (13.82%) CCNP
6 14 (11.38%) CCNA
7 10 (8.13%) ISEB
8 9 (7.32%) Degree
9 5 (4.07%) CISSP
9 5 (4.07%) GCIA
9 5 (4.07%) GCIH
10 3 (2.44%) CCDP
10 3 (2.44%) CCSE
10 3 (2.44%) CCSA
11 2 (1.63%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.63%) CCVP
11 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (5.69%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Nmap
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) Cygwin
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) NFS
5 1 (0.81%) Snort
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (22.76%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (18.70%) Nessus
3 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.69%) Puppet
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.44%) OpenSSO
7 2 (1.63%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.63%) SCCM
8 1 (0.81%) OpenView
8 1 (0.81%) Netcool
8 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (28.46%) HP
2 28 (22.76%) Cisco
3 25 (20.33%) Oracle
4 9 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.32%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.50%) F5
6 7 (5.69%) Citrix
6 7 (5.69%) VMware
6 7 (5.69%) Akamai
7 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.25%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.25%) Agilent
8 4 (3.25%) ForgeRock
8 4 (3.25%) Juniper
9 3 (2.44%) Sun
9 3 (2.44%) Remedy
9 3 (2.44%) Google
9 3 (2.44%) NetScout
10 2 (1.63%) Tektronix
10 2 (1.63%) WSO2
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