The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
UK / England
Rank 493 552 494
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -58
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 74 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.78% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 48
Median daily rate £400 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £42.75 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £40.00

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
6183 6703 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.41% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3945 3944
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 347 387
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 31 £425 -10.52% 7
South East +25 25 £350 -12.50% 16
South West +21 9 £450 - 3
West Midlands 0 2 £290 -31.76% 4
North West +25 1 - - 1
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 86 (57.72%) Cisco
2 75 (50.34%) Firewall
3 67 (44.97%) TCP/IP
4 62 (41.61%) Linux
5 55 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (34.23%) Juniper
7 44 (29.53%) CheckPoint
8 42 (28.19%) CCNP
9 40 (26.85%) CCNA
9 40 (26.85%) Windows
10 39 (26.17%) Network Security
11 32 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
12 31 (20.81%) LAN
13 29 (19.46%) WAN
13 29 (19.46%) tcpdump
14 27 (18.12%) Riverbed
15 25 (16.78%) DHCP
16 24 (16.11%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (16.11%) Network Management
16 24 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
17 23 (15.44%) VPN
17 23 (15.44%) DNS
17 23 (15.44%) OSPF
18 19 (12.75%) CISSP
18 19 (12.75%) Unix
18 19 (12.75%) Information Security
19 18 (12.08%) Wireless
19 18 (12.08%) C++

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.05%) Apache
2 9 (6.04%) Confluence
3 7 (4.70%) Apache Qpid
4 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (3.36%) IaaS
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (50.34%) Firewall
2 67 (44.97%) TCP/IP
3 39 (26.17%) Network Security
4 32 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (20.81%) LAN
6 29 (19.46%) tcpdump
6 29 (19.46%) WAN
7 25 (16.78%) DHCP
8 24 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (15.44%) DNS
9 23 (15.44%) OSPF
9 23 (15.44%) VPN
10 18 (12.08%) Wireless
11 17 (11.41%) SAN
12 16 (10.74%) Ethernet
13 14 (9.40%) BGP
13 14 (9.40%) VoIP
14 13 (8.72%) 2G
14 13 (8.72%) 3G
14 13 (8.72%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) Ingres
3 4 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.01%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) JIRA
2 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.37%) Bitbucket
3 8 (5.37%) CMake
3 8 (5.37%) GDB
4 7 (4.70%) GoogleTest
4 7 (4.70%) Valgrind
5 6 (4.03%) Fiddler
5 6 (4.03%) Metasploit
6 5 (3.36%) GCC
6 5 (3.36%) Subversion
6 5 (3.36%) Trac
7 4 (2.68%) Selenium
8 3 (2.01%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) Hudson
9 2 (1.34%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (10.07%) Back Office
2 12 (8.05%) Finance
3 11 (7.38%) Advertising
4 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (26.17%) Network Engineer
2 14 (9.40%) Consultant
3 13 (8.72%) Administrator
3 13 (8.72%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Security Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) C++ Developer
4 11 (7.38%) Developer
5 10 (6.71%) Network Administrator
5 10 (6.71%) Network Security Administrator
5 10 (6.71%) Security Administrator
6 9 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Information Security Administrator
6 9 (6.04%) Network Support
6 9 (6.04%) Security Consultant
6 9 (6.04%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (4.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) Web Services
2 12 (8.05%) STL
3 5 (3.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.01%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.01%) HTML
5 3 (2.01%) JSON
5 3 (2.01%) Middleware
5 3 (2.01%) Node.js
5 3 (2.01%) Pandas
5 3 (2.01%) REST
5 3 (2.01%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (1.34%) CSS
6 2 (1.34%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.34%) SOAP
6 2 (1.34%) XML
7 1 (0.67%) Java EE
7 1 (0.67%) JMS
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.70%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.70%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.36%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (2.68%) MPEG
6 4 (2.68%) STB
6 4 (2.68%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.01%) Clustering
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.01%) PlayStation
7 3 (2.01%) Xbox
8 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.61%) Linux
2 40 (26.85%) Windows
3 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.75%) Unix
5 11 (7.38%) CentOS
5 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.04%) SUSE
8 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.34%) AIX
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Mandriva Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) Network Management
1 24 (16.11%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (12.75%) Information Security
3 17 (11.41%) ITIL
4 16 (10.74%) DevOps
5 12 (8.05%) DDoS Mitigation
5 12 (8.05%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.05%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.04%) Automated Testing
8 9 (6.04%) Network Design
8 9 (6.04%) SIEM
8 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.37%) Network Packet Capture
9 8 (5.37%) Scrum
9 8 (5.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (4.70%) Change Management
10 7 (4.70%) Memory Management
11 6 (4.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) C++
1 18 (12.08%) SQL
2 17 (11.41%) Perl
2 17 (11.41%) Python
2 17 (11.41%) Ruby
3 15 (10.07%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.38%) C
5 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.01%) Java
8 2 (1.34%) Ada
8 2 (1.34%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) Go
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (28.19%) CCNP
3 40 (26.85%) CCNA
4 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
5 19 (12.75%) CISSP
6 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.74%) CCIE
8 11 (7.38%) DV Cleared
9 10 (6.71%) CCSE
10 9 (6.04%) CCSA
11 7 (4.70%) GIAC
12 6 (4.03%) SANS
13 5 (3.36%) CCDA
13 5 (3.36%) ISEB
13 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
13 5 (3.36%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.36%) JNCIP
13 5 (3.36%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.68%) Degree
15 1 (0.67%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.04%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (8.72%) Docker
1 13 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) Firmware
4 2 (1.34%) Gluster
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) iptables
5 1 (0.67%) NFS
5 1 (0.67%) pfSense
5 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) Nagios
2 8 (5.37%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (5.37%) Nessus
3 6 (4.03%) EnCase
3 6 (4.03%) Nmap
4 5 (3.36%) Ansible
5 3 (2.01%) SCOM
6 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.34%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.67%) Cacti
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.67%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.67%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.67%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Puppet
7 1 (0.67%) QRadar
7 1 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 86 (57.72%) Cisco
2 51 (34.23%) Juniper
3 44 (29.53%) CheckPoint
4 27 (18.12%) Riverbed
5 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.41%) F5
7 16 (10.74%) Dell
7 16 (10.74%) Red Hat
8 14 (9.40%) VMware
9 13 (8.72%) Ericsson
9 13 (8.72%) Huawei
9 13 (8.72%) Nokia
9 13 (8.72%) Nokia Networks
10 11 (7.38%) Google
10 11 (7.38%) Infoblox
10 11 (7.38%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.71%) LogLogic
12 9 (6.04%) HP
12 9 (6.04%) Splunk
13 8 (5.37%) Citrix
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