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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 498 495 539
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +44
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 91 82 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.10% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
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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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +4 44 £338 +3.84% 36
London +15 31 £435 +2.35% 13
South West -13 10 £450 +50.00% 5
East of England +2 2 - - 3
West Midlands -3 2 £275 +83.33% 4
North East - 2 £244 -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (44.74%) Firewall
2 62 (40.79%) Cisco
3 58 (38.16%) TCP/IP
4 46 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (29.61%) VPN
6 43 (28.29%) DNS
7 41 (26.97%) Windows
7 41 (26.97%) WAN
8 38 (25.00%) Wireless
8 38 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (23.68%) ITIL
10 35 (23.03%) Linux
11 33 (21.71%) VLAN
11 33 (21.71%) F5
12 31 (20.39%) SolarWinds
12 31 (20.39%) Load Balancing
12 31 (20.39%) CheckPoint
12 31 (20.39%) IPsec
13 30 (19.74%) OSPF
13 30 (19.74%) LAN
14 29 (19.08%) CCNP
14 29 (19.08%) Telecoms
15 28 (18.42%) Juniper
15 28 (18.42%) HP
15 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
15 28 (18.42%) Network Security
16 25 (16.45%) CCNA
16 25 (16.45%) SSL
16 25 (16.45%) HP Quality Center
17 24 (15.79%) DHCP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (10.53%) IIS
2 14 (9.21%) Apache
3 7 (4.61%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) Jetty
5 2 (1.32%) nginx
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (44.74%) Firewall
2 58 (38.16%) TCP/IP
3 45 (29.61%) VPN
4 43 (28.29%) DNS
5 41 (26.97%) WAN
6 38 (25.00%) Wireless
6 38 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (21.71%) VLAN
8 31 (20.39%) IPsec
9 30 (19.74%) LAN
9 30 (19.74%) OSPF
10 28 (18.42%) Network Security
11 25 (16.45%) SSL
12 24 (15.79%) DHCP
13 23 (15.13%) BGP
14 22 (14.47%) tcpdump
15 21 (13.82%) 3G
15 21 (13.82%) MPLS
16 20 (13.16%) SMTP
16 20 (13.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) LoadRunner
2 11 (7.24%) Fiddler
3 8 (5.26%) Metasploit
3 8 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 7 (4.61%) Subversion
4 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.97%) WinDbg
5 3 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.97%) JIRA
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.32%) GDB
7 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 29 (19.08%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.55%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Back Office
4 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (36.18%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.76%) Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Test Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Consultant
5 14 (9.21%) Tester
6 13 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Technical Tester
8 11 (7.24%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 10 (6.58%) Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Network Consultant
10 8 (5.26%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Performance Test Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) .NET
1 15 (9.87%) Web Services
2 12 (7.89%) WCF
2 12 (7.89%) 802.1X
3 8 (5.26%) STL
3 8 (5.26%) LAMP
4 7 (4.61%) XML
4 7 (4.61%) XSD
4 7 (4.61%) XSLT
4 7 (4.61%) MSMQ
4 7 (4.61%) EDI
4 7 (4.61%) Rendezvous
4 7 (4.61%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.63%) XMPP
6 3 (1.97%) CSS
6 3 (1.97%) SOAP
6 3 (1.97%) HTML
7 2 (1.32%) Ajax
7 2 (1.32%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.24%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.97%) PKI
6 3 (1.97%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.97%) NHS
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) CESG
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) STB
8 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Windows
2 35 (23.03%) Linux
3 17 (11.18%) UNIX
4 4 (2.63%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.32%) Debian
5 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) ITIL
2 31 (20.39%) Load Balancing
3 18 (11.84%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 16 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.55%) WAN Optimisation
6 13 (8.55%) Performance Testing
6 13 (8.55%) Change Management
7 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.89%) Business Continuity
7 12 (7.89%) Validation
7 12 (7.89%) Test Management
7 12 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (7.89%) Resilience Testing
7 12 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.24%) Test Planning
8 11 (7.24%) DDoS Mitigation
8 11 (7.24%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Python
2 14 (9.21%) C#
3 13 (8.55%) Perl
3 13 (8.55%) SQL
3 13 (8.55%) VB
4 12 (7.89%) Ruby
4 12 (7.89%) C++
5 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.29%) C
8 5 (3.29%) VBScript
8 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.63%) Java
10 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.32%) PHP
11 2 (1.32%) Ada
Qualifications
1 46 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (19.08%) CCNP
3 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 25 (16.45%) CCNA
5 14 (9.21%) DV Cleared
6 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.26%) CISSP
7 8 (5.26%) CCSE
8 6 (3.95%) CCENT
9 4 (2.63%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.63%) Degree
10 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.97%) CCIE
11 2 (1.32%) CCSA
12 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.66%) CCDP
12 1 (0.66%) CCIP
12 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.66%) PMP
12 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.24%) VirtualBox
4 8 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.61%) Snort
6 5 (3.29%) HDFS
6 5 (3.29%) XenApp
7 3 (1.97%) vSphere
7 3 (1.97%) Firmware
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (16.45%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (7.89%) Nessus
4 8 (5.26%) Nmap
4 8 (5.26%) Nagios
5 6 (3.95%) OPNET
6 5 (3.29%) Zenoss
7 4 (2.63%) FortiGate
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (1.97%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.97%) Cacti
9 2 (1.32%) MOM
9 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.32%) Puppet
10 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.66%) Iperf
Vendors
1 62 (40.79%) Cisco
2 33 (21.71%) F5
3 31 (20.39%) SolarWinds
3 31 (20.39%) CheckPoint
4 28 (18.42%) HP
4 28 (18.42%) Juniper
5 18 (11.84%) VMware
6 17 (11.18%) Riverbed
7 14 (9.21%) Blue Coat
7 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (7.24%) Citrix
8 11 (7.24%) Aruba
9 10 (6.58%) Splunk
9 10 (6.58%) NetScout
10 8 (5.26%) AppSense
10 8 (5.26%) Bloomberg
11 7 (4.61%) TIBCO
11 7 (4.61%) Oracle
11 7 (4.61%) TippingPoint
11 7 (4.61%) Tufin
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