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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 495 501 514
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 103 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.095% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.69% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 13
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£428 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
7566 6482 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.35% 13.69% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4413 3630 3611
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 432 604
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 November 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 28 November 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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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 +47 53 £450 +2.85% 7
South East -17 39 £425 - 11
East of England -5 4 £260 +9.47% 2
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
South West -29 1 £495 -
North West - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 84 (45.16%) Cisco
2 74 (39.78%) Firewall
3 70 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (36.02%) Windows
5 59 (31.72%) TCP/IP
6 49 (26.34%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (25.81%) HP
8 45 (24.19%) LAN
9 42 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 41 (22.04%) Linux
11 40 (21.51%) CCNA
12 38 (20.43%) WAN
13 37 (19.89%) DNS
13 37 (19.89%) CCNP
14 36 (19.35%) F5
15 34 (18.28%) DV Cleared
16 33 (17.74%) .NET
17 32 (17.20%) BGP
18 31 (16.67%) CheckPoint
19 30 (16.13%) UNIX
20 29 (15.59%) OSPF
21 28 (15.05%) tcpdump
21 28 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
21 28 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
22 27 (14.52%) Juniper
23 26 (13.98%) Wireless
24 25 (13.44%) Oracle
25 24 (12.90%) ITIL
25 24 (12.90%) SSL
26 23 (12.37%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (2.69%) IIS
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (2.69%) Lync
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.84%) RMDS
3 3 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (39.78%) Firewall
2 59 (31.72%) TCP/IP
3 49 (26.34%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (24.19%) LAN
5 38 (20.43%) WAN
6 37 (19.89%) DNS
7 32 (17.20%) BGP
8 29 (15.59%) OSPF
9 28 (15.05%) tcpdump
9 28 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (13.98%) Wireless
11 24 (12.90%) SSL
12 22 (11.83%) Internet
13 21 (11.29%) DHCP
14 19 (10.22%) NetScaler
15 18 (9.68%) Network Security
16 17 (9.14%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (8.60%) BIG-IP
18 15 (8.06%) TACACS
18 15 (8.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.06%) LoadRunner
2 12 (6.45%) JUnit
2 12 (6.45%) ClearCase
3 11 (5.91%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (5.38%) SoapUI
4 10 (5.38%) DbUnit
5 7 (3.76%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.15%) JIRA
7 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.08%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) Maven
8 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.08%) Subversion
8 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.08%) ProC
9 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.54%) JMeter
9 1 (0.54%) RSpec
9 1 (0.54%) JBehave
General
1 19 (10.22%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.06%) Finance
3 8 (4.30%) Banking
4 6 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.23%) Games
4 6 (3.23%) Billing
5 5 (2.69%) Electronics
6 4 (2.15%) Marketing
7 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.08%) Back Office
8 2 (1.08%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (25.27%) Network Engineer
2 32 (17.20%) Analyst
3 19 (10.22%) Security Engineer
3 19 (10.22%) Test Engineer
4 16 (8.60%) Test Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) Tester
5 15 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.45%) Administrator
7 12 (6.45%) Network Administrator
8 11 (5.91%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Market Data Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Network Manager
11 7 (3.76%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Consultant
12 6 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.74%) .NET
2 15 (8.06%) HTML
2 15 (8.06%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.99%) JSP
4 11 (5.91%) jQuery
5 7 (3.76%) WAP
6 5 (2.69%) REST
7 4 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.15%) Web Services
7 4 (2.15%) CGI
8 2 (1.08%) LINQ
8 2 (1.08%) WCF
8 2 (1.08%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.08%) Ajax
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (1.08%) FastCGI
8 2 (1.08%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.08%) SOAP
8 2 (1.08%) XML
9 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) PKI
2 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.23%) Spread Betting
6 6 (3.23%) Open Source
7 5 (2.69%) NHS
8 4 (2.15%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.61%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.61%) EPoS
9 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.61%) Handset
9 3 (1.61%) DTV
10 2 (1.08%) SCADA
10 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.54%) CESG
11 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.02%) Windows
2 41 (22.04%) Linux
3 30 (16.13%) UNIX
4 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.60%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.99%) Windows 2000
8 9 (4.84%) CentOS
8 9 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.76%) Android
11 4 (2.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.08%) Solaris
13 1 (0.54%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.90%) ITIL
2 21 (11.29%) Load Balancing
3 20 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.22%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 18 (9.68%) Software Testing
5 18 (9.68%) Migration
6 17 (9.14%) Network Architecture
7 16 (8.60%) Test Scripting
7 16 (8.60%) Scrum
8 15 (8.06%) Validation
9 14 (7.53%) Low Latency
10 13 (6.99%) Workflow
11 12 (6.45%) Data Migration
11 12 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (6.45%) Change Management
12 11 (5.91%) ETL
12 11 (5.91%) Regression Testing
12 11 (5.91%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.37%) SQL
2 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.53%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.99%) Python
4 13 (6.99%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.91%) C#
6 10 (5.38%) C++
7 8 (4.30%) Java
8 6 (3.23%) Ruby
9 4 (2.15%) C
9 4 (2.15%) Perl
9 4 (2.15%) AppleScript
10 3 (1.61%) VB
11 2 (1.08%) Erlang
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
11 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) XQuery
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (37.63%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 40 (21.51%) CCNA
4 37 (19.89%) CCNP
5 34 (18.28%) DV Cleared
6 21 (11.29%) Degree
7 16 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (8.60%) ISTQB
7 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
8 13 (6.99%) CCIE
9 11 (5.91%) CCSP
9 11 (5.91%) CCSA
9 11 (5.91%) CCSE
10 9 (4.84%) CCDP
11 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.76%) CCVP
12 5 (2.69%) CISSP
13 4 (2.15%) MCSE
13 4 (2.15%) ISEB
14 2 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.06%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.14%) Nmap
2 11 (5.91%) ProxySG
3 10 (5.38%) Snort
4 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.23%) vSphere
6 5 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.61%) Firmware
9 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (1.08%) Squid
9 2 (1.08%) XenApp
9 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.54%) XenServer
10 1 (0.54%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 28 (15.05%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (9.68%) Nessus
3 16 (8.60%) FortiGate
4 12 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (4.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (3.76%) OpenView
7 7 (3.76%) Netcool
8 5 (2.69%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.08%) SCCM
9 2 (1.08%) SCOM
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.54%) Puppet
10 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (45.16%) Cisco
2 48 (25.81%) HP
3 36 (19.35%) F5
4 31 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 27 (14.52%) Juniper
6 25 (13.44%) Oracle
7 23 (12.37%) Blue Coat
7 23 (12.37%) SolarWinds
8 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (6.99%) Nortel
9 13 (6.99%) VMware
10 10 (5.38%) Riverbed
11 9 (4.84%) Bloomberg
11 9 (4.84%) Websense
12 8 (4.30%) Citrix
13 7 (3.76%) Reuters
13 7 (3.76%) Radware
13 7 (3.76%) Crossbeam
14 6 (3.23%) NetScout
14 6 (3.23%) BT
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