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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 485 494 473
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 84 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £309 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £432 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £270
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.72 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
+26.57% -
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
7063 6163 6344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.24% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3861 3209 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 363 561
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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
South East +6 38 £198 -40.15% 18
South West -6 17 £473 - 3
London +3 15 £405 +8.00% 9
East Midlands - 9 £360 - 3
North West - 2 £425 - 1
East of England +7 1 £250 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 78 (41.94%) Cisco
2 73 (39.25%) Firewall
3 70 (37.63%) TCP/IP
4 50 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (24.73%) Security Cleared
5 46 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (23.66%) Juniper
6 44 (23.66%) Windows
7 43 (23.12%) DV Cleared
8 40 (21.51%) Linux
9 38 (20.43%) F5
10 35 (18.82%) DNS
10 35 (18.82%) Telecoms
11 34 (18.28%) Blue Coat
12 33 (17.74%) CheckPoint
13 32 (17.20%) LAN
13 32 (17.20%) WAN
14 31 (16.67%) HP
15 30 (16.13%) Network Architecture
16 29 (15.59%) Network Security
17 28 (15.05%) SolarWinds
17 28 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (14.52%) OSPF
18 27 (14.52%) UNIX
19 26 (13.98%) DHCP
19 26 (13.98%) BGP
20 25 (13.44%) CCNA
21 24 (12.90%) Internet
22 21 (11.29%) Finance
22 21 (11.29%) ITIL

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (2.15%) Lync
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (9.68%) RMDS
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (39.25%) Firewall
2 70 (37.63%) TCP/IP
3 46 (24.73%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (18.82%) DNS
5 32 (17.20%) LAN
5 32 (17.20%) WAN
6 29 (15.59%) Network Security
7 28 (15.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (14.52%) OSPF
9 26 (13.98%) BGP
9 26 (13.98%) DHCP
10 24 (12.90%) Internet
11 21 (11.29%) Multicast
12 20 (10.75%) SSL
12 20 (10.75%) Wireless
13 19 (10.22%) 3G
14 18 (9.68%) 4G
15 16 (8.60%) tcpdump
15 16 (8.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (8.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.06%) ClearCase
2 11 (5.91%) LoadRunner
2 11 (5.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (4.30%) JUnit
3 8 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.76%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.76%) DbUnit
4 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.76%) Subversion
5 6 (3.23%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.61%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.54%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) TestLink
General
1 35 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.29%) Finance
3 8 (4.30%) Banking
4 6 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Billing
5 3 (1.61%) Back Office
5 3 (1.61%) Electronics
5 3 (1.61%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.52%) Analyst
3 23 (12.37%) Security Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (9.14%) Tester
6 16 (8.60%) Test Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Consultant
10 10 (5.38%) Network Consultant
10 10 (5.38%) C++ Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Market Data Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Security Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.23%) Network Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
13 6 (3.23%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.75%) .NET
2 9 (4.84%) Rendezvous
3 8 (4.30%) jQuery
4 7 (3.76%) HTML
4 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.76%) STL
5 6 (3.23%) JSP
6 5 (2.69%) WAP
7 4 (2.15%) CGI
8 3 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.08%) Web Services
9 2 (1.08%) MFC
10 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.54%) CSS
10 1 (0.54%) XML
10 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.54%) WCF
10 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.54%) LINQ
10 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.60%) PKI
3 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.30%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.15%) Open Source
7 3 (1.61%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.61%) NHS
7 3 (1.61%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.61%) Handset
8 2 (1.08%) EPoS
8 2 (1.08%) CESG
8 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) IVR
9 1 (0.54%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.66%) Windows
2 40 (21.51%) Linux
3 27 (14.52%) UNIX
4 10 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.84%) CentOS
6 8 (4.30%) Android
6 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.23%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.15%) VxWorks
9 4 (2.15%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.61%) Solaris
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.54%) Debian
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.13%) Network Architecture
2 21 (11.29%) ITIL
2 21 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (9.68%) Change Management
4 17 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.14%) Load Balancing
5 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.06%) Migration
6 15 (8.06%) Test Scripting
7 14 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.99%) System Testing
9 12 (6.45%) Service Management
10 11 (5.91%) Network Design
10 11 (5.91%) Integration Testing
10 11 (5.91%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.38%) Regression Testing
12 9 (4.84%) OOD
12 9 (4.84%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.30%) Scrum
13 8 (4.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.29%) Bash Shell
2 20 (10.75%) C++
3 19 (10.22%) Python
4 15 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.53%) SQL
6 11 (5.91%) Perl
7 9 (4.84%) C
7 9 (4.84%) C#
8 8 (4.30%) Ruby
8 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.23%) Java
10 4 (2.15%) AppleScript
11 2 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (1.08%) Ada
12 1 (0.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (24.73%) Security Cleared
3 43 (23.12%) DV Cleared
4 25 (13.44%) CCNA
5 20 (10.75%) Degree
6 17 (9.14%) CCIE
7 16 (8.60%) CCNP
8 13 (6.99%) ISTQB
9 12 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (5.38%) CISSP
11 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
12 6 (3.23%) CCSA
12 6 (3.23%) CCSE
12 6 (3.23%) CCSP
12 6 (3.23%) HND
13 5 (2.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (1.61%) VCP4
14 3 (1.61%) ISEB
14 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) SLA
1 5 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) ProxySG
2 8 (4.30%) Snort
2 8 (4.30%) vSphere
3 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.76%) Nmap
4 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.08%) Squid
6 1 (0.54%) NFS
6 1 (0.54%) NDS
6 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (11.29%) FortiGate
2 19 (10.22%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.30%) Nessus
4 5 (2.69%) OpenView
4 5 (2.69%) Netcool
5 4 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (1.08%) Cacti
7 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (41.94%) Cisco
2 44 (23.66%) Juniper
3 38 (20.43%) F5
4 34 (18.28%) Blue Coat
5 33 (17.74%) CheckPoint
6 31 (16.67%) HP
7 28 (15.05%) SolarWinds
8 19 (10.22%) Bloomberg
9 14 (7.53%) Oracle
9 14 (7.53%) VMware
10 13 (6.99%) NetScout
11 11 (5.91%) Nortel
12 9 (4.84%) TIBCO
12 9 (4.84%) Reuters
13 8 (4.30%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.30%) Radianz
13 8 (4.30%) TippingPoint
13 8 (4.30%) Tradeweb
13 8 (4.30%) Tufin
13 8 (4.30%) LogLogic
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