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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 535 475 510
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +35
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 55 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.43% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 22
Average daily rate £370 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £225
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +72.72%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireshark
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -9 20 £313 +15.74% 6
London -15 18 £398 -20.45% 3
South West -11 11 - - 2
East of England -23 4 £350 +32.07% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 8
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Linux
3 41 (48.24%) UNIX
4 32 (37.65%) Security Cleared
5 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
6 28 (32.94%) HTML
7 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
8 24 (28.24%) Software Testing
8 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
8 24 (28.24%) SSL
9 23 (27.06%) Validation
10 22 (25.88%) Nmap
11 21 (24.71%) Nessus
11 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 20 (23.53%) DV Cleared
12 20 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (23.53%) HP
12 20 (23.53%) .NET
13 19 (22.35%) Oracle
13 19 (22.35%) Windows XP
14 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
15 17 (20.00%) HTTPS
15 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 17 (20.00%) Windows 2000
15 17 (20.00%) JSP
15 17 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
15 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 17 (20.00%) Workflow

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (9.41%) Apache
2 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.24%) IIS
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) CMS
4 3 (3.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) AquaLogic
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) Lync
6 1 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
2 24 (28.24%) SSL
3 17 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 16 (18.82%) Firewall
5 11 (12.94%) WAN
6 10 (11.76%) LTE
6 10 (11.76%) BGP
6 10 (11.76%) LAN
7 9 (10.59%) VoIP
7 9 (10.59%) HTTP
8 8 (9.41%) DNS
8 8 (9.41%) EIGRP
9 7 (8.24%) 3GPP
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.06%) HSRP
10 6 (7.06%) tcpdump
10 6 (7.06%) SGSN
10 6 (7.06%) VLAN
10 6 (7.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
1 7 (8.24%) Maven
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
1 7 (8.24%) Fiddler
2 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.71%) Ant
5 3 (3.53%) JBehave
5 3 (3.53%) eggPlant
5 3 (3.53%) Metasploit
5 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.35%) JMeter
6 2 (2.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.18%) Paros
General
1 17 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
3 3 (3.53%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Tester
2 16 (18.82%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (2.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) .NET
3 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (20.00%) JSP
4 11 (12.94%) Web Services
5 7 (8.24%) SOAP
6 6 (7.06%) REST
6 6 (7.06%) XML
7 4 (4.71%) OAuth
7 4 (4.71%) HTML5
7 4 (4.71%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (4.71%) Cocoa
7 4 (4.71%) Flash
8 3 (3.53%) JAAS
8 3 (3.53%) Android SDK
8 3 (3.53%) OpenID
9 2 (2.35%) Apache CXF
9 2 (2.35%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.35%) HATEOAS
9 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) PKI
1 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.71%) Video on Demand
2 4 (4.71%) IPTV
3 3 (3.53%) MPEG
3 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.53%) STB
3 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.35%) Open Source
4 2 (2.35%) IVR
4 2 (2.35%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.35%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.35%) Handset
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Linux
3 41 (48.24%) UNIX
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (22.35%) Windows XP
6 17 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 12 (14.12%) HPUX
8 11 (12.94%) Android
9 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.35%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Software Testing
2 23 (27.06%) Validation
3 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.00%) Workflow
5 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
6 11 (12.94%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (9.41%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Network Management
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.88%) Change Management
10 5 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
11 4 (4.71%) User Stories
11 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (4.71%) BDD
11 4 (4.71%) SIEM
11 4 (4.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.12%) C
3 10 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 10 (11.76%) C++
3 10 (11.76%) Java
4 8 (9.41%) Python
5 7 (8.24%) Perl
6 6 (7.06%) SQL
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.71%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.53%) C#
10 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.35%) Tcl
11 1 (1.18%) VB
11 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.18%) R
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
3 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 20 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) CCNP
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.94%) ISEB
6 8 (9.41%) CCNA
7 7 (8.24%) Degree
8 3 (3.53%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) CCVP
9 2 (2.35%) GCIA
9 2 (2.35%) GCIH
9 2 (2.35%) CCDP
9 2 (2.35%) CCA
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.18%) HND
10 1 (1.18%) CCIE
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.18%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Nmap
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Cygwin
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) XenApp
3 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.35%) Snort
3 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) NFS
4 1 (1.18%) Xen
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) Nessus
2 20 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (8.24%) Puppet
3 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) SCOM
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.53%) OpenSSO
6 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) HP
2 19 (22.35%) Oracle
3 16 (18.82%) Cisco
4 8 (9.41%) SolarWinds
4 8 (9.41%) F5
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.24%) Riverbed
6 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.53%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) Juniper
6 3 (3.53%) Sun
6 3 (3.53%) Google
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 3 (3.53%) Akamai
6 3 (3.53%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.35%) Tektronix
7 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.35%) WSO2
7 2 (2.35%) BT
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago