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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 500 533 529
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 83 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.066% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £417 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
London +29 35 £419 +6.68% 12
South East +1 21 £325 - 9
South West -24 13 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £150 - 1
East of England -25 3 £338 +12.50% 1
East Midlands - 1 £150 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 43 (29.86%) Cisco
3 42 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 41 (28.47%) HP
4 41 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (27.78%) Linux
5 40 (27.78%) Firewall
6 36 (25.00%) UNIX
7 34 (23.61%) .NET
8 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 29 (20.14%) HP Quality Center
10 28 (19.44%) HTML
10 28 (19.44%) CCNP
11 27 (18.75%) SSL
11 27 (18.75%) Validation
12 26 (18.06%) Nmap
12 26 (18.06%) Software Testing
12 26 (18.06%) ISTQB
13 25 (17.36%) Test Scripting
13 25 (17.36%) Nessus
13 25 (17.36%) DNS
13 25 (17.36%) Oracle
14 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 24 (16.67%) LAN
14 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (15.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (15.28%) DV Cleared
16 22 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (15.28%) Windows XP

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (9.03%) IIS
2 7 (4.86%) Apache
3 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.08%) CMS
6 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 40 (27.78%) Firewall
3 27 (18.75%) SSL
4 25 (17.36%) DNS
5 24 (16.67%) LAN
6 22 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (13.89%) HTTPS
8 19 (13.19%) tcpdump
9 18 (12.50%) WAN
10 16 (11.11%) BGP
11 15 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (9.72%) NetScaler
12 14 (9.72%) OSPF
13 13 (9.03%) Wireless
13 13 (9.03%) VoIP
13 13 (9.03%) HTTP
14 12 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (8.33%) Network Security
15 11 (7.64%) DHCP
16 10 (6.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Fiddler
2 9 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 8 (5.56%) Maven
4 7 (4.86%) JIRA
4 7 (4.86%) Subversion
5 5 (3.47%) Selenium
5 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.47%) JUnit
6 4 (2.78%) Ant
6 4 (2.78%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.78%) DbUnit
6 4 (2.78%) WinDbg
6 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.08%) PostSharp
7 3 (2.08%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.08%) JBehave
7 3 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Electronics
3 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 4 (2.78%) Billing
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) Analyst
3 17 (11.81%) Tester
4 16 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Network Administrator
7 9 (6.25%) Administrator
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.47%) Performance Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Network Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Network Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) Architect
11 4 (2.78%) Developer
11 4 (2.78%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.61%) .NET
2 28 (19.44%) HTML
3 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.89%) JSP
5 7 (4.86%) Web Services
5 7 (4.86%) REST
6 6 (4.17%) SOAP
7 4 (2.78%) XML
7 4 (2.78%) CSS
7 4 (2.78%) jQuery
8 3 (2.08%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (2.08%) Flash
8 3 (2.08%) JAAS
8 3 (2.08%) Cocoa
8 3 (2.08%) Autofac
8 3 (2.08%) HTML5
9 2 (1.39%) WAP
9 2 (1.39%) OpenID
9 2 (1.39%) OAuth
9 2 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.56%) PKI
3 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.78%) IPTV
5 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.78%) Open Source
6 3 (2.08%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.08%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.08%) Handset
6 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) NHS
7 2 (1.39%) Firmware
7 2 (1.39%) DTV
7 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.39%) SCADA
7 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 40 (27.78%) Linux
3 36 (25.00%) UNIX
4 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (15.28%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (13.89%) Windows 2000
8 9 (6.25%) Android
9 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Phone
11 3 (2.08%) HPUX
12 2 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.69%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.75%) Validation
2 26 (18.06%) Software Testing
3 25 (17.36%) Test Scripting
4 20 (13.89%) Test Strategy
4 20 (13.89%) Workflow
5 16 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 15 (10.42%) ITIL
7 14 (9.72%) Knowledge Management
8 12 (8.33%) Scrum
9 10 (6.94%) Migration
10 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.56%) Regression Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Security Testing
10 8 (5.56%) BDD
11 7 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.86%) TDD
11 7 (4.86%) User Stories
11 7 (4.86%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.03%) Java
3 11 (7.64%) SQL
3 11 (7.64%) Python
4 10 (6.94%) C++
5 8 (5.56%) C
6 7 (4.86%) Perl
6 7 (4.86%) Ruby
7 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.47%) C#
9 3 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.39%) Tcl
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Erlang
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) XQuery
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 28 (19.44%) CCNP
4 26 (18.06%) ISTQB
5 23 (15.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (15.28%) DV Cleared
7 20 (13.89%) CCNA
8 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
9 15 (10.42%) Degree
10 9 (6.25%) CISSP
10 9 (6.25%) ISEB
11 8 (5.56%) CCDP
12 6 (4.17%) CCVP
12 6 (4.17%) CCSP
13 5 (3.47%) CCSA
13 5 (3.47%) GCIA
13 5 (3.47%) GCIH
13 5 (3.47%) CCSE
13 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (3.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) SLA
2 8 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (18.06%) Nmap
2 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.47%) Snort
3 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.08%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.08%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (20.14%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (17.36%) Nessus
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.17%) Puppet
4 6 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.08%) SCCM
5 3 (2.08%) OpenSSO
6 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.39%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (1.39%) OpenView
6 2 (1.39%) Netcool
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) Cisco
2 41 (28.47%) HP
3 25 (17.36%) Oracle
4 15 (10.42%) SolarWinds
5 14 (9.72%) CheckPoint
6 13 (9.03%) F5
7 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.33%) Citrix
8 11 (7.64%) VMware
9 8 (5.56%) Websense
10 6 (4.17%) Remedy
10 6 (4.17%) NetScout
10 6 (4.17%) BT
10 6 (4.17%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.47%) Akamai
12 4 (2.78%) Spiceworks
12 4 (2.78%) ForgeRock
12 4 (2.78%) Agilent
12 4 (2.78%) Juniper
12 4 (2.78%) IBM
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