The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 529 562 513
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -49
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 93 80 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.09% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 57
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
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
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 42 £419 -1.47% 11
South East -5 20 £460 +33.81% 8
East of England +10 11 £375 - 4
East Midlands - 7 £338 - 1
South West +10 6 £396 -11.94% 1
North West - 4 £396 -
Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 120 (70.18%) Firewall
2 98 (57.31%) Cisco
3 75 (43.86%) TCP/IP
4 73 (42.69%) CheckPoint
5 60 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (33.92%) tcpdump
6 58 (33.92%) Juniper
7 55 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (31.58%) Windows
9 52 (30.41%) Network Security
10 47 (27.49%) Linux
11 46 (26.90%) F5
12 45 (26.32%) VPN
13 44 (25.73%) DNS
13 44 (25.73%) CCNP
14 43 (25.15%) DHCP
15 38 (22.22%) ITIL
15 38 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 37 (21.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (20.47%) WAN
17 35 (20.47%) Windows Server
18 33 (19.30%) LAN
18 33 (19.30%) Finance
19 29 (16.96%) Wireless
19 29 (16.96%) OSPF
19 29 (16.96%) Riverbed
20 27 (15.79%) BGP
20 27 (15.79%) CCNA
21 26 (15.20%) VMware
21 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.92%) Apache
2 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.75%) Confluence
3 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (14.62%) MS Visio
2 20 (11.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.58%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.17%) GitHub
2 2 (1.17%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 120 (70.18%) Firewall
2 75 (43.86%) TCP/IP
3 60 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (33.92%) tcpdump
5 52 (30.41%) Network Security
6 45 (26.32%) VPN
7 44 (25.73%) DNS
8 43 (25.15%) DHCP
9 37 (21.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (20.47%) WAN
11 33 (19.30%) LAN
12 29 (16.96%) OSPF
12 29 (16.96%) Wireless
13 27 (15.79%) BGP
14 25 (14.62%) HTTP
15 20 (11.70%) Junos
16 19 (11.11%) HTTPS
17 18 (10.53%) BIG-IP
17 18 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 17 (9.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.51%) MySQL
3 5 (2.92%) GIS
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.34%) Selenium
1 4 (2.34%) Subversion
2 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.17%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.17%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.17%) JUnit
3 2 (1.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) Ant
4 1 (0.58%) AppScan
4 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.58%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.58%) Firebug
4 1 (0.58%) Grunt
4 1 (0.58%) JMeter
4 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.30%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Advertising
3 6 (3.51%) Back Office
4 5 (2.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Legal
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.04%) Security Engineer
3 23 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) Consultant
4 20 (11.70%) Network Support
4 20 (11.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.77%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (7.02%) Network Consultant
8 10 (5.85%) Incident Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (4.68%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Integration Specialist
10 8 (4.68%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Senior Network Support
10 8 (4.68%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.43%) J2EE
1 11 (6.43%) Web Services
2 6 (3.51%) HTML
3 4 (2.34%) SOAP
4 3 (1.75%) CSS
4 3 (1.75%) LAMP
4 3 (1.75%) XML
5 2 (1.17%) CSS3
5 2 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.17%) HTML5
5 2 (1.17%) Java EE
5 2 (1.17%) Node.js
5 2 (1.17%) REST
5 2 (1.17%) SAML
6 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.58%) jQuery
6 1 (0.58%) React
6 1 (0.58%) RESTful
6 1 (0.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.43%) iPad
3 7 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.92%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.92%) PKI
5 4 (2.34%) MPEG
5 4 (2.34%) STB
5 4 (2.34%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.75%) Statistics
7 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.17%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Windows
2 47 (27.49%) Linux
3 35 (20.47%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.36%) Unix
5 13 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.92%) SUSE
7 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.34%) AIX
9 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.17%) Solaris
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.58%) Mandriva Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) ITIL
2 24 (14.04%) Information Security
3 22 (12.87%) Change Management
3 22 (12.87%) Load Balancing
4 17 (9.94%) Network Architecture
5 16 (9.36%) Network Management
6 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (8.19%) DDoS Mitigation
8 13 (7.60%) Project Management
8 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
9 12 (7.02%) Service Management
9 12 (7.02%) SIEM
9 12 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (6.43%) Network Design
10 11 (6.43%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.85%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (4.68%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.09%) DevOps
13 7 (4.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 6 (3.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.11%) Python
2 17 (9.94%) Java
2 17 (9.94%) SQL
3 16 (9.36%) Perl
4 13 (7.60%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.43%) C
6 6 (3.51%) C++
6 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.75%) Ruby
8 3 (1.75%) VB
9 2 (1.17%) C#
9 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.17%) Tcl
10 1 (0.58%) ES6
10 1 (0.58%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 55 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (25.73%) CCNP
3 27 (15.79%) CCNA
4 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.28%) CISSP
6 18 (10.53%) CCSA
7 16 (9.36%) CCSE
8 15 (8.77%) CCIE
9 14 (8.19%) Degree
10 13 (7.60%) SC Cleared
11 11 (6.43%) GIAC
12 10 (5.85%) ISEB
12 10 (5.85%) ISTQB
13 8 (4.68%) DV Cleared
14 6 (3.51%) CFCE
14 6 (3.51%) EnCE
14 6 (3.51%) GCFA
14 6 (3.51%) GCFE
15 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (1.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) PCI DSS
2 14 (8.19%) SLA
3 11 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (14.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (6.43%) Samba
5 9 (5.26%) ProxySG
6 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.17%) NFS
8 2 (1.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.58%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.58%) Gluster
9 1 (0.58%) pfSense
9 1 (0.58%) Snort
9 1 (0.58%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.58%) Squid
9 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (10.53%) Nagios
2 15 (8.77%) EnCase
3 13 (7.60%) FortiGate
4 12 (7.02%) Puppet
5 11 (6.43%) Nessus
6 7 (4.09%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (3.51%) SCOM
8 4 (2.34%) Cacti
8 4 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.75%) Ansible
9 3 (1.75%) Nmap
10 2 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.17%) Opsview
10 2 (1.17%) QRadar
10 2 (1.17%) yum
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.58%) FTK
11 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.58%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 98 (57.31%) Cisco
2 73 (42.69%) CheckPoint
3 58 (33.92%) Juniper
4 46 (26.90%) F5
5 38 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 29 (16.96%) Riverbed
7 26 (15.20%) VMware
8 25 (14.62%) SolarWinds
9 23 (13.45%) Splunk
10 22 (12.87%) Blue Coat
11 19 (11.11%) Palo Alto
11 19 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 18 (10.53%) LogLogic
13 17 (9.94%) ArcSight
13 17 (9.94%) Aruba
14 15 (8.77%) TippingPoint
15 14 (8.19%) Fortinet
15 14 (8.19%) Radianz
16 13 (7.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 13 (7.60%) FireEye