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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 483 537 549
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 90 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.070% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -20.00%
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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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
7698 6627 8439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.72% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3688 3951
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 370 633
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +34 42 £413 +5.09% 7
South East +10 21 £300 +20.00% 9
South West -12 12 £300 -
West Midlands - 5 £150 - 1
East of England -31 4 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £150 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 60 (38.71%) Windows
2 49 (31.61%) HP
3 47 (30.32%) TCP/IP
3 47 (30.32%) Cisco
4 44 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (28.39%) Firewall
5 39 (25.16%) .NET
5 39 (25.16%) Linux
6 37 (23.87%) UNIX
7 34 (21.94%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (20.65%) Security Cleared
8 32 (20.65%) JavaScript
9 31 (20.00%) CCNP
9 31 (20.00%) DNS
10 30 (19.35%) Oracle
11 28 (18.06%) HTML
12 27 (17.42%) LAN
13 26 (16.77%) SSL
13 26 (16.77%) Validation
13 26 (16.77%) Nmap
13 26 (16.77%) Software Testing
14 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
14 25 (16.13%) Nessus
14 25 (16.13%) Test Scripting
15 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (15.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (15.48%) ASP.NET
16 23 (14.84%) Windows XP
16 23 (14.84%) tcpdump

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (7.74%) IIS
2 6 (3.87%) Apache
3 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.94%) CMS
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.32%) TCP/IP
2 44 (28.39%) Firewall
3 31 (20.00%) DNS
4 27 (17.42%) LAN
5 26 (16.77%) SSL
6 24 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (14.84%) tcpdump
8 20 (12.90%) HTTPS
8 20 (12.90%) WAN
9 17 (10.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (10.32%) BGP
11 15 (9.68%) DHCP
11 15 (9.68%) Wireless
11 15 (9.68%) NetScaler
12 14 (9.03%) OSPF
13 13 (8.39%) Network Security
13 13 (8.39%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (8.39%) HTTP
13 13 (8.39%) VoIP
14 12 (7.74%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) LoadRunner
2 10 (6.45%) Fiddler
3 9 (5.81%) JUnit
4 8 (5.16%) ClearCase
4 8 (5.16%) Maven
4 8 (5.16%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (4.52%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.52%) DbUnit
5 7 (4.52%) Subversion
5 7 (4.52%) JIRA
6 5 (3.23%) Selenium
6 5 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.23%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.58%) Ant
8 3 (1.94%) JBehave
8 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.94%) PostSharp
8 3 (1.94%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (9.03%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.10%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Electronics
3 5 (3.23%) Games
3 5 (3.23%) Billing
4 4 (2.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (18.71%) Analyst
1 29 (18.71%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.26%) Test Analyst
3 17 (10.97%) Tester
4 16 (10.32%) Test Engineer
5 13 (8.39%) Security Engineer
6 11 (7.10%) Network Administrator
6 11 (7.10%) Administrator
6 11 (7.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) Consultant
9 7 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Network Manager
10 6 (3.87%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.23%) Performance Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (3.23%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.23%) Security Analyst
12 4 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.58%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) .NET
2 28 (18.06%) HTML
3 24 (15.48%) ASP.NET
4 20 (12.90%) JSP
5 8 (5.16%) jQuery
6 6 (3.87%) REST
6 6 (3.87%) Web Services
7 5 (3.23%) SOAP
8 4 (2.58%) CSS
8 4 (2.58%) WAP
9 3 (1.94%) Flash
9 3 (1.94%) Cocoa
9 3 (1.94%) XML
9 3 (1.94%) JAAS
9 3 (1.94%) Autofac
9 3 (1.94%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.94%) HTML5
10 1 (0.65%) WCF
10 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) Mobile App
1 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.16%) PKI
3 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.52%) Over-the-Top Content
3 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.23%) Spread Betting
5 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.58%) Open Source
5 4 (2.58%) IPTV
6 3 (1.94%) DTV
6 3 (1.94%) EPoS
6 3 (1.94%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.29%) SCADA
7 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.29%) NHS
7 2 (1.29%) Firmware
7 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.71%) Windows
2 39 (25.16%) Linux
3 37 (23.87%) UNIX
4 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (14.84%) Windows XP
6 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (12.90%) Windows 2000
8 7 (4.52%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.52%) Android
9 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.29%) HPUX
10 2 (1.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.65%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.77%) Validation
1 26 (16.77%) Software Testing
2 25 (16.13%) Test Scripting
3 23 (14.84%) Test Strategy
4 20 (12.90%) Workflow
5 19 (12.26%) Load Balancing
6 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.97%) ITIL
8 14 (9.03%) Migration
8 14 (9.03%) Scrum
8 14 (9.03%) Knowledge Management
9 11 (7.10%) Regression Testing
9 11 (7.10%) Performance Testing
10 9 (5.81%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.81%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.81%) ETL
10 9 (5.81%) Functional Testing
10 9 (5.81%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.65%) JavaScript
2 19 (12.26%) SQL
3 14 (9.03%) Java
4 11 (7.10%) C++
4 11 (7.10%) Python
5 8 (5.16%) C#
6 7 (4.52%) C
6 7 (4.52%) Perl
6 7 (4.52%) Ruby
7 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.94%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.29%) Tcl
9 2 (1.29%) Erlang
9 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) XQuery
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.65%) Security Cleared
3 31 (20.00%) CCNP
4 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
5 24 (15.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (14.19%) CCNA
7 21 (13.55%) DV Cleared
8 19 (12.26%) SC Cleared
9 18 (11.61%) Degree
10 9 (5.81%) CISSP
10 9 (5.81%) CCDP
10 9 (5.81%) ISEB
11 8 (5.16%) CCSP
12 7 (4.52%) CCSE
12 7 (4.52%) CCSA
12 7 (4.52%) CCVP
13 5 (3.23%) GCIA
13 5 (3.23%) GCIH
13 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) SLA
2 8 (5.16%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) Nmap
2 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.23%) Snort
3 5 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.94%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.94%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.29%) vSphere
6 2 (1.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
7 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (21.94%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (16.13%) Nessus
3 10 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (4.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.23%) Puppet
7 4 (2.58%) SCCM
7 4 (2.58%) OpenView
7 4 (2.58%) Netcool
8 3 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.94%) OpenSSO
9 2 (1.29%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (1.29%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.65%) SCOM
10 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (31.61%) HP
2 47 (30.32%) Cisco
3 30 (19.35%) Oracle
4 18 (11.61%) CheckPoint
5 17 (10.97%) SolarWinds
6 16 (10.32%) F5
7 12 (7.74%) VMware
7 12 (7.74%) Citrix
8 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
9 9 (5.81%) Websense
10 7 (4.52%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.87%) Remedy
11 6 (3.87%) BT
11 6 (3.87%) NetScout
12 5 (3.23%) Agilent
13 4 (2.58%) Crossbeam
13 4 (2.58%) Radware
13 4 (2.58%) Dell
13 4 (2.58%) Nortel
13 4 (2.58%) IBM
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