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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 535 554 523
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 78 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 40
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -22.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -22.96%
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
7857 7472 6674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.66% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4845 4263 3626
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 451 372
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 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 -3 23 £393 - 9
South East -1 20 £420 +90.90% 9
South West +11 18 £375 -16.66% 1
North West - 6 £500 - 1
East of England +15 5 £425 -
Yorkshire +4 4 £388 +29.16% 1
West Midlands -21 2 - - 1
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 82 (61.65%) Firewall
2 55 (41.35%) TCP/IP
2 55 (41.35%) Cisco
3 52 (39.10%) Windows
4 45 (33.83%) tcpdump
5 42 (31.58%) CheckPoint
6 40 (30.08%) DNS
7 39 (29.32%) Linux
8 37 (27.82%) VPN
8 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
9 34 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (24.06%) Network Security
11 31 (23.31%) F5
12 28 (21.05%) HTTP
12 28 (21.05%) Finance
13 26 (19.55%) DHCP
13 26 (19.55%) Python
14 25 (18.80%) VMware
15 23 (17.29%) WAN
15 23 (17.29%) Java
15 23 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (16.54%) ITIL
16 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
16 22 (16.54%) BGP
16 22 (16.54%) Windows Server
17 21 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (15.79%) Juniper
17 21 (15.79%) LAN
18 20 (15.04%) MS Office
18 20 (15.04%) Degree

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 10 (7.52%) MQSeries
2 7 (5.26%) Confluence
2 7 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (3.76%) Apache
3 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Office
2 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
3 14 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.26%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.75%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.76%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.50%) GitHub
3 2 (1.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (61.65%) Firewall
2 55 (41.35%) TCP/IP
3 45 (33.83%) tcpdump
4 40 (30.08%) DNS
5 37 (27.82%) VPN
6 34 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (24.06%) Network Security
8 28 (21.05%) HTTP
9 26 (19.55%) DHCP
10 23 (17.29%) WAN
11 22 (16.54%) BGP
12 21 (15.79%) LAN
13 19 (14.29%) HTTPS
14 17 (12.78%) IPsec
14 17 (12.78%) LDAP
15 16 (12.03%) OSPF
15 16 (12.03%) Wireless
16 13 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (9.77%) FTP
16 13 (9.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) GIS
2 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.75%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) HBase
4 1 (0.75%) Impala
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) JIRA
2 8 (6.02%) Fiddler
3 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.51%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.50%) Ant
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) GCC
6 2 (1.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.50%) JMeter
6 2 (1.50%) JUnit
6 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.50%) Maven
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.75%) Mocha
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Advertising
3 4 (3.01%) Front Office
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.50%) Billing
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (32.33%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 26 (19.55%) Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Incident Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Network Support
7 11 (8.27%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) IP Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) IP Security Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Incident Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) J2EE
2 8 (6.02%) REST
3 6 (4.51%) .NET
4 5 (3.76%) ADO.NET
4 5 (3.76%) Ajax
4 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.76%) CSS
4 5 (3.76%) FastCGI
4 5 (3.76%) HTML
4 5 (3.76%) LINQ
4 5 (3.76%) WCF
4 5 (3.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 5 (3.76%) WPF
4 5 (3.76%) XML
5 4 (3.01%) LAMP
5 4 (3.01%) SOAP
5 4 (3.01%) Web Services
6 3 (2.26%) SAML
7 2 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) iPad
3 7 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.51%) PKI
5 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.01%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.50%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.50%) IPTV
8 2 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) Statistics
8 2 (1.50%) STB
9 1 (0.75%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.10%) Windows
2 39 (29.32%) Linux
3 22 (16.54%) Windows Server
4 17 (12.78%) Unix
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.26%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.50%) AIX
10 2 (1.50%) CentOS
10 2 (1.50%) Debian
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.50%) Solaris
10 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.54%) ITIL
2 15 (11.28%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.53%) Information Security
3 14 (10.53%) SIEM
4 12 (9.02%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (5.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 7 (5.26%) High Availability
7 7 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 7 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (4.51%) DevOps
8 6 (4.51%) Network Design
8 6 (4.51%) Project Management
8 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
8 6 (4.51%) Web Development
9 5 (3.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.55%) Python
2 23 (17.29%) Java
3 18 (13.53%) SQL
4 17 (12.78%) Perl
5 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
6 11 (8.27%) PHP
7 10 (7.52%) Ruby
8 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.26%) C#
10 6 (4.51%) C
10 6 (4.51%) C++
10 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.76%) VBA
12 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.01%) VB
13 2 (1.50%) MapBasic
13 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.50%) Tcl
14 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.04%) Degree
3 19 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (13.53%) CCNP
4 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.77%) CCSE
5 9 (6.77%) CISSP
6 8 (6.02%) CCSA
6 8 (6.02%) CFCE
6 8 (6.02%) EnCE
6 8 (6.02%) GCFA
6 8 (6.02%) GCFE
6 8 (6.02%) GIAC
6 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.26%) CCIE
8 5 (3.76%) CCNA
9 3 (2.26%) MCITP
9 3 (2.26%) MCSE
9 3 (2.26%) MCTS
9 3 (2.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 23 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.77%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (7.52%) ProxySG
4 10 (7.52%) Samba
5 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.26%) XenApp
6 5 (3.76%) Snort
7 4 (3.01%) NFS
7 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.01%) vSphere
8 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.50%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.50%) Gluster
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.50%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.50%) Squid
9 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 13 (9.77%) Nagios
3 12 (9.02%) EnCase
3 12 (9.02%) Puppet
4 7 (5.26%) Nessus
5 6 (4.51%) Nmap
6 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (3.01%) Ansible
7 4 (3.01%) Cacti
8 3 (2.26%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.50%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.50%) Opsview
9 2 (1.50%) QRadar
9 2 (1.50%) SCOM
9 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.50%) yum
10 1 (0.75%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (41.35%) Cisco
2 42 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
4 31 (23.31%) F5
5 25 (18.80%) VMware
6 21 (15.79%) Juniper
7 19 (14.29%) Splunk
8 17 (12.78%) Red Hat
9 13 (9.77%) ArcSight
9 13 (9.77%) Blue Coat
10 12 (9.02%) NetApp
11 11 (8.27%) HP
11 11 (8.27%) Rapid7
11 11 (8.27%) SolarWinds
12 10 (7.52%) Citrix
12 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
13 8 (6.02%) IBM
13 8 (6.02%) Palo Alto
14 5 (3.76%) Aruba
14 5 (3.76%) LogRhythm