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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 546 515 547
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 50 78 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.10% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £113 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.22 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +12.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 23 £475 +15.85% 12
South East -1 14 £325 +9.24% 18
East of England +4 4 £413 +43.47% 2
North West -15 4 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £425 - 1
South West -5 2 - - 2
Wireshark
UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 55 (50.46%) Firewall
2 52 (47.71%) Cisco
3 43 (39.45%) Windows
4 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
5 35 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (31.19%) Linux
7 33 (30.28%) LAN
7 33 (30.28%) tcpdump
8 32 (29.36%) WAN
8 32 (29.36%) VPN
8 32 (29.36%) DNS
9 30 (27.52%) CCNA
10 28 (25.69%) CCNP
11 27 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
12 26 (23.85%) DHCP
13 24 (22.02%) Juniper
14 23 (21.10%) Security Cleared
15 22 (20.18%) Wireless
16 19 (17.43%) OSPF
16 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
16 19 (17.43%) SolarWinds
17 18 (16.51%) Network Security
17 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
18 17 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (15.60%) SQL
18 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
19 15 (13.76%) VMware
19 15 (13.76%) Ethernet
19 15 (13.76%) Microsoft

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (3.67%) Apache
1 4 (3.67%) Confluence
1 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.42%) MS Office
4 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) IaaS
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.46%) Firewall
2 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
3 33 (30.28%) LAN
3 33 (30.28%) tcpdump
4 32 (29.36%) DNS
4 32 (29.36%) VPN
4 32 (29.36%) WAN
5 27 (24.77%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (23.85%) DHCP
7 22 (20.18%) Wireless
8 19 (17.43%) OSPF
9 18 (16.51%) Network Security
10 17 (15.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (13.76%) Ethernet
11 15 (13.76%) HTTP
12 13 (11.93%) BGP
13 11 (10.09%) SMTP
13 11 (10.09%) VLAN
14 10 (9.17%) HSRP
15 9 (8.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) DB2
2 3 (2.75%) GIS
2 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) JIRA
2 8 (7.34%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.67%) Lombardi
5 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.83%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.83%) JUnit
6 2 (1.83%) Maven
6 2 (1.83%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.60%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.93%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Front Office
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.02%) Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Security Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Consultant
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Tester
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.67%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Web Services
2 9 (8.26%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.59%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) SOAP
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) EDI
5 2 (1.83%) Java EE
5 2 (1.83%) LAMP
5 2 (1.83%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.83%) SAML
5 2 (1.83%) WCF
5 2 (1.83%) XSD
5 2 (1.83%) XSLT
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) STB
3 8 (7.34%) IPTV
3 8 (7.34%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.42%) PKI
5 4 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.67%) Handset
5 4 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Equities
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.45%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Linux
3 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.09%) Unix
6 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.50%) SUSE
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.92%) AIX
10 1 (0.92%) Android
10 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.92%) CentOS
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (12.84%) SIEM
2 11 (10.09%) Defect Management
2 11 (10.09%) Information Security
2 11 (10.09%) Network Architecture
3 10 (9.17%) ITIL
3 10 (9.17%) Network Design
3 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
4 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.26%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.34%) API Testing
5 8 (7.34%) Functional Testing
5 8 (7.34%) User Stories
5 8 (7.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.59%) Performance Testing
8 5 (4.59%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) Ruby
3 10 (9.17%) Java
4 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.42%) Python
6 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.59%) Perl
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) VBA
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.83%) C#
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.83%) VB
11 1 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (27.52%) CCNA
3 28 (25.69%) CCNP
4 23 (21.10%) Security Cleared
5 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
6 13 (11.93%) CCSE
7 11 (10.09%) CCSA
8 10 (9.17%) Degree
9 9 (8.26%) GIAC
10 8 (7.34%) JNCIA
10 8 (7.34%) JNCIP
11 7 (6.42%) CISSP
12 6 (5.50%) CCDA
12 6 (5.50%) JNCIS
13 5 (4.59%) CCENT
13 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
14 4 (3.67%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (3.67%) GCIH
15 3 (2.75%) EnCE
15 3 (2.75%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.50%) Snort
3 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.67%) Firmware
4 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.83%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.83%) XenApp
5 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) EnCase
1 7 (6.42%) Nessus
2 5 (4.59%) Nagios
3 4 (3.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.75%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (2.75%) RSA enVision
5 2 (1.83%) Ansible
5 2 (1.83%) Cacti
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.83%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.83%) Iperf
5 2 (1.83%) Nmap
5 2 (1.83%) SCOM
5 2 (1.83%) yum
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Cisco
2 26 (23.85%) CheckPoint
3 24 (22.02%) Juniper
4 19 (17.43%) SolarWinds
5 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.76%) VMware
6 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
7 10 (9.17%) F5
8 8 (7.34%) ArcSight
8 8 (7.34%) Riverbed
9 7 (6.42%) HP
9 7 (6.42%) Oracle
10 6 (5.50%) Dell
10 6 (5.50%) Forcepoint
10 6 (5.50%) Infoblox
11 5 (4.59%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.59%) IBM
11 5 (4.59%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.59%) Nokia
12 4 (3.67%) Sourcefire
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