The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 426 397 416
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 18 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.10% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £225 £375
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Wireshark
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2938 2992 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 13.40% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 1902 1880
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 92
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the London region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in London

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the London region.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in London

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Croydon - 4 £393 -
City of London +24 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 24 (52.17%) Linux
4 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
5 18 (39.13%) Finance
5 18 (39.13%) VMware
6 17 (36.96%) VPN
7 14 (30.43%) DNS
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
8 13 (28.26%) JIRA
8 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) tcpdump
10 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
10 11 (23.91%) HTTP
10 11 (23.91%) LAN
10 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 11 (23.91%) DHCP
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) Ruby
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
11 10 (21.74%) SAN
11 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.57%) Java
12 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
12 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.57%) Degree

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (8.70%) Confluence
1 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 17 (36.96%) VPN
4 14 (30.43%) DNS
5 12 (26.09%) tcpdump
6 11 (23.91%) DHCP
6 11 (23.91%) HTTP
6 11 (23.91%) LAN
6 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 10 (21.74%) SAN
8 8 (17.39%) LDAP
8 8 (17.39%) Network Security
9 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.04%) IPsec
10 5 (10.87%) NetScaler
11 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.70%) FTP
11 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
11 4 (8.70%) NAS
12 3 (6.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) HBase
2 1 (2.17%) Impala
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) QlikView
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) JIRA
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.35%) GCC
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) Firebug
5 1 (2.17%) Grunt
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.17%) Mocha
5 1 (2.17%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.17%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (2.17%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Advertising
2 4 (8.70%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) RequireJS
4 1 (2.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 8 (17.39%) IPTV
1 8 (17.39%) Over-the-Top Content
1 8 (17.39%) STB
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.17%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.17%) Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (17.39%) Unix
6 6 (13.04%) SUSE
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) CentOS
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.39%) API Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Defect Management
3 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Network Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 8 (17.39%) User Stories
4 7 (15.22%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (15.22%) SIEM
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.87%) Attack Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Proprietary Trading
8 3 (6.52%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Ruby
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) VBA
7 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.52%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCDA
3 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
3 6 (13.04%) JNCIA
3 6 (13.04%) JNCIP
3 6 (13.04%) JNCIS
4 4 (8.70%) GIAC
5 3 (6.52%) CFCE
5 3 (6.52%) EnCE
5 3 (6.52%) GCFA
5 3 (6.52%) GCFE
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) GCIH
6 2 (4.35%) RHCE
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.70%) Samba
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) Snort
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Nessus
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Nmap
3 4 (8.70%) Nagios
4 3 (6.52%) EnCase
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.17%) Opsview
5 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Cisco
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.39%) HP
6 8 (17.39%) Juniper
7 7 (15.22%) Citrix
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) Dell
8 6 (13.04%) F5
8 6 (13.04%) NetApp
8 6 (13.04%) Splunk
9 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
9 5 (10.87%) Forcepoint
9 5 (10.87%) LogRhythm
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Tripwire
10 3 (6.52%) Rapid7
10 3 (6.52%) Riverbed