The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 387 398 412
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.096% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 12
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£435 £425 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +5.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
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
3089 2982 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.00% 12.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1848 1837
Average daily rate £411 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
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 average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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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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
City of London -2 2 £225 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -
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England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
2 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (47.92%) Firewall
3 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
5 18 (37.50%) CCNP
5 18 (37.50%) VPN
5 18 (37.50%) Wireless
5 18 (37.50%) MPLS
5 18 (37.50%) OSPF
5 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
6 17 (35.42%) Riverbed
6 17 (35.42%) Network Security
6 17 (35.42%) F5
6 17 (35.42%) Load Balancing
6 17 (35.42%) ITIL
7 16 (33.33%) WAN
8 15 (31.25%) UNIX
8 15 (31.25%) Linux
8 15 (31.25%) VLAN
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (27.08%) VB
10 13 (27.08%) BGP
11 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 12 (25.00%) IPsec
11 12 (25.00%) Network Management
11 12 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Jetty
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
1 23 (47.92%) Firewall
2 20 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (37.50%) Wireless
3 18 (37.50%) MPLS
3 18 (37.50%) OSPF
3 18 (37.50%) VPN
4 17 (35.42%) Network Security
5 16 (33.33%) WAN
6 15 (31.25%) VLAN
7 13 (27.08%) BGP
8 12 (25.00%) IPsec
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (22.92%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (22.92%) HSRP
9 11 (22.92%) EIGRP
9 11 (22.92%) VoIP
10 10 (20.83%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) WinDbg
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Back Office
6 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.08%) Front Office
7 1 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) XMPP
2 4 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.08%) LINQ
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.08%) FastCGI
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
1 17 (35.42%) Load Balancing
2 12 (25.00%) Network Management
3 11 (22.92%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (20.83%) WAN Optimisation
4 10 (20.83%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Resilience Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.33%) Use Case
8 4 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) VB
2 5 (10.42%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (37.50%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) CCNA
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) HND
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCDP
7 1 (2.08%) CCIP
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (12.50%) OPNET
3 5 (10.42%) Nessus
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (6.25%) Nagios
6 2 (4.17%) MOM
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.17%) Puppet
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 17 (35.42%) F5
3 17 (35.42%) Riverbed
4 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 5 (10.42%) Aruba
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 5 (10.42%) Juniper
8 3 (6.25%) BT
8 3 (6.25%) Symantec
8 3 (6.25%) AppSense
9 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.17%) NetScout
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) Kaspersky
9 2 (4.17%) Akamai
9 2 (4.17%) Splunk
9 2 (4.17%) McAfee