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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 391 409 397
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 37 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.78% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 18
Median daily rate £431 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
3229 3067 2887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.56% 13.01% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 2004 1800
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 109 91
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 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
City of London +54 8 £475 +111.11% 1
Croydon - 2 £393 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 31 (56.36%) TCP/IP
3 28 (50.91%) Finance
3 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
4 27 (49.09%) Cisco
5 25 (45.45%) Linux
6 23 (41.82%) ITIL
7 20 (36.36%) F5
7 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (34.55%) DNS
8 19 (34.55%) Wireless
9 18 (32.73%) Riverbed
10 17 (30.91%) DHCP
10 17 (30.91%) Windows
11 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (29.09%) tcpdump
12 15 (27.27%) Aruba
12 15 (27.27%) Change Management
13 14 (25.45%) Juniper
13 14 (25.45%) Radianz
13 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
13 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
14 13 (23.64%) FireEye
14 13 (23.64%) WAAS
14 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
14 13 (23.64%) Project Management
14 13 (23.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (21.82%) Service Management
15 12 (21.82%) VPN
15 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP

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 5 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) Firewall
2 31 (56.36%) TCP/IP
3 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (34.55%) DNS
4 19 (34.55%) Wireless
5 17 (30.91%) DHCP
6 16 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (29.09%) tcpdump
7 13 (23.64%) WAAS
8 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP
8 12 (21.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 12 (21.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (21.82%) VPN
9 10 (18.18%) Network Security
10 9 (16.36%) WAN
11 8 (14.55%) LAN
12 7 (12.73%) LDAP
13 6 (10.91%) HTTP
13 6 (10.91%) IPsec
14 5 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) HBase
3 1 (1.82%) Impala
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) QlikView
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) GCC
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) JMeter
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Firebug
4 1 (1.82%) Grunt
4 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Advertising
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Network Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 2 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Chai
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) RequireJS
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) Sass
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) iPad
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.64%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.55%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Change Management
3 13 (23.64%) Project Management
4 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
4 12 (21.82%) Service Management
5 7 (12.73%) Information Security
5 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.73%) SIEM
6 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps
9 3 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (5.45%) Network Design
10 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Java
1 8 (14.55%) Perl
1 8 (14.55%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.27%) PHP
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) C
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.91%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) GIAC
3 5 (9.09%) ISEB
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) CCSA
4 4 (7.27%) CCSE
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE
5 3 (5.45%) CFCE
5 3 (5.45%) CISSP
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) EnCE
5 3 (5.45%) GCFA
5 3 (5.45%) GCFE
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) RHCE
7 1 (1.82%) CWNA
7 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (9.09%) Samba
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 2 (3.64%) NFS
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.82%) Cygwin
7 1 (1.82%) Firmware
7 1 (1.82%) HDFS
7 1 (1.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) EnCase
1 7 (12.73%) Nagios
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 6 (10.91%) Nessus
3 5 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (9.09%) Nmap
4 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.64%) Cacti
5 2 (3.64%) Opsview
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.82%) OpenView
6 1 (1.82%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.82%) QRadar
6 1 (1.82%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) CheckPoint
2 27 (49.09%) Cisco
3 20 (36.36%) F5
4 18 (32.73%) Riverbed
5 15 (27.27%) Aruba
6 14 (25.45%) Juniper
6 14 (25.45%) Palo Alto
6 14 (25.45%) Radianz
6 14 (25.45%) SolarWinds
7 13 (23.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
7 13 (23.64%) FireEye
8 12 (21.82%) TippingPoint
9 11 (20.00%) LogLogic
9 11 (20.00%) Tufin
9 11 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.55%) HP
11 8 (14.55%) Splunk
12 7 (12.73%) Citrix
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