The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 394 379 403
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 18 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 13
Average daily rate £398 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £370 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £225
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +72.72%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wireshark
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 5 £430 -14.00%
Ruislip - - - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB
3 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (28.13%) Android
4 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 8 (25.00%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (25.00%) CCNP
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 7 (21.88%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) JIRA
5 7 (21.88%) Riverbed
5 7 (21.88%) F5
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) HSRP
6 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 6 (18.75%) Selenium
6 6 (18.75%) VLAN
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) SQL

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) HSRP
4 6 (18.75%) VLAN
4 6 (18.75%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
5 5 (15.63%) WLAN
5 5 (15.63%) DMZ
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (15.63%) tcpdump
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
7 3 (9.38%) DVB
7 3 (9.38%) MPLS
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Metasploit
5 3 (9.38%) eggPlant
5 3 (9.38%) JBehave
6 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (3.13%) Paros
General
1 3 (9.38%) Law
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) REST
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (12.50%) Flash
3 4 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 3 (9.38%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) OAuth
4 3 (9.38%) Android SDK
4 3 (9.38%) OpenID
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) HATEOAS
5 2 (6.25%) Apache CXF
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) JAAS
6 1 (3.13%) DCOM
6 1 (3.13%) SAML
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Video on Demand
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.50%) IPTV
2 3 (9.38%) MPEG
2 3 (9.38%) STB
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 9 (28.13%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.38%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Scrum
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.50%) User Stories
4 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Build Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) CCDP
4 2 (6.25%) CCVP
5 1 (3.13%) GCIA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Nmap
2 3 (9.38%) Cygwin
3 2 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Nessus
2 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.13%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Riverbed
2 7 (21.88%) F5
3 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.38%) Google
4 3 (9.38%) Akamai
5 2 (6.25%) WSO2
5 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) Anite
6 1 (3.13%) Nortel
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat