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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 391 384 375
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 23 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.077% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £327 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
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
2934 2774 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 11.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1817 1914
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 134
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +13 10 £475 +10.46% 2
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
2 21 (43.75%) Cisco
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (33.33%) OSPF
5 16 (33.33%) HP
6 14 (29.17%) ITIL
6 14 (29.17%) Internet
6 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
7 13 (27.08%) SSL
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 11 (22.92%) Juniper
10 10 (20.83%) DNS
10 10 (20.83%) LAN
10 10 (20.83%) BGP
10 10 (20.83%) F5
11 9 (18.75%) Project Management
11 9 (18.75%) IPsec
11 9 (18.75%) VPN
11 9 (18.75%) WAN
12 8 (16.67%) CCNP
12 8 (16.67%) Windows
12 8 (16.67%) VMware
12 8 (16.67%) Wireless
12 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (16.67%) Reuters
12 8 (16.67%) Bloomberg
12 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
2 18 (37.50%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (33.33%) OSPF
5 14 (29.17%) Internet
6 13 (27.08%) SSL
7 10 (20.83%) DNS
7 10 (20.83%) LAN
7 10 (20.83%) BGP
8 9 (18.75%) IPsec
8 9 (18.75%) WAN
8 9 (18.75%) VPN
9 8 (16.67%) Wireless
9 8 (16.67%) VLAN
10 7 (14.58%) Network Security
10 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
10 7 (14.58%) DHCP
11 6 (12.50%) HTTP
11 6 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) DbUnit
2 3 (6.25%) WinDbg
2 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Market Data Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Junior Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) XMPP
2 4 (8.33%) WCF
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) CGI
5 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.08%) FastCGI
5 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.08%) LINQ
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (12.50%) Network Design
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.42%) System Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.33%) Use Case
7 4 (8.33%) V-Model
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) ETL
8 3 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) VBScript
4 3 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) CCNP
3 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (10.42%) HND
5 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.17%) ISEB
9 1 (2.08%) CCDP
9 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) OPNET
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) MOM
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.17%) Iperf
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) HP
3 12 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 11 (22.92%) Juniper
5 10 (20.83%) F5
6 8 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 8 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 8 (16.67%) Reuters
6 8 (16.67%) Bloomberg
7 7 (14.58%) Riverbed
8 4 (8.33%) Aruba
8 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.33%) Citrix
9 3 (6.25%) Symantec
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) AppSense
9 3 (6.25%) BT
10 2 (4.17%) Mitel