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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 379 403 405
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 32 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.088% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.73% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 9
Average daily rate
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£406 £396 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +26.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £344 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £436 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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
3003 3027 3648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.61% 12.06% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1962 2156
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 95 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.99 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +33 3 £600 +65.51% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (32.08%) Firewall
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (28.30%) Windows
4 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) .NET
5 13 (24.53%) Linux
6 12 (22.64%) HP
6 12 (22.64%) Scrum
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (18.87%) CCNP
8 10 (18.87%) DNS
8 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
9 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
9 9 (16.98%) LoadRunner
9 9 (16.98%) NetScaler
10 8 (15.09%) HSRP
10 8 (15.09%) Migration
10 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (15.09%) SQL
10 8 (15.09%) HTML
10 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.09%) Nmap
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (15.09%) Android
10 8 (15.09%) BDD
10 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
11 7 (13.21%) tcpdump
11 7 (13.21%) JIRA

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (11.32%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (18.87%) DNS
4 9 (16.98%) NetScaler
5 8 (15.09%) HSRP
5 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (13.21%) tcpdump
6 7 (13.21%) SSL
7 6 (11.32%) HTTP
7 6 (11.32%) LAN
7 6 (11.32%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (11.32%) Network Security
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (9.43%) WAN
8 5 (9.43%) SNMP
8 5 (9.43%) OSPF
9 4 (7.55%) BGP
9 4 (7.55%) Internet
9 4 (7.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) LoadRunner
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 5 (9.43%) Fiddler
3 5 (9.43%) JUnit
4 4 (7.55%) ClearCase
4 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 4 (7.55%) DbUnit
4 4 (7.55%) WinDbg
4 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (5.66%) JBehave
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.66%) PostSharp
5 3 (5.66%) eggPlant
6 2 (3.77%) MSI
6 2 (3.77%) ProC
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Tester
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Packager
8 2 (3.77%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.43%) SOAP
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) jQuery
6 3 (5.66%) Autofac
6 3 (5.66%) OpenID
6 3 (5.66%) OAuth
6 3 (5.66%) JSON
6 3 (5.66%) JSP
6 3 (5.66%) Flash
6 3 (5.66%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) Cocoa
6 3 (5.66%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (3.77%) Android SDK
7 2 (3.77%) HATEOAS
8 1 (1.89%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) IPTV
3 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) Video on Demand
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) STB
5 1 (1.89%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.89%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Android
4 7 (13.21%) UNIX
5 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Scrum
2 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) BDD
4 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
5 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
5 7 (13.21%) User Stories
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Analytics
8 4 (7.55%) Validation
8 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) XQuery
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 6 (11.32%) ISEB
5 6 (11.32%) CISSP
5 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 4 (7.55%) CCIE
6 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) GCIA
7 3 (5.66%) GCIH
7 3 (5.66%) CCSP
7 3 (5.66%) CCDP
7 3 (5.66%) CCVP
7 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (3.77%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Nmap
2 3 (5.66%) Cygwin
2 3 (5.66%) Snort
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (13.21%) Nessus
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.55%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) OpenSSO
5 1 (1.89%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
4 6 (11.32%) Akamai
5 4 (7.55%) Websense
5 4 (7.55%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.77%) WSO2
7 2 (3.77%) Mercator
7 2 (3.77%) Juniper
7 2 (3.77%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) CA
8 1 (1.89%) Sun
8 1 (1.89%) VMware
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