The first table below looks at the demand for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 23 July 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 South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 228 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.72% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
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£325 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £388 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1679 1526 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.57% 18.10% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 659 566
Average daily rate £336 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the South East region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the South East region.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Hampshire -10 9 £325 - 7
Berkshire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Surrey - 1 £525 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
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Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (60.53%) TCP/IP
2 21 (55.26%) HP
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Validation
3 20 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 18 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) .NET
6 16 (42.11%) Oracle
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 16 (42.11%) JSP
6 16 (42.11%) Windows 2000
6 16 (42.11%) Windows XP
6 16 (42.11%) HTTPS
6 16 (42.11%) SSL
6 16 (42.11%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (42.11%) Workflow
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
6 16 (42.11%) Nessus
6 16 (42.11%) Nmap
7 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
7 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) TCP/IP
2 16 (42.11%) HTTPS
2 16 (42.11%) SSL
3 8 (21.05%) Firewall
4 7 (18.42%) DNS
5 6 (15.79%) BGP
6 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
6 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 5 (13.16%) OSPF
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) tcpdump
7 4 (10.53%) HSPA
7 4 (10.53%) LTE
7 4 (10.53%) INAP
7 4 (10.53%) LDAP
7 4 (10.53%) ISUP
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) VPN
8 3 (7.89%) Internet
8 3 (7.89%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Test Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 16 (42.11%) JSP
2 16 (42.11%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) WAP
3 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
1 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.26%) DTV
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
1 2 (5.26%) Handset
1 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) UNIX
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) Windows 2000
3 16 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Validation
2 18 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Workflow
4 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
5 10 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) V-Model
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Network Management
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Tcl
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) ISTQB
4 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) CCNP
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.89%) CCNA
8 2 (5.26%) ISEB
9 1 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (2.63%) CCSP
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.63%) GIAC
9 1 (2.63%) CCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CCSE
9 1 (2.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Nmap
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (42.11%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
3 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) HP
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.53%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Redknee
7 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.63%) NetHawk
7 1 (2.63%) Crossbeam
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Radware
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