The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 227 228 235
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 21 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.046% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 12
Average daily rate
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£325 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1842 1605 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.35% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 738 603
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 102 174
Average hourly rate £20.21 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Berkshire +15 8 £350 - 3
Hampshire - 8 £195 - 4
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) HP
3 16 (42.11%) Validation
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) UNIX
4 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 13 (34.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (34.21%) .NET
6 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (31.58%) SSL
7 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
8 11 (28.95%) Nessus
8 11 (28.95%) Nmap
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) JSP
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle
8 11 (28.95%) Windows 2000
8 11 (28.95%) HTTPS
8 11 (28.95%) Workflow
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (26.32%) DNS

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 12 (31.58%) SSL
3 11 (28.95%) HTTPS
4 10 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.42%) tcpdump
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 6 (15.79%) VoIP
6 6 (15.79%) OSPF
6 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 5 (13.16%) WAN
8 4 (10.53%) DHCP
8 4 (10.53%) HTTP
8 4 (10.53%) LDAP
8 4 (10.53%) ISUP
8 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.53%) INAP
8 4 (10.53%) HSPA
8 4 (10.53%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) JSP
4 2 (5.26%) WAP
5 1 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.63%) LINQ
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) FastCGI
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.26%) Handset
2 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.63%) openSUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Validation
2 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 11 (28.95%) Workflow
4 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (5.26%) Network Management
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) V-Model
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Tcl
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (26.32%) CCNP
5 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
7 5 (13.16%) CCNA
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (7.89%) CCSA
9 3 (7.89%) CCSE
9 3 (7.89%) MCSE
10 2 (5.26%) CCSP
10 2 (5.26%) CCDP
10 2 (5.26%) ISEB
10 2 (5.26%) CCVP
11 1 (2.63%) MCTS
11 1 (2.63%) MCITP
11 1 (2.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Nmap
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (28.95%) Nessus
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView
3 2 (5.26%) Netcool
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) HP
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) F5
5 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Websense
8 2 (5.26%) Radware
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) Nortel
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.26%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.63%) AppSense
9 1 (2.63%) NetHawk
9 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
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