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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 230 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 27 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.09% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 10
Average daily rate
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£175 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +18.42%
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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
1803 1658 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.06% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 714 625
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 165
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
Berkshire +14 12 £150 -17.24% 8
Surrey +20 7 £500 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £200 - 5
Hampshire -5 3 £525 +61.53%
Kent - 1 £500 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) DNS
3 28 (43.08%) Network Architecture
4 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
5 26 (40.00%) Cisco
6 24 (36.92%) DHCP
7 22 (33.85%) Juniper
8 20 (30.77%) Blue Coat
8 20 (30.77%) ITIL
8 20 (30.77%) SolarWinds
9 19 (29.23%) F5
9 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 19 (29.23%) Lancope
9 19 (29.23%) NetScout
9 19 (29.23%) Finance
9 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
10 18 (27.69%) 3G
10 18 (27.69%) Telecoms
10 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
10 18 (27.69%) 4G
11 17 (26.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (26.15%) Multicast
11 17 (26.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (26.15%) Network Security
11 17 (26.15%) Windows
12 16 (24.62%) CISSP
12 16 (24.62%) Service Management
13 15 (23.08%) TIBCO
13 15 (23.08%) Rendezvous
13 15 (23.08%) Bloomberg

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (23.08%) RMDS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 30 (46.15%) DNS
3 27 (41.54%) TCP/IP
4 24 (36.92%) DHCP
5 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (27.69%) 3G
6 18 (27.69%) 4G
7 17 (26.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 17 (26.15%) Multicast
7 17 (26.15%) Network Security
8 11 (16.92%) LAN
9 10 (15.38%) WAN
9 10 (15.38%) SMTP
9 10 (15.38%) SSL
10 9 (13.85%) GSM
10 9 (13.85%) 2G
11 8 (12.31%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (12.31%) VPN
12 7 (10.77%) Wireless
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.62%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 18 (27.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Network Consultant
1 16 (24.62%) Consultant
2 12 (18.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Test Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Security Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Wireless Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) IP Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Network Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Network Support
10 2 (3.08%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Rendezvous
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) MFC
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) JSP
4 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) FastCGI
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
4 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
2 17 (26.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (9.23%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) CESG
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Handset
6 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Network Architecture
2 20 (30.77%) ITIL
3 16 (24.62%) Service Management
4 15 (23.08%) Change Management
5 14 (21.54%) Load Balancing
6 9 (13.85%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (9.23%) System Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.15%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.15%) SIEM
10 3 (4.62%) Project Management
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Change Control
10 3 (4.62%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.62%) Test Management
10 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Python
2 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.77%) Perl
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.62%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) CISSP
2 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) CCNA
4 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) CCSE
6 2 (3.08%) CCSA
6 2 (3.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) PMP
7 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) XenApp
1 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
1 5 (7.69%) HDFS
1 5 (7.69%) Snort
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.23%) FortiGate
3 5 (7.69%) Nagios
3 5 (7.69%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.54%) Nmap
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Juniper
3 20 (30.77%) Blue Coat
3 20 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 19 (29.23%) F5
4 19 (29.23%) Lancope
4 19 (29.23%) NetScout
4 19 (29.23%) CheckPoint
5 15 (23.08%) TIBCO
5 15 (23.08%) Bloomberg
5 15 (23.08%) TippingPoint
5 15 (23.08%) LogLogic
5 15 (23.08%) Tufin
6 14 (21.54%) Tradeweb
6 14 (21.54%) Radianz
7 8 (12.31%) VMware
8 6 (9.23%) Splunk
8 6 (9.23%) Oracle
9 5 (7.69%) Citrix
9 5 (7.69%) AppSense