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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 240 225 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 13 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.32% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 2
Average daily rate £325 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £110 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £465 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £463
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -22.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
1728 1936 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 931 627
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 120
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 10 £325 +188.88% 6
Surrey -8 2 £475 +7.95% 1
Hampshire -2 1 £375 -7.40% 5
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) Firewall
3 22 (62.86%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
4 16 (45.71%) LAN
5 15 (42.86%) WAN
5 15 (42.86%) tcpdump
6 14 (40.00%) CCNA
6 14 (40.00%) Juniper
7 12 (34.29%) CCNP
7 12 (34.29%) Wireless
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
8 11 (31.43%) DNS
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
9 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) OSPF
10 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
11 8 (22.86%) BGP
12 7 (20.00%) IPsec
12 7 (20.00%) DHCP
12 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (20.00%) VLAN
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IaaS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (45.71%) LAN
4 15 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 15 (42.86%) WAN
5 12 (34.29%) Wireless
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (31.43%) DNS
6 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (31.43%) VPN
7 9 (25.71%) OSPF
8 8 (22.86%) BGP
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 7 (20.00%) IPsec
9 7 (20.00%) VLAN
10 6 (17.14%) FTP
10 6 (17.14%) HSRP
10 6 (17.14%) SMTP
10 6 (17.14%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) 802.1X
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) EDI
3 2 (5.71%) Java EE
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
3 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.71%) SAML
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) XSD
3 2 (5.71%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
3 3 (8.57%) Network Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.71%) Network Management
4 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) SIEM
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.86%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (40.00%) CCNA
3 12 (34.29%) CCNP
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) CCSE
7 5 (14.29%) CCENT
8 4 (11.43%) CCSA
9 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (5.71%) CCA
10 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
10 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
10 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.86%) CCDP
11 1 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (2.86%) HP APS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.71%) XenServer
4 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Cacti
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.71%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) yum
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Nmap
3 1 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) CheckPoint
3 14 (40.00%) Juniper
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 5 (14.29%) Websense
8 4 (11.43%) F5
8 4 (11.43%) McAfee
9 3 (8.57%) Nokia
9 3 (8.57%) WatchGuard
10 2 (5.71%) AppSense
10 2 (5.71%) Aruba
10 2 (5.71%) Citrix
10 2 (5.71%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) IronPort
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle
10 2 (5.71%) Qualys
10 2 (5.71%) Red Hat