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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 250 233 234
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 24 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.47% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £420 £175 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £518 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.96%
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
1923 1843 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 19.78% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 896 714
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 101
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +76.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 16 £413 +175.00%
Hampshire -2 4 £380 -27.66% 3
Kent -11 2 £403 -19.50% 1
Surrey -12 2 £450 -10.00% 3
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco
4 17 (39.53%) DNS
5 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (37.21%) FortiGate
6 14 (32.56%) Network Security
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
7 13 (30.23%) Python
7 13 (30.23%) HTTP
8 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
9 11 (25.58%) BGP
9 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (23.26%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.26%) HTTPS
10 10 (23.26%) OSPF
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) CCNP
11 9 (20.93%) PHP
11 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) F5
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) VMware
13 7 (16.28%) SMTP
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
3 17 (39.53%) DNS
4 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (32.56%) Network Security
6 13 (30.23%) HTTP
7 11 (25.58%) BGP
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (23.26%) HTTPS
8 10 (23.26%) OSPF
9 7 (16.28%) SMTP
10 6 (13.95%) BIG-IP
10 6 (13.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (13.95%) FWSM
10 6 (13.95%) RIP
10 6 (13.95%) SNMP
10 6 (13.95%) VRRP
11 5 (11.63%) Broadband
11 5 (11.63%) DHCP
11 5 (11.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Fiddler
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) JUnit
3 4 (9.30%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Security Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) IP Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) IP Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Development Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Field Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) REST
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) LAMP
3 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
3 5 (11.63%) Ajax
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) FastCGI
3 5 (11.63%) LINQ
3 5 (11.63%) SAML
3 5 (11.63%) WCF
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 5 (11.63%) WPF
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) Java EE
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) AppFabric
6 1 (2.33%) CGI
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Cryptography
1 6 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.63%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) Debian
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (13.95%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (13.95%) High Availability
2 6 (13.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (13.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (11.63%) MVC
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) SIEM
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCNP
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) CCSA
2 6 (13.95%) CCSE
2 6 (13.95%) CISSP
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
5 2 (4.65%) CCA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSD
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) ProxySG
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (4.65%) Gluster
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.65%) NFS
5 2 (4.65%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (4.65%) Squid
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) FortiGate
2 6 (13.95%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) yum
4 2 (4.65%) Cacti
4 2 (4.65%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.33%) Nmap
5 1 (2.33%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
3 8 (18.60%) F5
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
5 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.63%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) AppSense
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.65%) Meraki
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) NetScout
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds