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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 217 222 223
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 39 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 1.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Average daily rate
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£163 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £350 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
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 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
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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
2000 1681 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.19% 18.25% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 726 658
Average daily rate £361 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 107 165
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 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 6 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 +3 15 £150 -40.00% 10
Surrey - 14 - -
Hampshire -20 4 £525 +60.30% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 5
Kent - 2 - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 29 (42.03%) DNS
2 29 (42.03%) Cisco
3 28 (40.58%) TCP/IP
4 27 (39.13%) Network Architecture
5 23 (33.33%) DHCP
6 21 (30.43%) Juniper
6 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
6 21 (30.43%) F5
7 20 (28.99%) Blue Coat
7 20 (28.99%) ITIL
8 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
8 19 (27.54%) Finance
8 19 (27.54%) Network Security
8 19 (27.54%) SolarWinds
9 18 (26.09%) 4G
9 18 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (26.09%) NetScout
9 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
9 18 (26.09%) 3G
9 18 (26.09%) Windows
10 16 (23.19%) CISSP
10 16 (23.19%) Change Management
10 16 (23.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (23.19%) Multicast
11 15 (21.74%) Service Management
12 14 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (20.29%) TIBCO
12 14 (20.29%) Rendezvous
12 14 (20.29%) Bloomberg

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) RMDS
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 29 (42.03%) DNS
3 28 (40.58%) TCP/IP
4 23 (33.33%) DHCP
5 19 (27.54%) Network Security
6 18 (26.09%) 4G
6 18 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (26.09%) 3G
7 16 (23.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 16 (23.19%) Multicast
8 12 (17.39%) LAN
9 11 (15.94%) WAN
10 10 (14.49%) SSL
11 9 (13.04%) SMTP
11 9 (13.04%) GSM
11 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (13.04%) 2G
12 8 (11.59%) tcpdump
12 8 (11.59%) VPN
13 7 (10.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.35%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Billing
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Network Consultant
1 16 (23.19%) Consultant
1 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Network Support
9 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Rendezvous
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) MFC
4 2 (2.90%) WAP
4 2 (2.90%) JSP
5 1 (1.45%) CGI
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.45%) Ajax
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.45%) LINQ
5 1 (1.45%) REST
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (1.45%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) PKI
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Network Architecture
2 20 (28.99%) ITIL
3 16 (23.19%) Change Management
4 15 (21.74%) Service Management
5 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.59%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.70%) System Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) SIEM
9 4 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (4.35%) Test Management
10 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.90%) Network Management
11 2 (2.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) Python
2 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.70%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) CISSP
2 14 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.25%) CCNP
8 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 4 (5.80%) CCSA
8 4 (5.80%) CCSE
9 3 (4.35%) Degree
10 2 (2.90%) CCSP
11 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Snort
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
2 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.80%) HDFS
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
3 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.90%) Squid
4 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.14%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.80%) Nagios
3 4 (5.80%) Zenoss
4 2 (2.90%) Nessus
4 2 (2.90%) Nmap
4 2 (2.90%) OpenView
4 2 (2.90%) Netcool
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 21 (30.43%) Juniper
2 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 21 (30.43%) F5
3 20 (28.99%) Blue Coat
4 19 (27.54%) SolarWinds
5 18 (26.09%) NetScout
6 14 (20.29%) TippingPoint
6 14 (20.29%) Tradeweb
6 14 (20.29%) Tufin
6 14 (20.29%) LogLogic
6 14 (20.29%) TIBCO
6 14 (20.29%) Bloomberg
6 14 (20.29%) Radianz
7 7 (10.14%) VMware
8 6 (8.70%) Oracle
9 5 (7.25%) HP
9 5 (7.25%) Splunk
10 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.80%) Citrix