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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 225 235 232
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 44 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.25% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 1.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 2
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£338 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
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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
1792 1844 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.79% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 873 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 100 100
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +5 17 £241 -31.07% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £350 - 7
West Sussex - 8 £338 - 3
Surrey - 4 £425 - 9
Hampshire -7 3 £290 +48.71% 11
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England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (42.03%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) DNS
3 27 (39.13%) Cisco
4 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 22 (31.88%) WAN
6 20 (28.99%) SMTP
6 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
6 20 (28.99%) tcpdump
7 19 (27.54%) DHCP
7 19 (27.54%) LAN
8 18 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 18 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (24.64%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (24.64%) Juniper
9 17 (24.64%) GSM
9 17 (24.64%) VPN
10 16 (23.19%) UMTS
10 16 (23.19%) ITIL
11 15 (21.74%) Diameter Protocol
12 14 (20.29%) GPRS
12 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.29%) Wireless
13 13 (18.84%) IPsec
13 13 (18.84%) 3G
13 13 (18.84%) FTP
13 13 (18.84%) IIS
13 13 (18.84%) Network Architecture
13 13 (18.84%) 4G
14 12 (17.39%) F5
14 12 (17.39%) Test Management

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (18.84%) IIS
2 12 (17.39%) Apache
3 7 (10.14%) MQSeries
3 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) DNS
3 22 (31.88%) WAN
4 20 (28.99%) SMTP
4 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
4 20 (28.99%) tcpdump
5 19 (27.54%) DHCP
5 19 (27.54%) LAN
6 17 (24.64%) GSM
6 17 (24.64%) VPN
6 17 (24.64%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (23.19%) UMTS
8 15 (21.74%) Diameter Protocol
9 14 (20.29%) GPRS
9 14 (20.29%) Wireless
10 13 (18.84%) IPsec
10 13 (18.84%) 4G
10 13 (18.84%) FTP
10 13 (18.84%) 3G
11 12 (17.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) Tester
4 11 (15.94%) Technical Tester
5 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Consultant
8 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) 802.1X
2 11 (15.94%) Web Services
3 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) WCF
4 7 (10.14%) XML
4 7 (10.14%) XSD
4 7 (10.14%) XSLT
4 7 (10.14%) MSMQ
4 7 (10.14%) EDI
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) Rendezvous
6 3 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.45%) LINQ
7 1 (1.45%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (1.45%) FastCGI
7 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Network Architecture
3 12 (17.39%) Test Management
4 11 (15.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (15.94%) Validation
4 11 (15.94%) Test Planning
5 10 (14.49%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.59%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) SOA
9 6 (8.70%) Service Management
9 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.70%) SIEM
9 6 (8.70%) Change Control
10 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
10 5 (7.25%) Change Management
11 4 (5.80%) Network Design
11 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) C#
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
1 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
2 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.70%) Python
3 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.59%) CCSE
3 7 (10.14%) CCNA
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) CCNP
4 6 (8.70%) CCENT
4 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) CISSP
5 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) CCSA
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Snort
3 5 (7.25%) HDFS
3 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.25%) XenApp
3 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.25%) Nagios
2 5 (7.25%) Zenoss
3 3 (4.35%) Cacti
3 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Cisco
2 18 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 17 (24.64%) Juniper
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.39%) HP
5 12 (17.39%) F5
6 11 (15.94%) Blue Coat
7 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
7 10 (14.49%) VMware
8 6 (8.70%) Sourcefire
8 6 (8.70%) Aruba
9 5 (7.25%) Tufin
9 5 (7.25%) Lancope
9 5 (7.25%) Splunk
9 5 (7.25%) LogLogic
9 5 (7.25%) NetScout
9 5 (7.25%) TippingPoint
9 5 (7.25%) AppSense
9 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
9 5 (7.25%) Bloomberg