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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 228 223 188
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 38 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.95% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate
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£293 £330 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £346 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £270
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year
+26.57% -
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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +12 15 £113 -62.50% 7
Surrey - 14 £440 - 4
Hampshire -17 6 £440 +31.34% 3
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
East Sussex - - - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (55.26%) Firewall
2 38 (50.00%) Cisco
3 31 (40.79%) Windows
4 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
5 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (32.89%) Juniper
6 25 (32.89%) Network Architecture
7 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (30.26%) DV Cleared
9 22 (28.95%) CCNA
10 20 (26.32%) DNS
10 20 (26.32%) F5
11 19 (25.00%) Network Security
11 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 19 (25.00%) FortiGate
12 17 (22.37%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (22.37%) Linux
13 16 (21.05%) PKI
14 15 (19.74%) Blue Coat
14 15 (19.74%) SolarWinds
14 15 (19.74%) DHCP
14 15 (19.74%) Finance
15 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
15 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
16 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
16 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 12 (15.79%) Multicast
17 12 (15.79%) HP
17 12 (15.79%) ITIL

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) RMDS
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (55.26%) Firewall
2 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
3 23 (30.26%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (26.32%) DNS
5 19 (25.00%) Network Security
6 15 (19.74%) DHCP
7 13 (17.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (15.79%) Multicast
9 10 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (13.16%) 3G
10 9 (11.84%) 4G
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (11.84%) tcpdump
11 8 (10.53%) TACACS
11 8 (10.53%) BIG-IP
11 8 (10.53%) SSL
12 7 (9.21%) HTTPS
12 7 (9.21%) LAN
13 6 (7.89%) OSPF
13 6 (7.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) TestPartner
3 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Security Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Consultant
4 10 (13.16%) Network Consultant
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Tester
4 10 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Firewall Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) IP Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Rendezvous
2 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) JSP
4 5 (6.58%) WAP
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) MFC
6 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.32%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.32%) CGI
6 1 (1.32%) WinForms
6 1 (1.32%) Ajax
6 1 (1.32%) WCF
6 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.32%) LINQ
6 1 (1.32%) REST
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (1.32%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) PKI
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.63%) CESG
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) CentOS
3 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.84%) UNIX
4 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.21%) Android
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
6 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Network Architecture
2 17 (22.37%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 11 (14.47%) Change Management
5 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) Service Management
7 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.58%) Fault Management
9 5 (6.58%) Workflow
9 5 (6.58%) Validation
9 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.58%) Network Management
10 4 (5.26%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) SIEM
11 3 (3.95%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 3 (3.95%) Cyber Security
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
1 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
2 9 (11.84%) Python
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.26%) AppleScript
5 3 (3.95%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) SQL
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 23 (30.26%) DV Cleared
4 22 (28.95%) CCNA
5 9 (11.84%) CISSP
6 8 (10.53%) CCNP
7 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) Degree
8 6 (7.89%) CCSA
8 6 (7.89%) CCSE
9 5 (6.58%) CCSP
9 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (5.26%) CCIE
10 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.32%) ISEB
12 1 (1.32%) MCSE
12 1 (1.32%) MCTS
12 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) vSphere
1 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (6.58%) Snort
2 5 (6.58%) Nmap
3 3 (3.95%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.63%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (7.89%) Nessus
4 5 (6.58%) OpenView
4 5 (6.58%) Netcool
5 2 (2.63%) Cacti
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Cisco
2 25 (32.89%) Juniper
3 20 (26.32%) F5
4 19 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (19.74%) Blue Coat
5 15 (19.74%) SolarWinds
6 12 (15.79%) NetScout
6 12 (15.79%) HP
7 8 (10.53%) Radianz
7 8 (10.53%) TIBCO
7 8 (10.53%) Bloomberg
7 8 (10.53%) VMware
7 8 (10.53%) TippingPoint
7 8 (10.53%) Tradeweb
7 8 (10.53%) Tufin
7 8 (10.53%) LogLogic
8 6 (7.89%) Crossbeam
9 5 (6.58%) Oracle
9 5 (6.58%) Radware
9 5 (6.58%) Nortel
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