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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 229 226 231
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 21 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 2.41% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 10
Median daily rate £430 £344 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £170 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
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
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +8 12 £490 +103.10% 3
Hampshire +14 7 £375 +70.09% 2
Surrey +8 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £400 +14.28%
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (58.54%) TCP/IP
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
4 15 (36.59%) CCNP
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (29.27%) FortiGate
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.83%) OSPF
6 11 (26.83%) BGP
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 11 (26.83%) HTTP
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 10 (24.39%) Juniper
7 10 (24.39%) Network Security
8 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
8 8 (19.51%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) WAN
8 8 (19.51%) HTTPS
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.07%) CISSP
9 7 (17.07%) CCSA
9 7 (17.07%) CCSE
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
9 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.07%) CCNA
9 7 (17.07%) CCIE
9 7 (17.07%) tcpdump
10 6 (14.63%) Cisco PIX

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 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) TCP/IP
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) BGP
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 11 (26.83%) HTTP
3 11 (26.83%) OSPF
4 10 (24.39%) Network Security
5 8 (19.51%) HTTPS
5 8 (19.51%) LAN
5 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 7 (17.07%) tcpdump
7 6 (14.63%) 4G
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (14.63%) FWSM
7 6 (14.63%) RIP
7 6 (14.63%) SMTP
7 6 (14.63%) Unified Communications
7 6 (14.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) AppScan
3 1 (2.44%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.44%) GDB
3 1 (2.44%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Back Office
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) IP Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) IP Security Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Lync Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.32%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Video On Demand Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Communications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) Java EE
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) SAML
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (12.20%) Cryptography
3 4 (9.76%) MPEG
3 4 (9.76%) STB
3 4 (9.76%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) AIX
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (14.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (14.63%) High Availability
2 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
2 6 (14.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (14.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (12.20%) Network Design
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.32%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) CCNP
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.07%) CCIE
2 7 (17.07%) CCNA
2 7 (17.07%) CCSA
2 7 (17.07%) CCSE
2 7 (17.07%) CISSP
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CCDP
5 1 (2.44%) CCSP
5 1 (2.44%) GPEN
5 1 (2.44%) GWAPT
5 1 (2.44%) GXPN
5 1 (2.44%) MCSD
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) OSCE
5 1 (2.44%) OSCP
5 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) ProxySG
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (4.88%) Gluster
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
4 2 (4.88%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (4.88%) Squid
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.88%) Cacti
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) yum
5 1 (2.44%) Core Impact
5 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
5 1 (2.44%) Nessus
5 1 (2.44%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.44%) Nmap
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
5 6 (14.63%) F5
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
7 4 (9.76%) Huawei
7 4 (9.76%) Nokia
7 4 (9.76%) Nokia Networks
7 4 (9.76%) Remedy
7 4 (9.76%) Sonus
8 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
8 3 (7.32%) Ipanema Technologies
8 3 (7.32%) LANDesk
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle