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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 232 224 218
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 26 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.23% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Average daily rate
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£265 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +4.65%
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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 July 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 July 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 +21 14 £150 -50.41% 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £200 - 6
Surrey -3 4 £500 -4.76% 2
Hampshire -7 3 £310 -4.61% 1
Kent - 1 £500 - 1
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (52.24%) DNS
2 33 (49.25%) Firewall
3 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
3 27 (40.30%) DHCP
4 23 (34.33%) Network Architecture
5 22 (32.84%) Cisco
6 21 (31.34%) Juniper
6 21 (31.34%) F5
6 21 (31.34%) Blue Coat
7 20 (29.85%) SolarWinds
7 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
7 20 (29.85%) ITIL
8 19 (28.36%) Finance
8 19 (28.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (28.36%) Lancope
8 19 (28.36%) NetScout
9 18 (26.87%) 4G
9 18 (26.87%) Telecoms
9 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
9 18 (26.87%) 3G
10 17 (25.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (25.37%) Multicast
10 17 (25.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 16 (23.88%) Load Balancing
11 16 (23.88%) Network Security
11 16 (23.88%) CISSP
11 16 (23.88%) Service Management
12 15 (22.39%) Change Management
12 15 (22.39%) TIBCO
12 15 (22.39%) Rendezvous

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (8.96%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) RMDS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) DNS
2 33 (49.25%) Firewall
3 27 (40.30%) DHCP
3 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
4 19 (28.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (26.87%) 4G
5 18 (26.87%) 3G
6 17 (25.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 17 (25.37%) Multicast
7 16 (23.88%) Network Security
8 14 (20.90%) Diameter Protocol
8 14 (20.90%) GSM
9 12 (17.91%) SSL
10 11 (16.42%) UMTS
10 11 (16.42%) WAN
11 10 (14.93%) SMTP
11 10 (14.93%) Wireless
11 10 (14.93%) 2G
12 9 (13.43%) VoLTE
12 9 (13.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) JMeter
2 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Network Consultant
1 17 (25.37%) Consultant
2 13 (19.40%) Network Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Security Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Firewall Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) IP Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Lead Tester
9 1 (1.49%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) Rendezvous
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) MFC
4 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) JSP
4 1 (1.49%) Ajax
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.49%) LINQ
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.49%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
2 17 (25.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) CESG
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Network Architecture
2 20 (29.85%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Service Management
3 16 (23.88%) Load Balancing
4 15 (22.39%) Change Management
5 9 (13.43%) Test Management
6 7 (10.45%) Validation
6 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (8.96%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.96%) Test Planning
7 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) System Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Change Control
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.97%) SIEM
9 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.48%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Python
2 6 (8.96%) Perl
3 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) CISSP
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) CCSA
5 2 (2.99%) CCSE
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.46%) XenApp
1 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
1 5 (7.46%) HDFS
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Snort
3 2 (2.99%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.46%) Zenoss
2 5 (7.46%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.49%) Nmap
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco
2 21 (31.34%) Juniper
2 21 (31.34%) Blue Coat
2 21 (31.34%) F5
3 20 (29.85%) SolarWinds
3 20 (29.85%) CheckPoint
4 19 (28.36%) NetScout
4 19 (28.36%) Lancope
5 15 (22.39%) LogLogic
5 15 (22.39%) Tufin
5 15 (22.39%) TippingPoint
5 15 (22.39%) TIBCO
5 15 (22.39%) Bloomberg
6 14 (20.90%) Radianz
6 14 (20.90%) Tradeweb
7 8 (11.94%) HP
8 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle
8 6 (8.96%) Splunk
9 5 (7.46%) Citrix