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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 222 211 243
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 37 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 1.92% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1891 1455 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.51% 17.19% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 674 650
Average daily rate £350 £338 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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
Surrey +5 12 £450 +80.00%
Berkshire -4 10 £375 -11.76% 3
Hampshire -15 7 £335 - 2
East Sussex -7 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (54.72%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) TCP/IP
3 23 (43.40%) Firewall
4 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (39.62%) Cisco
4 21 (39.62%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (33.96%) CCNA
6 18 (33.96%) HP
7 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
8 15 (28.30%) DNS
8 15 (28.30%) UNIX
9 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
10 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (24.53%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (22.64%) SSL
11 12 (22.64%) CCNP
11 12 (22.64%) .NET
12 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
12 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
12 11 (20.75%) HTTPS
12 11 (20.75%) F5
12 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (20.75%) FortiGate
12 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.87%) tcpdump
13 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) TCP/IP
2 23 (43.40%) Firewall
3 18 (33.96%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (28.30%) DNS
5 12 (22.64%) SSL
6 11 (20.75%) HTTPS
7 10 (18.87%) tcpdump
8 8 (15.09%) LAN
8 8 (15.09%) TACACS
9 7 (13.21%) 802.11
9 7 (13.21%) OSPF
9 7 (13.21%) BGP
9 7 (13.21%) HTTP
9 7 (13.21%) BIG-IP
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (13.21%) Network Security
10 6 (11.32%) DHCP
11 5 (9.43%) WAN
11 5 (9.43%) RIP
11 5 (9.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.66%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Billing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Tester
8 2 (3.77%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.98%) JSP
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) WAP
5 2 (3.77%) FastCGI
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (3.77%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) LINQ
5 2 (3.77%) WCF
5 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.77%) Ajax
5 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.89%) WinForms
6 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) PKI
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) DTV
5 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) UNIX
4 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.98%) Windows 2000
7 8 (15.09%) CentOS
7 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.55%) Android
8 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.89%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
2 13 (24.53%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (18.87%) Network Architecture
3 10 (18.87%) Validation
4 9 (16.98%) Workflow
4 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (9.43%) Fault Management
7 5 (9.43%) Network Management
7 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Change Management
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) AppleScript
6 3 (5.66%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.96%) CCNA
4 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) CCNP
6 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
9 8 (15.09%) Degree
10 6 (11.32%) CCSE
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (11.32%) CCSA
11 5 (9.43%) CCSP
12 4 (7.55%) MCSE
13 2 (3.77%) MCTS
13 2 (3.77%) MCITP
13 2 (3.77%) ISEB
13 2 (3.77%) CCDP
13 2 (3.77%) CCVP
14 1 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Nmap
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.77%) Snort
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (20.75%) FortiGate
3 10 (18.87%) Nessus
4 5 (9.43%) OpenView
4 5 (9.43%) Netcool
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.89%) SCCM
6 1 (1.89%) SCOM
6 1 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (1.89%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) HP
3 11 (20.75%) F5
4 9 (16.98%) Juniper
4 9 (16.98%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.43%) VMware
7 5 (9.43%) Radware
7 5 (9.43%) Nortel
7 5 (9.43%) Crossbeam
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.66%) SAP
10 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.77%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.77%) Websense
11 1 (1.89%) AppSense
11 1 (1.89%) Citrix
11 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
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