The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 137 130 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 11 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.40% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 2.59% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
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£450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
465 502 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 15.54% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 307 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark across the South West region.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark across the South West region.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 - 1
Bristol -2 2 - - 6
Wiltshire -11 1 - -
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England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Metasploit
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (42.11%) VirtualBox
3 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 8 (42.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (42.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (42.11%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 8 (42.11%) SSL
3 8 (42.11%) STL
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) SDH
3 8 (42.11%) 3G
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) LAMP
3 8 (42.11%) 2G
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Nmap
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) VLAN
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) SSL
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) SDH
2 8 (42.11%) 2G
2 8 (42.11%) VLAN
3 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) 4G
3 7 (36.84%) 2.5G
3 7 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (36.84%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Metasploit
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (36.84%) ClearCase
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.26%) GDB
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) STL
1 8 (42.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (36.84%) Client/Server
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
1 8 (42.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (36.84%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
1 8 (42.11%) Python
1 8 (42.11%) Ruby
1 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Ada
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
1 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (42.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Serena