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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 142 137 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 2.83% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.44 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Anite
3 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) MapBasic

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) XCAP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MapBasic
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Actix
1 1 (33.33%) Anite
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia