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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 129 131 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.21% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 1.66% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +18.42%
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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
338 362 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.25% 12.39% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 215 159
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.23 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 0 9 £450 - 3
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (64.00%) TCP/IP
1 16 (64.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (52.00%) SDH
2 13 (52.00%) C++
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
2 13 (52.00%) STL
2 13 (52.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Ruby
3 12 (48.00%) Subversion
3 12 (48.00%) 2G
3 12 (48.00%) 2.5G
3 12 (48.00%) ClearCase
3 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (48.00%) OOD
3 12 (48.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (48.00%) 3G
3 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (44.00%) 4G
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (52.00%) SDH
3 12 (48.00%) 2G
3 12 (48.00%) 2.5G
3 12 (48.00%) 3G
4 11 (44.00%) 4G
5 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 2 (8.00%) IPsec
8 1 (4.00%) LTE
8 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (4.00%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Subversion
1 12 (48.00%) ClearCase
1 12 (48.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
1 13 (52.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Research Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) STL
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) OOD
3 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.00%) V-Model
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (52.00%) C++
1 13 (52.00%) Perl
1 13 (52.00%) Python
1 13 (52.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) Ada
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nmap
2 1 (4.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.00%) Serena
2 1 (4.00%) Agilent
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Nokia