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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 141 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.042% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.32% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£495 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
477 313 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.49% 13.25% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
Gloucestershire -15 4 £495 -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) BT
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) 2G
5 3 (18.75%) 2.5G
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) 4G
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) FWSM
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) 2G
3 3 (18.75%) 2.5G
3 3 (18.75%) 4G
3 3 (18.75%) FWSM
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) SDH
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Implementation Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) V-Model
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) C++
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) BT
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco