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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 130 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 3.53% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £400 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
550 397 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.41% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 231 249
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +10 11 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 3 £300 -33.33%
Dorset - 3 £393 -
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 18 (85.71%) VPN
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 15 (71.43%) tcpdump
3 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) DHCP
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) MS Visio
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
6 9 (42.86%) IPsec
6 9 (42.86%) Junos
6 9 (42.86%) F5
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (28.57%) iPad
9 6 (28.57%) NAS
9 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 6 (28.57%) Network Security
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (28.57%) Puppet
9 6 (28.57%) Samba
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) NetApp

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Visio
2 9 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) AutoCAD
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
1 18 (85.71%) VPN
2 15 (71.43%) tcpdump
3 12 (57.14%) DHCP
4 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 9 (42.86%) IPsec
4 9 (42.86%) Junos
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) FTP
6 6 (28.57%) HTTP
6 6 (28.57%) HTTPS
6 6 (28.57%) LDAP
6 6 (28.57%) NAS
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) HSRP
7 3 (14.29%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Network Support
2 9 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Support
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
1 6 (28.57%) Python
1 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) MapBasic
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCIE
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Samba
1 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nagios
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) NetApp
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Actix
8 2 (9.52%) Anite
8 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
8 2 (9.52%) Mapinfo
8 2 (9.52%) Nokia
9 1 (4.76%) Huawei
9 1 (4.76%) ION Trading