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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
England / South West
Rank 123 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.033% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 0.25% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £40.00

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
339 396 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.18% 13.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 249 216
Median daily rate £368 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.46 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £450 -
Gloucestershire +3 2 £398 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Network Packet Capture
4 5 (33.33%) SANS
4 5 (33.33%) Nmap
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) OWASP
4 5 (33.33%) Metasploit
4 5 (33.33%) Junos
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS

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 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
1 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) Junos
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) DSL
6 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) SONET
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (13.33%) GDB
2 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) CMake
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Network Support
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Network Packet Capture
1 5 (33.33%) OWASP
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Ada
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SANS
4 4 (26.67%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Serena
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
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