The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 569 565 549
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 72 73 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.91% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 41
Median daily rate £393 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8506 8009 7009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5156 4451 3814
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 467 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Wireshark as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireshark Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wireshark
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireshark within the UK.

Wireshark Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Wireshark Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wireshark
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark within the UK.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wireshark
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
England -23 58 £415 +18.57% 26
South East -15 23 £415 +137.14% 6
London 0 20 £450 +5.88% 7
Berkshire 0 15 £350 +133.33% 1
Belfast +10 7 - -
Northern Ireland +9 7 - -
County Antrim +7 7 - -
Reading -6 5 £475 +304.25% 1
South West -9 5 £393 -1.87% 7
Dorset - 5 £393 -
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Bournemouth - 5 £393 -
East of England +10 4 £425 -
Hampshire +4 4 £380 -27.66% 1
Scotland -10 4 £350 +7.69%
City of London +40 3 £500 +5.26% 2
Hertfordshire +14 3 £425 -
Glasgow +9 3 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands -8 3 £430 +76.41% 2
Farnborough +6 2 £335 -
Kent -12 2 £403 -19.50% 1
Surrey -18 2 £450 -10.00% 3
Leatherhead - 2 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £475 - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 £425 +41.66% 2
West Yorkshire -2 1 £425 +41.66% 2
Leeds -5 1 £425 +41.66% 2
Worcester - 1 £430 -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 65 (50.00%) Firewall
2 58 (44.62%) TCP/IP
3 50 (38.46%) Cisco
4 47 (36.15%) Windows
5 46 (35.38%) Linux
6 38 (29.23%) VMware
7 33 (25.38%) Network Security
8 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (24.62%) DNS
8 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
9 31 (23.85%) Java
10 30 (23.08%) Python
10 30 (23.08%) VPN
11 29 (22.31%) HTTP
11 29 (22.31%) WAN
11 29 (22.31%) Finance
12 27 (20.77%) LAN
12 27 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (20.77%) tcpdump
12 27 (20.77%) F5
13 26 (20.00%) ITIL
13 26 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 24 (18.46%) SQL
15 23 (17.69%) HTTPS
15 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
16 22 (16.92%) SC Cleared
16 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
16 22 (16.92%) Perl
17 19 (14.62%) LDAP
17 19 (14.62%) MS Excel

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 9 (6.92%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) Confluence
3 5 (3.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.08%) MS Visio
3 15 (11.54%) MS Office
4 14 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.77%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.85%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.54%) GitHub
3 2 (1.54%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (50.00%) Firewall
2 58 (44.62%) TCP/IP
3 33 (25.38%) Network Security
4 32 (24.62%) DNS
5 30 (23.08%) VPN
6 29 (22.31%) HTTP
6 29 (22.31%) WAN
7 27 (20.77%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (20.77%) LAN
7 27 (20.77%) tcpdump
8 23 (17.69%) HTTPS
9 19 (14.62%) BGP
9 19 (14.62%) LDAP
10 17 (13.08%) OSPF
10 17 (13.08%) SNMP
11 16 (12.31%) DHCP
11 16 (12.31%) IPsec
11 16 (12.31%) Wireless
12 15 (11.54%) FTP
13 13 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) MySQL
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.31%) GIS
4 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) HBase
5 1 (0.77%) Impala
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.77%) QlikView
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.54%) Subversion
3 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.00%) JIRA
5 12 (9.23%) Fiddler
6 11 (8.46%) JUnit
7 9 (6.92%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.15%) IntelliJ
8 8 (6.15%) Maven
9 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.31%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.31%) Selenium
11 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.54%) Ant
12 2 (1.54%) GCC
12 2 (1.54%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.77%) Mocha
13 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.62%) Front Office
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.54%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.62%) Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Avaya Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.08%) Web Services
2 14 (10.77%) XML
3 10 (7.69%) J2EE
3 10 (7.69%) LAMP
4 9 (6.92%) SAML
5 8 (6.15%) Java EE
5 8 (6.15%) REST
6 7 (5.38%) SOAP
7 6 (4.62%) .NET
7 6 (4.62%) HTML
8 5 (3.85%) ADO.NET
8 5 (3.85%) Ajax
8 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.85%) FastCGI
8 5 (3.85%) HTML5
8 5 (3.85%) LINQ
8 5 (3.85%) WCF
8 5 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 5 (3.85%) WPF
9 4 (3.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 10 (7.69%) iPad
2 10 (7.69%) PKI
3 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.38%) IPTV
4 7 (5.38%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (5.38%) STB
5 5 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.54%) Clustering
8 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Linux
3 17 (13.08%) Unix
3 17 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.31%) SUSE
8 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.54%) AIX
9 2 (1.54%) CentOS
9 2 (1.54%) Debian
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.00%) ITIL
2 16 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.54%) SIEM
4 14 (10.77%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 9 (6.92%) CRM
6 9 (6.92%) Migration
7 8 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.15%) Defect Management
7 8 (6.15%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.38%) API Testing
8 7 (5.38%) Functional Testing
8 7 (5.38%) High Availability
8 7 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.38%) User Stories
9 6 (4.62%) Information Security
9 6 (4.62%) Network Design
9 6 (4.62%) Service Management
9 6 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.85%) Java
2 30 (23.08%) Python
3 24 (18.46%) SQL
4 22 (16.92%) Perl
5 18 (13.85%) Shell Script
6 17 (13.08%) PHP
7 15 (11.54%) Ruby
8 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.15%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.62%) C#
11 5 (3.85%) VBA
12 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.31%) C
12 3 (2.31%) VB
12 3 (2.31%) VBScript
13 2 (1.54%) C++
13 2 (1.54%) Tcl
14 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (11.54%) CCNP
5 14 (10.77%) Degree
6 8 (6.15%) CISSP
7 7 (5.38%) CCSE
8 6 (4.62%) CCNA
8 6 (4.62%) CCSA
9 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.08%) CCIE
10 4 (3.08%) GIAC
11 3 (2.31%) CCDA
11 3 (2.31%) EnCE
11 3 (2.31%) GCFA
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIS
11 3 (2.31%) MCITP
11 3 (2.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) COBIT
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.69%) Samba
4 8 (6.15%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.15%) XenApp
5 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.85%) ProxySG
6 5 (3.85%) Snort
6 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.08%) NFS
7 4 (3.08%) vSphere
7 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.54%) Gluster
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.54%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.54%) Squid
8 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) FortiGate
2 13 (10.00%) Nagios
3 12 (9.23%) Puppet
4 10 (7.69%) Ansible
5 8 (6.15%) Nessus
5 8 (6.15%) yum
6 7 (5.38%) Nmap
7 5 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (3.08%) Cacti
8 4 (3.08%) SCOM
9 3 (2.31%) EnCase
9 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (2.31%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.54%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.54%) Opsview
10 2 (1.54%) WSUS
11 1 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.77%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.77%) QRadar
Vendors
1 50 (38.46%) Cisco
2 38 (29.23%) VMware
3 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
4 27 (20.77%) F5
5 26 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.00%) Juniper
7 13 (10.00%) Oracle
7 13 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 12 (9.23%) NetApp
9 11 (8.46%) Citrix
9 11 (8.46%) HP
9 11 (8.46%) Splunk
10 9 (6.92%) Avaya
11 7 (5.38%) Blue Coat
11 7 (5.38%) BT
11 7 (5.38%) Fortinet
11 7 (5.38%) Nortel
11 7 (5.38%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.62%) IBM
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