The table below looks at the statistics for Wireshark skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireshark over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 502 538 561
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +23
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 104 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.068% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 18
Average daily rate
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£331 £393 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -

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
8412 7118 9036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.48% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4643 3883 4097
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 408 696
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Wireshark
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
England +29 101 £331 -15.60% 21
London +29 48 £413 +5.09% 7
South East +12 26 £300 +20.00% 10
South West -24 12 £300 - 2
Berkshire +16 10 £348 +6.92% 4
Wiltshire 0 9 £300 -
Hampshire -9 7 £208 - 5
Slough - 6 £313 - 2
Swindon - 6 £269 -
City of London +28 4 £475 +5.55% 3
East of England -30 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £150 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Surrey +2 2 £350 +40.00% 1
Bedford +1 2 £344 +14.58%
Bedfordshire -13 2 £344 +14.58%
Southampton - 2 £208 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £260 -
Reading +16 1 £375 - 2
Guildford 0 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 72 (38.30%) Windows
2 60 (31.91%) Cisco
3 57 (30.32%) TCP/IP
4 53 (28.19%) Firewall
5 52 (27.66%) HP
5 52 (27.66%) UNIX
6 51 (27.13%) Linux
6 51 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (22.87%) .NET
8 38 (20.21%) DNS
9 35 (18.62%) SSL
9 35 (18.62%) HP Quality Center
10 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
10 33 (17.55%) CCNP
10 33 (17.55%) Oracle
10 33 (17.55%) LAN
11 32 (17.02%) HTML
11 32 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 27 (14.36%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (14.36%) Software Testing
13 26 (13.83%) tcpdump
13 26 (13.83%) Validation
13 26 (13.83%) CCNA
14 25 (13.30%) ASP.NET
14 25 (13.30%) WAN
14 25 (13.30%) BGP
14 25 (13.30%) F5
14 25 (13.30%) Nmap
14 25 (13.30%) ISTQB
14 25 (13.30%) Test Scripting

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.57%) IIS
2 11 (5.85%) Apache
3 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) Lync
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
2 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (30.32%) TCP/IP
2 53 (28.19%) Firewall
3 38 (20.21%) DNS
4 35 (18.62%) SSL
5 33 (17.55%) LAN
6 27 (14.36%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (13.83%) tcpdump
8 25 (13.30%) WAN
8 25 (13.30%) BGP
9 24 (12.77%) HTTP
10 23 (12.23%) HTTPS
11 22 (11.70%) OSPF
11 22 (11.70%) Wireless
12 19 (10.11%) DHCP
13 18 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (8.51%) LDAP
15 15 (7.98%) NetScaler
15 15 (7.98%) Network Security
16 14 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (7.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (10.11%) LoadRunner
2 17 (9.04%) Fiddler
3 12 (6.38%) Maven
4 11 (5.85%) Subversion
5 10 (5.32%) JUnit
6 9 (4.79%) ClearCase
6 9 (4.79%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.26%) DbUnit
7 8 (4.26%) Ant
8 7 (3.72%) JIRA
9 6 (3.19%) WinDbg
10 5 (2.66%) Selenium
10 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.60%) JBehave
12 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.60%) PostSharp
12 3 (1.60%) eggPlant
12 3 (1.60%) MSI
General
1 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.45%) Finance
3 8 (4.26%) Billing
4 6 (3.19%) Games
4 6 (3.19%) Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Electronics
5 5 (2.66%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (17.55%) Network Engineer
2 31 (16.49%) Analyst
3 23 (12.23%) Tester
4 20 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 19 (10.11%) Test Analyst
6 16 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (6.38%) Consultant
8 12 (6.38%) Administrator
9 11 (5.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Network Administrator
10 7 (3.72%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Network Manager
11 6 (3.19%) Performance Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.19%) Performance Tester
11 6 (3.19%) Test Leader
12 5 (2.66%) Performance Test Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.87%) .NET
2 32 (17.02%) HTML
3 25 (13.30%) ASP.NET
4 20 (10.64%) JSP
5 10 (5.32%) Web Services
6 9 (4.79%) jQuery
7 6 (3.19%) HTML5
7 6 (3.19%) REST
7 6 (3.19%) SOAP
8 5 (2.66%) JAAS
9 4 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.13%) XML
9 4 (2.13%) CSS
9 4 (2.13%) WAP
10 3 (1.60%) Flash
10 3 (1.60%) Cocoa
10 3 (1.60%) Autofac
10 3 (1.60%) Cocoa Touch
11 2 (1.06%) JSON
11 2 (1.06%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.91%) PKI
4 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.72%) Over-the-Top Content
7 6 (3.19%) Spread Betting
8 4 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.13%) Open Source
8 4 (2.13%) EPoS
8 4 (2.13%) IPTV
8 4 (2.13%) Handset
9 3 (1.60%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.60%) DTV
9 3 (1.60%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.06%) SCADA
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
10 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.30%) Windows
2 52 (27.66%) UNIX
3 51 (27.13%) Linux
4 24 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.23%) Windows XP
6 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (10.64%) Windows 2000
8 8 (4.26%) Android
8 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.72%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.06%) CentOS
12 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.06%) Solaris
12 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.53%) HPUX
13 1 (0.53%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.36%) Software Testing
2 26 (13.83%) Validation
3 25 (13.30%) Test Scripting
4 24 (12.77%) Test Strategy
5 22 (11.70%) Load Balancing
6 20 (10.64%) Workflow
7 19 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.57%) Performance Testing
9 17 (9.04%) ITIL
10 16 (8.51%) Migration
10 16 (8.51%) Scrum
11 15 (7.98%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.45%) Knowledge Management
13 12 (6.38%) Change Management
13 12 (6.38%) Regression Testing
13 12 (6.38%) Low Latency
13 12 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (5.32%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.70%) Java
3 21 (11.17%) SQL
4 15 (7.98%) Python
5 10 (5.32%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.32%) Perl
5 10 (5.32%) C++
6 9 (4.79%) C#
7 7 (3.72%) Ruby
8 5 (2.66%) C
9 4 (2.13%) VB
10 3 (1.60%) Tcl
10 3 (1.60%) Erlang
10 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.06%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.53%) XQuery
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (17.55%) CCNP
2 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (13.83%) CCNA
4 25 (13.30%) ISTQB
5 24 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (12.23%) DV Cleared
7 20 (10.64%) Degree
8 19 (10.11%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.32%) CISSP
10 9 (4.79%) CCDP
10 9 (4.79%) ISEB
11 8 (4.26%) CCIE
11 8 (4.26%) CCSP
12 7 (3.72%) CCSA
12 7 (3.72%) CCVP
12 7 (3.72%) CCSE
13 6 (3.19%) GCIH
14 5 (2.66%) GCIA
14 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) SLA
2 9 (4.79%) QA
3 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) Nmap
2 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.19%) Snort
4 5 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.66%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.60%) XenApp
6 3 (1.60%) Cygwin
7 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.06%) vSphere
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (18.62%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (12.77%) Nessus
3 10 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.79%) Puppet
4 9 (4.79%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.66%) SCCM
6 5 (2.66%) OpenSSO
7 4 (2.13%) OpenView
7 4 (2.13%) Netcool
7 4 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.60%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.53%) OPNET
10 1 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (31.91%) Cisco
2 52 (27.66%) HP
3 33 (17.55%) Oracle
4 25 (13.30%) F5
5 21 (11.17%) CheckPoint
6 19 (10.11%) SolarWinds
7 13 (6.91%) VMware
7 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.91%) Citrix
8 9 (4.79%) Juniper
8 9 (4.79%) Websense
8 9 (4.79%) Riverbed
8 9 (4.79%) ForgeRock
9 8 (4.26%) Agilent
9 8 (4.26%) Nortel
9 8 (4.26%) IBM
10 6 (3.19%) Sun
10 6 (3.19%) Remedy
10 6 (3.19%) BT
10 6 (3.19%) NetScout
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