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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 562 513 543
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +30
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 57 88 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.17% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 18
Average daily rate £450 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £116 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £463
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -22.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.22 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +12.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%

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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -24 51 £425 +4.93% 34
London -2 26 £475 +15.85% 10
South East -15 13 £325 -4.41% 13
Berkshire -1 10 £325 +188.88% 6
New Malden - 5 - -
East of England +2 4 £413 +43.47% 1
Reading -11 4 £320 +184.44% 6
North West -15 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Manchester - 4 £400 -
Scotland -7 3 - -
West Midlands -12 3 £425 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £463 -
Worcestershire +7 2 £425 -
Malvern +4 2 £425 -
Surrey -8 2 £475 +7.95% 1
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Wokingham - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -
Newbury +5 1 £225 +108.81%
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 1
Romsey +1 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Hampshire -2 1 £375 -7.40% 5
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 3
South West -7 1 - - 6
Essex - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (50.88%) Firewall
2 55 (48.25%) Cisco
3 44 (38.60%) Windows
4 43 (37.72%) TCP/IP
5 36 (31.58%) Linux
6 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (28.95%) LAN
7 33 (28.95%) tcpdump
8 32 (28.07%) WAN
8 32 (28.07%) VPN
8 32 (28.07%) DNS
9 30 (26.32%) CCNA
10 28 (24.56%) CCNP
11 27 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
12 26 (22.81%) CheckPoint
13 25 (21.93%) DHCP
14 24 (21.05%) Juniper
15 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
16 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
16 21 (18.42%) Wireless
17 20 (17.54%) VMware
18 19 (16.67%) OSPF
18 19 (16.67%) SQL
18 19 (16.67%) SolarWinds
19 18 (15.79%) Network Security
19 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
20 17 (14.91%) Web Services
20 17 (14.91%) Telecoms
20 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (6.14%) Apache
2 4 (3.51%) Confluence
2 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.75%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.77%) MS Office
4 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) IaaS
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (50.88%) Firewall
2 43 (37.72%) TCP/IP
3 33 (28.95%) LAN
3 33 (28.95%) tcpdump
4 32 (28.07%) DNS
4 32 (28.07%) VPN
4 32 (28.07%) WAN
5 27 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (21.93%) DHCP
7 21 (18.42%) Wireless
8 19 (16.67%) OSPF
9 18 (15.79%) Network Security
10 17 (14.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (13.16%) Ethernet
11 15 (13.16%) HTTP
12 13 (11.40%) BGP
13 11 (9.65%) SMTP
13 11 (9.65%) VLAN
14 10 (8.77%) HSRP
15 9 (7.89%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) DB2
4 3 (2.63%) GIS
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) JIRA
2 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.26%) Fiddler
4 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.39%) IntelliJ
5 5 (4.39%) JUnit
5 5 (4.39%) Maven
5 5 (4.39%) Subversion
6 4 (3.51%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.51%) Lombardi
7 2 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.28%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Front Office
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.05%) Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Tester
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) Web Services
2 8 (7.02%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.02%) XML
3 5 (4.39%) Java EE
3 5 (4.39%) LAMP
3 5 (4.39%) SAML
4 4 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (1.75%) .NET
5 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.75%) EDI
5 2 (1.75%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.75%) WCF
5 2 (1.75%) XSD
5 2 (1.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) PKI
3 9 (7.89%) STB
4 8 (7.02%) IPTV
4 8 (7.02%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.26%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.39%) Clustering
8 4 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (3.51%) Handset
8 4 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.51%) User Experience
9 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.63%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.75%) CMDB
10 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.60%) Windows
2 36 (31.58%) Linux
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.65%) Unix
6 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.26%) SUSE
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (12.28%) SIEM
2 13 (11.40%) ITIL
3 11 (9.65%) Defect Management
3 11 (9.65%) Information Security
3 11 (9.65%) Network Architecture
4 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.77%) Test Scripting
5 9 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.89%) Network Design
6 8 (7.02%) API Testing
6 8 (7.02%) Functional Testing
6 8 (7.02%) User Stories
6 8 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (4.39%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.39%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Java
3 12 (10.53%) Ruby
4 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.89%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.02%) Perl
6 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
9 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.39%) VBA
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) C
11 2 (1.75%) C#
11 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (26.32%) CCNA
3 28 (24.56%) CCNP
4 26 (22.81%) Security Cleared
5 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (11.40%) CCSE
7 11 (9.65%) CCSA
7 11 (9.65%) Degree
8 9 (7.89%) GIAC
9 8 (7.02%) JNCIA
9 8 (7.02%) JNCIP
10 7 (6.14%) CISSP
11 6 (5.26%) CCDA
11 6 (5.26%) JNCIS
12 5 (4.39%) CCENT
12 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
13 4 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (3.51%) GCIH
14 3 (2.63%) EnCE
14 3 (2.63%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Snort
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.39%) XenApp
4 5 (4.39%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.51%) Firmware
5 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.75%) XenServer
7 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) EnCase
1 7 (6.14%) Nessus
2 5 (4.39%) Ansible
2 5 (4.39%) Nagios
2 5 (4.39%) SCOM
2 5 (4.39%) yum
3 4 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.63%) RSA enVision
4 3 (2.63%) WSUS
5 2 (1.75%) Cacti
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.75%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.75%) Iperf
5 2 (1.75%) Nmap
5 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 55 (48.25%) Cisco
2 26 (22.81%) CheckPoint
3 24 (21.05%) Juniper
4 20 (17.54%) VMware
5 19 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.77%) F5
8 10 (8.77%) Oracle
9 8 (7.02%) ArcSight
9 8 (7.02%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.14%) HP
11 6 (5.26%) Citrix
11 6 (5.26%) Dell
11 6 (5.26%) Infoblox
11 6 (5.26%) Websense
12 5 (4.39%) AppSense
12 5 (4.39%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.39%) IBM
12 5 (4.39%) McAfee
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