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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 560 579 543
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 88 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.71% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 53
Median daily rate £393 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -22.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -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
8736 7935 7302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.39% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 4471 3911
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 469 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +21 78 £393 +22.65% 24
London +7 25 £393 +12.14% 8
South East +3 20 £420 +90.90% 7
South West +14 19 £375 -16.66% 3
Berkshire -1 13 - - 4
Wiltshire - 11 £375 - 1
Swindon - 10 £375 -
Scotland -9 7 £350 +7.69%
City of London +36 5 £500 +17.64% 1
Glasgow +4 5 £350 +7.69%
North West - 5 - - 2
Dorset - 5 £393 -
Bournemouth - 5 £393 -
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
East of England +19 4 £425 - 2
Reading +1 4 - - 2
Liverpool - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £425 - 2
Hampshire +12 3 £380 +22.50% 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £355 +18.33%
Cheltenham -2 3 £300 -28.57%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Kent +7 2 £403 -19.50%
Belfast +3 2 - -
County Antrim +2 2 - -
Northern Ireland +1 2 - -
Surrey -5 2 £450 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -22 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 83 (55.70%) Firewall
2 58 (38.93%) TCP/IP
3 57 (38.26%) Cisco
4 53 (35.57%) Windows
5 43 (28.86%) CheckPoint
5 43 (28.86%) tcpdump
6 41 (27.52%) DNS
6 41 (27.52%) Linux
7 39 (26.17%) VPN
8 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
9 35 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (21.48%) Network Security
11 31 (20.81%) F5
11 31 (20.81%) Finance
12 30 (20.13%) WAN
13 29 (19.46%) Java
13 29 (19.46%) VMware
14 28 (18.79%) LAN
14 28 (18.79%) Python
14 28 (18.79%) HTTP
15 27 (18.12%) DHCP
16 26 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (16.11%) BGP
17 24 (16.11%) ITIL
18 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
19 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
20 21 (14.09%) HTTPS
20 21 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (14.09%) Juniper
20 21 (14.09%) MS Office

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 (6.71%) MQSeries
2 7 (4.70%) Apache
2 7 (4.70%) Confluence
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.03%) IIS
4 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (14.09%) MS Office
1 21 (14.09%) MS Visio
2 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.01%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.67%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.67%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.36%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (55.70%) Firewall
2 58 (38.93%) TCP/IP
3 43 (28.86%) tcpdump
4 41 (27.52%) DNS
5 39 (26.17%) VPN
6 35 (23.49%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (21.48%) Network Security
8 30 (20.13%) WAN
9 28 (18.79%) HTTP
9 28 (18.79%) LAN
10 27 (18.12%) DHCP
11 24 (16.11%) BGP
12 21 (14.09%) HTTPS
13 19 (12.75%) Wireless
14 18 (12.08%) IPsec
14 18 (12.08%) OSPF
14 18 (12.08%) SNMP
15 17 (11.41%) LDAP
16 15 (10.07%) VLAN
17 14 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) GIS
2 7 (4.70%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) HBase
6 1 (0.67%) Impala
6 1 (0.67%) QlikView
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Fiddler
2 13 (8.72%) Subversion
3 12 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.71%) JIRA
5 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.04%) JUnit
6 7 (4.70%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.36%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.68%) Maven
9 2 (1.34%) Ant
9 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) GCC
9 2 (1.34%) JMeter
9 2 (1.34%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.34%) Metasploit
9 2 (1.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (20.81%) Finance
2 21 (14.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.37%) Front Office
4 7 (4.70%) Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Advertising
7 3 (2.01%) Retail
8 2 (1.34%) Back Office
8 2 (1.34%) Billing
8 2 (1.34%) Games
8 2 (1.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (30.20%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.46%) Security Engineer
3 25 (16.78%) Analyst
4 19 (12.75%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) Network Support
7 11 (7.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Incident Analyst
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) Avaya Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) IP Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) IP Security Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Senior Incident Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) XML
2 11 (7.38%) Web Services
3 10 (6.71%) J2EE
4 9 (6.04%) HTML
4 9 (6.04%) SOAP
5 8 (5.37%) REST
6 7 (4.70%) HTML5
7 6 (4.03%) .NET
7 6 (4.03%) LAMP
7 6 (4.03%) RESTful
8 5 (3.36%) ADO.NET
8 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.36%) CSS
8 5 (3.36%) DOM
8 5 (3.36%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.36%) FastCGI
8 5 (3.36%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.36%) SAML
8 5 (3.36%) WSDL
8 5 (3.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.71%) iPad
4 9 (6.04%) PKI
5 7 (4.70%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.70%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (4.03%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.36%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.34%) Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.34%) IPTV
9 2 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.34%) Statistics
9 2 (1.34%) STB
10 1 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.57%) Windows
2 41 (27.52%) Linux
3 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.41%) Unix
5 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.34%) AIX
10 2 (1.34%) CentOS
10 2 (1.34%) Debian
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.34%) Solaris
10 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) ITIL
2 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.40%) SIEM
4 13 (8.72%) Information Security
5 10 (6.71%) Digital Forensics
5 10 (6.71%) Migration
6 9 (6.04%) CRM
7 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.70%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (4.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 7 (4.70%) High Availability
8 7 (4.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (4.70%) Security Operations
8 7 (4.70%) Service Management
8 7 (4.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (4.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (4.03%) DevOps
9 6 (4.03%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) Java
2 28 (18.79%) Python
3 21 (14.09%) SQL
4 19 (12.75%) Perl
5 14 (9.40%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.72%) PHP
7 10 (6.71%) Ruby
7 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.70%) C#
10 5 (3.36%) C
10 5 (3.36%) C++
10 5 (3.36%) VBA
11 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.68%) VB
12 3 (2.01%) VBScript
13 2 (1.34%) MapBasic
13 2 (1.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.42%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.75%) Degree
3 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.08%) CCNP
5 10 (6.71%) CISSP
6 9 (6.04%) CCSE
6 9 (6.04%) GIAC
7 8 (5.37%) CCIE
7 8 (5.37%) CCSA
7 8 (5.37%) CFCE
7 8 (5.37%) EnCE
7 8 (5.37%) GCFA
7 8 (5.37%) GCFE
8 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.36%) CCNA
10 3 (2.01%) MCITP
10 3 (2.01%) MCSE
10 3 (2.01%) MCTS
10 3 (2.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.72%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.71%) ProxySG
4 10 (6.71%) Samba
5 8 (5.37%) XenApp
6 7 (4.70%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.03%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.36%) Snort
9 4 (2.68%) NFS
9 4 (2.68%) vSphere
9 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.34%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.34%) Gluster
10 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.34%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (1.34%) Squid
10 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.75%) FortiGate
2 13 (8.72%) Nagios
3 12 (8.05%) Puppet
4 10 (6.71%) EnCase
5 8 (5.37%) Nessus
6 7 (4.70%) Nmap
7 6 (4.03%) Ansible
8 5 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (3.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (2.68%) Cacti
9 4 (2.68%) SCOM
9 4 (2.68%) yum
10 3 (2.01%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (1.34%) EdgeSight
11 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.34%) Opsview
11 2 (1.34%) QRadar
11 2 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (38.26%) Cisco
2 43 (28.86%) CheckPoint
3 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (20.81%) F5
5 29 (19.46%) VMware
6 21 (14.09%) Juniper
7 19 (12.75%) Red Hat
8 18 (12.08%) Splunk
9 13 (8.72%) Blue Coat
9 13 (8.72%) NetApp
10 11 (7.38%) ArcSight
10 11 (7.38%) Avaya
10 11 (7.38%) Citrix
10 11 (7.38%) HP
10 11 (7.38%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.71%) Fortinet
12 9 (6.04%) Nortel
12 9 (6.04%) Rapid7
13 8 (5.37%) BT
13 8 (5.37%) Palo Alto
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