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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 487 527 478
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -49
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 90 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 17
Average daily rate
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£410 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £463 £304
% change year-on-year
-19.72% +52.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.22 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +24 78 £418 +11.33% 30
South East 0 32 £368 +27.82% 9
London +15 25 £488 +30.00% 13
Berkshire +12 15 £113 -55.00% 4
South West -17 10 £495 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 9 £495 -
Hampshire -16 8 £386 - 3
Surrey - 7 £450 - 2
City of London +12 6 £410 +9.33% 3
East Midlands - 6 £360 - 1
Reading - 4 £113 - 3
Cheltenham - 4 £495 -
Slough -3 3 £315 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £360 -
North West - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +5 1 £325 -
East of England 0 1 £325 - 4
Bristol -8 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 £360 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 95 (44.60%) Cisco
2 86 (40.38%) Firewall
3 73 (34.27%) TCP/IP
4 71 (33.33%) Windows
5 68 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (25.35%) Linux
6 54 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
8 46 (21.60%) HP
9 44 (20.66%) DNS
10 42 (19.72%) LAN
11 41 (19.25%) CCNA
12 40 (18.78%) UNIX
12 40 (18.78%) DV Cleared
13 39 (18.31%) F5
14 38 (17.84%) Juniper
15 37 (17.37%) CheckPoint
16 36 (16.90%) WAN
17 32 (15.02%) Blue Coat
17 32 (15.02%) .NET
18 31 (14.55%) CCNP
18 31 (14.55%) SSL
18 31 (14.55%) Telecoms
19 30 (14.08%) OSPF
19 30 (14.08%) BGP
19 30 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (12.68%) SolarWinds
20 27 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
20 27 (12.68%) DHCP
20 27 (12.68%) Oracle

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (2.35%) IIS
1 5 (2.35%) Lync
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (7.04%) RMDS
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (40.38%) Firewall
2 73 (34.27%) TCP/IP
3 54 (25.35%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (20.66%) DNS
5 42 (19.72%) LAN
6 36 (16.90%) WAN
7 31 (14.55%) SSL
8 30 (14.08%) OSPF
8 30 (14.08%) BGP
8 30 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (12.68%) DHCP
10 26 (12.21%) Internet
11 25 (11.74%) Wireless
12 24 (11.27%) tcpdump
13 22 (10.33%) Network Security
14 20 (9.39%) HTTP
15 18 (8.45%) NetScaler
16 16 (7.51%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (7.04%) BIG-IP
17 15 (7.04%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (8.92%) LoadRunner
2 15 (7.04%) ClearCase
3 11 (5.16%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (5.16%) JUnit
3 11 (5.16%) Fiddler
4 10 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.69%) SoapUI
4 10 (4.69%) DbUnit
5 7 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.35%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.88%) Subversion
8 3 (1.41%) TestPartner
9 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.47%) RSpec
9 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 31 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.98%) Finance
3 8 (3.76%) Banking
4 6 (2.82%) Games
4 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.41%) Billing
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.90%) Analyst
3 23 (10.80%) Security Engineer
4 20 (9.39%) Test Engineer
5 19 (8.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (7.98%) Test Analyst
6 17 (7.98%) Tester
6 17 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Consultant
8 10 (4.69%) Network Consultant
8 10 (4.69%) Administrator
8 10 (4.69%) Network Administrator
8 10 (4.69%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Market Data Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.29%) Network Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.02%) .NET
2 14 (6.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.63%) JSP
3 12 (5.63%) HTML
4 11 (5.16%) jQuery
5 7 (3.29%) Web Services
6 6 (2.82%) WAP
6 6 (2.82%) Rendezvous
7 5 (2.35%) SOAP
8 4 (1.88%) STL
8 4 (1.88%) MFC
8 4 (1.88%) CGI
8 4 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.41%) REST
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (0.94%) FastCGI
10 2 (0.94%) Ajax
10 2 (0.94%) WCF
10 2 (0.94%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) PKI
2 17 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.82%) Open Source
5 6 (2.82%) Spread Betting
5 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.88%) EPoS
7 3 (1.41%) NHS
7 3 (1.41%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.41%) Handset
8 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.33%) Windows
2 54 (25.35%) Linux
3 40 (18.78%) UNIX
4 16 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.63%) Windows 2000
8 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.23%) CentOS
10 8 (3.76%) Android
10 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.82%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.88%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.88%) VxWorks
13 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.94%) Solaris
15 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.47%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.21%) Network Architecture
2 24 (11.27%) Load Balancing
3 23 (10.80%) ITIL
4 21 (9.86%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.98%) Test Strategy
6 17 (7.98%) Change Management
6 17 (7.98%) Migration
6 17 (7.98%) Software Testing
7 16 (7.51%) Test Scripting
8 15 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (6.57%) Low Latency
9 14 (6.57%) Validation
10 12 (5.63%) Workflow
10 12 (5.63%) Data Migration
11 11 (5.16%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.16%) System Testing
11 11 (5.16%) Scrum
11 11 (5.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.33%) SQL
2 19 (8.92%) C++
2 19 (8.92%) Bash Shell
3 17 (7.98%) Python
4 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.63%) Java
7 11 (5.16%) C
7 11 (5.16%) C#
8 9 (4.23%) Perl
9 7 (3.29%) Ruby
10 4 (1.88%) AppleScript
11 3 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (0.94%) PHP
12 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
13 1 (0.47%) Ada
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 68 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
3 41 (19.25%) CCNA
4 40 (18.78%) DV Cleared
5 31 (14.55%) CCNP
6 22 (10.33%) Degree
7 16 (7.51%) ISTQB
8 15 (7.04%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (7.04%) CISSP
8 15 (7.04%) CCIE
9 10 (4.69%) CCSP
10 8 (3.76%) CCSA
10 8 (3.76%) CCSE
11 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.29%) CCDP
12 6 (2.82%) CCVP
13 5 (2.35%) GCIH
13 5 (2.35%) SSCP
13 5 (2.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.51%) Nmap
2 15 (7.04%) Snort
3 13 (6.10%) ProxySG
4 9 (4.23%) vSphere
5 8 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.94%) Squid
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.47%) Firmware
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.47%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (9.39%) FortiGate
3 17 (7.98%) Nessus
4 9 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.76%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (2.82%) OpenView
6 6 (2.82%) Netcool
7 5 (2.35%) OPNET
7 5 (2.35%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.41%) SCOM
9 2 (0.94%) Cacti
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.94%) SCCM
10 1 (0.47%) Puppet
10 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (44.60%) Cisco
2 46 (21.60%) HP
3 39 (18.31%) F5
4 38 (17.84%) Juniper
5 37 (17.37%) CheckPoint
6 32 (15.02%) Blue Coat
7 27 (12.68%) Oracle
7 27 (12.68%) SolarWinds
8 18 (8.45%) VMware
9 15 (7.04%) Bloomberg
10 14 (6.57%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.63%) Nortel
12 10 (4.69%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.69%) LogLogic
13 8 (3.76%) NetScout
13 8 (3.76%) Reuters
13 8 (3.76%) Websense
14 7 (3.29%) IBM
14 7 (3.29%) Fortinet
14 7 (3.29%) Crossbeam
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