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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 540 599 520
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -79
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 80 58 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.73% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 68
Median daily rate £400 £408 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +27 72 £425 +6.25% 26
London -10 32 £433 -3.88% 10
South East +34 25 £350 - 6
Berkshire +18 18 £300 +4.34% 3
Reading - 12 - - 2
South West +15 5 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf +6 4 £438 -12.50%
New Malden -8 4 - -
Hampshire +26 3 - - 2
Newbury +13 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 £325 - 1
Salisbury - 3 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £325 - 1
Middlesex - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 4
City of London -1 2 £520 +36.12% 2
West Midlands -7 2 £290 -31.76%
Birmingham - 2 £290 -
Milton Keynes +14 1 £400 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £400 -5.88%
East of England +9 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £405 - 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 - - 1
County Antrim - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Guernsey - 1 £375 -
Jersey - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 99 (52.94%) Firewall
2 97 (51.87%) Cisco
3 74 (39.57%) TCP/IP
4 68 (36.36%) Juniper
5 64 (34.22%) Windows
6 59 (31.55%) CheckPoint
6 59 (31.55%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (28.88%) Linux
8 52 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (26.74%) DHCP
10 47 (25.13%) tcpdump
11 46 (24.60%) DNS
11 46 (24.60%) Windows Server
12 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 44 (23.53%) CCNP
13 41 (21.93%) CCNA
13 41 (21.93%) Network Security
14 38 (20.32%) Riverbed
14 38 (20.32%) ITIL
15 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
16 32 (17.11%) LAN
16 32 (17.11%) WAN
17 31 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (15.51%) SQL
18 29 (15.51%) VPN
19 27 (14.44%) Active Directory
19 27 (14.44%) MS Visio
20 26 (13.90%) Wireless
20 26 (13.90%) F5
21 25 (13.37%) PCI DSS

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 11 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 10 (5.35%) Apache
3 6 (3.21%) Confluence
3 6 (3.21%) IIS
4 5 (2.67%) Apache Qpid
5 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 27 (14.44%) MS Visio
2 16 (8.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.07%) GitHub
4 2 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (52.94%) Firewall
2 74 (39.57%) TCP/IP
3 52 (27.81%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (26.74%) DHCP
5 47 (25.13%) tcpdump
6 46 (24.60%) DNS
7 41 (21.93%) Network Security
8 32 (17.11%) LAN
8 32 (17.11%) WAN
9 31 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (15.51%) VPN
11 26 (13.90%) Wireless
12 19 (10.16%) OSPF
13 18 (9.63%) Junos
14 17 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (9.09%) SAN
15 15 (8.02%) BGP
15 15 (8.02%) BIG-IP
15 15 (8.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (8.02%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) MySQL
3 5 (2.67%) Ingres
4 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.60%) GIS
5 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.28%) JIRA
3 7 (3.74%) Fiddler
3 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.21%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.21%) CMake
4 6 (3.21%) Metasploit
5 5 (2.67%) GoogleTest
5 5 (2.67%) Valgrind
6 4 (2.14%) Selenium
7 3 (1.60%) JMeter
8 2 (1.07%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.07%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.07%) Hudson
8 2 (1.07%) JUnit
8 2 (1.07%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Back Office
3 9 (4.81%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.74%) Advertising
4 7 (3.74%) Legal
5 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.20%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.76%) Consultant
2 22 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
2 22 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.16%) Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) Network Support
4 16 (8.56%) Security Engineer
5 14 (7.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (7.49%) Network Support Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) Network Consultant
7 11 (5.88%) Developer
8 10 (5.35%) Administrator
9 9 (4.81%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Security Consultant
9 9 (4.81%) Senior Support Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Senior Network Support
10 8 (4.28%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) Web Services
2 7 (3.74%) HTML
3 5 (2.67%) STL
4 4 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.14%) JSON
4 4 (2.14%) SOAP
4 4 (2.14%) XML
5 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.60%) Middleware
5 3 (1.60%) Pandas
5 3 (1.60%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (1.07%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.07%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.07%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.07%) HTML5
6 2 (1.07%) Node.js
6 2 (1.07%) REST
6 2 (1.07%) RESTful
6 2 (1.07%) Spring
6 2 (1.07%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.21%) Statistics
6 5 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Clustering
7 4 (2.14%) MPEG
7 4 (2.14%) STB
7 4 (2.14%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.60%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.07%) IVR
9 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (34.22%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Linux
3 46 (24.60%) Windows Server
4 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (10.16%) Unix
6 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.81%) CentOS
7 9 (4.81%) SUSE
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) ITIL
2 24 (12.83%) Network Management
3 23 (12.30%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 20 (10.70%) Change Management
6 17 (9.09%) Information Security
7 15 (8.02%) Project Management
8 14 (7.49%) Service Management
9 13 (6.95%) DevOps
9 13 (6.95%) Load Balancing
9 13 (6.95%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (6.95%) Test Scripting
10 12 (6.42%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (5.35%) ITSM
12 10 (5.35%) SIEM
13 9 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.51%) SQL
2 16 (8.56%) Perl
3 15 (8.02%) C++
3 15 (8.02%) Python
4 14 (7.49%) C
4 14 (7.49%) Ruby
5 12 (6.42%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.74%) Java
7 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.60%) VB
9 2 (1.07%) C#
9 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (31.55%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.53%) CCNP
3 41 (21.93%) CCNA
4 33 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 19 (10.16%) CISSP
6 18 (9.63%) CCIE
7 17 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 13 (6.95%) CCSE
9 12 (6.42%) CCSA
9 12 (6.42%) DV Cleared
10 11 (5.88%) Degree
11 9 (4.81%) GIAC
12 8 (4.28%) ISEB
12 8 (4.28%) ISTQB
13 6 (3.21%) SANS
14 5 (2.67%) CCDA
14 5 (2.67%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.67%) JNCIP
14 5 (2.67%) JNCIS
15 4 (2.14%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.37%) PCI DSS
2 15 (8.02%) SLA
3 13 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.35%) Docker
4 9 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.07%) Gluster
5 2 (1.07%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.07%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.53%) Firmware
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) pfSense
6 1 (0.53%) Samba
6 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) EnCase
1 13 (6.95%) SCOM
2 8 (4.28%) Nessus
3 7 (3.74%) Nagios
4 6 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (3.21%) Nmap
5 4 (2.14%) Ansible
5 4 (2.14%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.07%) Puppet
6 2 (1.07%) QRadar
6 2 (1.07%) WSUS
6 2 (1.07%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.53%) Cacti
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.53%) FTK
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (51.87%) Cisco
2 68 (36.36%) Juniper
3 59 (31.55%) CheckPoint
4 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 38 (20.32%) Riverbed
6 26 (13.90%) F5
7 25 (13.37%) SolarWinds
8 19 (10.16%) LogLogic
9 17 (9.09%) VMware
10 16 (8.56%) Aruba
10 16 (8.56%) Blue Coat
10 16 (8.56%) Dell
10 16 (8.56%) Palo Alto
10 16 (8.56%) Splunk
11 15 (8.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 15 (8.02%) Ericsson
11 15 (8.02%) FireEye
11 15 (8.02%) Radianz
12 14 (7.49%) Nokia
12 14 (7.49%) Red Hat
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Hays Finance Technology
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