The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireshark
Rank 517 536 531
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 73 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.067% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +94.37%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7498 6937 8956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.71% 13.61% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 3575 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 477 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +17 65 £338 -12.90% 28
London +14 25 £425 +6.25% 8
South East -6 17 £325 +4.00% 15
Hampshire -6 9 £325 - 7
South West -18 9 £300 - 1
Berkshire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 4
East of England -18 4 £265 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Slough +3 3 £255 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £263 -
Southampton - 2 £195 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £150 - 3
City of London +23 1 - - 4
East Midlands +3 1 £150 -57.14%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £265 -
Cambridge -5 1 £265 -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 - 2
Bedford - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £275 - 1
Scotland - 1 £525 - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 2

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 61 (41.22%) UNIX
2 60 (40.54%) Linux
3 59 (39.86%) Windows
4 39 (26.35%) HP
4 39 (26.35%) Security Cleared
5 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
6 37 (25.00%) SSL
6 37 (25.00%) HTML
7 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
8 32 (21.62%) Cisco
9 31 (20.95%) .NET
10 29 (19.59%) Oracle
10 29 (19.59%) DV Cleared
10 29 (19.59%) ISTQB
11 28 (18.92%) Test Scripting
11 28 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
11 28 (18.92%) Firewall
12 27 (18.24%) Validation
12 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (18.24%) Software Testing
13 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
14 25 (16.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (16.22%) Nmap
15 24 (16.22%) Java
16 23 (15.54%) JSP
16 23 (15.54%) HTTPS
16 23 (15.54%) Nessus
17 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
17 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (14.86%) Workflow

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (11.49%) IIS
2 13 (8.78%) Apache
3 10 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.05%) SaaS
3 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
2 37 (25.00%) SSL
3 28 (18.92%) Firewall
4 23 (15.54%) HTTPS
5 22 (14.86%) HTTP
6 18 (12.16%) DNS
7 16 (10.81%) LDAP
8 15 (10.14%) tcpdump
9 14 (9.46%) LAN
10 13 (8.78%) BGP
11 12 (8.11%) LTE
11 12 (8.11%) WAN
11 12 (8.11%) EIGRP
12 11 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (6.76%) Network Security
13 10 (6.76%) INAP
13 10 (6.76%) VoIP
14 9 (6.08%) 3GPP
14 9 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (6.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (13.51%) Fiddler
2 13 (8.78%) Maven
3 12 (8.11%) Subversion
4 9 (6.08%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.41%) Selenium
5 8 (5.41%) JIRA
5 8 (5.41%) Ant
6 6 (4.05%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.38%) WinDbg
7 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.70%) JBehave
8 4 (2.70%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.03%) JMeter
9 3 (2.03%) MSI
9 3 (2.03%) PostSharp
9 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.35%) ProC
10 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Billing
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
3 4 (2.70%) Electronics
3 4 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (19.59%) Tester
2 23 (15.54%) Analyst
3 17 (11.49%) Network Engineer
4 14 (9.46%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Performance Tester
7 9 (6.08%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Consultant
8 7 (4.73%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.70%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.70%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.00%) HTML
2 31 (20.95%) .NET
3 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
4 23 (15.54%) JSP
5 18 (12.16%) Web Services
6 8 (5.41%) SOAP
7 7 (4.73%) REST
8 6 (4.05%) HTML5
8 6 (4.05%) XML
8 6 (4.05%) CSS
9 5 (3.38%) JAAS
9 5 (3.38%) OpenID
9 5 (3.38%) OAuth
10 4 (2.70%) JSON
10 4 (2.70%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (2.70%) Cocoa
10 4 (2.70%) Flash
11 3 (2.03%) Android SDK
11 3 (2.03%) Autofac
12 2 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.41%) PKI
3 5 (3.38%) IPTV
3 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.70%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.70%) Handset
5 3 (2.03%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.35%) Open Source
6 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.35%) SCADA
6 2 (1.35%) Statistics
6 2 (1.35%) DTV
6 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
6 2 (1.35%) Firmware
6 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.22%) UNIX
2 60 (40.54%) Linux
3 59 (39.86%) Windows
4 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (14.86%) Windows 2000
4 22 (14.86%) Windows XP
5 11 (7.43%) Android
6 9 (6.08%) HPUX
7 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) Test Scripting
2 27 (18.24%) Validation
2 27 (18.24%) Software Testing
3 22 (14.86%) Workflow
4 18 (12.16%) Test Strategy
5 15 (10.14%) Knowledge Management
6 14 (9.46%) Performance Testing
7 12 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.11%) Scrum
8 11 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.43%) DevOps
9 10 (6.76%) ITIL
10 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.41%) User Stories
10 8 (5.41%) BDD
10 8 (5.41%) TDD
11 7 (4.73%) SIEM
12 6 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) JavaScript
2 24 (16.22%) Java
3 14 (9.46%) C
4 13 (8.78%) C++
4 13 (8.78%) Python
5 12 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.76%) Perl
7 6 (4.05%) Ruby
8 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.03%) Tcl
9 3 (2.03%) Erlang
10 2 (1.35%) SQL
10 2 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.68%) XQuery
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (26.35%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.59%) DV Cleared
2 29 (19.59%) ISTQB
3 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (16.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
6 18 (12.16%) CCNP
7 15 (10.14%) CCNA
8 11 (7.43%) Degree
9 10 (6.76%) ISEB
10 8 (5.41%) CISSP
11 6 (4.05%) GCIH
12 5 (3.38%) GCIA
13 3 (2.03%) CCDP
13 3 (2.03%) CCSA
13 3 (2.03%) CCVP
13 3 (2.03%) CCSE
14 2 (1.35%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.35%) CEH
14 2 (1.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 8 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.22%) Nmap
2 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) Cygwin
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.35%) XenApp
5 2 (1.35%) Snort
5 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (15.54%) Nessus
3 11 (7.43%) Puppet
3 11 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.38%) OpenSSO
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.03%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (2.03%) SCCM
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.68%) Netcool
8 1 (0.68%) OpenView
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) OPNET
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (26.35%) HP
2 32 (21.62%) Cisco
3 29 (19.59%) Oracle
4 10 (6.76%) F5
4 10 (6.76%) VMware
5 9 (6.08%) IBM
5 9 (6.08%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.08%) ForgeRock
5 9 (6.08%) SolarWinds
6 8 (5.41%) Citrix
7 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.73%) Akamai
7 7 (4.73%) Agilent
8 6 (4.05%) Sun
9 5 (3.38%) Google
10 4 (2.70%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.70%) Juniper
10 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.03%) Siemens
11 3 (2.03%) Remedy
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