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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 531 512 533
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 65 77 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.09% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.70% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £30.50 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £36.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +18.42%

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
7899 7042 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.51% 13.23% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3809 3360
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 390 537
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.28 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -16 59 £350 -12.00% 31
South East +2 25 £188 -42.30% 16
London -9 16 £404 -3.58% 6
Berkshire +6 11 £150 -17.24% 7
South West +9 9 £450 +71.42% 6
Gloucestershire 0 9 £450 - 3
Cheltenham - 8 £425 -
City of London +15 7 £475 +10.46% 2
Surrey +6 5 £500 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £200 - 1
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Hampshire -4 4 £525 +61.53%
West Midlands -11 4 £244 - 1
Southampton -1 3 £525 +250.00%
Newbury -3 2 £175 +55.55% 2
East of England -3 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £320 -
East Midlands - 2 £320 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £320 -
Belfast - 2 £475 -
County Antrim - 2 £475 -
Gloucester - 2 £450 - 2
Reading +2 1 £118 - 2
Glasgow -8 1 £325 -18.75%
Hertfordshire -9 1 - -
West Yorkshire -13 1 £300 -33.33%
Scotland -14 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £300 -33.33%
Essex - 1 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 72 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 62 (38.75%) Firewall
3 58 (36.25%) Cisco
4 45 (28.13%) DNS
5 39 (24.38%) Juniper
5 39 (24.38%) ITIL
5 39 (24.38%) F5
6 38 (23.75%) SolarWinds
7 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
7 37 (23.13%) Telecoms
8 36 (22.50%) Network Architecture
9 35 (21.88%) Python
10 33 (20.63%) DHCP
11 32 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (20.00%) 3G
11 32 (20.00%) Windows
11 32 (20.00%) 4G
12 31 (19.38%) DV Cleared
12 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
12 31 (19.38%) Blue Coat
13 30 (18.75%) Management Information System
13 30 (18.75%) NetScout
14 29 (18.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (18.13%) Multicast
14 29 (18.13%) Finance
15 28 (17.50%) CheckPoint
16 27 (16.88%) Linux
16 27 (16.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 27 (16.88%) Network Security
17 26 (16.25%) Lancope

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 10 (6.25%) IIS
2 7 (4.38%) Apache
3 6 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.25%) Jetty
4 2 (1.25%) nginx
4 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
2 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (13.75%) RMDS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 62 (38.75%) Firewall
3 45 (28.13%) DNS
4 33 (20.63%) DHCP
5 32 (20.00%) 3G
5 32 (20.00%) 4G
6 29 (18.13%) Multicast
6 29 (18.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 27 (16.88%) Network Security
8 26 (16.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (15.00%) SSL
11 23 (14.38%) 2G
11 23 (14.38%) Wireless
12 22 (13.75%) VPN
12 22 (13.75%) WAN
12 22 (13.75%) LAN
13 17 (10.63%) OSPF
14 14 (8.75%) Internet
14 14 (8.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (8.13%) ClearCase
2 13 (8.13%) Subversion
3 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.50%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.88%) TestPartner
6 3 (1.88%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.25%) JIRA
7 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.25%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.63%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) JUnit
8 1 (0.63%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 37 (23.13%) Telecoms
2 29 (18.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.13%) Banking
4 3 (1.88%) Back Office
4 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Electronics
5 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Billing
5 2 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.25%) Consultant
3 24 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 22 (13.75%) Analyst
5 21 (13.13%) Developer
6 18 (11.25%) Test Engineer
7 17 (10.63%) Security Engineer
8 16 (10.00%) C++ Developer
9 13 (8.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (8.13%) Firewall Consultant
10 11 (6.88%) Test Analyst
11 10 (6.25%) Tester
11 10 (6.25%) Security Consultant
12 9 (5.63%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (4.38%) Architect
14 5 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
15 4 (2.50%) Automation Tester
15 4 (2.50%) Senior Automation Tester
15 4 (2.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
15 4 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) Rendezvous
2 14 (8.75%) .NET
3 13 (8.13%) STL
4 10 (6.25%) Web Services
5 7 (4.38%) HTML
6 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.13%) CSS
7 5 (3.13%) WCF
8 4 (2.50%) XMPP
9 3 (1.88%) Ajax
9 3 (1.88%) LINQ
9 3 (1.88%) JSP
10 2 (1.25%) SOAP
10 2 (1.25%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.25%) XML
10 2 (1.25%) LAMP
10 2 (1.25%) jQuery
10 2 (1.25%) REST
10 2 (1.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (1.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 27 (16.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 15 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.75%) PKI
8 3 (1.88%) CESG
9 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.25%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
10 1 (0.63%) IVR
10 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.63%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 27 (16.88%) Linux
3 16 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.50%) Solaris
5 4 (2.50%) Android
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.88%) Debian
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) ITIL
2 36 (22.50%) Network Architecture
3 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
4 26 (16.25%) Change Management
5 25 (15.63%) Service Management
6 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 18 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (8.75%) OO
9 14 (8.75%) OOD
10 12 (7.50%) Project Management
11 11 (6.88%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.25%) System Testing
13 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.38%) Configuration Management
15 7 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (4.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
16 6 (3.75%) Cyber Security
16 6 (3.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.88%) Python
2 26 (16.25%) C++
2 26 (16.25%) Perl
3 18 (11.25%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.63%) Ruby
5 12 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.88%) C#
7 10 (6.25%) C
8 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.38%) Java
9 7 (4.38%) SQL
10 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.88%) Ada
11 3 (1.88%) VBScript
11 3 (1.88%) VB
12 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (19.38%) DV Cleared
4 24 (15.00%) CISSP
5 17 (10.63%) CCNA
6 14 (8.75%) CCNP
7 12 (7.50%) Degree
8 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (4.38%) CCIE
10 6 (3.75%) HND
11 5 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (1.25%) CCSA
12 2 (1.25%) MCSE
12 2 (1.25%) ISEB
12 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.25%) CCSE
13 1 (0.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.38%) Snort
5 6 (3.75%) vSphere
6 5 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.13%) XenApp
6 5 (3.13%) HDFS
7 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.88%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.25%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.63%) iptables
9 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) NDS
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.38%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.75%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.75%) Nagios
3 6 (3.75%) OPNET
4 5 (3.13%) Nmap
4 5 (3.13%) Zenoss
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.50%) Nessus
6 3 (1.88%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.88%) Iperf
7 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.25%) MOM
7 2 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.25%) Puppet
7 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 58 (36.25%) Cisco
2 39 (24.38%) Juniper
2 39 (24.38%) F5
3 38 (23.75%) SolarWinds
4 31 (19.38%) Blue Coat
5 30 (18.75%) NetScout
6 28 (17.50%) CheckPoint
7 26 (16.25%) Lancope
8 24 (15.00%) Bloomberg
9 23 (14.38%) TIBCO
9 23 (14.38%) LogLogic
10 22 (13.75%) Tufin
10 22 (13.75%) TippingPoint
11 21 (13.13%) Tradeweb
11 21 (13.13%) Radianz
12 20 (12.50%) VMware
13 15 (9.38%) HP
14 11 (6.88%) Oracle
15 9 (5.63%) Citrix
16 8 (5.00%) AppSense
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