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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireshark
Rank 517 510 516
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 92 78 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.08% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 19
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£278 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.83% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £296 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-36.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £30.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £32.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%

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
8296 7193 7309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 13.22% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3824 3630
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 391 579
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 +8 83 £325 -12.75% 51
South East +4 41 £150 -53.84% 25
London +10 23 £438 +9.37% 14
Berkshire +5 16 £150 -40.00% 11
Surrey - 15 - -
South West +8 10 £450 - 9
City of London +21 9 £475 +10.46% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 - 2
Newbury -1 6 £175 +55.55%
Cheltenham - 6 £450 - 1
Hampshire -13 4 £525 +60.30% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 5
Aylesbury - 4 - -
East of England +5 3 £250 -28.57% 1
Bristol +3 3 - - 3
West Midlands -12 3 £188 -
East Midlands - 3 £250 -
Southampton -16 2 £525 +250.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £475 -
Kent - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £238 -
County Antrim - 2 £475 -
Belfast - 2 £475 -
Nottingham - 2 £238 -
Gosport +17 1 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
Reading 0 1 £118 - 7
Ipswich 0 1 £250 -28.57%
Suffolk 0 1 £250 -28.57%
Northamptonshire - 1 £463 -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 74 (41.11%) TCP/IP
1 74 (41.11%) Cisco
2 73 (40.56%) Firewall
3 49 (27.22%) Telecoms
4 47 (26.11%) DNS
5 44 (24.44%) F5
6 43 (23.89%) Juniper
6 43 (23.89%) ITIL
7 42 (23.33%) Blue Coat
8 40 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 38 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (21.11%) SolarWinds
9 38 (21.11%) Network Architecture
10 37 (20.56%) Security Cleared
10 37 (20.56%) DHCP
11 34 (18.89%) Windows
11 34 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (18.33%) DV Cleared
12 33 (18.33%) Python
13 32 (17.78%) 3G
13 32 (17.78%) 4G
14 30 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 30 (16.67%) Load Balancing
14 30 (16.67%) Network Security
14 30 (16.67%) Management Information System
15 29 (16.11%) Finance
15 29 (16.11%) NetScout
16 28 (15.56%) Multicast
16 28 (15.56%) Bloomberg
16 28 (15.56%) Linux

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (4.44%) IIS
2 6 (3.33%) Apache
3 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.22%) Lync
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.11%) Jetty
4 2 (1.11%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
2 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (14.44%) RMDS
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (41.11%) TCP/IP
2 73 (40.56%) Firewall
3 47 (26.11%) DNS
4 37 (20.56%) DHCP
5 34 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (17.78%) 3G
6 32 (17.78%) 4G
7 30 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 30 (16.67%) Network Security
8 28 (15.56%) Multicast
8 28 (15.56%) LAN
9 26 (14.44%) SSL
9 26 (14.44%) WAN
10 25 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 25 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (13.33%) Wireless
12 23 (12.78%) OSPF
12 23 (12.78%) Internet
13 21 (11.67%) 2G
14 20 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (7.22%) ClearCase
3 10 (5.56%) Subversion
3 10 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.67%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.67%) DbUnit
6 3 (1.67%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.67%) JUnit
6 3 (1.67%) TestPartner
7 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.11%) JIRA
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.56%) TestLink
8 1 (0.56%) GDB
8 1 (0.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 49 (27.22%) Telecoms
2 29 (16.11%) Finance
3 4 (2.22%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Electronics
4 3 (1.67%) Back Office
5 2 (1.11%) Billing
5 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.89%) Consultant
3 23 (12.78%) Network Consultant
4 22 (12.22%) Analyst
4 22 (12.22%) Test Engineer
5 20 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 17 (9.44%) Developer
7 15 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) C++ Developer
9 13 (7.22%) Firewall Consultant
10 11 (6.11%) Tester
11 10 (5.56%) Test Analyst
11 10 (5.56%) Security Consultant
12 9 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (4.44%) Architect
14 6 (3.33%) Software Engineer
15 5 (2.78%) Market Data Engineer
15 5 (2.78%) Voice Engineer
15 5 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 4 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.22%) Rendezvous
2 13 (7.22%) .NET
3 11 (6.11%) STL
4 10 (5.56%) Web Services
5 7 (3.89%) HTML
6 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.78%) WCF
8 4 (2.22%) MFC
8 4 (2.22%) JSP
8 4 (2.22%) CGI
8 4 (2.22%) XMPP
9 3 (1.67%) jQuery
9 3 (1.67%) CSS
10 2 (1.11%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.11%) WAP
10 2 (1.11%) REST
10 2 (1.11%) FastCGI
10 2 (1.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (1.11%) Ajax
10 2 (1.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.78%) Client/Server
4 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.89%) PKI
6 5 (2.78%) NHS
7 3 (1.67%) Open Source
7 3 (1.67%) CESG
8 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) Handset
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) e-Health
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.89%) Windows
2 28 (15.56%) Linux
3 18 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (2.78%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.22%) Solaris
5 4 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.22%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.22%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.67%) Debian
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.89%) ITIL
2 38 (21.11%) Network Architecture
3 30 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 27 (15.00%) Change Management
5 24 (13.33%) Service Management
6 20 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (7.78%) OOD
9 14 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (7.22%) System Testing
11 11 (6.11%) Integration Testing
11 11 (6.11%) OO
11 11 (6.11%) Project Management
12 10 (5.56%) Network Design
12 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 7 (3.89%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.89%) Migration
15 6 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.33%) Python
2 24 (13.33%) C++
3 23 (12.78%) Perl
4 17 (9.44%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.33%) Ruby
6 12 (6.67%) C
6 12 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.44%) C#
7 8 (4.44%) SQL
8 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.33%) Java
10 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.67%) Ada
11 3 (1.67%) VBScript
11 3 (1.67%) VB
12 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.56%) Security Cleared
3 33 (18.33%) DV Cleared
4 25 (13.89%) CISSP
5 19 (10.56%) CCNP
6 18 (10.00%) CCNA
7 15 (8.33%) Degree
8 11 (6.11%) ISTQB
9 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (4.44%) CCIE
11 6 (3.33%) HND
12 5 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (2.78%) CCSE
12 5 (2.78%) CCSA
13 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.11%) MCSE
14 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.11%) CCSP
14 2 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 9 (5.00%) Snort
4 7 (3.89%) vSphere
4 7 (3.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.22%) HDFS
5 4 (2.22%) XenApp
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.11%) Squid
7 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) iptables
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) NDS
8 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.11%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.89%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.78%) OPNET
5 4 (2.22%) Nmap
5 4 (2.22%) Nessus
5 4 (2.22%) Nagios
5 4 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.22%) Zenoss
5 4 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.67%) Iperf
6 3 (1.67%) Netcool
7 2 (1.11%) MOM
7 2 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.11%) OpenView
7 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (41.11%) Cisco
2 44 (24.44%) F5
3 43 (23.89%) Juniper
4 42 (23.33%) Blue Coat
5 40 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 38 (21.11%) SolarWinds
7 29 (16.11%) NetScout
8 28 (15.56%) Bloomberg
9 27 (15.00%) HP
10 22 (12.22%) TIBCO
10 22 (12.22%) LogLogic
11 21 (11.67%) TippingPoint
11 21 (11.67%) Tradeweb
11 21 (11.67%) Tufin
11 21 (11.67%) Radianz
12 20 (11.11%) VMware
13 11 (6.11%) Oracle
14 8 (4.44%) Citrix
15 7 (3.89%) Riverbed
15 7 (3.89%) Fortinet
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