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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 552 583 535
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -48
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 95 83 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.04% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 56
Median daily rate £388 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50

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
8193 7962 8559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.72% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4572 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 554 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +18 90 £393 +8.27% 30
London +8 38 £425 +3.03% 15
South East -3 21 £430 +25.09% 7
East of England +24 12 £375 - 2
Berkshire +10 12 £490 +103.10% 3
Bedfordshire - 11 £375 -
Bedford - 8 £375 -
Hampshire +17 7 £375 +70.09% 2
South West +14 6 £396 -11.94% 1
East Midlands - 6 £338 - 1
City of London +19 5 £475 +56.50% 3
Reading +22 4 - - 2
Wiltshire +16 4 £400 - 1
Newbury -1 4 - - 1
Northampton - 4 £338 - 1
North West - 4 £396 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £338 - 1
Swindon +12 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £338 -
Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Scotland - 3 £275 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £396 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £344 -
Nottingham - 2 £344 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Surrey +12 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £400 +14.28%
Milton Keynes +2 1 £400 +14.28%

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 118 (64.84%) Firewall
2 96 (52.75%) Cisco
3 77 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 73 (40.11%) CheckPoint
5 59 (32.42%) Cisco ASA
6 58 (31.87%) tcpdump
7 56 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (30.77%) Juniper
7 56 (30.77%) Windows
8 50 (27.47%) Network Security
9 47 (25.82%) F5
9 47 (25.82%) Linux
10 46 (25.27%) VPN
11 45 (24.73%) DNS
12 44 (24.18%) CCNP
12 44 (24.18%) DHCP
13 40 (21.98%) ITIL
13 40 (21.98%) Microsoft
14 38 (20.88%) WAN
15 37 (20.33%) Windows Server
16 36 (19.78%) LAN
16 36 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (18.68%) Finance
18 31 (17.03%) Wireless
19 30 (16.48%) OSPF
20 29 (15.93%) VMware
20 29 (15.93%) Active Directory
20 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (15.38%) Riverbed
21 28 (15.38%) CCNA

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 (6.04%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 6 (3.30%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.65%) Confluence
4 3 (1.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (14.84%) MS Visio
2 21 (11.54%) MS Office
3 7 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.55%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
2 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 118 (64.84%) Firewall
2 77 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 59 (32.42%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (31.87%) tcpdump
5 50 (27.47%) Network Security
6 46 (25.27%) VPN
7 45 (24.73%) DNS
8 44 (24.18%) DHCP
9 38 (20.88%) WAN
10 36 (19.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (19.78%) LAN
11 31 (17.03%) Wireless
12 30 (16.48%) OSPF
13 28 (15.38%) BGP
14 25 (13.74%) HTTP
15 20 (10.99%) HTTPS
15 20 (10.99%) Junos
16 19 (10.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (9.89%) BIG-IP
17 18 (9.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) MySQL
3 5 (2.75%) GIS
3 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Subversion
2 9 (4.95%) Fiddler
2 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.40%) JUnit
4 5 (2.75%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.75%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.20%) Selenium
6 3 (1.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.65%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.65%) JIRA
6 3 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.10%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.55%) Ant
8 1 (0.55%) AppScan
8 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.55%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Firebug
8 1 (0.55%) JMeter
8 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (18.68%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.95%) Banking
4 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.30%) Advertising
5 6 (3.30%) Back Office
5 6 (3.30%) Legal
6 5 (2.75%) Retail
7 4 (2.20%) Front Office
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.19%) Security Engineer
2 24 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.99%) Consultant
4 19 (10.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) Network Support
6 16 (8.79%) Analyst
7 15 (8.24%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Network Consultant
10 10 (5.49%) Incident Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.95%) Senior Support Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (4.40%) Integration Specialist
12 8 (4.40%) Security Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) Senior Network Support
12 8 (4.40%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) Web Services
2 11 (6.04%) HTML
2 11 (6.04%) J2EE
3 10 (5.49%) SOAP
4 9 (4.95%) XML
5 7 (3.85%) HTML5
6 6 (3.30%) RESTful
7 5 (2.75%) DOM
7 5 (2.75%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.75%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.75%) JSON
7 5 (2.75%) LAMP
7 5 (2.75%) Spring
7 5 (2.75%) WSDL
7 5 (2.75%) XSLT
8 3 (1.65%) CSS
8 3 (1.65%) Java EE
8 3 (1.65%) REST
8 3 (1.65%) SAML
9 2 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.04%) iPad
3 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.30%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.30%) PKI
5 5 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.20%) MPEG
6 4 (2.20%) STB
6 4 (2.20%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.65%) Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.10%) IVR
8 2 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.10%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.77%) Windows
2 47 (25.82%) Linux
3 37 (20.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (8.79%) Unix
5 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.20%) AIX
8 4 (2.20%) SUSE
9 3 (1.65%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.10%) Debian
10 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.10%) Solaris
10 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.55%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.98%) ITIL
2 24 (13.19%) Information Security
3 22 (12.09%) Change Management
3 22 (12.09%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.79%) Network Architecture
5 14 (7.69%) Network Management
5 14 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.69%) Service Management
6 13 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
6 13 (7.14%) Project Management
7 12 (6.59%) SIEM
7 12 (6.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (6.04%) Network Design
8 11 (6.04%) Test Scripting
9 10 (5.49%) Digital Forensics
10 8 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.40%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.64%) Java
2 21 (11.54%) Python
3 19 (10.44%) SQL
4 18 (9.89%) Perl
5 14 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.04%) C
7 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.30%) PHP
9 5 (2.75%) C++
9 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.65%) VB
11 2 (1.10%) C#
11 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.10%) Tcl
11 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 1 (0.55%) ES6
12 1 (0.55%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 56 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (24.18%) CCNP
3 28 (15.38%) CCNA
4 23 (12.64%) Security Cleared
5 21 (11.54%) CISSP
6 18 (9.89%) CCSA
7 15 (8.24%) CCIE
7 15 (8.24%) CCSE
8 14 (7.69%) Degree
9 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.04%) GIAC
11 10 (5.49%) ISEB
11 10 (5.49%) ISTQB
12 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.30%) CFCE
13 6 (3.30%) EnCE
13 6 (3.30%) GCFA
13 6 (3.30%) GCFE
14 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.10%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.09%) PCI DSS
2 14 (7.69%) SLA
3 11 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (15.93%) Active Directory
1 29 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (6.04%) Samba
4 9 (4.95%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.20%) XenApp
7 3 (1.65%) NFS
8 2 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.10%) Gluster
8 2 (1.10%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.10%) Squid
8 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.55%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.55%) pfSense
9 1 (0.55%) Snort
9 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) Nagios
2 15 (8.24%) EnCase
3 13 (7.14%) FortiGate
4 12 (6.59%) Puppet
5 11 (6.04%) Nessus
6 9 (4.95%) SCOM
7 6 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (2.75%) Ansible
8 5 (2.75%) Cacti
9 4 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (2.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.65%) Nmap
10 3 (1.65%) WSUS
10 3 (1.65%) yum
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.10%) Opsview
11 2 (1.10%) QRadar
12 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.55%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 96 (52.75%) Cisco
2 73 (40.11%) CheckPoint
3 56 (30.77%) Juniper
4 47 (25.82%) F5
5 40 (21.98%) Microsoft
6 29 (15.93%) VMware
7 28 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 25 (13.74%) SolarWinds
9 23 (12.64%) Splunk
10 22 (12.09%) Blue Coat
11 20 (10.99%) Red Hat
12 19 (10.44%) Palo Alto
13 18 (9.89%) LogLogic
14 17 (9.34%) ArcSight
14 17 (9.34%) Aruba
15 15 (8.24%) Fortinet
15 15 (8.24%) TippingPoint
16 14 (7.69%) Radianz
17 13 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 13 (7.14%) NetApp
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