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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireshark
Rank 540 569 554
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 113 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.09% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 52
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%

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
8486 8133 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.68% 13.92% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5177 4655 4450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 518 461
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +21 107 £382 -4.50% 24
London +2 40 £425 -2.29% 8
South West +12 20 £375 -16.66%
South East -8 18 £400 +18.51% 8
Wiltshire +20 15 £375 -
Swindon +18 13 £375 -
East of England +27 12 £418 - 5
Bedfordshire - 10 £375 - 1
Berkshire -5 9 £503 +108.29% 4
North West - 8 £396 - 1
City of London +30 7 £475 +111.11% 1
Hampshire +10 7 £375 +20.96% 3
Bedford - 7 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £396 -
Yorkshire - 5 £331 - 1
Scotland - 5 £306 - 2
Reading +13 4 - - 2
Liverpool - 4 £500 -
East Midlands - 4 £344 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 3 £300 -33.33%
Cheltenham -4 3 £300 -33.33%
West Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £338 -
Glasgow - 3 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £460 - 3
Northamptonshire - 2 £344 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £344 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £460 -
Northampton - 2 £344 - 1

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 117 (63.24%) Firewall
2 93 (50.27%) Cisco
3 76 (41.08%) TCP/IP
4 74 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 60 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
5 60 (32.43%) tcpdump
6 57 (30.81%) Windows
7 51 (27.57%) Juniper
8 49 (26.49%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (26.49%) DNS
8 49 (26.49%) Network Security
9 48 (25.95%) VPN
10 47 (25.41%) F5
11 45 (24.32%) Linux
12 43 (23.24%) DHCP
13 42 (22.70%) WAN
13 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
14 39 (21.08%) CCNP
14 39 (21.08%) LAN
15 38 (20.54%) ITIL
16 36 (19.46%) Finance
17 35 (18.92%) Windows Server
18 34 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (17.84%) Wireless
20 32 (17.30%) OSPF
20 32 (17.30%) BGP
21 30 (16.22%) VMware
22 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (15.14%) MS Visio
23 28 (15.14%) Active Directory

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 (5.95%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.78%) Apache
2 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (15.14%) MS Visio
2 22 (11.89%) MS Office
3 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 8 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.62%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) GitHub
2 2 (1.08%) IaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 117 (63.24%) Firewall
2 76 (41.08%) TCP/IP
3 60 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
3 60 (32.43%) tcpdump
4 49 (26.49%) DNS
4 49 (26.49%) Network Security
5 48 (25.95%) VPN
6 43 (23.24%) DHCP
7 42 (22.70%) WAN
8 39 (21.08%) LAN
9 34 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (17.84%) Wireless
11 32 (17.30%) BGP
11 32 (17.30%) OSPF
12 24 (12.97%) HTTP
13 21 (11.35%) HTTPS
14 20 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (10.81%) Junos
15 19 (10.27%) BIG-IP
15 19 (10.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) MySQL
3 5 (2.70%) GIS
3 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) HBase
6 1 (0.54%) Impala
6 1 (0.54%) Ingres
6 1 (0.54%) QlikView
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Subversion
2 11 (5.95%) Fiddler
3 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.32%) JUnit
5 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 5 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.16%) JIRA
7 4 (2.16%) Selenium
8 3 (1.62%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.62%) Maven
8 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.08%) Ant
9 2 (1.08%) GCC
9 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.08%) JMeter
10 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.54%) Mocha
General
1 36 (19.46%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.41%) Banking
4 7 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.24%) Advertising
6 5 (2.70%) Legal
7 4 (2.16%) Back Office
7 4 (2.16%) Front Office
7 4 (2.16%) Retail
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
8 2 (1.08%) Games
8 2 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.27%) Network Engineer
2 28 (15.14%) Security Engineer
3 24 (12.97%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.27%) Consultant
5 18 (9.73%) Analyst
5 18 (9.73%) Network Support
6 17 (9.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (8.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Network Consultant
10 11 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Support Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Avaya Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Developer
13 8 (4.32%) Security Consultant
13 8 (4.32%) Senior Network Support
13 8 (4.32%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) Web Services
2 11 (5.95%) J2EE
3 10 (5.41%) HTML
3 10 (5.41%) SOAP
3 10 (5.41%) XML
4 7 (3.78%) HTML5
5 6 (3.24%) RESTful
6 5 (2.70%) DOM
6 5 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.70%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.70%) JSON
6 5 (2.70%) LAMP
6 5 (2.70%) Spring
6 5 (2.70%) WSDL
6 5 (2.70%) XSLT
7 4 (2.16%) CSS
7 4 (2.16%) REST
7 4 (2.16%) SAML
8 3 (1.62%) Java EE
9 2 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Computer Science
1 11 (5.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 11 (5.95%) iPad
2 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.78%) PKI
5 6 (3.24%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.62%) Clustering
7 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.62%) Statistics
8 2 (1.08%) IVR
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.81%) Windows
2 45 (24.32%) Linux
3 35 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.11%) Unix
5 13 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.16%) AIX
9 3 (1.62%) CentOS
9 3 (1.62%) Solaris
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.08%) Debian
10 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.08%) SUSE
10 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.54%) ITIL
2 22 (11.89%) Information Security
2 22 (11.89%) Load Balancing
3 21 (11.35%) Change Management
4 15 (8.11%) Network Architecture
4 15 (8.11%) Service Management
4 15 (8.11%) SIEM
5 14 (7.57%) Project Management
5 14 (7.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.49%) Migration
7 11 (5.95%) DDoS Mitigation
7 11 (5.95%) Network Design
7 11 (5.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (5.41%) Digital Forensics
8 10 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (4.86%) Network Management
9 9 (4.86%) Test Scripting
10 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 7 (3.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.51%) Java
2 22 (11.89%) Python
3 19 (10.27%) Perl
4 18 (9.73%) SQL
5 14 (7.57%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.41%) C
7 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.32%) PHP
9 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.70%) C++
10 5 (2.70%) Ruby
11 4 (2.16%) VB
12 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.62%) C#
12 3 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.62%) VBScript
13 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.08%) Tcl
14 1 (0.54%) MapBasic
14 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (26.49%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (21.08%) CCNP
3 23 (12.43%) Security Cleared
4 21 (11.35%) CCNA
5 19 (10.27%) CISSP
6 18 (9.73%) CCSA
7 15 (8.11%) Degree
7 15 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 13 (7.03%) CCIE
8 13 (7.03%) CCSE
9 10 (5.41%) GIAC
10 8 (4.32%) ISEB
10 8 (4.32%) ISTQB
11 6 (3.24%) CFCE
11 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.24%) EnCE
11 6 (3.24%) GCFA
11 6 (3.24%) GCFE
12 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.89%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.41%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 29 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.03%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.95%) Samba
5 10 (5.41%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.70%) XenApp
7 4 (2.16%) NFS
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.08%) Gluster
8 2 (1.08%) Snort
8 2 (1.08%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.08%) Squid
8 2 (1.08%) vSphere
8 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.54%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.54%) Firmware
9 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (9.73%) Nagios
2 17 (9.19%) FortiGate
3 14 (7.57%) EnCase
4 13 (7.03%) Puppet
5 10 (5.41%) Nessus
6 8 (4.32%) SCOM
7 5 (2.70%) Ansible
7 5 (2.70%) Cacti
7 5 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (1.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.62%) Nmap
9 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.62%) WSUS
9 3 (1.62%) yum
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) Opsview
10 2 (1.08%) QRadar
10 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 93 (50.27%) Cisco
2 74 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 51 (27.57%) Juniper
4 47 (25.41%) F5
5 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
6 30 (16.22%) VMware
7 23 (12.43%) Blue Coat
7 23 (12.43%) Riverbed
7 23 (12.43%) Splunk
8 22 (11.89%) SolarWinds
9 20 (10.81%) Red Hat
10 19 (10.27%) Palo Alto
11 17 (9.19%) Aruba
11 17 (9.19%) LogLogic
12 16 (8.65%) ArcSight
13 15 (8.11%) Fortinet
13 15 (8.11%) TippingPoint
14 14 (7.57%) NetApp
14 14 (7.57%) Radianz
15 13 (7.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
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