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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
UK
Rank 525 565 526
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -39
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 71 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 0.71% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 38
Median daily rate £381 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £24.00 £40.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £41.00

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
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

Wireshark Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wireshark
Top 26 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +64 68 £385 -9.35% 17
London +11 25 £381 -19.89% 4
South East +20 21 £350 +7.69% 5
South West +21 13 £450 - 4
Surrey +23 12 £350 -26.31% 2
Camberley - 9 - - 1
Berkshire +15 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Hertfordshire +1 5 £275 - 2
East of England -2 5 £275 -33.33% 2
Reading +9 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire +6 4 £425 - 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £450 - 1
Bristol - 4 - - 1
St Albans - 4 £275 - 1
Salisbury - 4 £450 -
Middlesex - 3 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £444 -
City of London - 2 £380 - 2
North West +12 1 - -
Cheltenham +9 1 £390 -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £140 -55.20% 1
Oxford - 1 £140 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £413 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £413 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 76 (50.00%) Cisco
2 64 (42.11%) Linux
3 61 (40.13%) TCP/IP
4 53 (34.87%) Firewall
5 47 (30.92%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (24.34%) Juniper
7 36 (23.68%) Windows
8 35 (23.03%) CCNP
8 35 (23.03%) CCNA
9 32 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.08%) Network Security
10 29 (19.08%) VoIP
11 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
12 26 (17.11%) LAN
12 26 (17.11%) SQL
13 25 (16.45%) Riverbed
14 24 (15.79%) Perl
14 24 (15.79%) ITIL
15 23 (15.13%) Python
15 23 (15.13%) DHCP
16 22 (14.47%) DNS
16 22 (14.47%) C++
17 21 (13.82%) WAN
17 21 (13.82%) Wireless
17 21 (13.82%) Penetration Testing
17 21 (13.82%) Ruby
17 21 (13.82%) Bash Shell
17 21 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (13.82%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (12.50%) Docker

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 15 (9.87%) Confluence
2 13 (8.55%) Apache Qpid
3 11 (7.24%) Apache
4 6 (3.95%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.97%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (3.29%) IaaS
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 61 (40.13%) TCP/IP
2 53 (34.87%) Firewall
3 29 (19.08%) Network Security
3 29 (19.08%) VoIP
4 26 (17.11%) LAN
5 23 (15.13%) DHCP
6 22 (14.47%) DNS
7 21 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (13.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (13.82%) WAN
7 21 (13.82%) Wireless
8 17 (11.18%) OSPF
8 17 (11.18%) VPN
9 15 (9.87%) Ethernet
10 14 (9.21%) SAN
11 13 (8.55%) 2G
11 13 (8.55%) 3G
11 13 (8.55%) 4G
11 13 (8.55%) AMQP
11 13 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.29%) dBASE
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (2.63%) Ingres
4 3 (1.97%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) MS Access
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) JIRA
2 15 (9.87%) GDB
2 15 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.87%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.21%) Bitbucket
3 14 (9.21%) CMake
4 13 (8.55%) GoogleTest
5 11 (7.24%) Valgrind
6 9 (5.92%) GCC
6 9 (5.92%) Subversion
6 9 (5.92%) Trac
7 7 (4.61%) Metasploit
8 6 (3.95%) Fiddler
8 6 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.29%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (1.97%) VTune
11 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.32%) Hudson
11 2 (1.32%) Selenium
11 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (9.87%) Back Office
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.58%) Advertising
5 6 (3.95%) Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Developer
3 13 (8.55%) Administrator
3 13 (8.55%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.89%) Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) C++ Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Information Security Administrator
6 10 (6.58%) Network Administrator
6 10 (6.58%) Network Security Administrator
6 10 (6.58%) Security Administrator
7 9 (5.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Consultant
9 7 (4.61%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.61%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) STL
2 10 (6.58%) Web Services
3 9 (5.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (5.92%) HTML
4 8 (5.26%) CSS
5 6 (3.95%) XML
6 5 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.63%) Android SDK
7 4 (2.63%) iOS SDK
7 4 (2.63%) RESTful
8 3 (1.97%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.97%) JSON
8 3 (1.97%) Node.js
8 3 (1.97%) Pandas
8 3 (1.97%) REST
8 3 (1.97%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (1.32%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.32%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (4.61%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.61%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (2.63%) MPEG
5 4 (2.63%) STB
5 4 (2.63%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.97%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.97%) Xbox
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.11%) Linux
2 36 (23.68%) Windows
3 19 (12.50%) Unix
3 19 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.58%) CentOS
6 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.61%) SUSE
9 4 (2.63%) Android
9 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.66%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) ITIL
2 21 (13.82%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.18%) Network Management
5 16 (10.53%) DevOps
6 15 (9.87%) Automated Testing
6 15 (9.87%) Information Security
7 13 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.89%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.58%) Network Architecture
10 9 (5.92%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (5.92%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.92%) Network Design
10 9 (5.92%) Network Packet Capture
10 9 (5.92%) OO
11 8 (5.26%) Change Management
11 8 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (5.26%) Scrum
12 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.11%) SQL
2 24 (15.79%) Perl
3 23 (15.13%) Python
4 22 (14.47%) C++
5 21 (13.82%) Bash Shell
5 21 (13.82%) Ruby
6 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.58%) C
8 7 (4.61%) Java
9 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.29%) Ada
10 5 (3.29%) C#
11 4 (2.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (30.92%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.03%) CCNA
2 35 (23.03%) CCNP
3 32 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 15 (9.87%) CCIE
5 15 (9.87%) CISSP
6 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.58%) CCSE
8 7 (4.61%) GIAC
8 7 (4.61%) SANS
9 5 (3.29%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.63%) CCDA
10 4 (2.63%) CCSA
10 4 (2.63%) Degree
10 4 (2.63%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.63%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.63%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.97%) ISEB
12 1 (0.66%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) Docker
2 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
5 2 (1.32%) Gluster
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.66%) iptables
6 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Nagios
2 7 (4.61%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.61%) Nmap
3 6 (3.95%) EnCase
3 6 (3.95%) SCOM
4 5 (3.29%) Ansible
5 3 (1.97%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.32%) Puppet
6 2 (1.32%) SCCM
6 2 (1.32%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.66%) Cacti
7 1 (0.66%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.66%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (50.00%) Cisco
2 37 (24.34%) Juniper
3 28 (18.42%) CheckPoint
4 25 (16.45%) Riverbed
5 17 (11.18%) Google
6 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
8 13 (8.55%) Dell
8 13 (8.55%) Ericsson
8 13 (8.55%) F5
8 13 (8.55%) Huawei
8 13 (8.55%) Nokia
8 13 (8.55%) Nokia Networks
9 11 (7.24%) Infoblox
10 10 (6.58%) SolarWinds
10 10 (6.58%) VMware
11 9 (5.92%) HP
12 7 (4.61%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.61%) Citrix
12 7 (4.61%) Oracle
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TDA Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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