Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Wireshark skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireshark over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireshark
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 280 237
Rank change year-on-year +13 -43 +17
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 16 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.18% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 3
Central London median daily rate £363 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -1.32% -15.56%
10th Percentile £188 £306 £244
90th Percentile £500 £470 £500
London median daily rate £400 £419 £425
% change year-on-year -4.48% -1.47% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £44.18 - £50.00

Wireshark is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 990 1,132 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.23% 12.31% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 874 650
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £194 £213 £205
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 23
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.03% -24.78% +2.39%
10th Percentile £18.24 £12.13 £13.44
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.00 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.75% -20.00% +11.11%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in Central London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireshark in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in Central London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in Central London over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in Central London

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 16 £363 -3.33%
Wireshark
London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wireshark also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) BGP
2 10 (62.50%) OSPF
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
4 8 (50.00%) Multicast
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 6 (37.50%) F5
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) VXLAN
7 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) Avaya
7 5 (31.25%) Perl
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) BGP
1 10 (62.50%) OSPF
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) Multicast
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) VXLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (18.75%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 4 (25.00%) YAML
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 1 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) AWK
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCIE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
3 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 5 (31.25%) Avaya
6 4 (25.00%) Arista
6 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (25.00%) Splunk
7 3 (18.75%) Aruba
7 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) Charles River
8 2 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) iManage
8 2 (12.50%) Polycom
8 2 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (12.50%) VMware