Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 263 263
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +17
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 23 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.25% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 1.24% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 8
Central London median daily rate £380 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £173 £301 £381
90th Percentile £484 £500 £509
London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £44.59 £55.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -18.93% +10.00% -

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 995 964 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.76% 11.17% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 733 814
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £155 £208 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 19
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £22.18 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +28.34% -1.58% -6.17%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +3 21 £380 -15.56% 2
Wireshark
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 12 (52.17%) BGP
3 11 (47.83%) Wireless
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) Avaya
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Network Design
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (39.13%) SolarWinds
4 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
5 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) OSPF
6 7 (30.43%) Charles River
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) VBA
6 7 (30.43%) HP
6 7 (30.43%) Dell
6 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) iManage
6 7 (30.43%) BitLocker
6 7 (30.43%) Anycast
6 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
6 7 (30.43%) PuTTY

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:

Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) BGP
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) Wireless
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
5 7 (30.43%) Anycast
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 7 (30.43%) PuTTY
5 7 (30.43%) Skype
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) FCoE
6 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (21.74%) MRTG
6 5 (21.74%) NX-OS
6 5 (21.74%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Fiddler
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (30.43%) Billing
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Design
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
1 7 (30.43%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) CCIE
5 3 (13.04%) GIAC
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) BitLocker
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) AirWatch
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Avaya
2 9 (39.13%) SolarWinds
3 7 (30.43%) Charles River
3 7 (30.43%) Dell
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) iManage
3 7 (30.43%) Polycom
3 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) F5
5 5 (21.74%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) Empirix
7 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia