The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
London / City of London
Rank 154 - 187
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £220 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 - £42.72

Wireshark is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 346 392 684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.42% 11.79% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 291 501
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Wireshark as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the City of London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the City of London

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Gluster
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) MRTG
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) iptables
3 1 (25.00%) FireEye

Wireshark
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MRTG
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Microservices
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Gluster
1 1 (25.00%) iptables
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Radianz
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Tufin
2 1 (25.00%) VMware