The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 June 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.

Wireshark
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 129 143
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.16% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.02% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +88.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £320
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £26.00

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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 391 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.39% 15.32% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 231 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 28 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £17.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the East of England

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the East of England

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hertfordshire -2 2 - -
Essex - 2 £325 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
2 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
2 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) 2G
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 2 (18.18%) 802.11
2 2 (18.18%) ADSL
2 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
2 2 (18.18%) GSM
2 2 (18.18%) HSPA
2 2 (18.18%) IPv4
2 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) UPnP
2 2 (18.18%) VDSL
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) Redmine
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Trac
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) GDB
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Android Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) iOS Android Developer
1 4 (36.36%) iOS Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Android Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Android SDK
1 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Android Development
1 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
1 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Release Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
1 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ada
4 1 (9.09%) Ada 95
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Actix
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
1 2 (18.18%) BMC
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Computacenter
2 1 (9.09%) Serena