Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 24 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 737 673 740
Rank change year-on-year -64 +67 -98
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 110 147 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.12% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 66
England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £309 £274 £300
90th Percentile £550 £495 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
England median hourly rate £19.03 £48.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.96% -2.50% +21.95%
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £48.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year -60.96% -2.50% +21.95%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,197 13,069 13,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.19% 14.71% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,595 8,009 8,249
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £215
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 696 763
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.72 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% -4.44% +12.50%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in England

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
London -51 33 £450 +18.27% 9
South East -31 27 £356 +1.79% 3
South West +21 20 £389 -13.61% 6
East of England -9 17 £350 +21.74% 5
Midlands +12 8 £425 +28.30% 12
East Midlands +3 8 £425 +25.93% 8
North of England +27 5 £600 +61.07% 6
North West +15 4 £600 +42.86% 5
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 1
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 51 (46.36%) Cisco
2 48 (43.64%) Linux
3 41 (37.27%) Windows
4 39 (35.45%) Firewall
5 32 (29.09%) DHCP
6 28 (25.45%) VoIP
7 27 (24.55%) Wireless
8 24 (21.82%) VPN
8 24 (21.82%) DNS
8 24 (21.82%) VMware
8 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
9 22 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 22 (20.00%) ITIL
9 22 (20.00%) Python
9 22 (20.00%) BGP
10 21 (19.09%) Juniper
10 21 (19.09%) C++
10 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
10 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
10 21 (19.09%) tcpdump
11 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (17.27%) HP
12 19 (17.27%) CCNP
12 19 (17.27%) LAN
12 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
12 19 (17.27%) GDB
13 18 (16.36%) NX-OS
13 18 (16.36%) WAN

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.73%) Apache
2 11 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 9 (8.18%) JBoss
5 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
6 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.73%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) GitHub
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Office 365
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (35.45%) Firewall
2 32 (29.09%) DHCP
3 28 (25.45%) VoIP
4 27 (24.55%) Wireless
5 24 (21.82%) DNS
5 24 (21.82%) VPN
6 22 (20.00%) BGP
7 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
7 21 (19.09%) tcpdump
8 19 (17.27%) LAN
9 18 (16.36%) NX-OS
9 18 (16.36%) SSL
9 18 (16.36%) WAN
10 16 (14.55%) IPsec
10 16 (14.55%) OSPF
11 15 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (12.73%) VLAN
13 13 (11.82%) EIGRP
13 13 (11.82%) SNMP
13 13 (11.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.82%) Redis
4 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) GDB
2 11 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (9.09%) Subversion
4 8 (7.27%) GCC
4 8 (7.27%) Trac
5 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.36%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.55%) Fiddler
6 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.55%) MSI
6 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.55%) WinDbg
7 3 (2.73%) Rational Team Concert
8 2 (1.82%) IDA Disassembler
8 2 (1.82%) OllyDbg
General
1 19 (17.27%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Back Office
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.27%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 19 (17.27%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Telecoms Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Mitel Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) VoIP Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Administrator
7 6 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (7.27%) STL
3 7 (6.36%) .NET
4 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.55%) HTML
4 5 (4.55%) HTML5
4 5 (4.55%) REST
4 5 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.82%) JAAS
5 2 (1.82%) Java EE
5 2 (1.82%) JMS
5 2 (1.82%) JMX
5 2 (1.82%) JNDI
5 2 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.82%) LDAP
5 2 (1.82%) Middleware
5 2 (1.82%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) Handset
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.64%) Linux
2 41 (37.27%) Windows
3 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.64%) Check Point GAiA
9 4 (3.64%) Unix
10 3 (2.73%) CentOS
10 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.82%) Solaris
11 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) ITIL
2 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
3 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.00%) UML
4 10 (9.09%) DevOps
5 9 (8.18%) Change Management
5 9 (8.18%) Information Security
5 9 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.27%) Cross-Platform Development
6 8 (7.27%) Multithreading
6 8 (7.27%) OO
6 8 (7.27%) Server Building
6 8 (7.27%) SIEM
7 7 (6.36%) Analytics
7 7 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.36%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (6.36%) SDLC
7 7 (6.36%) Service Management
8 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) Python
2 21 (19.09%) C++
3 12 (10.91%) Bash Shell
3 12 (10.91%) C
4 11 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.09%) Perl
6 7 (6.36%) C#
6 7 (6.36%) Java
6 7 (6.36%) Ruby
7 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.64%) Jython
8 4 (3.64%) SQL
9 2 (1.82%) R
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (17.27%) CCNP
4 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.18%) CCNA
6 4 (3.64%) CCENT
6 4 (3.64%) CCSA
6 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.73%) CISSP
8 2 (1.82%) CCIE
8 2 (1.82%) Degree
8 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.82%) RHCE
8 2 (1.82%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.91%) CCA
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CWNA
9 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.73%) TickIT
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.18%) vSphere
4 8 (7.27%) DFS Replication
4 8 (7.27%) NFS
5 7 (6.36%) Docker
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.64%) VirtualBox
9 3 (2.73%) LXC
9 3 (2.73%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.82%) iptables
10 2 (1.82%) Snort
11 1 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.91%) XenApp
11 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Ansible
1 9 (8.18%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (7.27%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (7.27%) SCCM
2 8 (7.27%) vCenter Server
3 6 (5.45%) Opsview
4 5 (4.55%) HP ALM
4 5 (4.55%) Nessus
5 4 (3.64%) Cacti
6 3 (2.73%) Nagios
6 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.82%) Cuckoo Sandbox
7 2 (1.82%) Puppet
7 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.91%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.91%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.91%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Cisco
2 24 (21.82%) VMware
3 21 (19.09%) Juniper
4 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (17.27%) HP
6 13 (11.82%) Red Hat
7 12 (10.91%) SolarWinds
8 11 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (10.00%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.09%) F5
9 10 (9.09%) Huawei
9 10 (9.09%) NetApp
10 9 (8.18%) McAfee
10 9 (8.18%) Qualys
11 8 (7.27%) Aruba
11 8 (7.27%) Clearswift
12 7 (6.36%) Citrix
12 7 (6.36%) Mitel
13 5 (4.55%) Riverbed
14 4 (3.64%) FireEye