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 3 months to 23 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 569 533
Rank change year-on-year +56 -36  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 72 64 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.83% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 41
Median daily rate £425 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +22.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £393 £225
% change year-on-year +5.09% +74.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 - £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 - £43.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6009 7668 7639
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.83% 14.89% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3639 4728 4240
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 307 409
Median hourly rate £24.86 £26.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.18% -5.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 April 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
London +36 26 £450 -10.00% 8
South East +9 18 £488 +21.11% 2
South West +10 12 £450 +14.64% 3
East of England +8 8 £288 -20.68%
East Midlands - 4 £375 -
North West +21 2 £385 -12.00% 1
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 England region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 73 (49.32%) Linux
2 68 (45.95%) Cisco
3 57 (38.51%) TCP/IP
4 45 (30.41%) Firewall
5 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
6 34 (22.97%) Windows
7 32 (21.62%) C++
7 32 (21.62%) VoIP
8 31 (20.95%) Perl
9 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (18.24%) Python
11 26 (17.57%) Juniper
11 26 (17.57%) Bash Shell
12 25 (16.89%) SQL
13 24 (16.22%) LAN
13 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (16.22%) Ruby
14 23 (15.54%) Network Security
14 23 (15.54%) GDB
14 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
15 22 (14.86%) Wireless
15 22 (14.86%) DNS
15 22 (14.86%) Unix
15 22 (14.86%) CCNA
15 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
16 21 (14.19%) CheckPoint
16 21 (14.19%) STL
16 21 (14.19%) Telecoms
17 20 (13.51%) VPN
17 20 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus

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 16 (10.81%) Apache
2 15 (10.14%) Confluence
3 13 (8.78%) Apache Qpid
4 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.05%) JBoss
6 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.03%) IIS
8 2 (1.35%) CMS
8 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.70%) IaaS
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (38.51%) TCP/IP
2 45 (30.41%) Firewall
3 32 (21.62%) VoIP
4 24 (16.22%) LAN
5 23 (15.54%) Network Security
6 22 (14.86%) DNS
6 22 (14.86%) Wireless
7 20 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (13.51%) VPN
8 19 (12.84%) OSPF
9 16 (10.81%) DHCP
9 16 (10.81%) GSM
9 16 (10.81%) LTE
9 16 (10.81%) WAN
10 15 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (10.14%) Ethernet
11 14 (9.46%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (9.46%) PBX
11 14 (9.46%) RANAP
11 14 (9.46%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.38%) dBASE
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.38%) Redis
3 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.70%) Ingres
4 4 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.03%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.35%) Big Data
6 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) GDB
2 17 (11.49%) JIRA
3 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.14%) Subversion
5 14 (9.46%) Bitbucket
5 14 (9.46%) CMake
5 14 (9.46%) GCC
5 14 (9.46%) Trac
6 13 (8.78%) GoogleTest
7 11 (7.43%) Valgrind
8 9 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (6.08%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (4.73%) Metasploit
10 6 (4.05%) Fiddler
11 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.03%) VTune
13 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.35%) Hudson
13 2 (1.35%) PhantomJS
General
1 21 (14.19%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.16%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) Advertising
4 7 (4.73%) Back Office
4 7 (4.73%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Games
5 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Law
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.89%) Developer
3 23 (15.54%) Software Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) C++ Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Information Security Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) Network Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) Network Security Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) Security Administrator
8 9 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) STL
2 14 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (6.76%) Web Services
4 9 (6.08%) CSS
5 8 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (5.41%) HTML
6 7 (4.73%) Java EE
6 7 (4.73%) JMS
6 7 (4.73%) XML
7 6 (4.05%) JAAS
7 6 (4.05%) JMX
7 6 (4.05%) JNDI
7 6 (4.05%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (3.38%) 802.1X
8 5 (3.38%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.38%) Node.js
9 4 (2.70%) .NET
9 4 (2.70%) JSON
9 4 (2.70%) RESTful
9 4 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (4.73%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.73%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (2.70%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.03%) PKI
7 3 (2.03%) PlayStation
7 3 (2.03%) Xbox
8 2 (1.35%) Clustering
8 2 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) BYOD
9 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (49.32%) Linux
2 34 (22.97%) Windows
3 22 (14.86%) Unix
4 14 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.76%) CentOS
5 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.70%) Android
8 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.70%) SUSE
8 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.03%) AIX
9 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
3 19 (12.84%) Automated Testing
3 19 (12.84%) DevOps
3 19 (12.84%) OO
4 18 (12.16%) Multithreading
5 15 (10.14%) Network Design
6 14 (9.46%) Cross-Platform Development
6 14 (9.46%) ITIL
7 13 (8.78%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (8.11%) Information Security
8 12 (8.11%) Network Management
9 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.08%) Scrum
10 9 (6.08%) UML
11 8 (5.41%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.41%) Network Packet Capture
12 7 (4.73%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) C++
2 31 (20.95%) Perl
3 27 (18.24%) Python
4 26 (17.57%) Bash Shell
5 25 (16.89%) SQL
6 24 (16.22%) Ruby
7 15 (10.14%) Java
8 14 (9.46%) C
9 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
10 10 (6.76%) C#
11 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.38%) Ada
13 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.35%) Go
15 1 (0.68%) Ada 95
15 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (14.86%) CCNA
3 22 (14.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.16%) CCNP
5 15 (10.14%) CISSP
6 9 (6.08%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) CCIE
8 7 (4.73%) Degree
9 6 (4.05%) RHCE
9 6 (4.05%) RHCSA
9 6 (4.05%) SANS
10 5 (3.38%) CCSE
10 5 (3.38%) GIAC
11 3 (2.03%) CCDA
11 3 (2.03%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.03%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.03%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) Docker
2 6 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.03%) Firmware
5 2 (1.35%) Gluster
5 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) HDFS
6 1 (0.68%) iptables
6 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) Nagios
2 8 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.41%) Puppet
3 6 (4.05%) Ansible
3 6 (4.05%) Nmap
4 5 (3.38%) Cacti
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.38%) EnCase
5 4 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.70%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.03%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.03%) Graphite
6 3 (2.03%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.35%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.35%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (45.95%) Cisco
2 26 (17.57%) Juniper
3 21 (14.19%) CheckPoint
4 18 (12.16%) Google
4 18 (12.16%) Riverbed
5 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.78%) F5
8 11 (7.43%) VMware
9 10 (6.76%) Infoblox
9 10 (6.76%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.08%) Citrix
11 8 (5.41%) Oracle
12 7 (4.73%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.73%) Dell
12 7 (4.73%) HP
13 6 (4.05%) NetScout
14 5 (3.38%) Huawei
14 5 (3.38%) Nokia Networks
14 5 (3.38%) Palo Alto
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham
CPS Group Limited
Rate: Depedant on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago