Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 681 731
Rank change year-on-year -29 +50 -30
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 143 134 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.14% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 74
England median daily rate £400 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.95% +11.62%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £293
90th Percentile £600 £513 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 0
England median hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.94% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -61.94% - -

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 12,220 11,725 14,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 13.98% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,522 7,135 8,950
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £221
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 673 639
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.93% -23.81% +22.09%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -48 60 £400 -4.19% 4
South West +8 25 £410 -3.53% 6
South East -36 22 £375 -14.29% 6
East of England +10 17 £375 +30.43% 4
East Midlands +10 15 £425 +13.33% 3
Midlands +4 15 £425 +13.33% 6
North of England -31 4 £250 -38.27% 5
North West -19 3 £250 -38.27% 5
Yorkshire -20 1 - -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 81 (56.64%) Cisco
2 74 (51.75%) Firewall
3 50 (34.97%) Linux
3 50 (34.97%) Security Cleared
4 48 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (29.37%) BGP
5 42 (29.37%) WAN
6 41 (28.67%) Wireless
7 40 (27.97%) LAN
7 40 (27.97%) Windows
8 39 (27.27%) CCNP
9 34 (23.78%) SC Cleared
10 30 (20.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (19.58%) ITIL
12 27 (18.88%) OSPF
12 27 (18.88%) Finance
12 27 (18.88%) VMware
13 26 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 23 (16.08%) Cisco Prime
14 23 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
15 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (15.38%) C
15 22 (15.38%) C++
16 21 (14.69%) UML
16 21 (14.69%) Python
16 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
16 21 (14.69%) GDB
17 20 (13.99%) F5
17 20 (13.99%) SolarWinds

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 10 (6.99%) Apache
2 5 (3.50%) nginx
2 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.10%) JBoss
3 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.70%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.70%) Blender
4 1 (0.70%) GIMP
4 1 (0.70%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.10%) GitHub
3 3 (2.10%) PaaS
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (51.75%) Firewall
2 42 (29.37%) BGP
2 42 (29.37%) WAN
3 41 (28.67%) Wireless
4 40 (27.97%) LAN
5 30 (20.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (18.88%) OSPF
7 26 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 23 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (13.29%) VPN
10 18 (12.59%) DHCP
10 18 (12.59%) EIGRP
10 18 (12.59%) Network Security
10 18 (12.59%) SSL
10 18 (12.59%) tcpdump
11 17 (11.89%) DNS
12 15 (10.49%) 802.11
12 15 (10.49%) VoIP
13 14 (9.79%) NX-OS
14 13 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) Power BI
2 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (14.69%) GDB
3 15 (10.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (6.29%) Rational Team Concert
5 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.20%) Fiddler
7 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.10%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.40%) GitLab
9 2 (1.40%) JIRA
9 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.70%) MSI
10 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.70%) TestRail
10 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.70%) WinDbg
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
2 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.59%) Back Office
4 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.10%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (13.29%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Network Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Network Support
9 7 (4.90%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) 802.1X
2 8 (5.59%) .NET
2 8 (5.59%) REST
3 6 (4.20%) HTML
3 6 (4.20%) HTML5
4 5 (3.50%) LDAP
5 3 (2.10%) Web Services
6 2 (1.40%) JMS
6 2 (1.40%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.70%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.70%) RESTful
7 1 (0.70%) SOAP
7 1 (0.70%) WCF
7 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.29%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 10 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
7 1 (0.70%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.97%) Linux
2 40 (27.97%) Windows
3 10 (6.99%) Unix
4 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.50%) CentOS
5 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.10%) Check Point GAiA
6 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) ITIL
2 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
2 21 (14.69%) UML
3 20 (13.99%) Configuration Management
3 20 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (12.59%) Network Design
5 16 (11.19%) Load Balancing
6 15 (10.49%) Incident Management
6 15 (10.49%) Migration
6 15 (10.49%) Network Management
7 14 (9.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (9.79%) Service Management
8 13 (9.09%) Change Management
9 11 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
10 10 (6.99%) Capacity Management
11 9 (6.29%) Information Security
11 9 (6.29%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Security Patching
12 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.38%) C
1 22 (15.38%) C++
2 21 (14.69%) Python
3 11 (7.69%) SQL
4 10 (6.99%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.29%) Perl
6 8 (5.59%) C#
6 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.20%) Ada
7 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.10%) Jython
9 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.40%) Java
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) Tcl
10 2 (1.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 50 (34.97%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (27.27%) CCNP
4 34 (23.78%) SC Cleared
5 20 (13.99%) CCNA
6 9 (6.29%) Degree
7 8 (5.59%) CCSA
8 5 (3.50%) CCIE
8 5 (3.50%) CCSE
9 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.10%) CCDP
10 3 (2.10%) CCENT
10 3 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.10%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.40%) CISSP
11 2 (1.40%) CWNA
11 2 (1.40%) ISEB
11 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) TickIT
2 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.39%) Docker
3 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.50%) LXC
4 5 (3.50%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.80%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.10%) NFS
6 3 (2.10%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.40%) Gluster
7 2 (1.40%) iptables
8 1 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (16.08%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (6.29%) HP ALM
2 9 (6.29%) Opsview
3 6 (4.20%) Ansible
3 6 (4.20%) Nessus
4 4 (2.80%) Puppet
5 3 (2.10%) Cacti
6 2 (1.40%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.40%) Core Impact
6 2 (1.40%) FreeIPA
6 2 (1.40%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.40%) Nagios
6 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.40%) QRadar
6 2 (1.40%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 81 (56.64%) Cisco
2 27 (18.88%) VMware
3 20 (13.99%) F5
3 20 (13.99%) SolarWinds
4 16 (11.19%) Juniper
5 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.39%) HP
7 12 (8.39%) Palo Alto
8 10 (6.99%) Citrix
9 9 (6.29%) Qualys
10 8 (5.59%) Blue Coat
10 8 (5.59%) SevOne
11 7 (4.90%) Aruba
11 7 (4.90%) Dell
11 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.90%) Splunk
12 6 (4.20%) EMC
12 6 (4.20%) NetApp
12 6 (4.20%) NetScout