Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 731 685
Rank change year-on-year +47 -46 +31
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 137 147 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 87 89
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £296 £155
90th Percentile £513 £509 £489
UK median daily rate £400 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +0.95% +13.21% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 7
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £42.50 £27.50 £25.30
90th Percentile £53.50 £62.50 £42.68
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00% -7.69%

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 12306 15734 15052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.95% 15.50% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7400 9698 8529
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 696 855
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +13.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -21.75% +21.65% +8.16%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +18 56 £410 -13.68% 5
South East +20 34 £475 +14.46% 7
South West +6 22 £425 +13.33% 1
East of England -3 11 £294 -30.88% 3
North of England +52 6 £405 +1.25% 1
Midlands +26 6 £375 -12.28% 1
East Midlands - 6 £375 - 1
North West +23 4 £405 -7.43% 1
Yorkshire +23 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 58 (42.34%) Cisco
2 57 (41.61%) Linux
3 42 (30.66%) Firewall
4 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
5 32 (23.36%) Windows
5 32 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (21.90%) TCP/IP
6 30 (21.90%) SQL
7 29 (21.17%) LAN
8 28 (20.44%) VoIP
9 27 (19.71%) WAN
10 26 (18.98%) Software Engineering
11 25 (18.25%) GDB
12 24 (17.52%) C++
12 24 (17.52%) Perl
12 24 (17.52%) DNS
13 23 (16.79%) VPN
13 23 (16.79%) CCNP
13 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
14 21 (15.33%) Wireless
14 21 (15.33%) Network Design
14 21 (15.33%) Juniper
14 21 (15.33%) Java
14 21 (15.33%) Network Security
14 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
14 21 (15.33%) Bash Shell
15 20 (14.60%) SolarWinds
15 20 (14.60%) LTE
15 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
15 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (8.76%) Apache
2 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.11%) JBoss
3 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.38%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (4.38%) Confluence
4 6 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.19%) nginx
6 2 (1.46%) CMS
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (10.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.66%) Firewall
2 30 (21.90%) TCP/IP
3 29 (21.17%) LAN
4 28 (20.44%) VoIP
5 27 (19.71%) WAN
6 24 (17.52%) DNS
7 23 (16.79%) VPN
8 21 (15.33%) Network Security
8 21 (15.33%) Wireless
9 20 (14.60%) LTE
10 19 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (10.95%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (10.95%) GSM
12 14 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (8.76%) Ethernet
13 12 (8.76%) GGSN
13 12 (8.76%) HTTP
13 12 (8.76%) SAN
13 12 (8.76%) SGSN
14 11 (8.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.11%) Redis
3 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.65%) dBASE
4 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
6 3 (2.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) GDB
2 17 (12.41%) Subversion
3 14 (10.22%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (10.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (9.49%) Trac
5 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.76%) JIRA
6 11 (8.03%) GCC
7 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.38%) Bitbucket
9 6 (4.38%) CMake
9 6 (4.38%) GoogleTest
10 4 (2.92%) Ant
10 4 (2.92%) Fiddler
10 4 (2.92%) Maven
10 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.92%) Valgrind
11 3 (2.19%) JUnit
General
1 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.22%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 2 (1.46%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.98%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Developer
4 17 (12.41%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Network Support
9 6 (4.38%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Juniper Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.92%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) CSS
1 12 (8.76%) Web Services
2 11 (8.03%) 802.1X
2 11 (8.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (8.03%) STL
3 9 (6.57%) .NET
4 8 (5.84%) HTML
4 8 (5.84%) JAAS
4 8 (5.84%) Java EE
4 8 (5.84%) JMS
4 8 (5.84%) JMX
4 8 (5.84%) JNDI
4 8 (5.84%) XML
5 7 (5.11%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (5.11%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (4.38%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.38%) Ajax
6 6 (4.38%) RESTful
7 5 (3.65%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.38%) BYOD
4 6 (4.38%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.19%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.46%) STB
8 1 (0.73%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) IPTV
8 1 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.61%) Linux
2 32 (23.36%) Windows
3 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.22%) Unix
5 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.57%) SUSE
9 6 (4.38%) Android
9 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.19%) AIX
11 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Software Engineering
2 21 (15.33%) Network Design
2 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
3 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.68%) OO
5 15 (10.95%) Multithreading
6 14 (10.22%) UML
7 13 (9.49%) Network Management
8 12 (8.76%) ITIL
9 11 (8.03%) Cross-Platform Development
9 11 (8.03%) DevOps
10 10 (7.30%) High Availability
10 10 (7.30%) Network Architecture
11 9 (6.57%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.84%) Cryptography
12 8 (5.84%) OOP
12 8 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (5.11%) Open Source
13 7 (5.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.90%) SQL
2 24 (17.52%) C++
2 24 (17.52%) Perl
3 21 (15.33%) Bash Shell
3 21 (15.33%) Java
4 18 (13.14%) Python
5 17 (12.41%) Ruby
6 16 (11.68%) C
7 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.76%) C#
9 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.92%) Ada
11 4 (2.92%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.92%) PHP
12 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (16.79%) CCNP
4 19 (13.87%) CCNA
5 18 (13.14%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.95%) Degree
7 10 (7.30%) CCIE
7 10 (7.30%) CISSP
8 8 (5.84%) RHCE
8 8 (5.84%) RHCSA
9 6 (4.38%) CCDA
9 6 (4.38%) JNCIA
9 6 (4.38%) JNCIP
9 6 (4.38%) JNCIS
9 6 (4.38%) Master's Degree
10 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
11 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Docker
2 10 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.92%) Firmware
6 3 (2.19%) HDFS
6 3 (2.19%) vSphere
7 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.73%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) Nagios
2 12 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.76%) Puppet
3 11 (8.03%) Cacti
4 8 (5.84%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (5.84%) Graphite
5 7 (5.11%) ZABBIX
6 6 (4.38%) OpenView
6 6 (4.38%) QRadar
6 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (3.65%) Ansible
7 5 (3.65%) Cobbler
7 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.92%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.92%) EnCase
8 4 (2.92%) Icinga
8 4 (2.92%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.92%) Mesos
8 4 (2.92%) Salt
8 4 (2.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (42.34%) Cisco
2 21 (15.33%) Juniper
3 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.60%) SolarWinds
4 18 (13.14%) Red Hat
5 15 (10.95%) Citrix
5 15 (10.95%) Riverbed
6 14 (10.22%) VMware
7 11 (8.03%) HP
7 11 (8.03%) Oracle
7 11 (8.03%) Palo Alto
8 9 (6.57%) Dell
9 7 (5.11%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.11%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.11%) Google
9 7 (5.11%) NetScout
10 6 (4.38%) Avaya
10 6 (4.38%) Splunk
11 4 (2.92%) Nortel
11 4 (2.92%) Serena
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