Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 675 727
Rank change year-on-year -52 +52 -77
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 124 183 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.26% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 100 85
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £299 £281
90th Percentile £547 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £391 £400
% change year-on-year -0.96% -2.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
England median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%

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 13088 14527 14709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.77% 15.22% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8110 8887 8633
England median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £223 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 740 923
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.20 £47.50 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.78% +7.14% +5.00%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 -63 41 £450 +2.27% 5
South East -18 36 £400 +12.76% 10
South West +1 21 £390 -2.50% 3
East of England -19 16 £325 -22.16% 1
North of England +39 5 £600 +81.13% 5
Midlands +14 5 £225 -32.08% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £225 -33.33%
North West +15 4 £600 +51.42% 3
North East - 1 - -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 45 (36.29%) Linux
2 42 (33.87%) Cisco
3 37 (29.84%) Windows
4 33 (26.61%) Firewall
5 26 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 26 (20.97%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.97%) Security Cleared
6 25 (20.16%) TCP/IP
6 25 (20.16%) VoIP
7 23 (18.55%) Wireless
7 23 (18.55%) Telecoms
7 23 (18.55%) HP
8 22 (17.74%) Active Directory
8 22 (17.74%) DHCP
8 22 (17.74%) C++
9 21 (16.94%) ITIL
9 21 (16.94%) WAN
9 21 (16.94%) DNS
9 21 (16.94%) tcpdump
10 20 (16.13%) GDB
10 20 (16.13%) VMware
10 20 (16.13%) Juniper
11 19 (15.32%) Python
12 18 (14.52%) Java
12 18 (14.52%) Perl
12 18 (14.52%) VPN
12 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
12 18 (14.52%) LTE
12 18 (14.52%) 802.1X

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 13 (10.48%) Apache
2 12 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 12 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.84%) JBoss
5 4 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.42%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) RMDS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) GitHub
4 2 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) Firewall
2 25 (20.16%) TCP/IP
2 25 (20.16%) VoIP
3 23 (18.55%) Wireless
4 22 (17.74%) DHCP
5 21 (16.94%) DNS
5 21 (16.94%) tcpdump
5 21 (16.94%) WAN
6 18 (14.52%) LTE
6 18 (14.52%) VPN
7 17 (13.71%) BGP
7 17 (13.71%) LAN
7 17 (13.71%) SAN
8 16 (12.90%) SNMP
9 15 (12.10%) GSM
9 15 (12.10%) NX-OS
10 13 (10.48%) IPsec
10 13 (10.48%) OSPF
11 12 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.61%) Redis
3 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) GDB
2 16 (12.90%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (12.10%) Subversion
4 13 (10.48%) Trac
5 11 (8.87%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (7.26%) GCC
6 9 (7.26%) JIRA
7 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.65%) Fiddler
9 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.03%) JUnit
10 5 (4.03%) Selenium
11 4 (3.23%) Bugzilla
11 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.23%) MSI
11 4 (3.23%) NetBeans
11 4 (3.23%) StarTeam
11 4 (3.23%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (18.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.94%) Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Telecoms Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Server Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Tester
7 7 (5.65%) Wintel Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Designer
9 5 (4.03%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) 802.1X
2 13 (10.48%) .NET
3 9 (7.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (7.26%) STL
4 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.84%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) XML
5 4 (3.23%) J2EE
5 4 (3.23%) Java EE
5 4 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.61%) jQuery
6 2 (1.61%) Kendo UI
6 2 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (1.61%) RESTful
6 2 (1.61%) SPNEGO
6 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.23%) STB
6 3 (2.42%) PKI
6 3 (2.42%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.61%) Clustering
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
7 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.61%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.81%) BYOD
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Handset
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Linux
2 37 (29.84%) Windows
3 18 (14.52%) Windows Server
3 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.68%) Unix
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.84%) Solaris
8 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.61%) Android
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.94%) ITIL
3 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.48%) Change Management
4 13 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (10.48%) UML
5 11 (8.87%) DevOps
5 11 (8.87%) SDLC
6 9 (7.26%) Cross-Platform Development
6 9 (7.26%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.26%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.26%) OO
7 8 (6.45%) High Availability
7 8 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.65%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (5.65%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.65%) Validation
9 6 (4.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) C++
2 19 (15.32%) Python
3 18 (14.52%) Java
3 18 (14.52%) Perl
4 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.68%) C#
7 11 (8.87%) C
8 10 (8.06%) Ruby
9 9 (7.26%) SQL
10 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.84%) PHP
12 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.23%) Lua
14 2 (1.61%) R
14 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.29%) CCNP
5 13 (10.48%) Degree
6 7 (5.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.42%) CISSP
7 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CCIE
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) RHCE
8 2 (1.61%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.81%) CCA
9 1 (0.81%) CCDA
9 1 (0.81%) CEH
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.87%) vSphere
3 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.45%) DFS Replication
4 8 (6.45%) NFS
5 6 (4.84%) iptables
6 5 (4.03%) Firmware
6 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.42%) Samba
8 3 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.81%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) Snort
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) XenApp
9 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (6.45%) SCCM
1 8 (6.45%) vCenter Server
2 7 (5.65%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.84%) Ansible
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.84%) Nagios
3 6 (4.84%) Puppet
4 4 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.42%) Opsview
6 2 (1.61%) Icinga
6 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) Cacti
7 1 (0.81%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (33.87%) Cisco
2 26 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.55%) HP
4 20 (16.13%) Juniper
4 20 (16.13%) VMware
5 14 (11.29%) F5
5 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (9.68%) Huawei
6 12 (9.68%) NetApp
7 10 (8.06%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.26%) McAfee
8 9 (7.26%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.45%) Citrix
9 8 (6.45%) Clearswift
10 6 (4.84%) Avaya
10 6 (4.84%) Palo Alto
10 6 (4.84%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.84%) Sun
11 5 (4.03%) Aruba
11 5 (4.03%) EMC