Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 546 570
Rank change year-on-year -47 +24 -42
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 42 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 39
London median daily rate £450 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +5.45%
10th Percentile £309 £281 £298
90th Percentile £538 £530 £543
England median daily rate £381 £381 £394
% change year-on-year +0.20% -3.37% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London +1 11 £450 -5.26%
South London -32 5 £418 - 1
West London -3 3 £318 - 1
East London -8 1 £450 +2.86% 3
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
3 14 (33.33%) WAN
3 14 (33.33%) Cisco
3 14 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 13 (30.95%) DNS
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 11 (26.19%) Juniper
6 11 (26.19%) HTTP
7 10 (23.81%) HP
7 10 (23.81%) Unix
8 9 (21.43%) DHCP
8 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 8 (19.05%) SAN
9 8 (19.05%) Change Management
9 8 (19.05%) Wireless
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (19.05%) Network Design
10 7 (16.67%) Fiddler
10 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 7 (16.67%) F5
10 7 (16.67%) CCNP

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
3 14 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 14 (33.33%) WAN
4 13 (30.95%) DNS
5 11 (26.19%) HTTP
6 9 (21.43%) DHCP
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (19.05%) SAN
7 8 (19.05%) Wireless
8 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 7 (16.67%) VoIP
9 6 (14.29%) MPLS
9 6 (14.29%) snoop
9 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (11.90%) LDAP
10 5 (11.90%) NAS
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
11 4 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Avaya Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) WLAN Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) Ajax
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) Java EE
3 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) OAuth
3 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) SAML
3 2 (4.76%) SPNEGO
3 2 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
5 3 (7.14%) BYOD
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.76%) PKI
7 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
7 1 (2.38%) Handset
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) IPTV
7 1 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) SUSE
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Change Management
1 8 (19.05%) Network Design
2 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) Open Source
5 4 (9.52%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) High Availability
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CCDA
4 3 (7.14%) CCIE
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIP
4 3 (7.14%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) GCIA
6 1 (2.38%) GCIH
6 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) iptables
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.14%) Cacti
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (7.14%) OpenView
3 3 (7.14%) QRadar
3 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.38%) Icinga
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Juniper
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.90%) Dell
7 5 (11.90%) EMC
7 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
7 5 (11.90%) Symantec
8 4 (9.52%) Avaya
8 4 (9.52%) BT
8 4 (9.52%) Citrix
8 4 (9.52%) Nortel
8 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.52%) Sun
9 3 (7.14%) Fortinet