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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireshark
England / London
Rank 383 424 399
Rank change year-on-year +41 -25  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 23 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.072% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.57% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Median daily rate £425 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £470 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -6.66% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 - £42.72

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2440 2822 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.75% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1910 1826
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 83
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +9.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £220 - 1
Wireshark
England

Wireshark
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 34 (60.71%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Cisco
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
5 24 (42.86%) Windows
6 21 (37.50%) Network Security
7 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
8 19 (33.93%) Riverbed
9 18 (32.14%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
10 16 (28.57%) Wireless
10 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (28.57%) Network Management
11 15 (26.79%) Nagios
11 15 (26.79%) Ethernet
11 15 (26.79%) LAN
11 15 (26.79%) WAN
12 14 (25.00%) DHCP
12 14 (25.00%) OSPF
12 14 (25.00%) Finance
13 13 (23.21%) VPN
13 13 (23.21%) DNS
14 12 (21.43%) SQL
14 12 (21.43%) Information Security
14 12 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (19.64%) Perl
15 11 (19.64%) Web Services
15 11 (19.64%) Python
15 11 (19.64%) Apache
15 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification

Wireshark
Top Related 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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (8.93%) IaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) Firewall
2 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 21 (37.50%) Network Security
4 16 (28.57%) Wireless
5 15 (26.79%) Ethernet
5 15 (26.79%) LAN
5 15 (26.79%) WAN
6 14 (25.00%) DHCP
6 14 (25.00%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) DNS
7 13 (23.21%) VPN
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (17.86%) IPv6
10 9 (16.07%) SAN
10 9 (16.07%) WLAN
11 8 (14.29%) IPv4
11 8 (14.29%) NX-OS
12 7 (12.50%) MRTG
12 7 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) dBASE
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.57%) Ingres
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.36%) CMake
3 3 (5.36%) GoogleTest
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Valgrind
3 3 (5.36%) VTune
4 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.79%) Mocha
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Information Security Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Network Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Network Security Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Security Administrator
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) Pandas
3 3 (5.36%) QuickFIX
3 3 (5.36%) WCF
3 3 (5.36%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) Chai
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) SUSE
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Network Management
2 12 (21.43%) Information Security
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
4 9 (16.07%) Network Design
4 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) E-Discovery
7 5 (8.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Server Building
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 3 (5.36%) Service Management
9 3 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Perl
2 11 (19.64%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) Ruby
4 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) C
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) Go
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) CCNP
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) CCSE
5 5 (8.93%) CISSP
5 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) GIAC
6 4 (7.14%) CCDA
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.36%) Firmware
4 2 (3.57%) Gluster
4 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) iptables
5 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Nagios
2 5 (8.93%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) EnCase
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
4 2 (3.57%) Cacti
4 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 19 (33.93%) Riverbed
4 18 (32.14%) Juniper
5 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 11 (19.64%) Dell
7 10 (17.86%) Infoblox
7 10 (17.86%) VMware
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.50%) Google
10 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
10 5 (8.93%) Citrix
10 5 (8.93%) F5
10 5 (8.93%) HP
10 5 (8.93%) NetScout
11 4 (7.14%) Brocade
11 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.36%) Aruba
12 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
12 3 (5.36%) Tufin
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