Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 393 384 562
Rank change year-on-year -9 +178 +28
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 47 83 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 3.11% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 67 41
10th Percentile £388 £222 £210
25th Percentile £425 £344 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £475 £400
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% -5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £540 £488
90th Percentile £575 " £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.69% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £44.18
% change year-on-year +13.64% -0.41% +132.16%

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 2,007 2,667 4,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.14% 11.09% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,381 1,866 3,064
10th Percentile £285 £200 £213
25th Percentile £381 £334 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £575
90th Percentile £656 £650 £650
England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 87 96
10th Percentile £13.55 £14.41 £14.88
25th Percentile £21.34 £16.98 £18.65
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%
75th Percentile £50.75 £46.70 £37.50
90th Percentile £67.40 £50.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% +8.33% -5.26%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in London.

Daily rate trend for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wireshark in London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Wireshark in London

Wireshark
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wireshark in London.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +41 4 £525 +2.94% 2
East London +26 3 - - 1
West London - 2 - - 3
South London +49 1 - - 1
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 22 (46.81%) Firewall
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
5 15 (31.91%) Windows
6 14 (29.79%) Python
7 12 (25.53%) Ansible
8 11 (23.40%) Open Source
8 11 (23.40%) tcpdump
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) DevOps
10 9 (19.15%) Banking
10 9 (19.15%) Change Management
10 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.15%) Puppet
10 9 (19.15%) Multicast
10 9 (19.15%) Splunk
10 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
11 8 (17.02%) JIRA
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
12 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
12 7 (14.89%) VoIP
12 7 (14.89%) WAN
12 7 (14.89%) RTCP
12 7 (14.89%) RTP
12 7 (14.89%) BGP
12 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
12 7 (14.89%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (14.89%) Network Security

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 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (6.38%) Slack
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Datadog
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.40%) tcpdump
4 9 (19.15%) Multicast
5 7 (14.89%) BGP
5 7 (14.89%) Network Security
5 7 (14.89%) RTCP
5 7 (14.89%) RTP
5 7 (14.89%) VoIP
5 7 (14.89%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) DNS
6 6 (12.77%) OSPF
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
6 6 (12.77%) Wireless
7 5 (10.64%) LAN
7 5 (10.64%) MPLS
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.51%) H.323
8 4 (8.51%) IPsec
9 3 (6.38%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) Maltego
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) Charles Proxy
2 4 (8.51%) Fiddler
2 4 (8.51%) Redmine
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) TestRail
4 2 (4.26%) Emacs
4 2 (4.26%) GDB
4 2 (4.26%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Cypress.io
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.13%) Mocha
5 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) sqlmap
5 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.51%) Law
5 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) Public Sector
6 2 (4.26%) Arabic Language
6 2 (4.26%) Cantonese Language
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Korean Language
6 2 (4.26%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (4.26%) Military
6 2 (4.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Tester
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) VoIP Test Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Malware Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) Chai
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Cybercrime
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.26%) Wiki
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) AIX
6 2 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (2.13%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.13%) Kali Linux
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Tizen
7 1 (2.13%) webOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
3 9 (19.15%) Change Management
3 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Electronic Trading
4 7 (14.89%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.51%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Python
2 5 (10.64%) C++
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Go
6 1 (2.13%) Rust
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.51%) HND
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) CCIE
2 3 (6.38%) CCNP
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) GIAC
3 2 (4.26%) SANS
4 1 (2.13%) CCDA
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) CCSE
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.26%) Snort
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Ansible
2 9 (19.15%) Puppet
3 6 (12.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (8.51%) EnCase
5 2 (4.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.13%) Iperf
6 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.13%) Nessus
6 1 (2.13%) Packer
6 1 (2.13%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Splunk
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.64%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) GENBAND
6 4 (8.51%) Huawei
6 4 (8.51%) Nokia
6 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper
7 3 (6.38%) Sun
8 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy