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 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 399 418
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 30 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.84% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 14
Median daily rate £410 £393 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% +7.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £320
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +73.07%  

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 2246 2965 3125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.87% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 2020 2020
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 June 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

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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 June 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 - 5 - -
Feltham - 2 £425 -
City of London -1 1 £425 -15.00% 2
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 31 (58.49%) Firewall
3 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
4 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (39.62%) CCNP
5 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 21 (39.62%) Network Design
6 20 (37.74%) DNS
6 20 (37.74%) Nagios
7 19 (35.85%) VPN
7 19 (35.85%) LAN
7 19 (35.85%) Linux
8 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.19%) Wireless
8 16 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (28.30%) WAN
10 14 (26.42%) Ethernet
10 14 (26.42%) Juniper
11 13 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (24.53%) Network Security
11 13 (24.53%) Riverbed
11 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds
12 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.64%) CCNA
12 12 (22.64%) SQL
13 11 (20.75%) WLAN
13 11 (20.75%) Network Management
13 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (20.75%) Multicast
14 10 (18.87%) Cacti

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 9 (16.98%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.77%) CMS
5 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) Firewall
2 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
3 20 (37.74%) DNS
4 19 (35.85%) LAN
4 19 (35.85%) VPN
5 16 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (30.19%) Wireless
6 15 (28.30%) WAN
7 14 (26.42%) Ethernet
8 13 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (24.53%) Network Security
9 11 (20.75%) Multicast
9 11 (20.75%) WLAN
10 10 (18.87%) HTTP
10 10 (18.87%) OSPF
11 9 (16.98%) DHCP
11 9 (16.98%) Skype
12 8 (15.09%) BGP
12 8 (15.09%) MRTG
13 7 (13.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) dBASE
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (7.55%) Ant
3 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.66%) CMake
4 3 (5.66%) GoogleTest
4 3 (5.66%) Valgrind
4 3 (5.66%) VTune
5 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mocha
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Information Security Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Network Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Network Security Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Security Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
3 7 (13.21%) 802.1X
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.43%) Ajax
4 5 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (9.43%) JSON
4 5 (9.43%) Node.js
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) QuickFIX
5 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.55%) WCF
5 4 (7.55%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) XMPP
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) BYOD
4 4 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.89%) IPTV
5 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Unix
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.21%) SUSE
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.89%) Android
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Network Design
2 11 (20.75%) Network Management
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
4 8 (15.09%) OOP
5 7 (13.21%) Information Security
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (9.43%) High Availability
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) MVC
8 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.55%) E-Discovery
8 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.55%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) Physics
8 4 (7.55%) SOA
8 4 (7.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Perl
3 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.21%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) C#
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) Go
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (39.62%) CCNP
3 12 (22.64%) CCNA
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 9 (16.98%) CCIE
6 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.32%) Master's Degree
8 5 (9.43%) CCDA
8 5 (9.43%) JNCIA
8 5 (9.43%) JNCIP
8 5 (9.43%) JNCIS
9 4 (7.55%) CISSP
9 4 (7.55%) GIAC
10 2 (3.77%) CCSE
10 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.89%) MCSE
11 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
1 7 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Nagios
2 10 (18.87%) Cacti
3 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.32%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) ZABBIX
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (9.43%) OpenView
4 5 (9.43%) QRadar
4 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (7.55%) Ansible
5 4 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (7.55%) EnCase
5 4 (7.55%) Graphite
5 4 (7.55%) Icinga
5 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.55%) Mesos
5 4 (7.55%) Salt
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Juniper
4 13 (24.53%) Riverbed
4 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds
5 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.98%) VMware
7 7 (13.21%) Dell
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
8 6 (11.32%) Citrix
8 6 (11.32%) HP
8 6 (11.32%) Infoblox
8 6 (11.32%) NetScout
9 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
9 5 (9.43%) Splunk
10 4 (7.55%) Dynatrace
10 4 (7.55%) Google
11 2 (3.77%) Avaya