Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 September 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 197 221
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.35% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.95% -
10th Percentile £273 £182 £303
90th Percentile £530 £414 £503
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -0.50% - +92.31%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 814 863 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.81% 14.82% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 506 655
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £206 £215 £242
90th Percentile £571 £543 £574
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 66 56
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -4.22% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £43.25 £51.71 £41.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.50% -23.79% +18.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Manchester -12 5 £425 +3.66% 4
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) Remedy
4 4 (57.14%) CCENT
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) Moogsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
7 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (14.29%) Back Office
7 1 (14.29%) CWNA
7 1 (14.29%) DMZ
7 1 (14.29%) 802.11
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (14.29%) CCNP
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) 802.11
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) PBX
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BYOD
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Microservices
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCENT
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CWNA
3 1 (14.29%) MOS
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Gluster
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Moogsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) VMware