Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 193 196
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.12% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 0.73% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Scotland median daily rate £395 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.04% +3.85% -27.37%
10th Percentile £365 £263 £313
90th Percentile £432 £368 £338
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +92.31% -30.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 563 824 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.61% 16.91% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 489 254
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.84% -1.15%
10th Percentile £139 £218 £161
90th Percentile £525 £450 £470
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 28
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +212.50% -39.05%
10th Percentile £12.94 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.00 £36.83
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £24.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.04% +20.38% -

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in Scotland

Wireshark
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in Scotland

Wireshark
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Edinburgh +6 7 £395 -
Glasgow -9 3 - -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) IPsec
3 7 (70.00%) Cacti
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (70.00%) BGP
3 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 7 (70.00%) 802.11
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
3 7 (70.00%) HSRP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Degree

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) 802.11
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (70.00%) HSRP
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) IPsec
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Cacti
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds