Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 179 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.096% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £388 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.91% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £400
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +21.21%

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 590 704 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.79% 16.84% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 417 329
Scotland median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £206 £181
90th Percentile £538 £450 £458
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 31
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +26.47% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.32 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.00 £51.60 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.67 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.94% +5.00%

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 12 December 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
Glasgow -9 4 £400 +30.61% 1
Edinburgh -17 4 £375 -
Wireshark
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) Cacti
4 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) 802.11
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS

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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) 802.11
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (50.00%) HSRP
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds