Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 330 327
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 36 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.57% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 30
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -9.40%
10th Percentile £341 £258 £269
90th Percentile £538 £490 £438
England median daily rate £394 £381 £388
% change year-on-year +3.48% -1.81% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Wireshark as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireshark within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Surrey +6 20 £375 +15.38% 4
Hampshire +3 11 £400 +19.58% 2
Berkshire -18 4 £400 -18.37% 2
Thames Valley -39 4 £400 -10.11% 4
Kent - 1 £525 -
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 13 (36.11%) LTE
4 13 (36.11%) VoIP
5 10 (27.78%) GSM
5 10 (27.78%) PBX
5 10 (27.78%) UMTS
5 10 (27.78%) OO
5 10 (27.78%) C++
5 10 (27.78%) STL
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) RTP
5 10 (27.78%) MGW
5 10 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 10 (27.78%) Subversion
5 10 (27.78%) RANAP
5 10 (27.78%) GGSN
5 10 (27.78%) SGSN
5 10 (27.78%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (27.78%) GCC
5 10 (27.78%) GDB
5 10 (27.78%) Trac
5 10 (27.78%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (27.78%) Cross-Platform Development
6 9 (25.00%) Java

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) LTE
1 13 (36.11%) VoIP
2 10 (27.78%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (27.78%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (27.78%) GGSN
2 10 (27.78%) GSM
2 10 (27.78%) MGW
2 10 (27.78%) PBX
2 10 (27.78%) RANAP
2 10 (27.78%) RTP
2 10 (27.78%) SGSN
2 10 (27.78%) UMTS
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Wireless
4 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security
6 4 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) GCC
1 10 (27.78%) GDB
1 10 (27.78%) Subversion
1 10 (27.78%) Trac
2 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 4 (11.11%) StarTeam
3 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (27.78%) STL
2 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) JAAS
2 2 (5.56%) Java EE
2 2 (5.56%) JMS
2 2 (5.56%) JMX
2 2 (5.56%) JNDI
2 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) Rendezvous
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
2 10 (27.78%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Test Management
6 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C++
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Lua
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) RHCE
5 2 (5.56%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
1 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.78%) EnCase
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) F5
4 5 (13.89%) Riverbed
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Motorola
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) LogLogic
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint