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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 242 228
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 20 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.17% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 15
Median daily rate £388 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +114.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £313 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £250
% change year-on-year -8.49% +53.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 - £42.72

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1490 2048 2020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 21.92% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1141 982
Median daily rate £400 £353 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 105 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Surrey - 11 £350 - 2
Hampshire +18 7 £456 +21.66%
Oxfordshire -5 1 £140 -55.20% 1
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) Juniper
4 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) C++
6 13 (26.53%) STL
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL
6 13 (26.53%) VoIP
6 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (24.49%) CCNA
7 12 (24.49%) RTP
7 12 (24.49%) GSM
7 12 (24.49%) PBX
7 12 (24.49%) UMTS
7 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
7 12 (24.49%) OO
7 12 (24.49%) Subversion
7 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) RANAP
7 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
7 12 (24.49%) LTE
7 12 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (24.49%) Asterisk PBX
7 12 (24.49%) GCC
7 12 (24.49%) GDB
7 12 (24.49%) Trac
7 12 (24.49%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (24.49%) Cross-Platform Development
8 11 (22.45%) Windows

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 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) VoIP
2 12 (24.49%) Asterisk PBX
2 12 (24.49%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (24.49%) GSM
2 12 (24.49%) LTE
2 12 (24.49%) PBX
2 12 (24.49%) RANAP
2 12 (24.49%) RTP
2 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) UMTS
3 8 (16.33%) 2G
3 8 (16.33%) 3G
3 8 (16.33%) 4G
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) Firewall
4 7 (14.29%) BGP
4 7 (14.29%) GGSN
4 7 (14.29%) MGW
4 7 (14.29%) SGSN
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.12%) Redis
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Ingres
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) GCC
1 12 (24.49%) GDB
1 12 (24.49%) Subversion
1 12 (24.49%) Trac
2 5 (10.20%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) CMake
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.04%) Valgrind
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Lync Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) IP Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper Support
6 1 (2.04%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) STL
2 12 (24.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (8.16%) JAAS
3 4 (8.16%) Java EE
3 4 (8.16%) JMS
3 4 (8.16%) JMX
3 4 (8.16%) JNDI
4 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (6.12%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (6.12%) PlayStation
2 3 (6.12%) Xbox
3 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Cross-Platform Development
2 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
2 12 (24.49%) OO
2 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps
3 5 (10.20%) ITSM
3 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.12%) Statistics
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) High Availability
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Security Operations
7 1 (2.04%) SIEM
7 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C++
3 8 (16.33%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNA
3 10 (20.41%) CCNP
3 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) CCIE
6 4 (8.16%) CISSP
6 4 (8.16%) RHCE
6 4 (8.16%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.04%) CCIP
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 16 (32.65%) Juniper
3 8 (16.33%) Ericsson
3 8 (16.33%) Huawei
3 8 (16.33%) Nokia
3 8 (16.33%) Nokia Networks
4 6 (12.24%) F5
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) Sonus
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.08%) Google
7 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Qualys
8 1 (2.04%) Radianz
8 1 (2.04%) TippingPoint
Abingdon
Sophos
Rate: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago