Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 336 338
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 28 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.81% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 20
South East median daily rate £420 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £226 £264 £347
90th Percentile £629 £550 £538
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £49.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year -9.55% -0.50% -

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 2,531 2,653 2,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.18% 16.13% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,423 1,398 1,558
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 120 155
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +42.86% -29.01%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.87 £46.10
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +37.50% +6.95% -16.89%

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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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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
Thames Valley +6 13 £323 -14.00% 10
Berkshire -14 13 £323 -14.00% 10
Hampshire -3 9 £410 -8.89% 3
Surrey +44 5 £630 +26.00% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) HTTP
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Azure
5 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.00%) 4G
5 7 (25.00%) Splunk
5 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) CCNP
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (17.86%) Ruby
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) 3G
7 5 (17.86%) SNMP
7 5 (17.86%) C

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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 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (17.86%) AWS
2 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (17.86%) AWS CodePipeline
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (17.86%) OpenShift
2 5 (17.86%) Serverless
3 2 (7.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) 4G
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) 3G
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
4 5 (17.86%) OSPF
4 5 (17.86%) SNMP
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) 2G
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IP Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.57%) POSIX
3 1 (3.57%) Qt
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Check Point GAiA
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.57%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) High Availability
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) CCIP
7 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.57%) ISEB
7 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) MCSD
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Icinga
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Splunk
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) AppDynamics
5 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Huawei
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) NetHawk
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.57%) SAP