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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 249 251
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 14 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.23% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £501 £420 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.34% +58.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £362 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £320
% change year-on-year +4.57% +19.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £26.00

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 1336 1791 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.20% 19.85% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 990 901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 124 115
Median hourly rate £22.38 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.88% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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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 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 22 June 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
Hampshire +14 7 £425 +11.91% 1
Surrey +10 7 £503 +11.66% 4
Berkshire +4 1 - - 2
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (61.11%) Linux
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 15 (41.67%) LTE
4 13 (36.11%) Asterisk PBX
4 13 (36.11%) RANAP
4 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
4 13 (36.11%) Subversion
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
4 13 (36.11%) PBX
4 13 (36.11%) UMTS
4 13 (36.11%) VoIP
4 13 (36.11%) OO
4 13 (36.11%) GSM
4 13 (36.11%) C++
4 13 (36.11%) STL
4 13 (36.11%) RTP
4 13 (36.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (36.11%) GCC
4 13 (36.11%) GDB
4 13 (36.11%) Trac
4 13 (36.11%) Diameter Protocol
4 13 (36.11%) Cross-Platform Development
5 10 (27.78%) GGSN
5 10 (27.78%) SGSN
5 10 (27.78%) MGW
6 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) 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 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) JBoss
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) LTE
2 13 (36.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 13 (36.11%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (36.11%) GSM
2 13 (36.11%) PBX
2 13 (36.11%) RANAP
2 13 (36.11%) RTP
2 13 (36.11%) UMTS
2 13 (36.11%) VoIP
3 10 (27.78%) GGSN
3 10 (27.78%) MGW
3 10 (27.78%) SGSN
4 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (13.89%) BGP
6 5 (13.89%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) OSPF
6 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.89%) Redis
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) GCC
1 13 (36.11%) GDB
1 13 (36.11%) Subversion
1 13 (36.11%) Trac
2 2 (5.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) C++ Software Engineer
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (36.11%) STL
2 6 (16.67%) JAAS
2 6 (16.67%) Java EE
2 6 (16.67%) JMS
2 6 (16.67%) JMX
2 6 (16.67%) JNDI
3 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (13.89%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (5.56%) PlayStation
3 2 (5.56%) Xbox
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Cross-Platform Development
1 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
1 13 (36.11%) OO
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.56%) DevOps
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C++
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CISSP
3 6 (16.67%) RHCE
3 6 (16.67%) RHCSA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) CCIP
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) Juniper
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 3 (8.33%) Arqiva
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.78%) Aruba
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.78%) Radianz
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.78%) VMware
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago