Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 September 2018 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 West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 184 183
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 25 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 2.93% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 20
South West median daily rate £350 £404 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +5.21% -14.72%
10th Percentile £263 £373 £310
90th Percentile £441 £460 £414
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -0.50% - +92.31%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 821 852 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.10% 15.52% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 512 564
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £193 £209
90th Percentile £550 £525 £511
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 57 88
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +13.67% +12.10%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.72 £12.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -27.60% +24.42%

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Wireshark in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireshark in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireshark in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireshark in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireshark in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Bristol -16 18 £268 -31.19% 1
Wiltshire 0 7 £425 -5.56% 1
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (68.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) UML
3 15 (60.00%) C
3 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (60.00%) GDB
4 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (36.00%) Ada
5 9 (36.00%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (36.00%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) BGP
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) LAN
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) Opsview
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (24.00%) Security Patching
8 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody

Wireshark
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) BGP
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) ADSL
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) TACACS
5 1 (4.00%) VRRP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) GDB
1 15 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) OAuth
1 2 (8.00%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 15 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (36.00%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (24.00%) Security Patching
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.00%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C++
2 15 (60.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) Ada
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Rust
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (24.00%) Opsview
2 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.00%) Brocade
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Meraki
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard