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 3 months to 26 April 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 West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 132 130
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Wireshark 13 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 0.83% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £450 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% -12.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £393 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £393 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £393 £235
% change year-on-year +7.64% +67.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 458 483 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.42% 16.21% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 317 184
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 30
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +75.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.28 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £47.50 £41.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Wireshark
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Wireshark
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

Wireshark
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

Wireshark
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 3 months to 26 April 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
Bristol - 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £450 - 1
Wireshark
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West region with a requirement for Wireshark.

1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) UML
4 8 (38.10%) C
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (38.10%) GDB
4 8 (38.10%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (33.33%) SANS
6 6 (28.57%) Metasploit
6 6 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) Nmap
7 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) OWASP
7 5 (23.81%) Network Packet Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Network Packet Capture
8 4 (19.05%) Docker
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) Ruby
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) Ada
8 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) Serena
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) AMQP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) DSL
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) ISDN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
3 1 (4.76%) SONET
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) dBASE
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) GDB
1 8 (38.10%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (38.10%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (28.57%) Metasploit
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (14.29%) CMake
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) GoogleTest
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Calabash
5 1 (4.76%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.76%) Valgrind
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Ada Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Research Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
1 8 (38.10%) UML
2 6 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Network Packet Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Network Packet Capture
3 5 (23.81%) OWASP
3 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Ada
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) SANS
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) CCENT
6 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Consul
2 1 (4.76%) Graphite
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Serena
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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CPS Group Limited
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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